Consulate of Ireland Summer Newsletter 2023 

Ambassador of Ireland visits Savannah and Statesboro; Savannah Delegation Visits Ireland 

Ireland’s Ambassador to the United States, Geraldine Byrne Nason, visited Statesboro and Savannah in May at the invitation of Georgia Southern University. She was honoured to deliver the commencement address to the class of 2023 at the university and to meet its leadership including President Kyle Marrero and Dr Howard Keeley, Director of its Center for Irish Research and Teaching. Georgia Southern University has developed a campus in Wexford, Ireland – the only US public university with a physical campus in the country.

Shortly after her visit, a Savannah delegation led by Mayor Van Johnson, Georgia Southern University and Savannah’s Economic Development Authority visited Ireland