An Irish spokesperson in Paris said “we are all part of a wide interconnected transnational Irish diaspora strongly linked to Ireland. What happens on the streets of Dublin can have a rippling effect in Irish communities abroad.”
With "Game On!" the theme of this year’s Belfast International Homecoming, and its incorporation of the Belfast Hall of Fame Basketball Classic, it’s no surprise that the leading business and investment conference for the Irish and Scots Irish diaspora is attracting star players from the global sports and sportswear industries.
Business tycoon, philanthropist and Celtic FC devotee, Lord Willie Haughey will formally open this year’s Belfast International Homecoming, the leading business and investment conference for the Irish and Scots Irish diaspora.
The immeasurable value of members of our global diaspora is to be recognized as part of this year’s Belfast International Homecoming, the business and investment conference at which our global and local heroes are the beating heart.
Dedicated to promoting the cultural vision of Ireland’s first President, the Douglas Hyde Foundation will place a special emphasis on projects that will strengthen the Irish language and deepen the links between the Irish diaspora and Ireland, themes which were central to Hyde’s life.
In association to the North American Celtic Trade Association, IrishCentral has become a portal to connect the Irish diaspora to their local Irish stories to purchase all their favorite Irish and Celtic gifts and must-have products.
Much of the Irish Diaspora whose ancestors left Ireland in the 1800s no longer have contact with relatives living in Ireland. In fact, many do not know exactly where their roots lie and may only have a surname to indicate their Irish ancestors’ place of origin. Ireland Reaching Out aims to fix this.