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Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2018

By March 17, 2018 April 1st, 2018 No Comments
st patrick's day 2018 with award-winning chef Noel McMeel of the Lough Erne Resort in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland for the Northern Ireland Bureau business breakfast

Thank you to the brilliant team at Northern Ireland Bureau for another lovely St. Patrick’s breakfast.

Each year in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, the Northern Ireland Bureau, Invest Northern Ireland, and Tourism Ireland co-sponsor the breakfast. The room is packed full of supporters enjoying great food and great company.

Northern Ireland:  Twitter, Facebook
Discover Ireland:  YouTube, Website

Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2017 blog post.

PICTURES & VIDEOS

Here are some pictures from the breakfast along with some informative video links if you are thinking of visiting Northern Ireland and/or Ireland. The header photo is of Chef Noel McMeel of the Lough Erne Resort and me.

st patrick's day 2018 - Ira Koretsky with Norman Houston, Director of Northern Ireland Bureau, Annual Business Breakfast co-sponsored with Invest Northern Ireland, Tourism Ireland

With Norman Houston, Director of Northern Ireland Bureau

st patrick's day 2018 with Northern Ireland Bureau, Invest Northern Ireland, Tourism Ireland - Ira Koretsky standing in front of the Tourism Ireland booth

Here I am standing in front of the Tourism Ireland booth

st patrick's day 2018 with Northern Ireland Bureau's Director, Norman Houston, for the for the annual business breakfast, Invest Northern Ireland, Tourism Ireland

Mr. Norman Houston, Director of Northern Ireland Bureau, speaking to the packed ball room at the Williard InterContinental in Washington D.C.

st patrick's day 2018 with award-winning chef Noel McMeel of the Lough Erne Resort in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland for the Northern Ireland Bureau business breakfast

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, the Rt. Hon. Karen Bradley, gets a cooking demonstration from award-winning chef Noel McMeel of the Lough Erne Resort in Enniskillen at our annual business breakfast. (Photo from NI Bureau)

st patrick's day 2018 with Northern Ireland Bureau annual business breakfast, Ira Koretsky with Honorable Jonathan Bucklet, member of the legislative Assembly

With Honorable Jonathan Buckley MLA, Member of the Legislative Assembly. He is the youngest member, I believe he is 25. Told me his youthful outlook and passion were instrumental in him winning the seat. Voters wanted a fresh face who brought both experience and fresh ideas.

st patrick's day 2018 with Northern Ireland Bureau, Invest Northern Ireland, Tourism Ireland

Every year, St. Patrick’s Day attendees receive a tasty gift box with treats from Northern Ireland and Ireland, including a nifty grocery bag. The bag often invites questions when I am shopping…

Photography Source:  chef Noel McMeel with Ira Koretsky, © Copyright 2018, The Chief Storyteller®, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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About Ira Koretsky

Ira Koretsky has built The Chief Storyteller® into one of the most recognized names in business storytelling. He has delivered over 500 keynote presentations and workshops in nearly a dozen countries, in more than one hundred cities, across 30 plus industries. His specialty is helping you simplify the complex and when the stakes are high. He is also an adjunct professor in public speaking and storytelling at the University of Maryland's Business School. With over 25 years of experience, he is a sought-after global speaker, trainer, consultant, and executive communication coach.