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2014 News & Events

December 2014

Minister Alex White announces funding to Irish-Peruvian Chamber of Commerce under Emigrant Support Programme

10 December 2014

Whilst in Peru for the COP20 Climate Change talks, Minister Alex White was also able to announce the award of over 21,000 soles in support of an initiative by the Irish-Peruvian Chamber of Commerce. The new knowledge sharing platform will help Chamber members to share information and also assist Irish companies interested in entering the Peruvian market.

November 2014

A warm welcome for Irish music in Havana with local uileann piper star of the show

7 November 2014

There were packed crowds in the Fabrica de Arte and the Teatro Miramar in Havana as Cuba embraced the music of Mick Moloney and Athena Tergis, Niall O’Leary, Bill McComiskey and Leni Sloan. Their visit caught the imagination of both the Cuban media and public but no doubt the largest applause went to the local hero Alexander Suarez, one of a number of uileann pipers native to the island.

Beckett remembered in Mexico City and Guanajuato

4 November 2014

A series of events commemorating the life and works of Samuel Beckett took place in Mexico City and Guanajuato. In Mexico City, Drs. Nicholas Grene, Mario Murgia and Julie Bates gave an insightful introduction to his works of both drama and prose whilst Denis Rafter gave a stunning dramatic reading of Beckett’s work. This event was followed by a three-day conference at the University of Guanajuato remembering Beckett 25 years after his death.

October 2014

Invitation to a night of Samuel Beckett

31 October 2014

The Embassy of Ireland are very pleased to invite you to an evening of Samuel Beckett at the Biblioteca de México, la Ciudadela on Tuesday 4 November starting at 7pm.

September 2014

Summer Embassy Newsletter

This Newsletter captures some of the Embassy’s activities over the summer months.

Commemoration of the Saint Patrick’s Battalion

12 September 2014

The annual commemoration of the Saint Patrick’s Battalion is to take place on the morning of 12 September at Plaza San Jacinto at 10am. 

April 2014

Spring Embassy Newsletter

The focus of the Embassy Spring Newsletter was on the various celebrations over the Saint Patrick’s Day season, including the first ever ‘Greening’ of the Ángel de la Independencia.