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Argentina Almirante (Admiral) Brown Visit

Argentina Almirante (Admiral) Brown Visit

As part of The Gathering 2013 a group comprising 42 Argentinians of Irish descent, as well as enthusiasts of Argentine culture and tourism living in Ireland, met this week at the Mont Clare Hotel in Dublin to share their experiences of both countries.

Maria Condell of Monkstown; Maura Newman, Westmeath / Argentina Assocation; Irene Scardiniglia, Argentina; James Fuery, Cordoba, Argentina; and Michael Newman, Westmeath / Argentina Association

Maria Condell of Monkstown; Maura Newman, Westmeath / Argentina Assocation; Irene Scardiniglia, Argentina; James Fuery, Cordoba, Argentina; and Michael Newman, Westmeath / Argentina Association

Jorge Mackey, a member of the Irish – Argentina ‘Almirante Brown’ making his fifth trip to Ireland, was delighted to make the return trip.

The highlight for the visitors was a trip to Foxford, Co Mayo, to visit the birthplace of Almirante Brown. Gus O’Hara of the Almirante Brown Museum in Foxford had welcomed the group to Foxford and told the gathering how pleased and proud Ireland was to welcome them.

Chris Ashton, Journalist / Author; Ana Pisano Ashton, Acting Ambassador to Ireland for Argentina; and Rafiel Galetto, Argentine Embassy

Chris Ashton, Journalist / Author; Ana Pisano Ashton, Acting Ambassador to Ireland for Argentina; and Rafiel Galetto, Argentine Embassy

Two former Ambassadors to Argentina, Philomena Murnaghan and Paula Slattery, addressed The Gathering in Spanish – a really appropriate welcoming touch. The acting Ambassador of Argentina to Ireland, Ana Pisano Ashton, also welcomed the group.

Kristina and Julian of Tango Fiesta, Dublin

Kristina and Julian of Tango Fiesta, Dublin

Kristina and Julian performed a fiery tango to finish off a great night that enhanced the relationship between Ireland and Argentina.

Jorge Mackey, Barcelo Viajes and tour leader, with Monica Rubinos, A Touch of Ireland

Jorge Mackey, Barcelo Viajes and tour leader, with Monica Rubinos, A Touch of Ireland

Philomena Murnaghan and Paula Slattery, former Irish Ambassadors to Argentina

Philomena Murnaghan and Paula Slattery, former Irish Ambassadors to Argentina

 

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 50 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 40 years.

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