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Celtic Cup 2017

12th Annual Celtic Cup The 12th Annual Celtic Cup was held on September 11th at the Ernie Els designed Whiskey Creek Golf Club in Ijamsville, MD. The day began with a moment of silence, led by Wounded Warrior Charles Eggleston, to honor those who lost their lives 16...

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Northern Ireland Bureau Farewell 2017

  Northern Ireland Bureau Farewell The Northern Ireland Bureau hosted a farewell event for the WIP Class of 2017 on Thursday July 27th, 2017 at the Homer Building in DC. The evening was a chance to not only honor the Class of 2017 for their accomplishments this...

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Host Family Farewell 2017

Host Family Farewell 2017 We were delighted to honor our 26 amazing host families for the Class of 2017 on Friday, July 28th, 2017 at Chevy Chase Village Hall. The purpose of the evening was to extend our greatest thanks to the families that host the 30 WIP Students...

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First WIP Alumnus elected Taoiseach

First WIP Alumnus elected Taoiseach The Chair of the Washington Ireland Program (WIP), Jim Carroll welcomed the election of WIP Alumnus, Leo Varadkar as Taoiseach today: "We are delighted for Leo on this historic day. We are very proud of his achievements and...

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Celtic Chefs 2017 Report

Celtic Chefs - Claudia & Tom Corcoran We were delighted to host the eighth instalment of our annual Evening with Celtic Chefs on May 18th in the St Regis. We had food from nine fantastic Chefs from the DC area, who offered delicious samples of their signature...

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Launch of the WIP Class of 2017

Introducing the WIP Class of 2017 We are delighted to introduce the thirty exceptional young people from Northern Ireland Ireland, the members of the WIP Class of 2017. You can see their bios here. They were selected following a rigorous application process, from over...

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