The 2019 International Commemoration of the Great Irish Famine will take place in Phoenix, Arizona, on Sunday, November 3. Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and Chair of the National Famine Commemoration Committee, Josepha Madigan T.D., made the announcement in July. “This year’s commemoration represents an opportunity to not only recognize the work ofRead more..
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Former Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. was named European of the Year by European Movement Ireland (EM Ireland) at an event sponsored by Uniphar in Dublin on June 11. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, in presenting the award, reflected on the state of the nation when Enda Kenny became Taoiseach in 2011, when the G.D.P. had plummeted, unemploymentRead more..
The U.S.-Ireland Alliance and Microsoft joined forces in May to bring members of the U.S. Congress not usually associated with Ireland to Dublin. Trina Vargo, President of the U.S.-Ireland Alliance, noted “the more American politicians that visit and learn about Ireland, the better for our relationship.” The four-day trip included meetings with the Taoiseach, theRead more..