Irish American Writers & Artists

October 17, 2011

New opportunity to attend O’Neill Award

Filed under: Uncategorized — by johnleemedia @ 11:29 am

If you are a working artist (writer, musician, actor, filmmaker, etc.) and would like to attend our annual fundraising event but are unable to pay the full fee, you may be eligible for our Starving Artist Discount – funded by a generous donor. Please contact: for more information.

Gabriel Byrne to Present Eugene O’Neill Lifetime Achievement Award

to Irish Repertory Theatre



Irish American Writers & Artists will present their annual Eugene O’Neill Lifetime Achievement Award at a festive evening of literary libation. The event comes one day after what would have been O’Neill’s 123rd birthday and is held a few blocks north O’Neill’s Times Square birthplace.



  • Gabriel Byrne will present the O’Neill Award to Irish Repertory founders Charlotte Moore and Ciarán O’Reilly
  • City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is scheduled to present the honorees with an official New York City proclamation
  • Malachy McCourt will be the evening’s emcee.
  • The Irish American Writers & Artists celebrates the achievements of Irish- American writers and artists, past and present, and works to highlight, energize and encourage Irish Americans working in the arts.



Monday, Oct. 17, 2011 from 6 PM to 10 PM



The Manhattan Club, upstairs at Rosie O’Grady’s, 800 7th Avenue at the corner of 52nd St., north of Times Square.


Other Info:

For more information about Irish American Writers and Artists, Inc, and to purchase tickets, please go to



1 Comment »

  1. Man, I’d love to attend that event but could never afford the expense of flying from Ireland to cover it for my weekly travel column. So, instead I wish you all good luck and hope you have a wonderful evening.
    Brendan Harding

    Comment by Brendan H — October 17, 2011 @ 12:04 pm |Reply

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