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Intercontinental ‘travels’ with my Granny’s postcards by Hew Prendergast

The early life of my Granny interested me for two main reasons. The first of them may soon facilitate my going abroad in a way I never once thought necessary. The second has already taken me via online ‘travels’ to countries far and wide. Despite much fascinating research involving medical education, international exhibitions in late […]

Dr. and Mrs. Ushioda Scholarship in 2021 is awarded to Francis Donnelly

The Ireland Japan Association is honoured to announce that in 2021 the Ushioda Scholarship is awarded to Francis Donnelly, studying for BA in Applied Languages, University of Limerick. Francis is planning to go to Nagoya University of Foreign Studies to continue Japanese studies during autumn semester next year. ‘I’m studying Japanese because I find both the country and the […]

Canon Foundation in Europe | Research Grant Opportunities

The Canon Foundation in Europe offers grants for individuals (Europeans and Japanese nationals) to carry out research in Europe or Japan. European Fellows are expected to do their research in Japan whilst Japanese Fellows are expected to do their research in Europe. Applicants should hold at least a Master’s Degree obtained in the last 10 […]

EU-Japan News | October 2021 Issue Available Now

EU-Japan NEWS is the quarterly newsletter of the EU-Japan Centre launched in 2003 and containing EU-Japan-related news and features on topics of interest to EU and Japan businesses and public bodies. The newest issue of the October 2021 Newsletter is available in an online and PDF version packed with the EU and Japan related news, partnering opportunities, network news and lots of other useful […]

Mitsubishi Electric team wins IJA Golf Outing Cup 2021

The IJA Annual Golf Outing 2021 tournament took place on 13th September at the beautiful Foxrock Golf Club, Dublin. We would like to thank all the teams who supported us and participated in the tournament, and send special congratulations to the winners – Mitsubishi Electric team who came first and won the IJA Golf Cup […]

Japan World Exposition 1970 Commemorative (JEC) Fund Grants | Apply Now!

The KANSAI OSAKA 21st Century Association​ is accepting applications for grants from the Japan World Exposition 1970 Commemorative (JEC) Fund for the 2022 Japanese fiscal year. Please note that only applications submitted between 1 and 30 September 2021​ ​will be considered. The Japan World Exposition 1970 Commemorative Fund Grant program (JEC Fund Grant program) was established in commemoration of the success of the Japan World Exposition of […]

VIOTAS joins the IJA as a Corporate member

Ireland Japan Association (IJA) is delighted to welcome VIOTAS, an Irish smart grid energy technology and services company, on board the IJA as a Corporate member and is looking forward to a long lasting and successful cooperation. VIOTAS is an Irish smart grid energy technology and services company HQ’d in Limerick that is embarked on […]

EU-Japan News | June 2021 Issue Available Now

EU-Japan NEWS is the quarterly newsletter of the EU-Japan Centre launched in 2003 and containing EU-Japan-related news and features on topics of interest to EU and Japan businesses and public bodies. The newest issue of the June 2021 Newsletter is available in an online and PDF version packed with the EU and Japan related news, partnering opportunities, network news and lots of other useful […]

Join EU-Japan events on decarbonization online | 30.06.2021

With the EU and Japan accelerating efforts to decarbonize and leading global action in this area, the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is organising a one-year cycle of free online events bringing together experts, business leaders and other stakeholders from both sides to share ideas and experiences and identify synergies and opportunities for joint action. Join us […]

Let’s get crafty: Origami workshop for families

Our online Origami workshop for families took place on Sunday, 30th May and brought together many IJA members and people interested to learn Japanese origami folding and paper sculpture making skills. Huge thanks to everyone who joined us! We all had a lot of fun and made some really pretty origami designs! We would also […]