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The US blockade against Cuba is condemned in Ireland
Thursday, October 26, 2017

 Ireland, October 25, 2017. Members of solidarity groups, trade unions and political forces, as well as Cuban residents in Dublin and media representatives, met at Liberty Hall, headquarters of SIPTU (Services Industrial Professional and Technical Union) to condemn the criminal blockade that the United States imposes on the Cuban people for more than 50 years.
The central words of the activity were in charge of the deputy Maureen O Sullivan, who denounced the damages that the unjust and arbitrary blockade imposed by the Administration of the USA. against Cuba inflicts to the Cuban people and the obstacles it imposes on their economic and social development. With eloquent figures based his statement and she urges to continue the fight with all possible intensity until this scourge is eliminated.
Frank Connolly, communications director of SIPTU, referred to continued solidarity with Cuba and took the opportunity to dismiss on behalf of his organization and those present to the Ambassador and the Councilor of the Embassy of Cuba that they will finalize their mission in this country soon.
Ambassador Hermes Herrera thanked the solidarity of the organizations represented in the act and the Irish people for more than half a century of sustained solidarity and said that UN resolution 71/5 of the General Assembly of the United Nations "Necessity of putting an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba" will be voted again soon.(CUBAMINREX-EMBACUBA IRLANDA)

 


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Photographic exhibition for the dDay of Cuban Culture in Ireland
Monday, October 9, 2017

 Ireland, October 9, 2017 A photo exhibition with images of Cuba was inaugurated on Saturday October 7 at the "Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival" at the Abbey Center in the city of Ballyshannon in County Donegal.

The exhibition is the work of the artist Emer O'Shea, who took the snapshots on her trip to Cuba in 2016 and will remain open until October 28.

The inauguration was attended by numerous public and local authorities and were present Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan, Professor Simon McGuinness, national coordinator of "Cuba Support Group Ireland" and Ambassador Hermes Herrera, who at the opening referred to the importance of culture for the Cuban revolutionary process, the protection of the country's cultural heritage, highlighting the role of Cuban leader Fidel Castro, even in the harsh conditions of the US economic, commercial and financial blockade. and on the achievements of artistic education in Cuba.
This activity is also part of the Che Abú Festival which was developed in Donegal in those days. (EMBACUBA IRLANDA)


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Tribute to Che on the 50th.Anniversary of this death
Monday, October 9, 2017

 Ireland, October 9, 2017. With an event called "Che abú Festival" during the days 6 to 8 of October, a heartfelt tribute to Ernesto Che Guevara took place in Ardara, County Donegal.

The event was organized by Cuba Support Group and the Cuban Embassy in Ireland and was attended by independent deputies Thomas Pringle, Maureen O'Sullivan and Catherine Connolly, among others.

Discussions were organized on the figure of Che, his economic thinking, with the participation of Dr. Helen Yaffe, British university professor, author of the book "Che Guevara, the economy of the Revolution; the sustainability of agriculture by Irish architect and university professor Simon Mc Guinness; the women's struggle with a panel that included the deputies O'Sullivan and Connolly, among others, and took place an intervention of the Counselor Ana Rosa Rojas.

The event was inaugurated by Congressman Thomas Pringle and Ambassador Hermes Herrera, who in addition to referring to the figure of the Heroic Guerrilla, paid tribute to the historic Leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro Ruz and referred to the criminal economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba imposed arbitrarily by the USA.

During the speeches were emphasized the validity of Che's thinking in the Cuban Revolution and expressed feelings of admiration and affection towards the great figure of the revolutionary of universal stature.

The closing of the event took place in the typical Irish town of Glencolmcille, nestled in an area where Irish native language is spoken. (CUBAMINREX-EMBACUBA IRLANDA).

 


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Postage stamp in honour of the Heroic Guerilla in Ireland
Thursday, October 5, 2017

 Ireland, October 5, 2017. Today An Post put up for sale a postage stamp for the 50th anniversary of the death of Ernesto Che Guevara, decided by examination of an independent committee, the Committee (PAC), which recommended its inclusion among the themes of the 2017 annual program, after which the Board of Directors ratified it, was sent to the Government for final approval.

The ancestors of Che's father were from the Irish county of Galway being Patrick Lynch, born in Galway in 1715, who settled in Argentina, giving rise to a large family. .(EMBACUBA IRLANDA)
 


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Tribute to the victims of Great Irish Famine
Monday, October 2, 2017

 September 30th, 2017. Ambassador Hermes Herrera deposited an offering on behalf of Cuba as a tribute to the victims of the Great Irish Famine (An Ghorta Mhóir in Irish), which occurred between 1845 and 1851 where thousands of people died and thousands more had to emigrate.

This annual commemoration takes place in different localities and this year corresponded to the county of Tipperary, province of Munster.

The ceremony was chaired by Leo Varadkar T.D., Prime Minister (Taoiseach) and Heather Humphreys T.D., Minister of Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht, in the presence of county officials, ecclesiastical representatives, the diplomatic corps resident in Dublin and the general public. (Embacuba Irlanda)


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