Our Activities (May 2010)
Ambassador Urabe attended launch of new Electric Vehicle project
Ambassador Urabe attended the launch of a new Electric Vehicle project held in Trinity College Dublin. The Irish Government and the ESB signed a memorandom with Mitsubishi Motors to promote the development of the Electric Vehicle industry in Ireland. The Irish Government will actively develop the infrastructure and the know-how required to strengthen its Electric Vehicle promotion sheme.
Centenary of Japanese Gardens, Kildare
Ambassador Urabe attended the centenary celebrations of the Japanese Gardens at the Irish National Stud in Kildare on Sunday 16 May, and planted a cherry tree in commemoration of the centenary. The Japanese Weekend celebrations took place from Friday 14 to Sunday 16 May, and a programme of Japanese-themed events supported by the IJA including a tea ceremony, ikebana and kimono demonstrations was organised.