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Irish Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China visits TU Dublin

Posted: 4 February, 2019

The Ambassador of Ireland to the People's Republic of China, Mr Eoin O’Leary visited Technological University Dublin to meet Professor David FitzPatrick, President of TU Dublin at an event in Cathal Brugha Street.

Professor David FitzPatrick with Ambassador of Ireland to the People’s Republic of China, Mr. Eoin O’Leary, and Feiyuan Xiao, 4th Year student in Event Management.

The purpose of the meeting was to thank the Ambassador and his colleagues in the Irish Embassy in Beijing for their support of the TU Dublin project in Hainan, China’s southernmost province.  The President, who was joined by colleagues from a range of disciplines, also took the opportunity to brief Ambassador O’Leary on the establishment of TU Dublin and its plans for the future.

The Ambassador also met current 4th Year student of Event Management, Feiyuan Xiao from Hainan.  TU Dublin currently runs a joint programme in Event Management with the University of Hainan. The first two years of the programme are delivered in the University of Hainan while the third and fourth years are delivered by TU Dublin.  

L-r, Dr. Robert Flood, Mr. John O’Connor, Director and Dean of College of Arts and Tourism; Feiyuan Xiao, Ambassador Eoin O’Leary; Professor David FitzPatrick, President of TU Dublin; Dr. Dominic Dillane, Professor Mick Devereux, Director and Dean of College of Sciences and Health; Mr. Mike O' Connor, Dr. Yupeng Liu and Professor James Curtin.