The three-year commemoration of the terrorist attack on Utøya and Oslo took place outside the embassy.

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The new bird viewing point in County Clare allows the public to observe the first white-tailed sea eagle born in Ireland since a century

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Saturday 24th of May at 3 pm Ireland and Norway will play a match as part of the 8th European Deaf Football Championships.

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Photo: Eva Campbell.

Norwegians in Ireland celebrated Norway’s National Day on the 17th of May. This year’s celebration was extra special as it marked the 200th anniversary of the Norwegian constitution of 1814.

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Deputy Head of Mission Grete Ødegaard and President of MIC Prof. Michael A. Hayes, with Viking children. 
Photo: Brian Gavin.

“Viking Ireland: A New Voyage of Discovery” is the name of the new and innovative educational resource developed for the Mary Immaculate College (MIC) in Limerick. Deputy Head of Mission at the Norwegian Embassy, Grete Ødegaard visited the College to officially launch the bi-lingual resource.

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From left: Danish Ambassador Niels Pultz, Dr. Anne Pedersen, RIA President Mary E Daly, Jon Vidar Sigurdson, Norwegian Ambassador Roald Næss

Professor Jon Vidar Sigurdson, Norway, joined forces with Dr. Anne Pedersen, Denmark, in a two-part lecture in the Royal Irish Academy Thursday 22 May.

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From left: Dr. Cathy Swift, Mary Immaculate College and UL, Valerie Kinsella, Castleblakeney Heritage Centre, Dr. Joe Mannion, Author, Historian and Independent Scholar, Grete Ødegaard, Norwegian embassy, Darren McGettigan, author of Battle of Clontarf Good Friday 1014, John Hamrock, MD, Ancestor Network, Collette Gill, Clontarf 2014 Committee. 
Photo: Gerry Stronge.

The seminar "A Galway perspective on the Battle of Clontarf" was launched by Grete Ødegaard, Norwegian embassy, 10 May in Castleblakeney.

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Photo: Markus Teir.

“The Nordic Models” was a part of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Regional Meeting for Europe taking place in Dublin Castle 8th and 9th of May. The session, a cooperation between the Nordic embassies, TASC (Think-tank for Action on Social Change) and the Irish Ombudsman, discussed freedom of information, and how this is implemented in the countries.

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Ambassador Roald Næss with teachers from Thora Storm videregående skole and Jämtlands Gymnasium Wargentin. 
Photo: Jonathan Earl.

Students from Thora Storm videregående skole, Trondheim, and Jämtlands Gymnasium Wargentin, Östersund, visited Waterford City on the invitation of Waterford City Enterprise board end of March.

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