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About Us

2024 Executive Board

The Bergen Irish was founded to preserve and celebrate Irish culture and tradition in Bergen County, NJ. while supporting charitable giving programs.

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Kieran Lynch


Bergen County Irish Director

Kieran has served as Co-Chair of the March St. Patrick's Day Gala & Annual Golf Classic Committees. He is son of founding member of The Bergen Irish Association, Edward Lynch. He is proud to keep the tradition of the Bergen Irish moving forward with his enthusiastic Board of Officers. Kieran's Irish heritage is from Castlegregory Co. Kerry, Ballyduff, Co. Waterford and Six Mile Bridge, Co. Clare.

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Kieran Foley


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Sally Roche


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John O'Shea


President of BIA

Sally is from New Inn, Co. Galway. Sally had been a vital member of the Ladies Auxiliary for over 32 years and had held many positions before the Ladies Auxiliary merged with the Association. Presently serves as Treasurer, Co-Chair of the March Gala & Journal Committee, assists with the Golf Classic and events.

John hails from Kenmare, Co. Kerry. As a member of the association for over thirty- two years and has served as President, Vice President, Member of The Board of Directors and Board of Trustees for the BIA. he is Chairperson of the Annual March St. Patrick's Day Gala & Journal. Co-Chairperson of The Annual Golf Classic. 

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Michael McFadden


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Daniel Larkin


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Sharon Collins


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