The Ambassadors of EU countries to Ireland gathered at Europe House on Mount Street Lower for a photocall to encourage all EU citizens in Ireland to exercise their right to Vote on May 24.
St. Oliver Plunkett N. S. Blackcastle, Navan, Co. Meath held a ‘Europe Day’ on Friday, 8th March, 2019. This event was part of the school’s participation in the Blue Star Programme. The Blue Star Programme aims to foster better knowledge and understanding of Europe and what the EU means and how it works. The day focussed particularly on Lithuania and special guest on the day was the Lithuanian Ambassador to Ireland, Mr. Egidijus Meilunas. The ambassador was welcomed to the school not only by all its pupils and staff but also Ms. Helen McEntee TD, Minister of State for European Affairs.
On the Occasion of the Day of Restoration of the State of Lithuania, Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to Ireland and Lithuanian Association in Ireland presents organ music concert performed by world-class Lithuanian organist Renata Marcinkute Lesieur.
January 25-27, Ireland‘s biggest tourism exhibition "The Holiday World Show" returned to RDS in Dublin. Representatives from Lithuanian embassy, alongside tourism agencies „Travel Addicts Club“, „Seagull Group“ and „In Via Baltic“, introduced both the hidden and well-known gems of Lithuania, including wellness tourism, pilgrimages, and other tours that suit the needs of different kind of travellers.
Visit Holiday World Show 2019 at RDS, Simonscourt, Dublin 4. 25-27 January. Stop by Lithuania stand N19A and plan your next trip to Lithuania. The Embassy of Lithuania together with partners Travel Addicts Club www.traveladdicts.lt , Seagull Group www.seagull-group.com and IN VIA Baltic represents Lithuania as a great travelling destination.
The Lighting of the Christmas Tree Marks the Beginning of the Holiday Season in Lithuania’s Capital
Anticipation was high leading up to the annual lighting of the Christmas tree at Vilnius’ Cathedral Square this evening. Lithuania’s capital has received a lot of global attention over the years for its unique and stunning Christmas Trees, and this year’s creation, which looks like a giant clock from above, certainly did not disappoint.
On 13 November, the Political Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Asta Skaisgirytė and the Director of the Political Division of Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland Barrie Robinson met with officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, the Deputy Minister of Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons of Ukraine, Lithuanian and Irish experts working in Kiev, and representatives of non-governmental organizations.
The biggest event in the field of life sciences in the Baltic States and throughout Eastern and Central Europe „Life Sciences Baltics 2018 “ was held in the capital city of Lithuania, Vilnius, on September 26-27. Over 1500 delegates from Japan, Israel, United Kingdom, Ireland, the United States and other leading countries in the field of life sciences participated in the event. The delegation from the Emerald Isle was led by Professor Mark Fergusson, Director General of „Science Foundation Ireland“ and Chief Scientific Adviser to the Government of Ireland. Professor kindly agreed to answer questions of the newspaper „Lietuvis” (“The Lithuanian”).
Thursday the 25th October saw representatives of the Irish travel trade and media gather at the Lithuanian Embassy in Dublin to discuss potential tourism opportunities in Lithuania. The familiarisation seminar, held by the Lithuanian Embassy and the Lithuanian Professionals Network Ireland, a local diaspora professionals’ club, introduced the destination’s potential in attracting travellers from Ireland and highlighted specialised tourism products tailored to the Irish travel market.
Sunday, October 28, Vilnius, President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to President Michael D. Higgins of Ireland on re-election and wished for every success, energy and strength in performing the very important and responsible duties of this position.
VILNIUS, 21 September 2018, With only 24 hours to go until the arrival of Pope Francis, Lithuania’s capital city is hoping to bring religion into the digital age with their exciting new virtual reality project - a 3D version of the Shrine of Divine Mercy, complete with the world-famous image of Divine Mercy. Different versions of the painting can be found in Catholic churches throughout the world, although few know it originated in Vilnius. Pedro López Quintana, Apostolic Nuncio to Lithuania, and Gintaras Grušas, the Archbishop of Vilnius, have already experienced the project through virtual reality.
In order to promote innovative teacher education in Lithuania, VMU is joining forces with other Lithuanian universities and the leading institutions in Ireland and Iceland. As partners of a new project, the universities will prepare a new joint innovative teacher education system which utilises the concept of personalized learning.
Lithuanian diaspora in Ireland together with Irish friends, county councils members commemorated Lithuanian Statehood Day on 6th of July. People in the whole Ireland banded together to sing Tautiška giesmė (National anthem of Lithuania) to pay tribute to Lithuania. The melody of a national song was widely spread around Dublin, Dundalk, Galway, Carrickmacross, Carlow, Cavan, Killarney, Cork, Monaghan, Limerick, Laois, Mullingar, Tullamore, Ballinrobe. Ireland was honoured as well as the melody of Irish national anthem followed.