The Irish U.S. Alumni Association met with the U.S. Ireland Dáil Friendship Group in the Houses of the Oireachtas on Wednesday 28th September 2022. The group is composed of elected representatives from all political parties that build on the relationships with their elected United States colleagues from all parts of the USA.
The IUSA were welcomed by the 28 strong Friendship Group were the audience and panelists spoke of their abiding memories and accomplished professional careers that have lasted from their time in America. IUSA President, Chris MM Gordon spoke about the strong bonds that have been created as a result of those exchange experiences and to the exceptional membership the IUSA has gained in the past 12 years.
Dail U.S. Ireland Friendship Group representatives: Senator Malcolm Byrne, Senator Míchéal Carrigy, Jennifer Carroll MacNeill T.D., Senator Maria Byrne, Paul McAuliffe T.D., Denis Naughten T.D., Niamh Smith T.D., Ciarán Cannon T.D.,
From the Irish U.S. Alumni Association representatives: Chris MM Gordon, Thea Gilien, Claire MacGowan, Kate Acheson, Áine Ni Shuilleabhain, Rita Melia, Lye Ogunsanya, Tobias Wied, Domhnaill Harkin, Paula Melvin, Daniel Johnston