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February Evening Meeting

  • Wednesday, February 08, 2023
  • 6:00 PM
  • Bank of Ireland Hub

February Evening Event


We are no longer accepting registrations for in-person attendees. You can still join us virtually via Livestream on the IBO Facebook Page starting at around 6:30.

NYC’s very first...


Wednesday, February 8
at 6:00 PM ET 

Bank of Ireland, 140 E 45th Street, 41st Floor, New York

Join us for an unforgettable evening as we celebrate the resurgence of Ireland's national spirit, poitín. Meet the masterminds behind award-winning, premium, small batch brands Bán, Micil, and Smuggling Nun. Discover the rich history and unique flavor profiles as you sample this traditional spirit. 

Don't miss out on this rare opportunity to experience this extraordinary taste of Ireland in the US!


Pádraic Ó Griallais, Creator-Producer of Micil Poitín; Founder and Director, Micil Distillery, Galway

Pádraic Ó Griallais is a 6th generation distiller from Connemara and founder of Galway’s first operating distillery in over 100 years. Micil Distillery boasts an array of exceptional craft distilled spirits, including their signature Micil Poitín.

Dave Mulligan, Creator-Producer of Bán Poitín; Company Owner, Bar 1661, Dublin

Dave Mulligan is the creator of the celebrated Bán Poitín, which is distilled at Echlinville Distillery, County Down. Dave is also the owner-impresario of Dublin’s famed Bar 1661, which recently was named Ireland’s best pub.

Facilitated by: Maura Clare, Creator-Producer, Smuggling Nun Irish Poitín

Maura Clare is the owner-creator of Smuggling Nun Irish Poitín, distilled bespoke at Copeland Distillery, County Down, and Second Vice-President of IBO's Executive Board. 

Please only register if you can attend in person - and remember, you can watch on the IBO Facebook Page! We'll go live on Facebook at around 6:30 or so. 

As ever, we'll further our mission to

"Network, Communicate, Reciprocate!"

WE THANK OUR ANNUAL Partners & Sponsors

IBO Sponsor Bank of Ireland

IBO Sponsor Government of Ireland Emigrant Support Programme

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