Entries by RCSIreland

2017 Commonwealth Day Celebrated in Dublin, Ireland

Commonwealth Day was celebrated around the world on 13 March 2017. Ireland has a rich and lasting relationship with the Commonwealth of Nations, with the majority of Irish aboard living in nations that are members of the Commonwealth. In collaboration with RCS Ireland, the Pakistani Embassy in Dublin hosted a special event to mark the […]

RCS Ireland & Commonwealth Day 2016

The Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) Ireland Branch had the pleasure of marking this year’s Commonwealth Day at the Commonwealth Service, held at Westminster Abbey in London on 14 March. Representatives from RCS Ireland were honoured to participate in the event, which is the largest multi-faith celebration in Britain and Ireland. This annual service features a […]

Christmas message from RCS Ireland

    Dear Colleagues and Friends; RCS Ireland wish all our friends and supporters a Happy Christmas and peaceful New Year. We would also like to take this opportunity to share with you the progress of our Branch over the past year. 2015 saw our successful launch at the Mansion House in Dublin, so generously […]

Sean O’Grady “The Commonwealth is liberal, lefty and more needed than ever” The Independent

  Sean O’Grady “The Commonwealth is liberal, lefty and more needed than ever” The Independent   http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/the-commonwealth-is-liberal-lefty-and-more-needed-than-ever-a6753606.html   “…..And so it is a small force for good in a fractured world, and its informal, loose, soft diplomacy may well achieve some results. In recent years the Commonwealth has set its bounds wider still and wider, […]

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Malta 2015 draws to a close

Prime Minister of Malta, Hon. Dr. Joseph Muscat expressed his satisfaction at how Commonwealth leaders have managed to converge and agree almost unanimously on the issue of climate change as well as migration. He also stated that despite the differences between Commonwealth countries’ points of view, CHOGM Malta 2015 was evidence of how constructive conversations […]

Launch of RCS Ireland 17 April 2015

Press Statement: 17 April  2015 The founding members of the Dublin Branch of the Royal Commonwealth Society,  are pleased to announce the opening of a new branch of the Society in Dublin on April 17th 2015. This will be the 78th branch of the Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS). The opening occasion is being attended by […]