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Our Activities (September 2016)

5 September – Lecture Commemorating the Publication of the English Language Translation of “Tales of Ise”

Dr. Peter McMillan, an Irishman who lives in Japan, gave a lecture to commemorate the publication of his English language translation of “Tales of Ise” (Penguin Books) at Trinity College Dublin. An informal gathering/reception for invited Irish guests and Japanese living in Ireland was also held at the Ambassador’s residence. (Harpist Junshi Murakami performed a piece by 17th century harpist O’Carolan)
11 September National Famine Commemoration

At Glasnevin Cemetery in north Dublin City, the National Famine (1845) Commemoration was held with President Michael D. Higgins and Ms. Heather Humphreys TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, attended. Ambassador Miyoshi, along with other members of the diplomatic corps, laid a wreath.