The Irish navy ship LE James Joyce is this week visiting Boston.
And part of its mission is to do with flying the flag for Irish companies doing business in the city and in the State of Massachusetts.
Enterprise Ireland is hosting a reception on board that is focused on Irish companies as local employers and employers across the United States.
Stated the invitation: "On behalf of Lieutenant Commander Donnchadh Cahalane and David Corcoran, Head of New England and Midwest USA, Enterprise Ireland, we kindly request the pleasure of your company at an Enterprise Ireland Innovation Reception aboard the Irish Naval Ship the L.É. James Joyce.
"This reception will welcome the docking of the L.É. James Joyce in Boston as well as celebrate the impact of Irish Innovation in the United States.
"Massachusetts is home to over 100 locations of Enterprise Ireland supported companies, employing over 5,500 people locally, and we look forward to welcoming representatives from these innovative companies, and welcome our wider network of industry partners from throughout the state."