Lena in Ireland accepting Presidential AwardThe IIIC’s Board members, staff and volunteers are delighted that our executive director, Sister Lena Deevy LSA is this week receiving the first annual Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad. The award honors outstanding individuals who “have rendered distinguished service to the nation and its reputation abroad,” was given in recognition of Sister Lena’s enormous contribution to the Irish community abroad here in Boston and her work building bridges between communities that support peace and reconciliation on the island of Ireland. Congratulations Lena, and thank you for everything you do for Irish citizens living here in the United States.