SOURCE: 1st Global Financial Corporation

March 17, 2011 12:28 ET

Happy St. Patrick's Day to All Our Irish Investors and Irish-American Friends in the USA, From 1st Global Financial Corporation

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - March 17, 2011) -  1st Global Financial Corporation (PINKSHEETS: FGBF) Our Irish-American Business Forum and Money TV will air on USA TV and Global internet today (17th March 2011).

In addition to our key speaker, the internationally famous Irish economist and broadcaster David McWilliams, we had messages of support from Jimmy Deenihan, MINISTER FOR EQUALITY GAELTACHT AFFAIRS, Dominic Hanigan, SPOKESMAN FOR THE LABOR PARTY, and Michael McGrath, SPOKESMAN FOR THE FIANNA FAIL PARTY, broadcast on the night.

Another invited guest on the night was Brian Cody who is the most famous and successful GAA manager to come out of Ireland.

Irish culture and music was well represented by Liam O'Connor and band with traditional Irish dancing.

Everyone at the well attended event sent good wishes and messages of encouragement to the new Government of Ireland in their efforts to bring prosperity and new opportunities for economic revival for the people of Ireland.

1st Global directors attended the inaugural Ireland Day at the New York Stock Exchange on the 14th of March. The aim of Ireland Day is to promote greater economic and trade ties between Ireland and one of its most important partners, the USA. Important business leaders took part in the Day to address the most effective way of restoring Ireland's reputation among the international investors.

The Directors of 1st Global Financial Corporation look forward to participating in the good efforts to benefit our shareholders and the people of Ireland and we commit our best efforts to us all having a profitable and successful business. We are proud to have been the first American Corporation to promote Ireland under the new Government's mandate and we are proud to have represented our shareholders at Ireland Day at the NYSE.

To all our many supporters and friends' world-wide this message is dedicated to all the Irish at heart, Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig. Happy St. Patrick's Day.

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