Extension! Election! Referendum? Remain?

Join us to meet the Consul General of Ireland to get the inside track on Brexit, and Ireland's response to the political upheaval in Europe. Plus we'll discuss Trump tariffs, transatlantic relations and a social revolution that took Ireland from one of the most conservative to one of the most liberal countries in the world.


Date:  Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Time:  5:30 to 7:30pm


Location:  Consulate General of Ireland, 100 Pine St, San Francisco, CA 94111 (near Embarcadero Station)


Price:  $20 non-members and all guests / $10 discount for AFLSE member (Please consider joining or renewing your AFLSE membership.)


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5:30PM Wed 13 Nov 2019, Pacific timezone


Consulate General of Ireland
100 Pine St #3350
San Francisco, CA 94111

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Look Who's Coming:

Christopher McQueen
Susannah Faulkner
Cassandra field
Sabrina Kaschmitter
Sandy Klemm
Saumitra Saha
Amanda Schwartz
Guest of Amanda Schwartz
Claire Thomas-Daoulas
  Brunswick Group
Judy Wang
Nicholas Kwasny
Emily Giles Gallucci
  Raymond James
Xiu Min Li
Robert McQueen
  First Republic Bank
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  First Republic Bank
Nick Simpson
  First Republic Bank
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Rasha Harvey
Ian Corcoran
Marco Danesi
Mauricio Santana
Christopher Odisho
Jenny White
Chris Rogers
Shawn Thomas
Charmae deBoer
Stefan Seltz-Axmacher
Eilis Yazdani
Katherine Swanson
Sapna Talati
Reaaz Silva
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For questions, email sanfrancisco@aflse.org


About Robert O’Driscoll


Robert O’Driscoll,

Consul General of

Ireland- Western United States

Robert O’Driscoll was born in Dublin. He joined the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs in October 2007 as a Third Secretary. Robert previously served overseas in Ireland’s Permanent Representation to the EU in Brussels (2012), as Deputy Head of Mission in Ireland’s Embassy to the United Arab Emirates (2009 to 2011) and in Ireland’s Embassy to Saudi Arabia (2008 to 2009).


In 2015, Robert was the first Irish diplomat chosen to participate in a public-private staff exchange program in which he was seconded to the Avolon aircraft leasing firm in Dublin. Prior to his appointment as Consul General, Robert was Deputy Director in the Trade Division. He has previously served as Private Secretary to Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister (Tánaiste) and to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade from 2013 to 2015. He has also served in Dublin the Development Cooperation Division on EU matters and in the Political Division.


Robert took up duty as Consul General of Ireland to the Western United States, in San Francisco, on 03 July 2017.


Robert has a MA in International Security and Conflict Studies from Dublin City University, a BA in History and Political Science from Trinity College Dublin and a Diploma in Economic Analysis from the National University of Ireland. He is married to his wife, Caoimhe.



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