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Friday, June 28, 2019
Midsummer Gala Dinner
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Monday, July 22, 2019
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The Ireland-U.S. Council 2019 Winter Meeting

Palm Beach, Florida

Wednesday, February 13 - Friday, February 15, 2019

Pricing for 2019 Winter Meeting

Ireland-U.S. Council Winter Meeting Registration ... $500 per person
(includes Opening Night Cocktail & Dinner Party hosted by Ireland-U.S. Council Board Member Bill Finneran on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, plus Lunch at the Beach Club Friday, February 15, 2019)
Golf at Mayacoo Lakes Country Club (Thursday, February 14, 2019) ... $200 per person
Ireland Funds' Gala Dinner at The Breakers Hotel on Thursday, February 14, 2019 ... $600 per person

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We acknowledge and thank our sponsor for this year's Ireland-U.S. Council Winter Meeting -
our 27th consecutive annual gathering in Palm Beach
Sponsored by CIE Tours

2019 Winter Meeting Schedule of Events

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Opening Night Cocktail & Dinner Party
Hosted by Ireland-U.S. Council Board Member Bill Finneran

5 Via Los Incas
Palm Beach, FL 33480
Time: 7:00pm
Dress: Jacket & Tie

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Golf at Mayacoo Lakes Country Club
9697 Mayacoo Club Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33411
Tel: (561) 793 1600
Mayacoo Lakes Country Club website
11:00 am: Light Buffet Lunch
11:30 am: Tee-Off
Post-golf: Cocktails & Prizes
Cost: $200 per person
Price includes driving range, greens fees, golf cart, pre-golf light buffet lunch, post-golf cocktails, snacks & prizes.
(Note: does not include golf club rental - that’s $50 extra)

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Ireland Funds’ Gala Dinner

Cocktails: 6:30pm
Dinner: 7:30pm
Dress: Black Tie

The Breakers Hotel
One South County Road
Palm Beach, FL 33480
Main Resort Phone: 561-655-6611
Cost for Ireland Funds’ Gala Dinner: $600 per person
The Council is supporting the Ireland Funds' Gala Dinner in Palm Beach. Many Council Members will make their own table arrangements. However, some Council members may prefer to sit at Council tables which we are organizing. Let us know your preference.

Friday, February 15, 2019

Council Lunch Meeting
11:30 am Cocktails
12:00 noon Lunch
Venue: The Beach Club
755 North County Road
Palm Beach, FL 33480
Tel: (561) 842 4874
Dress: Jacket & Tie Required. Valet parking.
Robert Emmet Lighthizer
Robert Emmet Lighthizer
United States Trade Representative
Is Completely Free Trading between Europe and America a fantasy?

Robert Emmet Lighthizer is the United States Trade Representative and has responsibility for negotiating America’s trade deals with the rest of the world. He graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in 1973. He joined the firm of Covington and Burling in Washington, D.C. and left the firm in 1978 to serve as chief minority counsel and later staff director and chief of staff of the Senate Committee on Finance under Chairman Bob Dole. In 1983, he was confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as Deputy U.S. Trade Representative for President Ronald Reagan. In 1985, he joined the Washington office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP as a partner and led the firm's international trade group. He was confirmed as the Trump Administration’s U.S. Trade Representative in May 2017.

Dan Mulhall
Dan Mulhall
Ireland’s Ambassador to the United States
What's The Latest on Brexit?

Dan Mulhall is Ireland’s Ambassador to the United States. He presented his credentials in the Oval Office to President Trump on September 8, 2017. Ambassador Mulhall was previously Ireland’s Ambassador in London, where he had served for four years. His previous postings include Germany, Malaysia and Belgium.

Arabella Bishop
Arabella Bishop
Senior Director, Head of Sotheby’s Ireland
Investing in Irish Art

Arabella Bishop is Head of Sothebys in Ireland and has been with the company for over 19 years. She has a wealth of experience in the auction and private treaty markets and has handled many estate and collections sales. She is the most senior representative working for an international auction house in Ireland. She graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a degree in Art History in 1992.

Charlie Minter
Charlie Minter
Deputy Director, Head of Irish Art, Sotheby’s
Investing in Irish Art

Charlie Minter joined Sotheby’s in 2009. He has played a prominent role in the company’s Irish art auctions, developing expansive knowledge of the period and strong relationships with collectors in the market over this time. In 2015 he was promoted to Head of Irish Art, re-establishing a stand-alone Irish Art sale. He led the recent successful sale of The Burns Collection in London three months ago.

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