TY Politics Diplomacy Class

December 22, 2023

As part of our Transition Year Politics class, we were delighted to have ex Irish diplomat Mr. Bob Patterson talk to us online. Bob has a quarter of a century worth of experience working with the Irish diplomatic corps in the UK, Finland, Nigeria, South Africa, Vietnam and back in Ireland. Bob spoke about the colourful array or work that he has experienced in this memorable role, how students who have an interest in this area can find a path into this career, and answered questions that included what diplomatic immunity really means! Maybe we might have a few budding ambassadors in a few years to come!