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Welcome to the IBO

One more February IBO Event!

IBO  Networking Breakfast
Tues., Feb. 25


Kevin Mannion & Evelyn Vera
F.B.I. Community Outreach Officers


Congratulations to Niall O'Leary, the IB0 Saint Patrick's Day Parade Grand Marshal

Join us on the evening of Wed., Mar. 4      to honor

Niall O'Leary
Architect, Irish Dancer
IBO Past President

Join us for the installation of Niall and his aides, Niall's accptance speach, and address from the Chair of Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Board
Sean Lane 




St. Patrick's Day

Tuesday, March 17

March with the IBO

Join us for post-parade craic!

RSVP to March with the IBO HERE.

Post-Parade Party details HERE.

Community Events

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January 2020 Evening Event

Swearing in of IBO 2020 Executive Board 

Peter Quinn, Keynote Speaker

December 2019 Business Breakfast

Sean McNeill, R.I.P.

We sadly share the news that our friend and past president Sean McNeill passed away peacefully on July 26, 2019.  He was surrounded by his loving family, and close friends Anne and Kieron.  Sean's life will be honored and celebrated at The Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral at 263 Mulberry St, New York, NY 10012 on Wednesday July 31st 2019 at 10:00 AM.  Sean's remains will be repatriated home to Castlerea where he will be reunited with his parents and niece at St Joseph's Cemetery in Castlerea Co. Roscommon.  Please visit here to read Sean's obituary.

April 2019 Women's Networking Lunch

The IBO Mission

Network - Communicate - Reciprocate

Our mission is to enable our members to Network, Communicate, and Reciprocate.  We help professionals make new and lasting business connections.

The IBO can help to expand your professional and personal horizons. Our active membership has grown to become an extremely effective business networking organization with countless benefits that include:

  • Networking, meet with new people from businesses and social environments
  • Growing your business through new contacts and resources
  • Enhancing your Career - or finding a new one!
  • Finding new customers, suppliers, and markets
  • Giving back to the community by contributing your knowledge and resources
  • Engaging with the greater Irish & Irish-American community while promoting your business or services

Upcoming IBO Events


Join or renew HERE!

Congratulations to the 2020 IBO Executive Board

IBO 2020 Executive Board

President - John Lee

First Vice President - James Frawley

Second Vice President - Joseph Cieplinski

Secretary - Anne Marie O'Dea

Treasurer - Maralyn Dolan

Membership Officer - Tami Ellen McLaughlin

Communications Officer - Bridget O'Brien

Katie Molony, January Breakfast Speaker

Co-CEO of Irish Studio

April 2019 Business Breakfast

Guest Speaker André Archimbaud

Co-host/Co-producer of the hit podcast - LOCALiQ's "Growth Lab Show" by USA TODAY. Sr. Digital Marketing Consultant at ReachLocal

Global Membership Now Available

   Join Us Today! 

Past Events

March 2019 Evening Meeting

Guest Speaker James F. Haggerty

Installation of IBO Grand Marshal
Attracta Lyndon & Aides for the
258th New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

February Women's Networking Lunch2019

Eileen Scully - Founder, The Rising Tides
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

November 2018 Women's Networking Lunch

With Kate O"Neill - CEO of KO Insights,
Keynote Speaker, Author and Consultant

October 2018 Breakfast Meeting

with Brigette Hyacinth, Leadership Expert and Author

April 2019 Evening Meeting

Guest Speaker Roger Clark
NY1 Reporter and Musician

January 2019 Business Breakfast

Paddy McCarthy - Publisher of the Irish Examiner USA Newspaper

January 2019 Evening Meeting

Mike Greenly - Business Writer, Speech Coach, and former Fortune 500 Marketing/Communications Vice President

October 2018 Evening Meeting

with Sheila Murphy - Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel at MetLife

October 2018 Evening Meeting Photos & Video

February 2019 Evening Meeting

Speed Networking
Wednesday, February 13, 2019

February 2019 Business Breakfast

Brigadier General (Ret.) Loree Sutton, MD - Commissioner for New York City’s Department of Veterans’ Services
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

November 2018 Business Breakfast

With Kevin Tuohy Founding Partner of The Shoeshine Guild

November 2018 Evening Meeting

With Rob Walsh - Special Advisor to
Manhattan College President, 1010 Wins Radio Host, and former NYC Small Business Commissioner

September 2018 Evening Meeting

September 2018 Women's Networking Lunch

with Laurie Fabiano - 
President of the Tory Burch Foundation

April 2018 Women's Luncheon - Photos

257th New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade with IBO Grand Marshal Dolores Walsh - Photos

February 2018 Evening Meeting - Photos

January 2018 Business Breakfast

November 2017 Evening Meeting - Photos

October 2017 Evening Meeting - Photos

September 2017 Evening Meeting - Photos

September 2017 Business Breakfast - Photos

Summer Party 2017 - Photos

June 2017 Evening Meeting - Photos

Business Roundtable with Congressman Brendan Boyle
          May 12, 2017

Mark Little - Founder Storyful
          September 9, 2015

September - IBO Evening Meeting

May 2018 Evening Meeting - Photos

April 2018 Evening Meeting - Photos

St. Patricks Day Party - Photos

Past IBO Featured Speakers

March 2018 Evening Meeting - Photos

January 2018 Evening Meeting - Photos

May 2017 Evening Meeting - Photos

April 2017 Evening Meeting - Photos

March 2017 Evening Meeting - Photos

256th NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade with IBO Grand Marshal Kevin FitzGerald - Photos

February 2017 Evening Meeting - Photos

January 2017 Evening Meeting - Photos

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