Friday, March 9, 2012


BP O'Diaz Helps Celebrate Irish Heritage Month

  It was a packed house at the "Rambling House" in Woodlawn last night to celebrate "Irish Heritage Month". Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. became BP "Ruben O'Diaz for the night Mr. Michael Fogarty sang the Irish National Anthem and BP O'Diaz honored four distinct individuals.

  The four honorees were Captain Russell Green (commander of the 45th Police Precinct), Deputy Inspector Kevin Nicholson (commander of the 49th Police Precinct), Ms. Christine Sheridan (President of the Woodlawn Heights Taxpayers and Community Association), and Mr. Peter Ryan (Deputy Consul General of Ireland). Mr. Joe Carty was also given a special honor for hosting the event along with delicious samples of Irish food and drink. 

  Not to leave anyone out, the Master of Ceremonies was Mr. James McQuade (owner, Schuyler Hill Funeral Parlor), Recording Artist Ms. Sara Sanabria sang the American National Anthem, Pastor Robert Bohler (St. Marks Lutheran Church) gave the Invocation, The Flynn School for Irish Dance provided the Irish Step Dancers, and in the first picture below are the New York State Courts Pipes and Drummers who opened the event.
  You can click on any picture to enlarge it.

New York State Courts Pipe and Drummers

Mr. Michael Fogarty singing the Irish National Anthem
Bronx BP Ruben O'Diaz Addressing the audience gathered
Ireland Deputy Consul General Ryan speaking to the audience
From left, Captain Green, Deputy Inspector Nicholson, BP O'Diaz, Ms. Christine Sheridan, Assemblyman Jeff O'Dinowitz, and Deputy Consul General Peter Ryan.

Here is the link to the video of the Bronx Irish Heritage Celebration 2012

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