Spotlight on an Irish business: Atlantic Way Experience

Atlantic Way Experience is based in Donegal, Ireland and offers an amazing opportunity for lovers of Irish culture. Their aim is to provide unique opportunities and experiences in the Emerald Isle. They have  signature tours- Gaelic Games, Traditional Irish Music, Golf and Adventure. Their luxury journeys to Ireland range from one to two weeks and they offer tailor-made journeys.

You can check out our their website here-

You can also follow their recent launch at Inis Communications

Georgetown Conference joins together U.S. and Ireland
The Irish Echo

Georgetown University, University College Dublin, and Queens University Belfast this week jointly hosted a virtual gathering on the theme of “Bridging the Atlantic.”

The event was the second of its kind, a physical gathering having taken place on the campus of the Washington, D.C.-based Georgetown a year ago.

This year’s lineup for the conference, which took place on Tuesday, November 17, included remarks from former president  Bill Clinton and a panel discussion featuring Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs,  Simon Coveney, and U.S. House of Representatives members Peter King and Richard Neal in what was likely their final appearance together as co-chairs of the Friends of Ireland on Capitol Hill.

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November 19, 2020
Office of International Business and Development Recognized for Efforts to Link Community, Commerce Across the Atlantic
HARRISBURG, PA — Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin celebrated the nomination of Deputy Secretary of the Office of International Business and Development (OIBD) Joseph Burke for a Golden Bridges Award at the 12th annual Golden Bridges Conference and Awards sponsored by The Irish Echo and Ireland Northwest.

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Female Irish Entrepreneur Launches Bakery Despite Pandemic
Washington, DC – Tuesday, November 17th, 2020 

Caroline Johnston, from the beautiful town of Greenisland, was taught from a young age to bake by her mother, a home economics teacher. Caroline’s soon-to-be 100-year-old grandmother was also an inspiration while growing up in Northern Ireland. 

She never thought, as a multi-lingual international business executive, who this past year established a DC metro based women-focused coaching & consulting company called Caroline Sarah Ventures, that she would have an opportunity to launch a brand new Irish & European Bakery in the middle of a global pandemic. GreenIsland Bakery (GIB), named after her hometown in Northern Ireland, has spent the past four months running a pilot test pop-up shop in partnership with Christy & Libby Hughes, owners of The Irish Inn at Glen Echo. 

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