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News & Events from Embassy of Ireland, Argentina


June 2016

Independence to Interdependence – International Affairs Symposium

June 2016

This symposium on political and economic relations will explore the experiences of Ireland and Argentina exercising sovereignty in a multipolar world.

March 2016

Ireland on Screen – Images of Liberty

Pantalla Pinamar, 5th-12th March

As the first event on our calendar of commemoration and celebration, Ireland will be a special guest at the 12th Annual Pantalla Pinamar film festival in this Atlantic coast town in Buenos Aires province, in March.

1916 Reenactment and St Patricks Day Celebrations

16th-20th March

This year’s St Patricks Day parade in Buenos Aires, will have commemoration at its centre, marking both the bicentennial of the Argentine Declaration of Indpendence, as well as the Easter Rising. The festivities will include a parade and a re-enactment of events at the GPO on Easter Monday 1916.

Ireland on Stage

Dates to be confirmed

A week-long Irish theatre festival in Buenos Aires will feature dramatized readings both of classic Irish works from the revival period and modern Irish drama, delivered by a cast of Argentine actors.

Historical Reflection

Dates to be confirmed

Events to include the "Irish Studies Symposium", "Casement in South America", "Treasures of the National Gallery" and "A Shared Memory"

January 2016

Irish Argentina Celebrating Youth and Sport

Events throughout 2016

The Embassy is supporting several initiatives organised in conjunction with local schools, clubs and societies, which will help connect all of those with an interest in Ireland to the story of the 1916 Rising, to the Irish immigration experience in Argentina and to our national games.

 

December 2015

Argentina-Ireland 2016: A Shared Commemoration

24 December 2015

In 2016, Ireland will commemorate the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin, which was the catalyst of Irish independence and the emergence of the new Irish State. Argentina will in 2016 commemorate and celebrate the bicentenary of the signature of the Declaration of Tucuman on 9 July 1816 which established the independence of the Republic of Argentina.

March 2015

Celebrating Ireland’s links with Argentina

13 March 2015

As part of our work to raise awareness of Irish culture and create a positive image of Ireland in Argentina the Embassy is glad to support various St Patricks Day events , including the annual parade and concert in Plaza San Martin, organised by the Asociacion Argentino Irlandesa Almirante Browne, usually on the Sunday before St Patricks Day.

Gaelic Sports in Argentina

06 March 2015

Gaelic games have undergone a revival in recent years in Buenos Aires, with the support of the GAA and thanks to the dedicated efforts of enthusiasts at Hurling Club in Buenos Aires.

The gaelic football team representing Argentina were victorious in the Men’s Shield competition at the 2015 World GAA Games held in Abu Dhabi in March 2015. This was an incredible achievement for a team made up mostly of Argentine-born players who had only recently taken up the sport.