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IJA Annual Dinner 2022 | Photo Gallery

On 17th June the IJA members, friends, and supporters came together to celebrate and enjoy one of our biggest events of the year – the IJA Annual Dinner 2022. This year it took place at one of the most beautiful Dublin venues – Radisson Blu St. Helen’s Hotel.

 

The evening began with Sake reception, kindly supported by our corporate member – Retro Vino Wine & Sake. Reception was followed by welcome words from Catherine Grennell-Whyte, Master of Ceremonies, and after that guests enjoyed a delicious 3-course meal in the beautiful Le Panto Suite.

 

Catherine Grennell-Whyte, Finnair/ATTS, Master of Ceremonies

 

Speeches were given by Raymond Hegarty, IJA Chairperson and Mr. Makoto Honda, Counsellor, DHM, Embassy of Japan.

 

 

Prize Giving this year was sponsored by the IJA Corporate members – Bank of Ireland, Cpl Resources, Dillon EustaceKWE Ireland, Retro Vino, Unique Japan Tours and Yamamori. The Grand Prize this year was sponsored by Finnair, IJA 2022 Travel Partner, and we would like to congratulate the lucky winner who received 2 return flights to Japan.

 

Grand prize winner received 2 tickets to Japan from Finnair/ATTS.

 

It was great to see everyone back together after so long. We are happy for you attending the event and look forward to seeing you again in coming events. – Tsugumi Yamamoto, IJA Vice Chairperson

 

We would like to thank all our members and friends who attended the IJA Annual Dinner this year, and special thanks go to our 2022 Travel Partner – Finnair, and all our Corporate members for their continued support and very generous prizes.

We would also like to thank Dublin School for Japanese Children who made beautiful origami decorations for our dinner guests, and to Mrs. Tomoko Ozaki who created Ikebana flower arrangements for the event. Huge thanks to the event team at the Radisson Blu St. Helen’s Hotel for being great hosts and providing excellent service during our event.

We would like to thank Catherine Grennell- Whyte, Master of Ceremonies, and our event team and volunteers from the IJA Council – Raymond Hegarty, Tsugumi Yamamoto, Darina Slattery, Laura Goonan, Jonathan Kelly, Hiro Ino and Eddie Hughes – for their time, support and help to make this year’s event such a great success.

More photos from the IJA Annual Dinner 2022 are in the photo gallery below. Please click on the image to enlarge it.

 

Photos: Kevin O’Neill, Laura Goonan, Darina Slattery, Eddie Hughes, Raymond Hegarty and Jonathan Kelly 

IJA Golf Outing 2022

**SAVE THE DATE!**

Ireland Japan Association would like to invite you to our Annual Golf Outing 2022 tournament that will take place on Monday, 5th September. This year we will return to the stunning Foxrock Golf Club, Dublin – one of the longest established golf clubs in Ireland designed by world renowned course architect Harry Colt.

Get your teams ready, register early, and join us for an amazing day of golf!

Date: Monday, 5th September 2022
Time: 12.30 p.m.
Venue: Foxrock Golf Club, Torquay Road, Foxrock, Dublin 18
Competition format:
Four-person team scramble.
Rules of play will be sent to all teams/participants closer to the event date.

Tickets:
**Reduced ticket prices for the IJA members available this year!**

* Price per team of 4 (including dinner): €450 members | €560 non-members
* Individual price (including dinner): €100 members | €150 non-members
* Dinner only: €50


Plan of the day:
* Arrival from 12 p.m. Light lunch & refreshments available before the game.
* First tee time at 12.30 p.m. (slots after that will be allocated on a first come basis).
* Dinner and Prize Giving at 6.30 p.m.


Bookings/RSVP: To reserve a place and book your tickets, please RSVP by Monday, 29th August by email: info@ija.ie or call: 01-6787008.

IJA Annual Golf Outing 2021

Ireland Japan Association would like to invite you to our Annual Golf Outing 2021 tournament that will take place on Monday, 13th September at the stunning Foxrock Golf Club, Dublin – one of the longest established golf clubs in Ireland designed by world renowned course architect Harry Colt.

Save the date and get your teams ready for an amazing day of golf, networking, great food and atmosphere!

Date: Monday, 13th September
Time: 12.30 p.m.
Venue: Foxrock Golf Club, Torquay Road, Foxrock, Dublin 18
Competition format: Four-person team scramble. Rules of play will be sent to all teams/participants closer to the event date.

Tickets:
  • Price per team of 4 (including dinner): €500 members | €560 non-members
  • Individual price (including dinner): €130 members | €150 non-members
  • Dinner only: €50

Plan of the day:

  • Arrival from 12 p.m. Light lunch & refreshments available before the game.
  • First tee time at 12.30 p.m. (slots after that will be allocated on first come basis).
  • Dinner and Prize Giving at 6.30 p.m.

To reserve a place and book your tickets, please RSVP by Monday, 6th September by email: info@ija.ie or call: 01-6787008.

 

IJA Annual Dinner 2020

30th IJA Annual Dinner | Photo Gallery

On 14th February the IJA members, friends, and supporters came together to celebrate and enjoy one of our biggest events of the year – 30th IJA Annual Dinner 2020. This year it took place at one of the most beautiful and iconic Dublin venues – The Shelbourne Hotel.

The evening began with Sake reception, kindly supported by Embassy of Japan in Ireland and our corporate member – Retro Sake. Reception was followed by speeches from Ms Darina Slattery, IJA Chairperson, Mr Peter Sherrard, CEO of Olympic Federation of Ireland and H.E. Mr Mitsuru Kitano, Ambassador of Japan in Ireland.

Darina Slattery, IJA Chairperson

Peter Sherrard, CEO of Olympic Federation of Ireland

H.E. Mr Mitsuru Kitano, Ambassador of Japan in Ireland

IJA Annual Dinner 2020

Read here: Ambassador Kitano’s full speech at the IJA Annual Dinner 2020.

The guests enjoyed a delicious 3-course dinner in the beautiful Great Room followed by Prize Giving sponsored by the IJA Corporate members – AIB, ANABank of IrelandDillon EustaceKWE Ireland, Mitsubishi Electric, Retro Sake, SuMi TRUSTUnique Japan Tours and Yamamori. The Grand Prize this year was 2 return flights to Japan sponsored by Finnair, IJA 2020 Travel Partner.

 

(Please click on the images to enlarge)

Photo gallery in video format can be viewed here!

 

 

We would like to thank everyone who attended the IJA Annual Dinner this year. Special thanks go to our Patron member – AIB, our Travel Partner – Finnair, and all our Corporate members for their continued support and very generous prizes.

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 a wonderful Ikebana flower arrangement for the event. We would also like to thank The Shelbourne Hotel for hosting our event and providing excellent service before and during the dinner.

We would like to thank our Master of Ceremonies – Mr Raymond Hegarty, and our event team and volunteers – Mr Donagh Morris, Mr Graham Ryan, Ms Paula Kelly, Ms Tsugumi Yamamoto and Mr Yasuyuki Ozeki  – for their time, support and help to make this year’s event such a great success.

Photos/Video: Donagh Morris

Sushi & Sake Experience

We are delighted to have teamed up with Yamamori to invite you to unique ‘Sushi & Sake Experience’ in the heart of Dublin this summer!

Date: Thursday, 25th July 2019
Time: 6.30 PM
Venue: Yamamori Tengu, 37 Great Strand Street, Dublin 1
Tickets: €35 per person – ON SALE NOW via Eventbrite.ie

We are very excited to welcome a guest speaker from Kiuchi brewery and Hitachino nest craft beer brewery (Japan) who will give an introduction about Japanese sake and craft beer history and traditions followed by sampling.

Ticket includes:

* Introduction about the Kiuchi brewery & Japanese sake making followed by a sampling
* Introduction about the Hitachino nest craft beer brewery followed by a sampling
* Interactive sushi making demo
* Japanese sake & sushi sampling
* Networking, drinks & food

Join us for an authentic Japanese sushi & sake experience, bring your friends and celebrate summer together with us!

Tickets on sale now via Eventbrite.ie HERE!

Event is organized by: Ireland Japan Association and Yamamori

 

Business and Economic Briefing | 29 May 2019

Hosted by SMBC Bank EU AG at their Dublin office, and in partnership with  JETRO London and Ireland Japan Association, the Business and Economic Briefing took place on Wednesday, 29th May 2019.

The briefing was designed to provide attendees with latest insights into Japan-EU relationship, current economic situation and business opportunities.

Presentation ‘Japan-EU Relationship, Economic Outlook & Business Opportunities’  was given by Takumi Fujino, Director General, JETRO London. In his presentation he reviewed Japan-EU EPA and its advantages, improvements to the market between EU and Japan as well as investment and development opportunities.

With a better environment for investment in EU as a result of the Japan-EU EPA, more and more Japanese companies are planning to expand business cooperation in the EU.

Satoshi Okagawa, SMBC Senior Global Markets Analyst, and Sujin Lim, Vice President, SMBC Bank EU AG, Treasury Department introduced attendees to presentation ‘European Crisis Again?’ providing great insight into current situation of the global economy, financial market trends and development.

Briefing was followed by informal networking and refreshments.

We would like to thank all guest speakers, attendees of the briefing and SMBC Bank EU AG for their support and hosting this event in Dublin.

Photos: SMBC Bank EU AG

Business and Economic Briefing

It is our pleasure to invite you to attend Business and Economic Briefing organized by SMBC Bank EU AG and JETRO London on 29th May.

Date: Wednesday, 29th May 2019
Time: Registration at 3 p.m. | Presentations start at 3.30 p.m.
Venue: SMBC Bank EU AG, Dublin Branch, IFSC House, IFSC, Dublin 1, D01 R2P9

Presentations:

  • ‘Japan-EU Relationship, Economic Outlook & Business Opportunities’ presented by Takumi Fujino, Director General, JETRO London
  • ‘European Crisis Again?’ presented by Satoshi Okagawa, SMBC Senior Global Markets Analyst, and Sujin Lim, Vice President, SMBC Bank EU AG, Treasury Department

Presentations will be followed by networking reception.

To register for this event, please RSVP by Wednesday, 22nd May by email: info@ija.ie or call: 01-6787008.

Event is organized by SMBC Bank EU AG and JETRO London.
Event is supported by Ireland Japan Association.

 

 

 

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IJA Annual Golf Outing 2019

 

Ireland Japan Association would like to invite you to our Annual Golf Outing that will be held on Thursday, 27th June at the beautiful Castle Golf Club in Rathfarnham, Dublin.

Get your teams ready and clean your clubs for an amazing day of golf, networking, and great food & atmosphere at the stunning Castle Golf Course, Dublin.

Date: Thursday, 27th June 2019
Time: 2 p.m.
Venue: Castle Golf Club, Woodside Drive, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14

Tickets:
* Price per team of 4 (including dinner): €500 members | €560 non-members
* Individual price (including dinner): €130 members | €150 non-members
* Dinner only: €50

Plan of the day:
* Arrival from 1.30 p.m.
* First tee time at 2 p.m. (slots after that will be allocated on first come basis).
* Dinner & Prize Giving from 7.30 p.m.

To book tickets, please RSVP by Monday, 17th June by email: info@ija.ie or call 01-6787008.

Event is organized by:

 

Business Briefing: Brexit Updates

It is our pleasure to invite you to attend Business Briefing: Brexit Updates organized by JETRO London and PwC Ireland. With Brexit deadline just around the corner, this will be a great opportunity to hear the latest economic updates and how Brexit could impact businesses in Ireland.

For Japanese speaking audiences, this is a rare chance to hear Brexit topics briefed in Japanese by expert research team based in UK.

Date: Tuesday, 19th February
Time: 3.15 p.m. (Japanese session) | 4.15 p.m. (English session)
Venue: PwC Ireland, One Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1

Presentations:

  • 3.30 p.m. | ‘Brexit Updates from UK and Impacts on Business’ presented by JETRO London (in Japanese only)
  • 4.45 p.m. | ‘Brexit and the Future of Ireland and Japan Trade’ presented by PwC (in English)

Presentations will be followed by networking – canapes and drinks.

To register for this event, please RSVP by Wednesday, 13th February by email: info@ija.ie or call: 01-6787008.

Please download your Invitation Card HERE!

Event is organized by JETRO London and PwC Ireland.
Event is supported by Ireland Japan Association.

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