in association with Hinch Whiskey
Our Theme: Irish America Coming Together to Survive the Pandemic and To Emerge Stronger and Better (while ensuring the bridge to Ireland remains open).
Start time: 8:00 am PST/11:00 am EST
Featuring: Speakers covering major sectors including Business, Labor, Pandemic Lessons from the Great Hunger, Theatre, Arts, Politics, Literature, Sport, Heritage Museums, Irish Centers, Irish American Community Organisations, Film, Start-Ups, Travel & Tourism, Media, College Partnerships, Irish Studies, Philanthropy and Irish Peace Process.
Be part of it: The Irish Echo is publishing The Big Irish Campfire showcase, spotlighting Irish American organizations across the US which will give the most comprehensive picture to date of the scale and scope of our community. This showcase will be a permanent online celebration of Irish America and will also appear in the print and digital versions of the Irish Echo.
Registration for The Big Irish Echo Campfire is free but we encourage you to make a $10 donation to the Irish Echo gofundme page to keep the presses rolling.
We couldn't be more excited about our lineup. Which talks will you be checking out?
Hope and Humanity: What Can Irish America Bring to our Understanding of the Covid Pandemic?
Dispatches: Buffalo, Meitheal, AOH and Maine Irish Heritage Center.
In This Together: Irish American Societies and Networks Leading the Coronavirus Fightback
Mick Mulvaney, US Special Envoy to Northern Ireland in conversation with Ray O’Hanlon, Editor, The Irish Echo
Opening a New Chapter: Irish arts, theatre and music and the places in which we gather – picking up the pieces
Dispatches: Arizona Irish Cultural Center, Solas Nua, Friendly Sons of St Patrick, Hawaii and JAACRES.
Leading from the Front: Reimagining the role of our Irish Centers