Failte Irish American Hall of Fame

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Nomination & Selection Process

  • Open Nomination Process – anyone may nominate a candidate.  Create an online nomination form to include name of nominee, category and brief description of reason for nomination/candidate worthiness.
  • Screening Process – The Hall of Fame Governing Body along with a specially-selected, diverse group of individuals from across a wide range of disciplines, including those covered by the award categories, will review and vet all nominations and select a slate of candidates to put forth in an election.
  • Voting Body – a national body of distinguished individuals representing academia, government, and Irish-affiliated organizations from around the United States will be requested to vote on the slate of candidates presented by the Screening Committee


  • July 11, 2014
    – Nominations open
  • September 15, 2014

    – Nominations close
  • February 2015
    – Winners Announced
  • April, 2015
    – Awards Gala


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