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  1. An Evening With the Consul General of Ireland and the Consul General of the United Kingdom

    An Evening With the Consul General of Ireland and the Consul General of the United Kingdom

    The Charitable Irish Society is hosting a reception with the Consul General Susie Kitchens of the United Kingdom and Consul General Breandán Ó Caollaí of Ireland as they discuss the current commercial and political status in Northern Ireland and the potential for the growth in investment, trade and tourism on both sides of the Atlantic. Joining the consuls general will be Andrew O’Brien, Special Representative for Global Partnerships from the U.S. State Department. The event will be held at The Union Club on Tuesday evening, June 2nd. A cocktail reception from 6:00 pm until 7:00 will precede the formal program....

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  2. Ireland makes headlines around the world with landmark ‘Yes’ result in marriage equality referendum

    Ireland makes headlines around the world with landmark ‘Yes’ result in marriage equality referendum

    Ireland has made headlines on major media organisations around the world – both print and digital – as a result of the historic ‘Yes’ vote in the same-sex marriage referendum. Ireland has become the 20th world nation to legalise gay marriage – but it is the first country in the world to hold a popular vote on the issue. Figures from the referendum announced at Dublin Castle showed that 62.1 per cent of Irish voters said “yes.” Outside, watching the results announcement live in the castle’s cobblestoned courtyard, thousands of gay rights activists cheered, hugged and cried. Add a strong global...

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  3. Third Annual Boston Irish Festival 5K Road Race- June 13th

    Third Annual Boston Irish Festival 5K Road Race- June 13th

    The Irish Cultural Center of New England is proud to host the 3rd Annual Boston Irish Festival 5K Road Race on Sunday June 14, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in Canton, Mass. This is part of the Boston Irish Festival, and all participants will receive free entry into the festival which begins at noon following the race (Festival runs both Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 14). Great Commemorative T-shirts will be given to pre-registered participants who sign up by May 15th and will also be available for sale on race day. Personalized keepsake bib numbers will also be issued to...

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  4. IN Boston’s Inaugural Third Thursday Networking Event!

    IN Boston’s Inaugural Third Thursday Networking Event!

    IN Boston’s bi-monthly “Third Thursday” Networking Event will be held on Thursday May 21st at 6 p.m. at Mr. Dooley’s, 77 Broad Street in Downtown Boston. Members of Irish Network Boston (IN Boston) and friends will have the opportunity to meet up in a casual atmosphere and stay connected!  All are welcome, and as always, you can join or renew your membership on the night.  The event starts at 6pm and for those who enjoy fantastic live music, the Dave Foley Band will be taking the stage at 8pm!  Our inaugural event will be held at Mr. Dooley’s in honor and...

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  5. Rory tees up Irish Open

    Rory tees up Irish Open

    Rory McIlroy won the Wells Fargo Championship by seven strokes, setting a new tournament record score of 267. The Northern Irish world number one, 26, finished on 21 under par with a final round 69 in North Carolina to earn his second win at Quail Hollow. America’s Patrick Rodgers and Webb Simpson tied for second on 14 under. “Everything is firing on all cylinders for me,” said McIlroy. “I’m a more controlled player these days. I’ve learned how to finish things off.”May 28-31, sees the upcoming Irish Open golf championship at Royal County Down. McIlroy’s win was also a repeat...

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  6. Boston Change-Maker’s Ball- this Friday May 8th.

    Boston Change-Maker’s Ball- this Friday May 8th.

    Self Help Africa hosts their annual ball this Friday May 8th at the Seaport Hotel. Every year the Boston business community shows overwhelming support, last year there was an increase of over 70% on funds raised. More than 300 people from across Greater Boston gather for this glittering gala event to support entrepreneurship across the continent of Africa. The 4th annual black-tie event attracts patrons from the worlds of technology, business, finance and law in Boston to support crucial projects. Last year’s Boston Change-Maker’s Ball attracted a host of celebrities and local dignitaries including NECN’s own Jackie Bruno, Senator Mo Cowan,...

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