Beaver Island Irish American
Hall of Fame

Nominations for 2024 inductees into the Beaver Island Irish American Hall of Fame are now OPEN.

Criteria for Nomination:

  1. Nominations will be accepted for individuals of Irish American Descent, living or deceased, with substantial ties to Beaver Island who have made contributions in areas such as Public Service, Cultural Heritage, Philanthropy, Business and Industry, Arts and Entertainment, Religion, Education, and Sports.
  2. Nominees must have a meaningful connection to Beaver Island, be of verifiable Irish ancestry, and have made a notable contribution in one of the aforementioned areas.
  3. Nomination forms are available through the Emerald Isle Irish Féile Steering Committee. Nominations must include the name of nominee, category, and brief description of reason for nomination/candidate worthiness.
  4. A committee appointed by the Board of Directors of the Emerald Isle Irish Féile Steering Committee will screen nominations and recommend selections to the Committee for final approval.

Deadline for Nominations: The completed nomination form and any supporting materials must be emailed or posted on or before June 1, 2024. Nominations received after this date may be considered for the following year.

Notifications: Selections will be made by July 1, 2024. Results will be announced and posted to the Emerald Isle Irish Féile website. The induction ceremony will be held annually in September at the Emerald Isle Irish Féile on Beaver Island, Lake Michigan.

Contact: Questions on the nomination process should be directed to Kathleen McNamara, Festival Coordinator: emeraldisleirishfeile@gmail.com. Nomination forms can be completed below.

2024 Beaver Island Irish American Hall of Fame Online Nomination Form

2024 Beaver Island Irish American Hall of Fame Online Nomination Form

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