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2016 News & Events

December 2016

22 December: Austin CG Newsletter - 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

November 2016

4 November: Address by Ambassador Anne Anderson at the Flynn Centre for Irish Studies Gala, Houston, 4 November 2016

October 2016

21 October: Austin CG Newsletter - October 2016

September 2016

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

July 2016

12 July: Address by Ambassador Anne Anderson, AOH/LAOH Biennial National Convention Atlantic City, New Jersey, 12 July 2016

04 July: Austin CG Newsletter - July 2016

June 2016

26 June: Visit by Vice President Biden to Ireland

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 June 4, 2016.

May 2016

18 May: Capitol Hill Tree Planting

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

17 May: Austin CG Newsletter - May 2016

April 2016

12 April: Austin CG Newsletter - April 2016

March 2016

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

8 March: St. Patrick's Day Events U.S. Southwest

We hope to see you at some of these great St. Patrick's Day events!

8 March: Austin CG Newsletter - March 2016

Please enjoy this first edition of the Irish Consulate in Austin’s newsletter. If you wish to receive this newsletter directly to your inbox, or if you have any comments on this edition, we would love to hear from you by following this link: https://www.dfa.ie/irish-consulate/austin/contact-us/

7 March :Ireland Rules at South by Southwest!

Click on the attached link for a listing of great Irish events @SXSW!

January 2016

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