Join the Ireland Network at their November Pre-Thanksgiving Social.

Thanksguinnessing Celebration

Food, beer and a session: now that is 'Good For You'!
Complimentary food, extended Guinness Happy Hour with $5 pints
(until 8pm) & Mat Gallagher on guitar.
Two drinks tickets for members.
Thursday 21st November
6 pm - 8 pm
LGs Bar
1525 N Wells St. Chicago, IL 60610
Register Here!

IN Conversation on the Meaning of Life
Have you ever pondered the meaning of life? Get a fresh perspective on the matter from Professor Luke O' Neill (Trinity College Dublin) who's in Chicago on November 22nd to discuss his book Humanology: A Scientist's Guide to Our Amazing Existence. Register here.
Buy Book Here!

Join us on Friday evening November 22 to hear acclaimed author and professor Luke O’Neill discuss the origins and meaning of life (really) and other topics addressed in his 2018 book, Humanology: A Scientist’s Guide to Our Amazing Existence, and his recently published book aimed at kids, The Great Irish Science Book.

Speaker: Luke O’Neill is Professor of Biochemistry in the School of Biochemistry and Immunology at Trinity College Dublin. He received the Royal Irish Academy Gold Medal for Life Sciences in 2012 and the European Federation of Immunology Societies Medal in 2014. Professor O’Neill has founded three successful startups which collectively have raised more than $170M. He also occasionally performs as the front man for Dublin band The Metabollix.

Introduction: Dr. Alan Gaffney, a practicing Intensive Care Physician, Anesthesiologist and ICU Director at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin, is the cofounder and Chief Medical Officer of Tell Health Inc. which develops Tell, an advanced Doctor-Patient communications platform for Providers, Healthcare Facilities and Healthcare Systems.
Reception 5:30pm, Program with Q&A 6:00pm
This event is open to all but space is limited and registration is required. Registration is $20.

Save the Date - Holiday Social
Fa-la-la your way over to the IN holiday social at the Emerald Loop on Thursday 19th December. The official festivities are from 6 pm - 8 pm, but stay as little or as long as you like! We're looking forward to seeing you there for an evening or merriment and holiday cheer.

IN Ball - Get your Earlybird Tickets
Tickets to one of the best social and networking evenings of the year are on sale now!  The IN Chicago ball will take place on Saturday 15th February 2020! Find out more about early bird pricing and sponsorship opportunities here.
The 2020 Ireland Network Chicago Annual Ball
February 15, 2020
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us for our signature annual event at The Drake Hotel on Saturday February 15, 2020. The memorable evening that begins with a champagne reception in the elegant Palm Court, followed by exquisite dining in the Gold Coast Ballroom, an open bar, dancing until late into the night and a raffle benefiting causes close to our hearts.

Tickets are now available for the 2020 Ball, with early bird prices for tickets paid for before December 31, 2019.

Stay at The Drake
For a limited time and subject to availability, The Drake is generously offering a discounted rate of $129 USD to IN-Chicago Ball Guests. To secure a room call reservations at 1-800-55-DRAKE (37253) and reference the Ireland Network.
The ball has become a signature event in Chicago’s social scene and we would not be able to do this without the generous support of all our wonderful sponsors each year. Thank you all!
If you have anyone who wishes to sponsor this event, please let us know by email here: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Venue:  The Drake Hotel

No other Chicago hotel has inspired more legendary acclaim on par with The Drake, a Hilton Hotel. This timeless property affords guests easy access to the city's most exclusive shopping, nightlife and dining.