Irish Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason and former US Ambassador Ed Crawford Cleveland Irish Cultural Garden October 21, 2022
Geraldine Byrne Nason, Ireland's Ambassador to the US, was in town for the annual conference of Irish Network USA, the national umbrella organization integrating the Irish Networks that exist in various cities across the United States. Before the reception she joined former US Ambassador to Ireland Ed Crawford and Irish Network Cleveland leader Mark Owens at the Irish Cultural Garden in Cleveland.
Irish Cultural Garden in Cleveland
The Irish Garden is one of 35 nationality gardens in Rockefeller Park and features an exact copy of a fountain found in Dublin Ireland as well as over a dozen monuments to Irish cultural figures such as Samuel Beckett, Sean O'Casey, James Joyce, Frank O'Connor, Brendan Behan, Edna O'Brien, George Bernard Shaw and others.
The Irish Garden is in the shape of a Celtic Cross and was first dedicated in 1939.
Irish Cultural Garden Celtic Cross
As you will see in the video below, Ambassador Nason suggested a new addition of the late Eavan Boland. She also spoke about the new film The Banshees of Inisherin and other topics.
Watch a video of the Ambassadors walk through the Irish Cultural Garden
Enjoy these other pictures from the Ambassadors in the Irish Cultural Garden.
Ambassador Nason and Mrs Mary Crawford
Ambassador Ed Crawford and Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason
Lennon Fountain in Cleveland's Irish Cultural Garden
Irish Garden Club monument
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