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2016 News & Events

December 2016

6 December: Ambassador Anderson's Remarks at the Signing Ceremony for the Extension of the Memorandum of Understanding for the Ireland Work & Travel Program

02 December: Epic Ireland rugby win against All Blacks in Chicago

02 December: Atlanta CG December 2016 Newsletter

November 2016

04 November: Atlanta CG November 2016 Newsletter

October 2016

04 October: Atlanta CG October 2016 Newsletter

September 2016

20 September: Brexit Address by Minister Flanagan at Fordham University, New York

03 September: Game On: Georgia Tech is ready for Dublin

American football is heading to Dublin with 20,000 fans from the US! The 2016 college football season will kick off at magnificent Aviva Stadium on September 3rd when the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets take on the Boston College Eagles in a high pressure Conference game.

August 2016

03 August: Atlanta CG August 2016 Newsletter

July 2016

04 July: Atlanta CG July 2016 Newsletter

June 2016

20 June: Visit to Ireland by Tennesee Governor Bill Haslam

8 June: Some useful advice for Irish students travelling to the US on J1 visas

6 June: IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture May 17 - June 5 2016

The spectacular festival IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture, which was the culmination of more than two years of planning and collaboration between the Embassy and the John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts,  recently concluded in Washington DC.

4 June: Here and There: Irish Identity Viewed from Home and Abroad

Watch this fascinating panel discussion moderated by Ambassador Anne Anderson with actress Fiona Shaw, author Colum McCann and poet Paula Meehan which took palce at the Embassy on 4 June, 2016

1 June: Atlanta CG June 2016 Newsletter

May 2016

18 May: Capitol Hill Tree Planting

Capitol Hill bestowed a rare honour on Ireland with a commemorative tree planting in May 2016.

2 MayAtlanta CG May 2016 Newsletter

April 2016

1 April: Atlanta and the South East 1916 Centenary Programme – April 2016

1 April: Atlanta CG April 2016 Newsletter

March 2016

19 March: Ambassador Anderson’s St. Patrick’s Day visit to Charlotte

Ambassador Anne Anderson’s visit to Charlotte, North Carolina, in March was full of St. Patrick’s Day festivities and opportunities to advance and recognize Irish business and investment in the Charlotte area.

16 March:  2016 St Patrick's Day Message from President Michael D. Higgins

On the occasion of Ireland’s national day, please see the 2016 St Patrick’s Day message from President Michael D. Higgins. The President sends his very best wishes for St Patrick's Day to the people of Ireland and to our global family and friends around the world.

15 March: Infographic to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the USA

3 March: Atlanta CG March 2016 Newsletter

Please see all the latest news and updates from the Consulate

February 2016

17 February: Atlanta and the South East 1916 Centenary Programme

Learn more about the Ireland 2016 centenary programme across America's South East.

3 February: Atlanta CG February 2016 Newsletter

Please see all the latest news and updates from the Consulate 

January 2016

27-28 January: Visit to Tennessee by Ambassador Anderson, 27-28 January

Ambassador Anne Anderson’s recent two-day visit to Nashville highlighted the cultural, historical and tourism ties between Ireland and Tennessee, and explored means of further developing our economic collaboration.

7 January: Ireland and the US commemorating 2016 together

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Charlie Flanagan TD is in New York to formally launch the ambitious 1916 Rising Commemoration Programme of events that will take place across the United States this year.

7 January: Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme in the USA

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Charlie Flanagan TD launched today in New York a booklet detailing the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme in the United States

Atlanta CG January 2016 Newsletter


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