August 8, 2018
Our Activities (July 2018)
Ambassador Miyoshi, together with colleagues from the diplomatic corps, attended the National Day of Commemoration Ceremony at Collins Barracks.
At a ceremony in Tokyo, Foreign Minister Mr. Taro Kono presented the Foreign Minister's Commendation Award to the Experience Japan Taiko (Drum) Team. Ms. Nobuko Ijichi, founder and leader, received the award on behalf of the team.
At Leopardstown Racecourse, the Tyros Stakes were held. Ambassador Miyoshi attended with Japan Racing Association (JRA) Vice-President Mr. Machida.
This year 46 Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme participants from Ireland departed for Japan. Gambare JETs!
Six high school students from areas affected by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake paid a courtesy call on the Lord Mayor of Dublin and gave presentations on the recovery efforts. They also visted Minister Eoghan Murphy and Ambassador Miyoshi.