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2015 News & Events

November 2015

J1 Summer Work and Travel Programme – employment opportunities for Irish Summer students

20 November 2015

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan TD on Summer J1 Programme

12 November 2015

The US sponsoring bodies managing the great majority of Irish participants in the United States Summer Work Travel Programme (known as the J1 programme) have made public plans to introduce a requirement for applicants from countries in the Visa Waiver Programme, which includes Ireland, to pre-arrange jobs as part of their Summer 2016 J1 applications.

October 2015

Vacancy at the Consulate General: Research Assistant

16 October 2015

The Consulate is now recruiting an Austin-based Research Assistant. The successful candidate will require strong research and analytical abilities, excellent communications competencies, and organisational and project management skills. The Research Assistant will form a major part of the small but dynamic team working directly to the Consul General.

Culture Ireland launches its international culture programme

3 October 2015

On Saturday 3 October, Culture Ireland launched its international culture programme, entitled, "I am Ireland" which forms part of the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme. The launch provided details on the year-long international programme of cultural events, including in the US, to commemorate the events of the 1916 Rising, to reflect on our achievements over the last 100 years and to look forward to Ireland's future.

July 2015

Adler Visit to Dublin Highlights Austin-Ireland Relationship

11 July 2015

Read the Consul General's Op Ed on Mayor Alder's visit to Irealnd which featured recently in the Austin Statesman. The mayor’s program included meetings with members of the Irish government, Dublin’s new lord mayor, business representatives, and cultural and sporting organisations. Relations between Ireland and Austin have deepened significantly since the establishment of Ireland’s new consulate in Austin in March.