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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 2021 this year with a score of 55.6:

Ciaran Moody
Fergus Daly
Liam Hoctor
Brendan Clarke

Mitsubishi Electric team receiving the IJA Golf Cup 2021 from Raymond Hegarty, IJA Chairperson

Congratulations to 2nd and 3rd place winners:

2nd place – CPL Resources team
Stephen Mullin
TJ Kearns
Fionan O’Sullivan
Tom Kennedy
3rd place – VIOTAS team
Mark Gilsenan
Kevin Brophy
Emeka Chukwureh
Rober Forbes

Many thanks to all the teams who participated in the tournament this year: Dillon Eustace, Mitsubishi Electric, Bank of Ireland, VIOTAS, SMBC Aviation Capital, CPL Resources and A&L Goodbody.

We would like to thank everybody who helped to organize this event: IJA Council members Stephen Mullin, Darina Slattery and Raymond Hegarty, IJA Chairperson.

Big thanks goes to all the teams who sponsored amazing prizes for the prize-giving ceremony.

We are thankful to our hosts at the Foxrock Golf Club for all the help and support before and during our event, and last but not least – our thanks goes to all the participants who joined us on this day and made it such a great success.

We are looking forward to our Golf Outing 2022 next year!

IJA Annual Dinner 2019 brings together IJA members, friends and supporters

Each year, IJA Annual Dinner brings together our members, friends, and supporters to celebrate and enjoy one of the biggest and most enjoyable events of the year.

The evening began with a reception at The Westbury Hotel, Dublin, followed by speeches by Ms Darina Slattery, IJA Chairperson, H.E. Mrs Mari Miyoshi, Ambassador of Japan in Ireland, Mr Mark Egan, Head of Competitions and Performance, and Ms Catherine Grennell-Whyte, Finnair.

The guests enjoyed a delicious 3-course dinner in the beautiful Grafton Suite which was followed by Prize Giving sponsored by IJA Corporate members – AIB, A&L Goodbody, ANA, Bank of Ireland, Dillon Eustace, KWE Ireland, PM Group, SuMi TRUST, Unique Japan Tours and Yamamori. The Grand Prize this year was 2 return flights to Japan sponsored by Finnair, IJA 2019 Travel Partner.

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We would like to thank everyone who attended the Annual Dinner, our Corporate members for supporting this event and sponsoring amazing prizes. Big thanks to our Patron member – AIB – for continuous support and our Travel Partner – Finnair – for sponsoring the Grand Prize.

Our thanks go to the Dublin School for Japanese Children who made all the beautiful origami decorations for the dinner tables and to Mrs Tomoko Ozaki who created wonderful Ikebana flower arrangements for the event. We are thanking the Embassy of Japan who provided Japanese sake for the event reception, and The Westbury Hotel for hosting our event and providing excellent service before and during the event.

We would like to thank Mr Raymond Hegarty who agreed to undertake MC duties at the event, and our event team – Ms Paula Kelly, Mr Hiro Ino, Mr Donagh Morris and Mr Karl O’Reilly who helped before and after the event, and made sure that everybody can enjoy a wonderful relaxing evening.

Photos: Donagh Morris