Beannachta� na Nollag!

Go raibh s�och�n na Nollag

agus Bliain Nua faoi sh�an 's faoi

shonas ort 's ar do mhuintir!

May the peace of Christmas

and a happy and prosperous New Year

be with you and yours!


This Saturday, December 6:


IRISH SENIORS' CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON - The Vice-Consul of Ireland in San Francisco, Kevin Byrne, will be a special guest at the  Irish Seniors' Christmas Luncheon at 12 noon at F X McRory's, 419 Occidental Ave S. All Seniors and their guests are very welcome - contact for reservations.


IRISH COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS PARTY - Irish Vice Consul Kevin Byrne will also attend the Irish Community Christmas Party on Saturday evening from 

7 - 9 pm at F X McRory's to help highlight the Seattle Gaels GAA Club which is celebrating its 35th Anniversary this year. The Gaels are also receiving National Guinness Recognition because of their role over the past 35 years in promoting Gaelic Games around the Pacific Northwest. Please join us to celebrate the season and the Irish community. No admission charge! See some old photos of Seattle Gaels teams.



A native of Dundalk, Co. Louth, Kevin Byrne has been Vice Consul of Ireland to the Western US since 2013 and will be a Special Guest at this Saturday's Irish Seniors' Luncheon at noon and the Irish Community Christmas Party from 7-9 pm, both at F X McRory's in Seattle.


A graduate of Trinity College Dublin and the London School of Economics, Kevin joined the Department of Foreign Affairs in 2010. Prior to being appointed to the San Francisco post, he worked in the Department of the Taoiseach helping plan Ireland's successful Presidency of the European Union.


Before joining Foreign Affairs in 2010, Kevin worked in Brussels for the European Commission and in the Japanese Mission to the EU. 


He has also worked as a research associate and editor at RUSI, Britain's leading foreign and security policy think tank.

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