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San José and Dublin, Ireland, Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Sister City Irish Week

San José and Dublin, Ireland, Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Sister City Irish Week

SAN JOSE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 03/10/06 --

Irish Week Activities:

Background: The sister city relationship between San José and Dublin, Ireland, began in 1986 to formalize the establishment of cross-Atlantic cultural, economic, artistic and sporting ties between the two cities as well as with the greater Silicon Valley region.



The San José Youth Symphony Philharmonic Orchestra performed last year in Dublin, Ireland. The Dublin musicians would like to return the favor and share their exceptional music with the City of San José while performing in a Side-By-Side concert with the San José Youth Symphony Philharmonic Orchestra.

      When:   7:30 PM, March 11, 2006

      Where:  San José Civic Auditorium, 145 West San Carlos Street,
              Downtown San José

      Who:    Young adult members of the San José Youth Symphony
              Philharmonic Orchestra and the Dublin Youth Symphony



Twelve bouts of world class amateur boxing organized by the San José Sports Authority and the Irish Week Committee.

      When:   4 PM, March 12, 2006

      Where:  San José Civic Auditorium, 145 West San Carlos Street,
              Downtown San José

      Who:    Twenty-four Irish and Californian boxers will vie for wins.



San José Mayor Ron Gonzales welcomes the Dublin Sister City Delegation to San José.

      When:   8:00 - 9:30 AM, March 13, 2006

      Where:  Capital Club - Knight Ridder Building - 17th Floor

      Who:    Mayor Ron Gonzales, San José City Councilmembers,
              Dublin Delegation


Official flag raising ceremony welcoming the Dublin Sister City

      When:   10:00 AM, March 13, 2006

      Where:  Flag Poles, San José City Hall

      Who:    Mayor Ron Gonzales, San José City Councilmembers,
              Dublin Delegation


As part of the delegation's mission to learn more about current Silicon Valley technologies, they will tour this IBM facility in south San José.

       When:  1:30 PM, March 13, 2006

       Where: IBM Silicon Valley Labs, 555 Bailey Road, San José

       Who:   Jeanette Horan, Vice President, Worldwide Information
              Management; General Manager, IBM Silicon Valley Labs and
              Senior Location Executive, Silicon Valley, Dublin Delegation



A black-tie gala, the Spirit of Ireland Award Dinner honors individuals and/or companies whose accomplishments have exemplified the relationship between San Jose/ Silicon Valley and Ireland.

      When:   6 PM, March 14, 2006

      Where:  San José Fairmont Hotel, 170 S. Market Street, San José

      Who:    Attendees will include: Mayor Ron Gonzales, San José City
              Councilmembers, Dublin Delegation, business, civic, academic
              and cultural institution leaders.

Dublin Sister City Delegation - 2006

Prime Minister Bertie Hearn
Dublin Lord Mayor Catherine Byrne
Councillor Anne Carter (she visited San Jose two years ago)
Councillor Maurice Ahern (past Lord Mayor and previous visitor to San Jose)
City Manager John Fitzgerald
Kevin Dowling - City Manager's Office
Gina Quinn - CEO of Dublin Chamber of Commerce
Eugene McCague - President of Dublin Chamber of Commerce
Eoin O'Neill - Trinity College
Frank Magee - Chief Executive Officer, Dublin Tourism Ltd.
Michael Flood - Chairman, Dublin Tourism Ltd.

Steven Brewster
San José Office of Economic Development
(408) 535-8168

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