30 Years of the JET Programme in Ireland

We're throwing a party to celebrate 30 years of the JET Programme in Ireland. We want to get as many alumni together as we can to celebrate what the JET Programme has meant for us. This event will be family-friendly. Please RSVP to jet@ir.mofa.go.jp or jetaaireland@gmail.com, and let us know if you intend to bring... Continue Reading →

Japanese Cultural Items

IJETAA has a small stock of Japanese cultural items which we would like to build up over the next few months. At the moment, we have the following items: Calligraphy mats, brushes, and ink 3 kendama toys Sake jug and cup set Tea ceremony teapot, trivet, whisk, scoop, and bowl If you would like to... Continue Reading →

Calligraphy & Origami Workshop

IJETAA members and 2017 Irish JET participants took part in a calligraphy and origami workshop at Temple Bar Gallery + Studio on Sunday, 18 June The workshop not only gave new JETs the opportunity to meet with some of their senpai, but they also had the opportunity to master their brush flicks and fold paper... Continue Reading →

Sushi & Sake in Galway

Our first IJETAA event of 2017 took place Galway City. Here at IJET HQ we're always conscious of how many of events take place in Dublin, so we were happy to finally venture out west for a day of sushi making and sake tasting at Wa Cafe.

JETAA Europe Meeting

On Saturday, 1 October,  Ambassador Miyoshi met with representatives from the JET Programme Alumni Associations of Ireland, France, Germany and the UK who were in Dublin to mark the 30th Anniversary of the JETProgramme and the re-establishment of JETTAA-International .

JET Arigato Campaign

JET 30th Anniversary Arigato Campaign. Be in with a chance to win a 30th Anniversary Goods Package and a 50 euro voucher for Yamamori Restaurant in Dublin. Create a text, audio or video message thanking the people you have grown close to because of the JET Programme. Contact jet@ir.mofa.go.jp for more details!

Calling all Shakespeareans Experience Japan are looking for someone with an interest in Shakespeare and Japan to present a mini-TED type talk in UCD on April 23 as part of a larger event. It doesn't have to be very scholarly, just a way to mark the man's birth/death day! Email ted.esque@yahoo.ie if you're interested  

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