Our Activities (November 2010)
2010 JET Returnee Welcome Home Reception
On 2 November, the 2010 JET Returnee Welcome Home Reception was held at the Ambassador's residence in Dublin. JET participants who returned to Ireland this year shared their memories and invaluable experience with other guests.
Presentation Ceremony of the Ambassador's Commendation to Dr. Declan M. Downey
The presentation ceremony of the Ambassador's commendation to Dr. Declan M. Downey, University Lecturer in Modern European and Asian Legal & Diplomatic History, University College Dublin , took place at the Embassy on November 18 in recognition of his contribution to the promotion of the study of Japan in Ireland. Since 1995, he has not only taught courses in Japanese History and Japanese International Relations, but also raised students' awareness in Japan and developed next generation Japanologists. In addition, he has worked as advisor to the Irish Government etc. on their relations with Japan and Asia..