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February Design Month-Consulate Webinar Series Celebrating Irish Women in Design

21 January 2021

February Design Month-Consulate Webinar Series Celebrating Irish Women in Design

Important Update: Consular Services & Covid-19 Travel Information. Please click Read More below.

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.

Celebrating Irish Design in February

12 January 2021

February is Design Month at the Consulate General of Ireland, Chicago

Jan 14 & 16: CelticMKE - "Connections In African & Irish American Experiences"

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.

Dec 8: Ambassador Mulhall and Former Poet Laureate Billy Collins at American Writers Museum

23 November 2020

Dec 8: Ambassador Mulhall and Former Poet Laureate Billy Collins at American Writers Museum

Dec 8: Ambassador Mulhall and Former Poet Laureate Billy Collins at American Writers Museum

23 November 2020

Dec 8: Ambassador Mulhall and Former Poet Laureate Billy Collins at American Writers Museum

Nov 17: "History of Ireland 1921-22 ¬ The Beginnings of the Free State"

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".

Oct 30th: Frederick Douglass Symposium at Celtic Arts Center, Minnesota

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.

Oct 30th: 5th Friday Virtual Networking Breakfast: Brexit, Budget & Looking Forward to Ireland 2021

22 October 2020

Oct 30th: 5th Friday Virtual Networking Breakfast

Oct 29th: Ambassador Mulhall at American Writers Museum, Chicago

19 October 2020

Irish Ambassador to the US Dan Mulhall in conversation with Irish/American writers Alice McDermott and Joseph O'Neill.

October 1st - "The Foreign Service for the Next Generation of Leaders" Panel at Cleveland Conference

30 September 2020

Ambassador Dan Mulhall and Consul General Kevin Byrne on Foreign Service Career panel at Cleveland Sister Cities Conference 2020

Welcome Consul General Kevin Byrne

08 September 2020

Welcome Consul General Kevin Byrne

Sept 25th - "Colorful" ~ Challenging Racism & Identity in the Irish Community

28 August 2020

"Colorful" ~ Challenging Racism & Identity in the Irish Community.

Sept 15th: Ireland Network Presents There & Back~Travel between US & Ireland in the time of COVID

25 August 2020

Ireland Network Presents: There And Back. A Panel Discussion about travel between US and Ireland in the time of COVID

Farewell to CG Brian O'Brien-5th Friday Networking Event

17 July 2020

Farewell to CG Brian O'Brien Virtual 5th Friday Networking Event

Shades of Green-A Celebration of Irish Culture in America

02 July 2020

Shades of Green-A Celebration of Irish Culture in America

Celebrate Pride June 30 with Ireland and Australia

19 June 2020

Celebrate Pride June 30 with Ireland and Australia

Passport Processing Update

08 June 2020

Changes to Passport Processing due to Covid-19 crisis.

Chicago Irish Film Festival Opening Night Feb 27 2020

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.

Wesport Drama Group Visits Chicago with production of 'Beauty Queen of Leenane' at Heritage Center

24 February 2020

The St. Patrick's Drama Group from Westport Co. Mayo performed Martin McDonagh's 'Beauty Queen of Leenane' at the Irish American Heritage Center on Feb 20th