Posts Tagged ‘Barbara Jones’

New Roles for Irish Diplomats

Irish ambassador to Great Britain Dan Mulhall (above right) is set to replace Anne Anderson as the Republic of Ireland’s 18th representative in the United States as part of a rotation in the senior ranks of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Barbara Jones (right), consul general of Ireland in New York, will take overRead more..

Aisling Irish Center Celebrates 20 Years

New York’s Aisling Irish Center celebrated its 20th year of providing community programs and social services to Irish immigrants in October. As revealed by executive director and Kerry native Orla Kelleher in an IrishCentral interview, the center saw its beginning in the town of Bainbridge in Chenango County, New York. “From what I’ve been told,Read more..

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Irish Patriot Remembered

About 75 people turned out in rainy weather, on Thursday October 27, 2016 at 3:30 PM for the rededication of the 1818 monument honoring Irish patriot and New York lawyer, Thomas Addis Emmet, at St. Paul’s Church on Broadway and Fulton Street in Manhattan. Among those in attendance were numerous descendants of Emmet, including AlexandriaRead more..

The Perfect Spot: New York’s Rising Commemoration

New York City celebrated the centenary of the Easter Rising on April 24, 100 years to the day after Pádraig Pearse read the Proclamation on Sackville Street in Dublin. More than 2,000 people gathered in Battery Park and Pier A Harbor House, at the lower tip of Manhattan with views of Ellis Island and theRead more..

Gallipoli Remembered

Consul General Barbara Jones laid a traditional Irish green laurel wreath to commemorate the more than 3,000 Irish serving with Allied forces who lost their lives during the WWI Gallipoli campaign. The Anzac Day dawn service, on the centenary of the Allied landing at Gallipoli on April 25, was held at the Vietnam War MemorialRead more..