U2’s Adam Clayton and The Edge presented the inaugural Impact Ireland Award to former United Nations President and High Commissioner Mary Robinson on Thursday before an audience of many of the biggest names in Irish politics and business.
The event was hosted by VentureWave Capital, an impact investment fund backed and advised by prominent figures in Irish business and the diaspora. The dinner at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin was also hosted by Taoiseach Micheál Martin and former Taoiseach Enda Kenny.
Guests included EU Commissioner Mairead McGuinness, CPL Founder Anne Heraty, Trinity Provost Linda Doyle, Avolon’s Dómhnal Slattery and Flutter Chair Gary McGann.
https://www.independent.ie/business/irish/guiding-light-inaugural-impact-ireland-award-for-mary-robinson-41741476.html Mission Statement: First Impact Ireland Award for Mary Robinson