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English-Speaking World: "Ireland Today" with Sarah Keating, Vice Consul of Ireland in Chicago

  • 02/10/2021
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Zoom (link provided upon registration)


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English-Speaking World

Ireland Today – its politics, culture and economy, and the Irish diaspora world wide

with Sarah Keating, Vice Consul of Ireland in Chicago

Sarah Keating was born in Limerick, Ireland. She attended primary and secondary school locally, in the Mercy of Convent Primary School, Cappamore, Co. Limerick and St Joseph’s Secondary School Doon, Co. Limerick. Sarah obtained an undergraduate degree in Law and Irish from University College Cork and subsequently a Masters of Law from the University of Limerick. During her undergraduate studies Sarah completed internships with Conradh na Gaeilge (an organization which promotes the Irish language) and the Press Ombudsman of Ireland. Sarah joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 2017, having worked previously in Zara clothing store and the Law Reform Commission of Ireland. Her first assignment was to the Human Rights Unit where she served as the Irish Delegate to the EU Working Party on Human Rights and also had the honor of delivering a national statement on behalf of Ireland at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. Sarah took up the role of Vice Consul at the Consulate General of Ireland Chicago in March 2019. Prior to this Sarah had never visited Chicago, although she previously completed a J1 summer program in Boston. Sarah has plenty of family already based in the US, mainly around New York.

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