Jillian van Turnhout in Canada

Jillian van Turnhout is in Canada this week, with a very busy itinerary.

  • She was one of the first guests of the brand new Irish Consulate General in Toronto where she recorded a live YouTube broadcast with the Irish ambassador to Canada McKee.
  • Jillian also learned about the plans for the arts, culture, and heritage building “The Corleck Building” which is due to open in 2023.
  • She was a guest speaker in the “Celtic Studies Speakers Series” at St. Michael’s College (part of the University of Toronto).
  • And she visited the Canadian parliament in Ottawa to discuss shared areas of interest and work with a number of MPs and Senators.
  • Finally, Jillian was a guest of honour at the launch event of “The Photo Album of the Irish: Canada Edition