Delegation of state legislators from montana, nebraska & oklahoma visit Ireland
In August 2022, Senator Daly hosted a delegation of state legislators from Montana, Oklahoma and Nebraska, where the members received a briefing from the Department of Foreign Affairs.
Senator Tom Brewer of Nebraska, who became the first Native American elected to the state legislature of Nebraska, joined the American Irish State Legislators Caucus during the trip.
Other highlights included a trip to the GPO Museum, New Grange, and the Irish Emigration Museum, where the legislators learned more about how they could trace their Irish roots.
The delegation also had the chance to hear from Irish Taoiseach Micheál Martin at the CEO lunch, where they got to learn more about the trade and education links between Ireland and the U.S.
Senator Mark Daly Re-Elected Chair of American Irish State Legislators Caucus
In Denver, Senator Daly chaired the American Irish State Legislators Caucus’ annual meeting. Senator Daly also got to present American Irish State Legislators Caucus certificates of membership to various legislators from over a dozen states.
Members heard from National Conference of State Legislators incoming President Representative Brian Patrick Kennedy, of Rhode Island, who addressed the caucus members from all 50 U.S. States. Kennedy is also a co-chair of the American Irish State Legislators Caucus. Since its establishment in October 2021, state representatives from 37 have visited Ireland as part of the American Irish Legislators Caucus.
u.s. delegation of state senate presidents & majority leaders visit ireland
A U.S. delegation of 50 State Senate Presidents and majority leaders from across the United States visited Ireland in July 2022, where they received an in-depth briefing on Northern Ireland, Brexit and the long enduring U.S.-Irish relationship from the Department of Foreign Affairs.
The delegation attended two panels, a cross-party panel formed by the Speakers Office and a fascinating panel at Queen's College Belfast, where the delegation learned more about the current situation in Northern Ireland.
historic Partnership Agreement Signing between National Conference of State Legislators and American Irish State Legislators Caucus
State Senate Presidents and/or majority leaders as well as National Chair of the American Irish State Legislators Caucus along with the Mayors, Chairs and Cathaoirleach from throughout the State and leadership of AILG and LAMA attended the signing ceremony between the United States National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL), the Association of Local Government in Ireland (AILG), Local Authorities Members Association (LAMA) and the American Irish State Legislators Caucus (AISLC). Ireland is only the 4th country with whom the National Conference of State Legislators signed an international partnership agreement.
New Jersey AISLC delegation visits ireland
Senator Daly hosted a delegation of American Irish State Legislators Caucus members from New Jersey to Ireland. Members began the visit by speaking with American Irish Chamber of Commerce CEO, Mark Redmond, who talked about investment opportunities for American companies in Ireland & vice versa, as a result of that meeting there is now a guide in the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland, ‘Why New Jersey for Ireland.’
The delegation then spent the weekend sightseeing some of the most historical and magical parts of Ireland including a visit to the GPO, the EPIC museum on Irish-American history, the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher, and Bunratty Castle & Folk Park where the delegation got to learn about Ireland long ago...
The delegation also met with Trade Minister Robert Troy, members of the Irish foreign ministry Speaker Alex Maskey during a visit to Stormont in Belfast to learn about the parliament in Northern Ireland, Professor Ian Greer during a visit to Queen's University, and U.S. Ambassador Clare Cronin.