The Ireland Netherlands Business Association is delighted to announce that the INBA St. Patrick's Day Dinner Protected content be held at the prestigious Sofitel The Grand Hotel in Amsterdam on March 19th, Protected content .
A drinks reception will be held from 19:00, followed by dinner from 20:00.
As well as the usual lively networking, we will have live Irish music and spot prizes to give away.
We are particularly pleased to announce that our guest speaker is the former broadcaster, award-winning journalist and currently EU Ombudsman Emily O'Reilly (profile below).
As places are limited we ask that you reserve your tickets by 6 March at the latest by emailing Protected content .
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Emily O'Reilly was elected as the European Ombudsman in Protected content . She is an author and former journalist and broadcaster who became Ireland's first female Ombudsman in Protected content in Protected content was also appointed Commissioner for Environmental Information and Freedom of Information Commissioner. As former political editor, broadcaster and author, her career attracted significant domestic and international recognition including a Harvard University Fellowship in Protected content multiple national awards. She has written three critically acclaimed books on Irish politics and media and is a current member of the International Advisory Board of Harvard's Nieman Foundation for Journalism. Ms. O'Reilly is a graduate of University College Dublin with a Degree in European Languages and Literature Protected content holds a Graduate Diploma in Education from Trinity College Dublin Protected content . She was conferred with an Honorary Doctorate in Laws by the National University in Ireland in Protected content her work in promoting human rights throughout her career as a journalist and through her work as Ombudsman. In Protected content was conferred a second time with an Honorary Doctorate of Law from University College Dublin in Ireland. In the course of her journalistic career, she won two awards: Journalist of the Year and Woman Journalist of the Year.