UIC: Gerry O’Shea
Born in Kenmare, County Kerry, Gerry O’Shea is a graduate of University College Dublin and Manhattan College. He worked as a teacher and guidance counselor in Dublin and New York before retiring ten years ago. A former president of the Kerrymen’s Association in New York, He is a founding member and current PRO for HOPe, a non-sectarian Third-World charity. He is a member of the AOH, Division 2, New York County, and a parishioner in St. Barnabas parish in the Bronx. He is also active in Call to Action, a reformist group in the Catholic church and the American Irish Teachers’ Association.