Honoring Irish Heritage at Maspeth Exhibit

Noel Kilkenny, the Counsel General of the Republic of Ireland, and his wife Hanora O’Dea Kilkenny were the special guests at the Friday, Oct 12 grand opening of the “Irish and the Erie Canal” exhibit on display at Maspeth Town Hall. The exhibit, created by the Irish American Heritage Museum, will be on public view from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on weekday evenings and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekends through Oct. 21. School, senior organizations and civic groups may schedule day-time visits by calling 1-718-651-3185. Pictured from left are Hanora O’Dea and Noel Kilkenny; Assemblywoman Margaret Markey; Irish American Heritage Museum Executive Director Jeff Cleary; Deputy Inspector Michael Cody, the 104th Precinct’s commanding officer; Eileen Riley, the executive director of Maspeth Town Hall; and Madeline LaFalse, the president of Maspeth Town Hall’s board of directors.

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