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Ireland in Books at the School of Arts & Humanities: an overview

26 June 2019

Ireland in Books at the School of Arts & Humanities: an overview Opening on 26th June 2019 with the presence of Ambassador Orla Tunney

Bloomsday 2019

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”

Ambassador laid a wreath to commemorate the Battle of Albuera

14 May 2019

Ambassador Orla Tunney participated on 14 May 2019 in a memorial organised by the Friends of the British Cemetery in Elvas.

European Union Science Olympiad (EUSO) 2019

10 May 2019

Congratulations to the Irish Science Student Teams who were awarded Gold and Silver medals at the European Union Science Olympiad (EUSO), which took place in the Faculty of Sciences and Technology in Almada, Portugal

Opening of new Global Shares Lisbon Office

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.

Inaugural Ireland Portugal Sustainability Forum

18 March 2019

Minister Andrew Doyle was in Lisbon to participate in the Inaugural Ireland Portugal Sustainability Forum organised by the Ireland Portugal Business Network.

St. Patrick’s Day Festival 2019

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!

International Women’s Day

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.

Ambassador Tunney calls on the Mayor of Cascais

07 March 2019

Ambassador Orla Tunney paid a courtesy visit to Mayor Carlos Carreiras of Cascais and offered him a book on Ireland’s Global Greening featuring the greening of Museu Condes de Castro Guimarães.

Céilí in Lisbon

17 February 2019

Céilí in Lisbon

St Brigid's Day

01 February 2019

Celebrating women and creativity with our Portuguese friends at a lively gathering of talented women

St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

15 March 2018

Portugal - St. Patrick's Day Celebrations