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2015 News & Events

December 2015

Reception in honour of George Boole at the Embassy

14 December 2015

Ambassador Kavanagh hosted a reception in honour of the 200th Birthday of UCC alumnus George Boole
“forefather of the Information Age”. The event was held in cooperation with Education in Ireland and University College Cork on December 14 in Beijing.

Camerata Ireland - Tour to China

8 December 2015

Leading all Ireland chamber orchestra, Camerata Ireland will be touring in China this week (10th - 15th December) including major cities such as Guangzhou, Yichun, Wuhan, Shanghai and the capital Beijing.


November 2015

Ambassador delivers video address to 2015 ICBA dinner

25 November 2015

Ambassador of Ireland to China, Paul Kavanagh delivered a video address to the 2015 Ireland China Business Association Dinner which was held in Dublin on 25 November.

When You Are Old Poetry Concert

23 November 2015

The Embassy of Ireland and Poem for You jointly organised a poetry concert entitled ‘When You Are Old’ which was held at the brand new Tianqiao Performing Arts Centre in Beijing.

Chieftains in China 17-18 November 2015

06 November 2015

The Chieftains are back in China after over 30 years! The Six times Grammy winners and High Kings of Irish music are visiting Beijing with their 12 piece band playing 17 November at the spectacular Forbidden.

Irish Stand at the Chinese Seafood Exhibition

04 November 2015

Ambassador Kavanagh met with Vice-Minister Qu from the Ministry of Agriculture At the Irish stand at the Chinese Seafood Exhibition in Qingdao on 4 November. One of the Irish companies presenting its produce is selling live crab online. These delicious crabs can be delivered live from the West coast of Ireland to Beijing within 30 hours.


October 2015

Irish participation at the China Horse Fair in Beijing

14 October 2015

Ambassador Kavanagh was the keynote speaker at the Irish pavilion event during the China Horse Fair in Beijing on October 14th. This was the second year that Irish agencies and companies participated at the Fair.


September 2015

Ambassador speaks at Confucius Institute Open Day

25 September 2015

Ambassador Kavanagh delivered a keynote speech at the second Confucius Institute Headquarters Open Day event which was held on 25 September at the Beijing headquarters of Confucius Institute. The theme of the event was "Cultural Exchanges and World Peace".

Trade Mission to China led by Minister for Job, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton

15 September 2015

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, led for the fourth year running a trade mission of 40 Irish companies to China.