News and Events from the Consulate General of Ireland
17 January 2020
The first of February is St Brigid’s Day, Lá Féile Bríde, a day when the talent and creativity of Irish women is celebrated around the world. The Consulate General of Ireland is delighted to present an exciting programme of events in New South Wales to mark Brigid’s Day and this global celebration.
29 August 2019
On Sunday, 25 August, the 20th annual commemoration took place at the Australian Monument to the Great Irish Famine at Hyde Park Barracks in Sydney. The Great Irish Famine Commemoration Committee (GIFCC) also held a special symposium to mark 20 years since the establishment of the monument.
27 May 2019
The Consulate hosts a series of workshops, called Le Chéile (‘together’ in Irish), for these organisations. The bi-monthly workshops provide a regular forum for community development, networking and collaboration. They include expert speakers and opportunities for members of the community to make a pitch to the organisations present.
07 February 2019
On 5 February, the Consulate marked the awarding of the Presidential Distinguished Service Award to Tom Power. The award recognised Tom's vision and work as Chairman of the Irish Famine Commemoration Committee and his legacy in the form of the Monument to the Great Irish Famine at Hyde Park Barracks Sydney.
27 May 2018
The Consulate is delighted to support Aisling – Visions of Irish Women in Music, Poetry and Literature to be held at the Don Bank Museum, North Sydney on Sunday 27 May at 5pm and at the State Library of New South Wales on Saturday 23rd June at 7pm.