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A Historic Week in the Second City as Ireland Ends 111-Year Wait for Victory over New Zealand
The Embassy hosts Irish storytelling and story wruiting events as part of the Kids Euro Festival.
19 October: Research and Administrative Assistant, Political and Economic Sections, Embassy of Ireland Washington. Application Deadline: 5pm EST Thursday 27 October 2016.
24 June: UK Referendum on EU Membership
The spectacular festival IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture, which was the culmination of more than two years of planning and collaboration between the Embassy and the John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, recently concluded in Washington DC.
Watch this fascinating panel discussion moderated by Ambassador Anne Anderson with actress Fiona Shaw, author Colum McCann and poet Paula Meehan which took palce at the Embassy on June 4, 2016
Remarks by Ambassador Anderson at launch of JFK centenary programme, Kennedy Center, Sunday, 29 May 2016
18 May: Capitol Hill Tree Planting
Capitol Hill bestowed a rare honour on Ireland with a commemorative tree planting in May 2016.
Remarks by Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD at the Opening Gala of “Ireland 100” at the Kennedy Center, Washington DC.
17 May - 5 June: Kennedy Center Irish Arts Festival
The centrepiece of the 2016 commemoration events in the United States is the Kennedy Center Festival, “Ireland 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts and Culture"
14 May: EU Open House
The 10th annual European Union Embassies' Open House took place on May 14, 2016 in Washington, DC, and saw all embassies of the EU member nations and the EU delegation open to the public.
I want to thank all those who have worked so tirelessly to make today’s event a reality. It is a wonderful coming together of three centenaries – of the Easter Rising, of the casting of this statue, of the foundation of the national Park Service.
24 April: New York Commemoration of Easter Rising
Sunday 24th April will be an historic day for the Irish American community in the New York Metropolitan region.
22 April: White House Tours Closure
Please be aware that we have received a notification that White House tours for international visitors, including Irish citizens, are closed for the month of May.
For more detailed information on the procedure involved, please visit the official White House website.
18 April: Media Accreditation Form
Media Accreditation form for NY Commemorative Events
Sunday 24th April 2016 will be an historic day for the Irish American community in this region, as we gather to mark the Centennial of Ireland’s Easter Rising of 1916.
Ambassador Anne Anderson introduced former President Bill Clinton, a Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, at the Irish America Hall of Fame Luncheon, held in New York City on 30 March
On the occasion of Ireland’s national day, please see the 2016 St Patrick’s Day message from President Michael D. Higgins. The President sends his very best wishes for St Patrick's Day to the people of Ireland and to our global family and friends around the world.
Society of the Friendly Sons of St Patrick, Gala Dinner Philadelphia, Saturday, 12 March 2016 Keynote Speech by Ambassador Anne Anderson
The gala premiere of "1916: The Irish Rebellion" took place at Notre Dame University on 3 March. This landmark documentaary examones the events and aftermath of the Easter Rising.
Ambassador Anne Anderson’s recent two-day visit to Nashville highlighted the cultural, historical and tourism ties between Ireland and Tennessee, and explored means of further developing our economic collaboration
The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Charlie Flanagan TD is in New York to formally launch the ambitious 1916 Rising Commemoration Programme of events that will take place across the United States this year.
The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Charlie Flanagan TD launched today in New York a booklet detailing the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme in the United States