An incredible experience of a different type to those more typical to WIP, put things in perspective for Vickie Kiely.
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Annita Brady reflects on her first week as part of the Washington Ireland Program, and on some of the comments and moments that have stood out so far.
Throughout the summer we will be highlighting some of their reflections, today Lewis Mooney talks about his first few days in DC.
June 4th marked exactly one year since I departed for Washington DC. Before going, in the book of my life, I imagine that the chapter would’ve been entitled “My Great American Adventure”. By the time I returned in August, it had been re-named “The Summer That Changed My Life”. Read more
We were honored to have WIP alumnus Chris Lyttle, Class of 2002, formally announce the Class of 2012 to WIP’s corporate sponsors, Board, internship placements and fellow alumni at a breakfast held at the WIP offices.
Chris, an MLA representing East Belfast, was in Washington DC in his role as deputy Chair of the Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for the Office of First Minister and deputy First Minister. He joined other representatives from the Northern Ireland government to promote Northern Ireland tourism and economic development.
TheHill.com covered Chris’ return to DC by hosting this Op-Ed on their capital blog – you can read the piece here.