In celebration of the vibrant Sister City relationship the Consulate General of Ireland in San Francisco, in partnership with the Cork Chamber of Commerce & Enterprise Ireland is delighted to present this collaborative speaker series with John Goulding, co-Founder & CEO of Workvivo & Conor Healy, CEO of the Cork Chamber of Commerce, in conversation with Jack Callaghan, SVP, Digital Technology at Enterprise Ireland, Seattle.
San Francisco Cork Sister City Committee's inaugural debut to march in the168th San Francisco
St. Patrick’s Day Parade!
Saturday, March 16th, 2019
The Irish Arts & Writers Festival brings together Irish writers and audiences for an arts and culture festival. https://irishwriterslosgatos.com
Here is a glimpse of some community events that the San Francisco Cork Sister City Committee participated in in celebration of St. Patrick's Day and our San Francisco - Irish heritage.
Chris Mocko will be representing the Olympic Club, the City of San Francisco and our Irish community in Cork City Marathon, June 4th, 2017. The Olympic Club magazine ran a feature story on Chris in the June issue (pg.8), including a piece about his upcoming trip to Cork. We wish him every success! https://issuu.com/olyclub/docs/0517_olympian_small
San Francisco Bay Area resident Chris Mocko finished first place in the Cork City Marathon 2017. Mr. Mocko, a member of the Olympic Club, participated in the marathon as part of a sister city exchange between San Francisco and Cork.
With 24 different countries and 47 nationalities represented, over 7500 participants took part in the Cork's Marathon, Half Marathon, Team Relay, Inter-Services Championships and Youth Challenge.
The San Francisco - Cork sister city relationship was formed in May 1984 by then Mayor Dianne Feinstein. In the more than 30 years of this sister city partnership, changes have taken place in virtually all areas of the community - sports, art, culture, education, government and business - all of which have contributed ti increased cross-cultural dialogue and understanding.