News and Events from the Embassy of Ireland
16 June 2019
The English Language theatre group, the Lisbon Players celebrating Bloomsday in Lisbon. The embassy was delighted to celebrate with fans of Irish writer James Joyce a programme of readings and related Irish music at the Lisbon Players Theatre. “I hear the ruin of all space, shattered glass and toppled masonry, and time one livid final flame”
05 April 2019
Ambassador Orla Tunney cut the ribbon on the new Lisbon Office of Global Shares. Global Shares is an Irish tech company investing in Portugal as business expands globally. We are glad to have them as neighbours. Proud of this latest Ireland-Portugal success story.
17 March 2019
The Lisbon Embassy was very happy to welcome Minister Michael Creed at the St. Patrick’s Day Festival which took place in Cascais on 17 March. It featured Gaelic football, hurling, Irish dances, live Irish Music, a chance to learn a little of our native language, and also to taste some of our great dairy produce, and beer! It was great fun!
08 March 2019
Ambassador Orla Tunney co-hosted with the Ambassadors of Australia and Canada an International Women’s Day event with representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Portugal. It was an excellent lively discussion about women in diplomacy with the participation of Sonya McGuiness, DFAT’s director for Strategic HR.