News and Events from the Consulate General of Ireland
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11 November 2020
A presentation with DePaul University's Irish Studies Program, the DePaul Grace School of Applied Diplomacy and the Irish Studies Scholarly Seminar at The Newberry Library. Ambassador Mulhall will talk on the subject of "The History of Ireland 1921-22 ¬ The Beginnings of the Free State".
26 October 2020
A talk on Frederick Douglass's time in Ireland 175 years ago with Christine Kinealy author, and founding director of Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University. Named “one of the most influential Irish Americans” in 2011 by Irish America magazine and Dennis J. Brownlee, founder of the African American Irish Diaspora Network.
02 March 2020
Chicago Irish Film Festival opens with 'Guns and Rosaries' Feb 27 2020 to packed audience at Theater on the Lake, Chicago. Film directors, writers and actors from Ireland attended a pre-reception an the opening movie for the 3 day weekend Irish Film Festival throughout Chicagoland.
10 January 2020
Announcing the first '5th Friday' Networking Breakfast at the Consulate General of Ireland, Chicago. Opportunity to network with Irish, Irish American and Irish-interest business professionals. Learn about some of the work being done across a variety of sectors.