Ireland’s ambassador to the U.S. to speak

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Daniel Mulhall, the ambassador of Ireland to the United States, will present “A Virtuous Circle: Ireland, the EU and the U.S.” at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15, in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center, Salon A.

Mulhall became the 18th ambassador of Ireland to the United States in August 2017. His initial appointments were in India, Austria, the European Union and Edinburgh, Scotland. In 2005, while Ireland’s Ambassador to Malaysia, he was conferred with an honorary fellowship by the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland for his work in connection with the Asian tsunami.

Most recently, Mulhall served as Ireland’s ambassador to London (2013-17) and Berlin (2009-2013). During this period, he had many speaking engagements at universities throughout Britain and Germany.

The ambassador has a keen interest in Irish history and literature and is the author of “A New Day Dawning: A Portrait of Ireland in 1900” and co-editor of “The Shaping of Modern Ireland: A Centenary Assessment.”

RSVPs requested; faculty members who are interested in reserving space to attend with their classes and/or arrange for an extra-credit sign-in sheet for their students should email