Brian Schweitzer, elected as Governor of Montana in 2004 and re-elected in 2008, was awarded the Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award in 2013.  This award recognises people “who strive to promote the interests of Ireland on the world stage.”

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From left to right: Áine Ní Dhuibhne, Rathmullan, Nancy and Brian Schweitzer and Joan Patton from Donegal Ancestry.