November 6, 2017
Our Activities (October 2017)
Dr Irmela Hijiya-Kirschnereit, Freie Universität Berlin, gave a lecture entitled “The Sushi Sacrilege” at Trinity College Dublin.
The funeral of former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave, who died on 4 October at the age of 97, was held at a church in Dublin and attended by Ambassador Miyoshi. The former Taoiseach was Minister for External Affairs when diplomatic relations were established between Japan and Ireland, and attended the opening event of the 50th anniversary.
10 October – Lecture at Dublin City University
Ambassador Miyoshi gave a lecture to 75 Japanese students at Dublin City University (where 550 Japanese students are enrolled this year) on the current situation in Ireland and other topics.
Ambassador Miyoshi and the entire audience enjoyed the performance of "Her Voice" by Kamome-za, held at the Samuel Beckett Theatre as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival.
11 October – Flute concert
A flute concert by Ms Yoko Owada was held at St Ann’s Church.
Ambassador Miyoshi attended a special ceremony at Dublin City University (DCU) conferring honorary doctorates on President Bill Clinton, Sr Stanislaus Kennedy, and Dr Martin Naughton, founder of Glen Dimplex.
A performance of “La Marie Vison” directed by Ms Maki Mutai took place at the Smock Alley Theatre Boys' School.