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Gilmore to host 'Invest in Ireland' business forum on second day of US trip

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore is in Atlanta, Georgia as part of his St Patrick’s Day programme.

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore (file photo)
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore (file photo)
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TÁNAISTE AND MINISTER for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore is to host an ‘Invest in Ireland’ business forum in the US today, as he continues his St Patrick’s Day programme in Atlanta, Georgia.

Today will also see meetings with senior management from a number of multinational US companies, including Coca-Cola and UPS.

Gilmore will also present the Presidential Distinguished Service Award to the Irish-American philanthropist and former President of Coca-Cola, Don Keough.

Georgia Tech University is also set to be paid a visit, where the Tánaiste will discuss the importance of collaboration between US and Irish academic and research institutions.

Closing out today’s events will be a dinner for local members of the Global Irish Network, and ‘The Gathering’ will be promoted at an event with Delta Airlines.

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