Delaware Valley Irish Hall of Fame

The Delaware Valley Irish Hall of Fame (DVIHOF) seeks to honor those in the Irish community who play a role in preserving and continuing the Irish traditions. The awards are presented annually.

2018 Honorees (to be honored November 18, 2018)

  • Denise Foley
  • Pearse Kerr
  • Sr. Frances Kirk, SSJ

Special Award

  • Sr. James Ann (Nancy) Feerick, IHM

2017 Honorees

  • John Shields
  • Kathy Fanning

Posthumously

  • Oliver McElhone

Special Award

  • Anthony R. Byrne

2016 Honorees

  • John Egan
  • Seamus Boyle
  • Tom and Sarah Walsh

2015 Honorees

  • Mary Frances Fogg
  • Dennis Gormley & Kathy DeAngelo
  • Dr. Denis Boyle

Special Award

  • Philadelphia Emerald Society Pipe Band

2014 Honorees

  • Jim McGill
  • Emmett Ruane
  • Bill Watson
  • Frank Watson

2013 Honorees

  • Eileen Lavin
  • Bob Gessler
  • Joseph T. Kelley, Esq.

Posthumously

  • Ann Gallagher McKenna

2012 Honorees

  • Kathy McGee Burns
  • Siobhan Lyons
  • Tommy Keenan

Special Award

  • The Irish American Business Chamber and Network

2011 Honorees

  • Kathleen P. Murtaugh
  • Thomas J. Farrelly
  • John P. Donovan

2010 Honorees

  • Msgr. Joseph McLoone
  • Vincent Gallagher
  • Kathleen Sullivan

2009 Honorees

  • Joe Montgomery
  • Sean and Johanna McMenamin

Posthumously

  • Pat Egan

Special Award

  • Breandan O’Caollai, Deputy Council, Irish Consulate

2008 Honorees

  • Rev. John P.McNamee
  • Billy Brennan

Posthumously

  • Anne Donofry

2007 Honorees

  • Attracta O’Malley
  • Michael J. Bradley
  • Michael G. O’Neill

Posthumously

  • Philomena and Danny Browne

Special Award

  • Michael Colleran

2006 Honorees

  • Patricia Noone Bonner
  • Paul J. Phillips, Jr.
  • James J. White

Posthumously

  • Mickey Cavanaugh

Special Award

  • Sen. Arlen Spector

2005 Honorees

  • Boyce Family
  • Kathleen Quigg
  • Michael Driscoll

Posthumously

  • James Cawley, Sr

Special Award

  • Peter Dunn

2004 Honorees

  • John J. Dougherty
    James P.Kilgallen
    Pat Hynes

Posthumously

  • Maureen McDade McGroary

Special Award

  • Larry Mendte

2003 Honorees

  • Jane Duffin
  • Barney McEnroe

Posthumously

  • Sr. Peg Hynes, SSJ

2002 Honorees

  • James J. Coyne,Jr.
  • Rosemarie Timoney

2001 Honorees

  • Tommy Moffit

Committee Members

  • Barney Boyce
  • Kathy McGee Burns
  • James Boyle
  • Bill Donahue
  • Mary Frances Fogg
  • Denise Foley
  • Lori Lander Murphy
  • Bernadette Browne
  • Frank Daly
  • Eileen Lavin
  • Tom Farrelly
  • Vincent Gallagher
  • Tom Higgins
  • Sean McMenamin
  • Therese G. Trainer
  • Frank Hollingsworth
  • Tom Keenan
  • Lisa Maloney

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