Posts Tagged ‘Dublin’

Fáilte go hÉireann

℘℘℘ A journey through the native Irish-speaking areas of Ireland These are the words of welcome that Irish people have greeted visitors with for centuries. They may well be the words that greet you when you visit. If they are, I urge you to take time to grasp their deeper meaning. Venture beyond the touristRead more..

Listen Now Again

A new National Library of Ireland exhibition celebrating the life and work of Seamus Heaney gives an overview of the poet laureate’s life and work. ℘℘℘ When Seamus Heaney was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995, the Swedish Academy noted the “lyrical beauty and ethical depth” of his work. His poems, though oftenRead more..

Ireland: There’s Never Been a Better Time to Visit

℘℘℘ Tourism Ireland’s Executive Vice President, North America & Australia / NZ Alison Metcalfe, explains why Ireland is a unique travel destination, offering beautiful landscapes, a wealth of things to see and do, and a host of special events coming up in 2020. What’s the outlook for tourism from the US to Ireland – you’veRead more..

Ciarán Hynes

Ciarán Hynes is a founder and managing partner at COSIMO Ventures, a deep tech investment firm with offices in Boston, Dublin, New York, and Hong Kong. He also sits on the boards of emerging technology companies including the leading Fintech company Gecko Governance, a blockchain-based regulation and compliance platform for the funds industry and Lingar,Read more..

Daire Hickey

Daire Hickey is a managing partner at 150Bond, a strategic advisory firm in New York that works with Fortune 500 firms, venture capitalists, and high-growth tech companies. The firm has offices in New York and Dublin. Previously Daire co-founded Web Summit. Daire was instrumental in building the Web Summit’s relationship with the media and hasRead more..

Paul Gallen

Born and bred in Dublin, Ireland, Paul Gallen is the general manager of Pier Sixty LLC at Chelsea Piers, a collection of three of New York’s premier event venues located on the Hudson River well known for their high quality hospitality. He has been responsible for the day-to-day management of this multivenue catering and eventsRead more..

News from Ireland:
October / November 2019

The latest goings on. ℘℘℘ BREXIT AND THE BORDER The October 31 deadline is fast approaching and yet we seem to be as far as ever from agreeing on a deal for Brexit. The question of the Irish border continues to be a bone of contention between the Irish and British governments, and in recent weeks, Tánaiste SimonRead more..

New Film & TV

DUBLIN MURDERS AIRING ON STARZ NETWORK A few years back, author Tana French told Irish America about her unusual journey from under-employed actress to “First Lady of Irish Crime.” “I needed a day job,” said French, an American-born longtime resident of Dublin. French ended up working on an archeological dig when she was bowled overRead more..

BNA 2019 Festival of Neuroscience

Some 1,500 international neuroscientists, neurologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, patient advocates, and patient organizations gathered in Dublin for the BNA2019 Festival of Neuroscience, the biggest neuroscience festival held in Europe in 2019 and the first time it was held outside of Britain. The festival took place from April 14-19 in Dublin. Lead organizer of the public program,Read more..

World War II “Eire” Landmark Restored

A historic Irish Second World War coastal landmark has been painstakingly restored by volunteers in Dublin. For six months, a team of up to 35 volunteers met on Hawk Cliff in Dalkey, Dublin, and worked tirelessly to restore a picturesque sign displaying the word “Eire” in giant white letters. One of 80 signs built along the Irish coastline duringRead more..