INBA Breakfast with the Tánaiste • Mar 15
Irish Network Bay Area celebrates St. Patrick’s week with a breakfast with Tánaiste and Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald T.D. This exclusive event will give attendees the opportunity to hear directly from Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister on events that are shaping politics in Ireland and across Europe. Original Joe’s SF. Tickets selling fast. more
SVG Awards • March 16
Meet the 2017 Silicon Valley 50, the top Irish or Irish American technology executives making a significant impact in the tech world. The event brings together the most entrepreneurial minds in Silicon Valley, offering rich networking opportunities and showcasing experts and innovators from the ITLG community advancing technology today.
Keynote Speaker Shane Wall is the CTO of HP. With 26 years of experience leading multi-billion dollar technology businesses, he has proven success in startups and large high growth businesses. He has overseen major P&L’s, corporate and technology strategy- proving integral to developing outstanding products and leading business & engineering teams.
166th Saint Patrick’s Day Parade • Mar 11
A full day of activity is planned for the St. Patrick’s Day Festival in San Francisco, at Civic Center Plaza and on Grove Street, Polk to Larkin Street. The colorful festivities surrounding the parade will showcase Irish Culture through live performance and entertainment, arts and crafts exhibitors, food and beverage concessions, children’s rides and inflatables, cultural displays, a petting zoo and pony ride and a number of non-profits booths representing the Irish community.
St. Patrick’s Festival at CB Hannegan’s • Mar 17
It’s that time of year again at CB Hannegan’s in Los Gatos for the annual huge and fantastic St. Patrick’s day party. Join thousands for music, dancing, and home cooked – tickets are $55 and can be purchased at the bar. Alcohol is sold separately. Questions, call 408-395-1233 or visit Hannegan’s Facebook page
Dublin, CA St Patrick’s Festival • March 18, 19
The Dublin, CA St. Patrick’s weekend celebrations follow the Green & White Gala on March 17, and a Pancake Breakfast on March 18. Parade starts at 9.30am on March 18, and festivities with music, food & drink and children’s events take place all weekend. For the health conscious, a 5k fun run and walk takes place on Sunday at 8.30. more
Hibernian Newman Luncheon • March 17
The Hibernian Newman Club of San Francisco is a non-profit organization of business and professional people of Irish descent whose residence or place of business is located within the Archdiocese of San Francisco. Established in 1964, the Hibernian Newman Club has supported the Newman Centers at San Francisco State University and U. C. San Francisco through donations and annual luncheons on Saint Patrick’s Day and at Christmas.This year’s event on Friday, March 17, 2017 honors Hibernian of the Year, Jack Fitzpatrick, and keynote speaker is Father Matt Foley. more
Spirit Of Ireland Award, San Jose • Mar 28
The Spirit of Ireland Awards are presented to individuals or companies whose accomplishments have exemplified the relationship between San Jose / Silicon Valley and Dublin, Ireland. This year’s recipient is Marie O’Flaherty – more