Online launch for new diaspora strategy

Irish Ambassador to the U.S. Dan Mulhall

By Irish Echo Staff

The Irish government's new diaspora strategy is being officially launched today. And it will be revealed to a U.S. audience tomorrow, Thursday, by means of a virtual gathering hosted by Irish Ambassador to the United States, Dan Mulhall.

The new strategy covers the years up to 2025 and sets out how the Irish government intends to engage with and support the global Irish diaspora in this five year period.

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For the Thursday, November 19, virtual launch Ambassador Mulhall will be joined by the Irish government's Minister for the Diaspora, Colm Brophy

The Irish Embassy has set up a link Register here

This gives details of the program and a registration page.

The gathering will feature discussion with representatives of various parts and sectors of the Irish community in the U.S. with speakers including Aidan Connelly from the Arts Center in New York, and Caitrióna Clarke from the Aisling Center in Yonkers.

Ordinarily, the event would have been an in-person one but was moved online, like so many others, as a result of Covid-19