Talk: 100 Years of the Irish in Kenya – Sat 4 March 2017

From Aviators to Agriculturalists, Medics to Missionaries
Talk by By Bróna Ní Mhuirí, Coordinator of the Embassy of Ireland’s “100 Years of the Irish in Kenya” Project and wife of Dr. Vincent O’Neill, Irish Ambassador to Kenya

Saturday 4 March 2017
Muthaiga Country Club

Did you know that the first commercially viable coffee in Kenya was grown under the direction of an Irishman?
Bróna Ní Mhuirí will share her insight on the history and contribution of the Irish in Kenya, a continuous thread for over a hundred years.
From the flying nuns of Turkana in the 1960s to Olympian David Rudisha’s Cork coach… 

Bitings & Bar 6.30pm, Talk 7.00 pm
Charges:
Ksh 3,000 Talk with a powerpoint presentation and Dinner
Ksh 1,400 Talk only
Payment: Mpesa Paybill, Business No: 400800, Account No: 6571570019
RSVP: 0724 255 299 or info@kenyamuseumsociety.org

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