The Boston Irish Reporter hosted the eighth annual Boston Irish Honors luncheon last week at the Seaport Hotel. The event honored Boston Globe columnist Kevin Cullen, a Dorchester and South Boston family dedicated to serving their community – Annmarie,Nora, and Bill Kennedy and former state highway commissioner and Southie’s own Tom Tinlin!
Pictured: (l-r) Reporter publisher Bill Forry, Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry, Tom Tinlin and his wife Heather (Canavan) Tinlin, and Boston Irish Honors event chairman Aidan Browne, partner at Sullivan & Worcester. Mayor Martin J. Walsh offered remarks to over 350 people who attended the eighth annual luncheon, held at the Boston Seaport Hotel. Tinlin, a South Boston native, was recognized as an outstanding public servant. Also honored at the event were the Kennedy family of Dorchester— Nora, Annmarie and Bill; and longtime Boston Globe columnist Kevin Cullen. Photo by Margaret Brett Hastings for the Reporter.