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2016 News & Events

October 2016

Todos bienvenidos a la inauguración de la exposición ‘Los Irlandeses en América Latina’, el martes el 18 de octubre a las 19.00 en la Biblioteca de Mexico

12 October 2016

2016 es un año particularmente especial para Irlanda y la diáspora irlandesa alrededor del mundo. Hace cien años tuvo lugar en Dublín el Levantamiento de la Pascua – the Easter Rising - y en el marco de la conmemoración de este centenario, la Embajada de Irlanda, con el apoyo de la Secretaría de Cultura a través de la Biblioteca de México, se complace en presentar la exposición itinerante ‘Los Irlandeses en América Latina’.

Colombian artist Adriana Salazar granted prestigious artist’s residency at the Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

06 October 2016

Ms Adriana Salazar, a Colombian citizen resident in Mexico City, has been granted a very prestigious 6 month foreign artists’ residency at the Royal Hibernian Academy (RHA) in Dublin, which is being fully funded by Avalon Holdings.

September 2016

Job Opportunity: Commercial Attaché, Embassy of Ireland Mexico

23 September 2016

The Embassy of Ireland in Mexico is recruiting a Commercial Attaché who will report to the Deputy Head of Mission responsible for trade and economic promotion.

Ireland supports the peace process in Colombia

21 September 2016

In the 2010-2015 period, Ireland provided €5.5 million to support the Colombian peace process, through our trusted UN and NGO partners including Christian Aid, Trocaire, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and others. Ireland's support focused on protecting human rights defenders and promoting peace and security.

Read more about the work of Ireland and other EU member states in Colombia.

Commemoration of the San Patricio Battalion, 12 September 2016

12 September 2016

On 12 September 2016, Ambassador Hyland participated in the 169th anniversary of the San Patricio Battalion in Plaza Jacinta, San Angel. Her speech is available here.

August 2016

The Irish in Latin America 2016 touring exhibition

On the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, the Embassy of Ireland in Mexico is planning an exhibition to engage the public with Irish heritage in Latin American countries. This touring exhibition celebrates the role of Irish immigrants in the region and in keeping with the commemoration of the 1916 Rising, will highlight Ireland and Latin America’s shared history of colonialism and subsequent independence and revolutionary struggles.

March 2016

México celebra el Día de San Patricio 2016

15 March 2016

La Embajadora de Irlanda en México, Sonja Hyland, anunció el día de hoy la realización de una serie de eventos para celebrar el Día de San Patricio de 2016 en México.