UVA Center for Politics to Host Ireland’s Ambassador at Public Event

(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) – On Tuesday, April 2, the University of Virginia Center for Politics will host a public event with His Excellency Daniel Mulhall, Ambassador of Ireland to the United States.

In commemoration of Ireland’s 100th anniversary of the country’s Declaration of Independence, Ambassador Mulhall has chosen the topic, “Declaring Independence: USA 1776, Ireland 1919.” He will also take questions from the audience. Center for Politics Director Larry J. Sabato will open the event.

The event will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. in the Rotunda Dome Room on the Grounds of the University of Virginia. It is free and open to the public with advanced registration. Members of the media are welcome to attend the address as well as a reception from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Pavilion IV. Interview opportunities may be available earlier in the afternoon upon request.

The event is in partnership with the UVA International Residential College, the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello, and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy.

Mulhall is the 15th ambassador hosted by the UVA Center for Politics’ Global Perspectives on Democracy Ambassador Series, which has featured speakers from around the world.

Next week’s previously-scheduled event with the ambassador to the United States from Mozambique is being rescheduled.