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The Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith's Response to COVID-19

13 August 2020

The Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith's Response to COVID-19

Global Irish Newsletter 16 July 2020 - a Message from Minister Brophy

16 July 2020

A message from Minister of State for the Diaspora and Overseas Development, Colm Brophy TD

The London Irish Centre's response to COVID-19

15 July 2020

London Irish Centre CEO Ellen Ryan describes how the LIC responded to COVID-19, with a focus on keeping the most vulnerable safe, maintaining community connections, and ensuring financial sustainability.

Global Irish Newsletter 26 June 2020 - a Message from Minister Cannon

26 June 2020

A message from Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciarán Cannon TD, for the Global Irish Newsletter 26 June 2020

EPIC Museum appoints a new DFAT Historian-in-Residence

26 June 2020

Dr Maurice J. Casey as EPIC Museum's new Historian-in-Residence. In his new role, which is funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Dr Casey will carry out pioneering research in the field of migration and diaspora studies.

Australia: Seniors Music Sessions serve to connect and reunite

15 June 2020

Sydney Arts Group and Irish Screen Projects have joined forces with the Irish Support Agency for a fun arts project in support of Irish Seniors in New South Wales.

Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann: supporting Irish music around the world during COVID-19

15 June 2020

Irish traditional musicians, singers, dancers and storytellers, worldwide have risen to the challenge of Covid-19. Harnessing their passion and creativity to lift their communities, they have found alternative ways to continue to nurture links with Ireland and Irish culture in a digital world.

Global Irish Newsletter 5 June 2020 - a Message from Minister Cannon

05 June 2020

A message from Minister Ciarán Cannon TD to the Global Irish, for the Global Irish Newsletter 5 June 2020

CARA: Irish Communities Together Through Covid-19

05 June 2020

Ten Irish organisations across the North West of England have come together to deliver CARA, a dedicated Covid-19 response service to support our communities to stay safe, well and connected).

Boston: Covid-19 Community Update

04 June 2020

As we work to confront the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, our community organisations are once again providing vital services throughout the Boston area.

Global Irish Newsletter 27 May 2020 - a Message from Minister Cannon

27 May 2020

A message from Ciarán Cannon TD, Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, for the Global Irish

Connectivity in the Midwest during COVID-19

21 May 2020

As he comes to the end of his posting in Chicago, our Consul General, Brian O’Brien, reflects on the impact of the Covid-19 on Irish communities in Chicago and across the Midwest.

Irish Embassies in the Gulf - Middle East GAA Webinar Series

18 May 2020

The Embassies of Ireland in Abu Dhabi and Riyadh and the Middle East Board of the GAA are joining forces to host a short season of webinars aimed at the large GAA community and the wider Irish community across the Gulf states.

The Irish Community in Toronto Response to COVID-19

14 May 2020

Ireland's Honorary Consul in Toronto, Eithne Heffernan, describes the Toronto Irish community response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Irish in the UK TV – Responding to Covid-19

13 May 2020

Martin Logan of The Irish in the UK describes some of the great initiatives being undertaken by Irish community across Britain in response to Covid-19.

Global Irish Newsletter 7 May 2020 - a Message from Minister Cannon

07 May 2020

A message from Minister for the Diaspora, Ciarán Cannon TD

The Irish 30: Irish Community in Australia responds to the COVID-19 crisis

06 May 2020

Donna McKiernan, President of the Irish Support Agency, NSW, describes the Irish community response to the COVID-19 crisis in Australia

Vancouver : Irish Covid-19 Support Group

06 May 2020

Jenny Bourke, our Deputy Consul General in Vancouver, describes how the Irish community there have quickly come together to support each other during the current crisis

Global Irish Newsletter 27 April 2020 - a Message from Minister Cannon

28 April 2020

A message from Minister of State Ciarán Cannon TD from the Global Irish Newsletter 27 April 2020

Leeds Irish Communities response to COVID-19

24 April 2020

The Leeds Irish community response to the COVID-19 pandemic exemplifies the generosity of spirit which motivates so many Irish community organisations in Britain and beyond.

Sláinte 2020

24 April 2020

On April 17th 2020, Sláinte 2020 was launched - a partnership between five Irish community organisations in New York to assist families and individuals affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

Support for the Irish Diaspora: Covid-19

15 April 2020

Support for the Irish Diaspora: Covid-19

Global Irish Newsletter 14 April 2020 - a Message from Minister Cannon

14 April 2020

A message from Minister Ciarán Cannon TD during the COVID-19 crisis

Global Irish Newsletter 25 March 2020 - a Message from Minister Cannon during the COVID-19 Crisis

25 March 2020

A message from Minister Ciaran Cannon for the Global Irish during the COVID-19 crisis, 25 March 2020

Global Irish Newsletter Spring 2020 – A message from Minister Cannon

10 March 2020

An introduction to the March 2020 edition of the Global Irish Newsletter

Ireland celebrates diaspora with special postage stamps

27 February 2020

A story about An Post's special edition diaspora stamp release

Presidential Distinguished Service Award 2020: Call for nominations

18 February 2020

Opening of nominations for the 2020 Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad

Feature: Ireland Reaching Out

27 February 2020

A feature on the work of Ireland Reaching Out

St Brigid’s Day 2020

06 February 2020

St Brigid's Day celebrations 2020

A Message from Minister Cannon – December 2019

11 December 2019

A Message from Minister Cannon – December 2019

Ireland's Centenarian Bounty Scheme

06 December 2019

Information on Ireland's Centenarian Bounty Scheme

Back for Business programme opens call for 2020 participants

29 November 2019

Back for Business programme opens call for 2020 participants

Presidential Distinguished Service Awards 2019

22 November 2019

Recipients of the 2019 Presidential Distinguished Service Awards are honoured by President Michael D. Higgins in a special ceremony.

Maritime links across the Atlantic

10 November 2019

LÉ Samuel Beckett visits the USA; Argentine Navy vessel Libertad visits Ireland

Ed Ward 1945-2019

14 October 2019

A memorial to Ed Ward 1945-2019

A Message from Minister Cannon – August 2019

16 August 2019

A welcome to the August 2019 edition of the Global Irish Newsletter from Minister of State Ciarán Cannon T.D.

Pride 2019

27 July 2019

Embassies and Consulates join the Pride celebrations

Minister of State Cannon visits Australia and New Zealand

25 June 2019

Local Irish community helps to shape Ireland’s new diaspora policy

Consultation for Ireland’s New Diaspora Policy Draws to a Close

09 July 2019

Consultations have taken place in Ireland and overseas

Bloomsday 2019

18 June 2019

Communities around the world celebrate the life and works of James Joyce

Returning Emigrants are Back for Business

04 July 2019

Entrepreneurs mark the completion of the successful Back for Business programme’s second cycle

A Message from Minister Cannon – April 2019

08 April 2019

A welcome to the April 2019 edition of the Global Irish Newsletter from Minister of State Ciarán Cannon T.D.

St Patrick’s Day 2019

20 March 2019

Events have taken place around the world to celebrate St Patrick's Day 2019

Exhibition Launch - Across the Waves: The Seafaring Irish

13 March 2019

The Launch of Across the Waves, a collaborative project between the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and EPIC: The Irish Emigration museum

International Women’s Day 2019

12 March 2019

Events were held around the world to mark International Women's Day 2019

St Brigid’s Day 2019

08 February 2019

Events marking St Brigid's Day 2019 took place at Irish embassies and consulates around the world.

Minister of State Ciarán Cannon, T.D. to visit Vietnam and Thailand

13 November 2018

Minister of State Ciarán Cannon, T.D. to visit Vietnam and Thailand

Dr Angela Byrne - Blazing a Trail Exhibition

30 October 2018

‘Blazing a Trail: Lives and Legacies of Irish Diaspora Women’ is a free exhibition running at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum in Dublin from 12-25 November.

Irish in France Research Project

31 August 2018

Irish in France Research Project

Irish Network USA National Conference, 18-21 October

30 August 2018

Irish Network USA National Conference, 18-21 October New Orleans

Cultúr Club: Acmhainní Gaeilge agus cultúir do pháistí an diaspóra ar-líne

23 August 2018

Cultúr Club: Acmhainní Gaeilge agus cultúir do pháistí an diaspóra ar-líne

New Global Irish Festival Series to Celebrate Diaspora

21 August 2018

New Global Irish Festival Series to Celebrate Diaspora

SFI St Patrick’s Day Science Medal

20 August 2018

Launch of Science Foundation Ireland St Patrick’s Day Science Medal Nomination window

A Message from Minister Cannon – July 2018

20 July 2018

A Message from Minister Cannon – July 2018 for the Global Irish Newsletter

Report of Irish In Asia Diaspora Survey

19 July 2018

Report of Irish In Asia Diaspora Survey

World Meeting of Families - Diaspora Photographs

19 July 2018

World Meeting of Families - Diaspora Photographs

Irish Educated, Globally Connected Event

04 July 2018

Irish Educated, Globally Connected Event in Washington D.C. on 4 June 2018, diaspora, DFAT, Global Irish, Alumni

DFAT Historian-in-Residence appointed at EPIC

27 June 2018

DFAT Historian-in-Residence appointed at EPIC

Development of Global Irish Diaspora Directory – Business Edition

25 June 2018

Development of Global Irish Diaspora Directory – Business Edition. Submit your suggestions.

Irish Olympic Handball Association’s “Ireland’s Call” Campaign

25 May 2018

Irish Olympic Handball Association’s “Ireland’s Call” Campaign

Irish Educated, Globally Connected

18 May 2018

Invite to Irish Educated, Globally Connected Alumni Event on 4th June 2018

The Irish in France – Making their Voice Heard

17 May 2018

Irish in France Article on their recent and upcoming activities

EPIC launches campaign to collect emigrant stories

15 May 2018

Article from EPIC, the Irish Emigration Museum on their new initiative to collect diaspora and emigrant stories

Ellis Island Family History Day

13 April 2018

Today Annie Moore is honoured by two statues sculpted by Jeanne Rhynhart — one at Cobh Heritage Centre, her port of departure, and the other at her port of arrival.

Minister Cannon’s St Patrick’s Day Message

16 March 2018

Minister Cannon’s St Patrick’s Day Message

Survey on the Views of the Global Irish in Asia

16 March 2018

Survey on the Views of the Global Irish in Asia

Bliain na Gaeilge 2018

22 February 2018

2018 marks 125 years of the Gaelic Revival since the founding of Conradh na Gaeilge, also known as The Gaelic League, in 1893.

Irish International Business Network and Irish in Britain networking event

20 February 2018

Irish International Business Network and Irish in Britain networking event

20th Anniversary of the Luton Irish Forum

16 February 2018

20th Anniversary of the Luton Irish Forum

St. Brigid’s Day – Celebrating the Creativity of Women

14 February 2018

St. Brigid’s Day – Celebrating the Creativity of Women

Wearing Irish

12 February 2018

Calling all Irish Fashion Designers - Have you got what it takes to make it in the Big Apple?

Diaspora Postage Stamp Appeal

18 January 2018

Diaspora Postage Stamp Appeal

Message from Minister Ciaran Cannon

14 December 2017

Message from Minister Ciaran Cannon

Announcement of opening of new Consulate in Vancouver

11 December 2017

Announcement of opening of new Consulate in Vancouver

Second Edition of the Global Irish Diaspora Directory launched by Minister of State Cannon

27 November 2017

Second Edition of the Global Irish Diaspora Directory launched by Minister of State Cannon

The New Irish in Berlin

09 November 2017

The New Irish in Berlin

2000th Centenarian Abroad Recognised

25 October 2017

2000th Centenarian Abroad Recognised

Launch of Back for Business

12 October 2017

Launch of Back for Business

Presidential Distinguished Service Awards for the Irish Abroad 2017

09 October 2017

Presidential Distinguished Service Awards for the Irish Abroad 2017

Minister Cannon's visits to New York and Leeds

09 October 2017

Minister Cannon's visits to New York and Leeds

Online Passport Renewals

26 September 2017

In March of this year the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade launched online renewals for passports. For this first time online passport renewal is accessible no matter where you are in the world.

Launch of Global Irish Diaspora Directory

22 September 2017

Following on from commitments at the second Global Irish Civic Forum, Irish Abroad Unit have launched the first edition of the Global Irish Diaspora Directory.

SFI St. Patrick’s Day Science Medal 2018

15 September 2017

Science Foundation Ireland welcomes nominations for the SFI St. Patrick’s Day Science Medal 2018

A Global Gathering to Discuss the Irish Diaspora

24 July 2017

UCD welcomes researchers from around the world to the first international congress on the Global Irish Diaspora.

The Global Irish Civic Forum

20 July 2017

The second Global Irish Civic Forum took place on 4-5 May 2017 in Dublin Castle, with the theme "Communities, Connections, Conversations"

The Irish in Japan

18 July 2017

Few occasions bring the overseas Irish community together like an opportunity to watch the national team in action, and the visit of the Irish rugby team to Japan in June 2017 was no exception

Welcome Message from Minister of State Ciarán Cannon

17 July 2017

Welcome Message from Minister of State Ciarán Cannon

80 Days Podcast

05 July 2017

With special thanks to Joe, Luke and Mark. Their novel approach to learning about the world and sharing their insights is an excellent example of innovation and ties that transcend borders and continents. These qualities are hallmarks of the Irish diaspora and seeing that so well-articulated in this podcast is great.

Travelwise App

05 July 2017

For citizens who have downloaded it, the TravelWise app is the most sophisticated crisis tool the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has to communicate in real time with Irish people abroad caught up in a crisis, and was developed to help Irish people to stay safe and informed while travelling or living abroad.

Global Irish Business Networks

05 July 2017

The Irish abroad have always sought, when possible, to work together in common causes, whether that be in welfare provision, cultural promotion or in sport.

Options paper on voting rights for citizens outside the state

02 May 2017

The Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade have prepared an Options Paper on voting at presidential elections by citizens resident outside the State.

Historian-in-Residence at EPIC Museum

26 January 2018

Historian-in-Residence at EPIC Museum

Global Irish Newsletter 14 May 2020 - a Message from Minister Cannon

14 May 2020

A message from Minister of State Ciarán Cannon TD for the Diaspora and International Development, to the global Irish.