Cultural Connections in Northern Ireland

The following list of cultural connections is in the greater Northern Ireland area. Other areas of interest: Cultural Connections in Scotland Cultural Connections in inner London and Outside London Cultural Connections in Wales   Ulysses S. Grant Ancestral Homestead U.S. President and Civil War General Ulysses S. Grant’s ancestors’ lived in this cottage. The cottage has been restored to include a Civil War exhibit about President Grant. ...
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Statement on Northern Ireland Power-Sharing Talks

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON November 1, 2017 The United States regrets that, since March 2017, the main parties remain unable to reach agreement to form a regional power-sharing government in Northern Ireland. As such, the United States recognizes the UK government may be compelled soon to ...
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Making a special bond even stronger

Americans will always have a special bond with the people of Northern Ireland.   That is only natural. We have a long shared history. It was men and women from Northern Ireland who laid the very foundations of my country. Today millions of Americans proudly trace their family trees back to this region - Ambassador Johnson's ...
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State Department on the Passing of Northern Ireland’s Martin McGuiness

State Department on the Passing of Northern Ireland’s Martin McGuiness 21 March 2017   “First, we were saddened to learn of the passing of Martin McGuiness. As deputy first minister of Northern Ireland, McGuiness worked to make the power sharing in government a cornerstone of consolidating peace and building prosperity in the region. In making ...
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Personal Representative Gary Hart Travel to Belfast

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC July 5, 2016   U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s Personal Representative, former Senator Gary Hart, will travel to Belfast, U.K., July 6-7, to encourage continued and full implementation of the December 2014 Stormont House and November 2015 Fresh Start Agreements. During his visit to Belfast, Personal ...
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Global Entry to Benefit Travelers from Northern Ireland

Press Release U.S. Consulate General Belfast, Northern Ireland March 11, 2016 A new initiative launched by United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will allow pre-approved, U.K. passport holders to gain expedited clearance upon arrival in the United States.    Speaking about the initiative, Consul General Daniel Lawton said: “The United States is a popular ...
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Special Representative O’Brien Travel to Northern Ireland

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s Special Representative for Global Partnerships Andrew O’Brien, in collaboration with Invest Northern Ireland, will lead a delegation of U.S. investors, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and representatives from academia to Belfast and Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland from February 29 – March 4, 2016. The purpose of the delegation will be to bring together ...
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Direct Line – Northern Ireland Investment Opportunities for U.S. Businesses

The U.S. Consulate General Belfast presents an opportunity for U.S. businesses of all sizes to learn about business and investment opportunities in Northern Ireland. U.S. Consul General Daniel Lawton and Chief Executive of Invest Northern Ireland Alastair Hamilton will host a webinar to provide an overview of political and economic developments as well as opportunities for investing in Northern Ireland. Please see our flyer (PDF) for details. ...
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