IN Chicago Business and Social Blog

The IN Chicago Business and Social Blog is an information sharing forum for the Chicago IN Community. We invite social, artistic and businesses organizations or individuals (established, newly arrived or soon-to-arrive) to submit short blog postings to get their word out. We especially welcome postings from businesses looking to hire and new arrivals in Chicago looking for career opportunities. We  will also post information about upcoming events that are of interest to our members (please submit event posts at least two weeks in advance of event). 

 

All posts are moderated and IN Chicago ultimately decides what is posted. No product sales pitches please!

 

To submit a blog post, please email us  the text exactly as you should appear (150 words max). Include an email address in the post if you wish to be contacted (resumes in pdf format can be attached to posts on request).


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  • 02 Feb 2016 10:51 PM | Anonymous

    100% of proceeds divided between Concern Worldwide & Chicago Irish Immigrant Support. Raffle Winner to be announced at IN-Chicago's 2016 Annual Ball at The Drake on February 20th.

    • Tickets are $50 each, or 3 for $100.
    • Winner need not be present to win
    • Raffle tickets are tax deductible

    Raffle prizes include:

    •  Two tickets to the Chicago Blackhawks
    • Dinner for 10 people at C Chicago
    • 1 night for two (with breakfast) at the Princess Diana Suite at The Drake in Chicago
    • Two roundtrip tickets to any domestic destination courtesy of United Airlines
    • Dinner for 4 at Farmhouse (Chicago or Evanston locations)
    • 4 tickets to the Chicago Bears, Robbie Gould autographed football, and limo to and from Soldier Field
    • President’s Circle Membership to Chicago Council on Global Affairs
    • And much more!

    Thank you for your support 

  • 02 Feb 2016 10:36 PM | Anonymous

    Join us on February 5th for IN-Chicago's monthly network gathering at Fado. Complimentary refreshments will be available  to Subscribed Members until 7pm. All are welcome. As always, you can join or renew your membership on the night. This will be the last opportunity to purchase tickets at the  $175    discounted rate. Tickets for the Ball Raffle will also be on sale.  

  • 02 Nov 2015 9:11 PM | Anonymous

    You are invited to We Built This City, a lively panel discussion that will chronicle the development of Chicago from historic to contemporary times, focusing on the contribution Irish people have made to the city’s built and cultural fabric. More information here.

  • 29 Sep 2015 5:25 PM | Anonymous

    Dave Farrell will be visiting Chicago over the next week and will be screening his film, A Terrible Beauty, at the iBAM on the 10th and 11th of October.

     

    In association with The Chicago Irish Brotherhood and sponsored by The Concord Group, he will be mounting what might be Chicago’s first 1916-2016 commemorative event and interactive exhibition at O’Brien’s Restaurant and Bar, 1528 North Wells St. (North Avenue) between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesday the 7th of October. 

    1916 Invite.pdf


    http://www.storiesfrom1916.com/


  • 29 Sep 2015 5:20 PM | Anonymous

    Join us on October 2nd at the launch of New Horizon event in place our of regular First Friday.


    Irish Design 2015 in partnership with the Chicago Design Museum invites Ireland Network Members to the opening of New Horizon architecture from Ireland featuring; 

    - A2

    - GKMP 

    - Ryan W. Kennihan


    Official launch by Ireland’s Minister for Business and Employment, Mr Ged Nash, TD at 7.30pm

    DJ, food and drinks served until 10.00pm


    Registration is free for Ireland Network Members. 


    Exhibition continues until 2nd January 2016. 

    Please check  www.chidm.com


  • 29 Sep 2015 5:18 PM | Anonymous

    IN Conversation with Michael Smith - whose efforts to expose wholesale political corruption in the planning process brought about The Mahon Tribunal

     

    Join us at 6pm pm Tuesday October 6th at The Pinnacle , 670 N. Wabash, 43rd Floor, Chicago Illinois 60611 for an IN Conversation with Michael Smith, hailed as “the most dangerous man in Ireland” by The Guardian newspaper. Lawyer, journalist and environmental rights campaigner Michael Smith is one of the most important catalysts for the change in contemporary Irish Politics.  His efforts to expose wholesale political corruption in the planning process brought about a€250 million Judicial inquiry, The Mahon Tribunal, between 1997--‐2012 which resulted in the resignation of the Irish Prime Minister over the allegations and the imprisonment of three other politicians.

     

    Michael Smith continues his work as Editor and publisher of Village Magazine, Irelands leading current affairs publication and has served as Chairman of An Taisce the Irish national environment protection agency and board member of Transparency International in Ireland. He has emerged as one of the leading voices in protecting the environment in Ireland.

     

    6:00pm Reception (hors d'oeuvre & bar)

    6.45 -7:45 pm Presentation

    8:00pm Adjournment

     We look forward to seeing you on October 6th!

     

    Space is limited and registration is required. To ensure your place, please click the Register button. Registration is free for Subscribed Members, and $10 for non-members. To become a Subscribed Member of IN-Chicago, please click here.  


  • 30 Jul 2015 5:25 PM | Anonymous

    The Consulate of Ireland in Chicago is seeking a highly organised, self-motivated professional for the role of Personal Assistant to the Consul General.

     

    The Personal Assistant to the Consul General role is a wide-ranging and often fast-paced job that requires a strong combination of organisational and project management skills, attention to detail, customer service and discretion.

     

    The Consulate of Ireland in Chicago is responsible for representing and promoting Ireland in the Midwest region of the USA. Reporting to the Embassy of Ireland in Washington DC, the Consulate focuses on a wide range of issues including economic and political work, consular affairs, and engagement with the large Irish and Irish American community in the Chicago area and the wider Midwest region. The Consulate is headed by the Consul General of Ireland, supported by the Vice Consul and a small local team.

     

    Interested applicants should download the full job advertisement from the Consulate website for detailed information on the role requirements and responsibilities and instructions on how to apply. The closing date for applications is 2nd August.

     

    https://www.dfa.ie/media/consulatechicago/homepage/Personal-Assistant-to-the-Consul-General.pdf


  • 21 Jun 2015 1:01 PM | Anonymous

    Statement from the families of the Irish students killed in Berkeley, issued on their behalf by the Irish Consulate in San Francisco. 

     

     

  • 27 May 2015 8:33 AM | Anonymous


    Join us at Lizzie McNeill's Irish Pub on Friday, June 5th at 6pm  for IN-Chicago's monthly network gathering.

     

    Complimentary refreshments will be available to Subscribed Members. Appetizers will be served and all are welcome. As always, you can join or renew your membership on the night.


  • 07 May 2015 7:30 PM | Anonymous

     

    Padraig Pearse GAA Club Fundraiser

    Mystic Celt

    3443 N Southport Ave,

    Chicago, IL 60657

    Friday, May 8th

    9pm-12pm

    Come out and support the team!

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