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2014 News & Events

October

Commemoration of Leinster Regiment’s role in the Battle of Prémesques

18 October 2014

On Saturday 18th October, Ambassador Byrne Nason participated in ceremonies at the town of Prémesques, outside Lille, to mark the centenary of the World War I Battle of Prémesques.

Plaque to commemorate Irish members of the French Resistance

6 October 2014

On Monday 6 October, the Embassy in coordination with the Centre Culturel Irlandais organised a ceremony to mark the unveiling of a plaque to Irish members of the French Resistance.

Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Business Event

3 October 2014

On 3 October to mark the opening of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe weekend, Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason hosted a major business event for the Irish-French equestrian sectors at the Irish Embassy in Paris supported by Irish Thoroughbred Marketing and Enterprise Ireland.