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26 AugustScreening of Documentary on Sister Paschal

On 26 August, a screening of a documentary on the life of Sister Paschal (who died at the age of 101 in 2013) was held. Sister Paschal was an Irish nun who spent 75 years in Japan teaching English and she made an enormous contribution to the development of friendly relations between Japan and Ireland.

6 AugustHiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration Ceremony

On 6 August in Dublin’s Merrion Square Park, a ceremony organised by the Irish Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament to commemorate the victims of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombs was held. Ambassador Miyoshi represented the Embassy of Japan at the event and Cllr. Mary Freehill, Irish government officials and members of the general public also attended.
28 JulyVisit to Ireland by Secondary Schoolchildren from the Areas Affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake

On 28 July, 9 secondary schoolchildren from the areas affected by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake arrived in Ireland. In a programme organised by “Support Our Kids”, the schoolchildren, accompanied by Ambassador Miyoshi, made a presentation about the current situation in the affected areas to Mr. Charles Flanagan TD, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Cllr. Brendan Carr, Lord Mayor of Dublin.

19 July Counsellor Yamamitsu Visits University of Limerick

Counsellor Yamamitsu visited the University of Limerick and had discussions with UL Vice-President McCutcheon.
15 July Counsellor Yamamitsu Visits University College Cork

Counsellor Yamamitsu visited University College Cork and had discussions with UCC President Murphy.
13 July Garden Party

On 13 July, a garden party was held at the Ambassador’s residence with invited guests from political and government circles.
2 July – JET Programme Participants Pre-Departure Orientation and Reception

On 2 July, a pre-departure orientation and reception was held at the Ambassador’s residence for the 39 new Irish JET Programme participants who travelled to Japan this summer.