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Pixar’s Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera share their creative process

On Monday, July 14th, U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Kevin O’Malley hosted a Creative Minds Event with Pixar’s Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera in partnership with The Walt Disney Company at this residence in the Phoenix Park. Pete Docter is the Oscar-winning director of ‘Monsters, Inc.’ and ‘Up’ and vice president, creative, at Pixar Animation Studios, ...
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Songwriting Craft and Music Copyright with Paul Williams & Glen Hansard

Ambassador Kevin O’Malley hosted a Creative Minds Event with Paul Williams and Glen Hansard entitled “A Conversation on Songwriting Craft and Music Copyright” on On Tuesday, July 14th. The event in partnership with the Irish Music Rights Organization (IMRO) will highlight U.S.-Ireland music industry linkages through a discussion of songwriting craft and music copyright. Paul ...
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Independence Day 2015 with ‘Picnic in the Park’

On Friday, July 3, 2015, U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Kevin F. O’Malley welcomed nearly 3000 guests to his residence in Phoenix Park for the Embassy’s annual Independence Day Celebration.  This year’s ‘Picnic in the Park’ music festival theme showcased emerging Irish bands inspired by U.S. musical genres. “Today we honor the signing of the Declaration ...
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