Immigrant Achievement Award

There was a fantastic turnout last evening in Washington DC to honor Irish immigrant James Boland, President of the International Union of Bricklayers, who received the Irish American Democrat’s Immigrant Achievement Award in recognition of his many years of dedicated service to immigrant communities and working families.

Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA 13) presented the award and tributes were given by His Excellency Dan Mulhall, Ambassador of Ireland to the United States, along withStella O’Leary and Brian O’Dwyer of the Irish American Democrats.

Immigrants continue to be the foundation on which our great nation thrives.


With Stella O’Leary, President of the Irish American Democrats, and James Boland, President of the International Union of Bricklayers.

With Stella O’Leary, President of the Irish American Democrats, and James Boland, President of the International Union of Bricklayers.