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Latest News & Events

Concert of Irish music in Vilnius

16 August 2016

The “House of Puglu” will present a fabulous evening of Irish music and songs, performed by Denis McLaughlin and Pia Nygaard. Denis and Pia play a very broad spectrum of Irish folk music. The love, the hunger, the oppression, the hope and joy of Irish history is conveyed through the music.

Common Declaration in Support of Baltic Pride

13 June 2016

On the occasion of the Baltic Pride 2016, which will take place in Vilnius on June 18th, 2016, we express our support for efforts to raise public awareness of the issues affecting the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) communities in the three Baltic States.

Mayor of Vilnius visits the Embassy

13 October 2015

Ambassador Noonan welcomed the Mayor of Vilnius, Remigius Semasius, to the Embassy today (13 October) to address a meeting of the European Business Network. The Mayor gave a presentation on the future of Vilnius, outlining the strategic direction of the city in the years to come.

Irish theatre group 'Macnas' to perform at Vilnius Culture Night

19 June 2015

The Embassy of Ireland, in cooperation with Culture Ireland and Kulturos Naktis, is pleased to announce that the Irish theatre group ‘Macnas’ will take to the streets of Vilnius this Friday, 19 June, as part of the Culture Night celebrations. Macnas, an award-winning international performance and spectacle company takes its name from the Irish word for “joyful abandonment”.   

Irish Exhibition at Lithuania Design Week

5 May 2015

As part of the Year of Irish Design, the Embassy of Ireland is pleased to cooperate with Lithuania Design Week, and Irish Design 2015 to showcase the work of some of Ireland’s leading designers.  Joining other exhibitors at the ‘Energetikos ir Technikos Muziejus’ (Lithuania’s Energy and Technical Museum) in central Vilnius, the focus of Design Week’s events, the Irish exhibition consists of a series of photographs on the theme of ‘Designers at work’.

Greening the river Vilnele for the St. Patrick's Day celebrations

14 March 2015

On Saturday, 14 March, the river Vilnele in Vilnius was once again ‘greened’ as part of the celebrations of St. Patrick’s Day.  Approximately one thousand people turned out to see the spectacle, lining the banks of the river in central Vilnius.

Concert hosted by the Embassy to celebrate St. Patrick's Day

17 March 2015

The Embassy hosted a concert and reception in the National Philharmonic on Tuesday, 17 March, to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.  Approximately 200 guests attended the event, at which the Irish traditional music group ‘Patrick’s Holm’ played.