Great Irish Fair

The 34th Annual Great Irish Fair

GIF2015_coverThe 34th annual Great Irish Fair of New York, a family-friendly event celebrating Irish-American faith, heritage and culture, which is presented by The Irish American Building Society Charities, Inc., will take place the weekend of Sept. 26-27. The fairgrounds, located on the grounds of MCU Park in Coney Island, are open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. both days, rain or shine.

The 2015 Great Irish Fair Honorees:

Chief Brehon – Kenneth D. Daly

Colleen Queen – Grace Marie Sullivan

Father Mychal Judge Memorial Award – Msgr. Martin Geraghty

Kathleen Slattery Woman of the Year – Sister Caroline Tweedy, R.S.M.

The Celtic Cross Award – Martin McManus

Irish Man of the Year – James Halpin

Paul O’Dwyer Memorial Award – Sean Fitzpatrick

Captain Timoty Stackpole Memorial Award – Firefighter Patrick Nash

Patrolman Edward Byrne Memorial Award – NYPD Chief Kevin Ward

Jerry Forest Memorial Award – James B. McHugh

St. Thomas More Award – Judge Mary O’Donoghue

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Chiefs and Queens, 1984-2014

Great Irish Fair 5k Run/Walk

Great Irish Fair Opening Mass

Looking Back at Last Year’s Fair (slideshow)

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