Michael Flatley receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Riverdance and Lord of the Dance superstar Michael Flatley received a lifetime achievement award from Irish America magazine December 3 at the 30th annual Business 100 Awards Luncheon at the Metropolitan Club in Manhattan. Flatley, who is also a Golden Gloves-winning boxer and world-class flutist, received the award for his contributions to Irish dance, music, and cultural diplomacy.

Irish America co-founder and editor-in-chief Patricia Harty presented Flatley with the Lifetime Achievement Award, a House of Waterford Crystal Cliffs of Moher Vase.