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Ambassador Ó Riain visited Banská Bystrica

Ambassador Ó Riain visited Banská Bystrica

Ambassador Ó Riain meeting with Governor Lunter, Banská Bystrica

Ambassador Ó Riain visited Banská Bystrica on the 17th of April, her first visit to the region since arriving in Slovakia. In her meetings with Mayor Nosko and Governor Lunter, Ambassador Ó Riain discussed strengthening ties between Ireland and the region, particularly through tourism, education and "people to people" contacts.

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Meeting with representatives of Matej Bel University.

Ambassador Ó Riain also met with representatives of Matej Bel University and the first Irish Studies Department in a Slovak University, and discussed their links with University College Cork. Professor Pádraig Ó Riain and Dr Dagmar Ó Riain-Raedel gave an interesting lecture to the students of the Irish and British Studies Departments entitled "Ireland and Europe: language, religion, culture and adventure".  

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Ambassador Ó Riain meeting Mayor Nosko, Banská Bystrica. 

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