News and Events from the Consulate General of Ireland
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20 January 2021
Please click Read More below for information on Covid-19 Test Requirement upon arrival in Ireland; Level 5 lockdown restrictions; current passport processing suspension; visa processing; Working Holiday Authorisation Applications and Citizenship Enquiries.
09 December 2020
The New Year gets off to a good start with CelticMKE’s Connections in African and Irish American Experiences presenting two events on Jan 14th & 16th. CelticMKE and the UWM Center for Celtic Studies proudly present the annual Chuck Ward Memorial Lecture at 7:00 pm CST on Jan 14th and the virtual symposium on Jan 16th starting at 12 pm CST is introduced by CG Kevin Byrne.
11 November 2020
A presentation with DePaul University's Irish Studies Program, the DePaul Grace School of Applied Diplomacy and the Irish Studies Scholarly Seminar at The Newberry Library. Ambassador Mulhall will talk on the subject of "The History of Ireland 1921-22 ¬ The Beginnings of the Free State".
26 October 2020
A talk on Frederick Douglass's time in Ireland 175 years ago with Christine Kinealy author, and founding director of Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University. Named “one of the most influential Irish Americans” in 2011 by Irish America magazine and Dennis J. Brownlee, founder of the African American Irish Diaspora Network.
02 March 2020
Chicago Irish Film Festival opens with 'Guns and Rosaries' Feb 27 2020 to packed audience at Theater on the Lake, Chicago. Film directors, writers and actors from Ireland attended a pre-reception an the opening movie for the 3 day weekend Irish Film Festival throughout Chicagoland.