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NYU’s Glucksman Ireland House to Honor Pulitzer Prize-Winner Paul Muldoon and Entrepreneur Carl Shanahan
NYU’s Glucksman Ireland House will honor Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon and entrepreneur Carl Shanahan at their 2018 gala. The annual event will be held Tuesday, February 27 at the Kimmel Center for University Life.
Born in Bruff, County Limerick, Carl Shanahan immigrated to the United States in 1958. Among his many business awards include the prestigious, SACIA Businessmen of the Year, Irish America’s Top 100 Irish in America, and Top 100 Irish Americans in Business. Shanahan is not only recognized for his business accomplishments, but also for his longstanding and steadfast commitment to the Irish Diaspora. In 1980, he co-founded the Wild Geese, a Connecticut-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the richness of the Irish experience. Shanahan is an active board member at New York University’s Glucksman Ireland House and the Irish U.S. Council and served on the board of the Irish American Cultural Institute.