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Irish in Chile | Six strange things that will happen to you in Santiago

Chile Ireland: A few months ago, Ireland announced an embassy for Chile. Adam Patrick Fulham gives an account of his two years in Santiago, the country’s iconic capital. 2013 was quite a strange year of my life: I was twenty-one, in my final year of college and didn’t know what to do after graduating. This all changed one day, however, …

Ireland to open Embassies in Chile & Colombia

Dublin, Republic of Ireland: Ireland has today announced Irish Embassies for Chile & Colombia, in a move which is set to transform Irish relations with Latin America. Minister Simon Coveney announced the news today, as the Irish Government outlaid its budget for 2018. This new diplomatic presence in Bogotá (Colombia) and Santiago (Chile) will add to Ireland’s existing embassies in …

Celtic in Chile

CELTIC IN CHILE An interview with Matt Mulvey T.C.R.G., director of the first Irish Dance Academy in Chile. Founded in 2004, the Santiago-based Mulvey Rakos Irish Dance Academy is one of Chile’s best-known dancing groups. It headlined Chile’s first-ever Irish Cultural Festival and has even participated twice in Chile’s Got Talent (‘Talento Chileno’). The academy has also participated in international …

5 must-read books on the Irish in Latin America

The University College of Cork recently launched an ‘Irish in Latin America’ exhibition, with Irish President Michael D Higgins among the attendees. This inspired us to compile a list of the best-ever books written on Irish icons of Latin America. Paisanos: The Forgotten Irish Who Changed the Face of Latin America Published in 2016, Paisanos is the definitive book on the history of the …

Going Green for St. Patrick's Day

Saint Patrick’s Day is the most widely celebrated national holiday in the world. It happens every March 17th and is marked with huge parades and parties, particularly in Argentina, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States. In 2010, Tourism Ireland started its ‘Global Greening’ programme by illuminating two landmarks green for Saint Patrick’s Day. In 2017, this number grew …