Cuba in Ireland

The US blockade against Cuba is condemned in Ireland

Ireland, October 25, 2017. Members of solidarity groups, trade unions and political forces, as well as Cuban residents in Dublin and media representatives, met at Liberty Hall, headquarters of SIPTU (Services Industrial Professional and Technical Union) to condemn the criminal blockade that the United States imposes on the Cuban people for more than 50 years.

Tribute to Che on the 50th. Anniversary of his death

Ireland, October 9, 2017. With an event called "Che abú Festival" during the days 6 to 8 of October, a heartfelt tribute to Ernesto Che Guevara took place in Ardara, County Donegal.

The event was organized by Cuba Support Group and the Cuban Embassy in Ireland and was attended by independent deputies Thomas Pringle, Maureen O'Sullivan and Catherine Connolly, among others.

Photographic exhibition for the Day of Cuban Culture in Ireland

Ireland, October 9, 2017 A photo exhibition with images of Cuba was inaugurated on Saturday October 7 at the "Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival" at the Abbey Center in the city of Ballyshannon in County Donegal.

The exhibition is the work of the artist Emer O'Shea, who took the snapshots on her trip to Cuba in 2016 and will remain open until October 28.

Postage stamp in honour of the Heroic Guerrilla in Ireland

Ireland, October 5, 2017. Today An Post put up for sale a postage stamp for the 50th anniversary of the death of Ernesto Che Guevara, decided by examination of an independent committee, the Committee (PAC), which recommended its inclusion among the themes of the 2017 annual program, after which the Board of Directors ratified it, was sent to the Government for final approval.

Tribute to the victims of the Great Irish Famine

September 30th, 2017. Ambassador Hermes Herrera deposited an offering on behalf of Cuba as a tribute to the victims of the Great Irish Famine (An Ghorta Mhóir in Irish), which occurred between 1845 and 1851 where thousands of people died and thousands more had to emigrate.

This annual commemoration takes place in different localities and this year corresponded to the county of Tipperary, province of Munster.