The new Consul General of the Republic of Poland in Northern Ireland, Dariusz Adler, made his first official visit outside Belfast to the Polish Community in Kilrea, Co Derry on 11th January 2018. He was accompanied by Honorary Consul Jerome Mullen and Mr. John Dallat MLA who organised the visit and welcome him to Kilrea, to meet the very sizeable Polish Community living and working in this part of Mid Ulster.

St Columba’s Primary School

Consul Adler first engagement was to St Columba’s Primary School where he was warmly welcomed by the Principal Mrs. Celine Kielt, her staff and a guard of honour of the children waving the Polish flag.  A special assembly was arranged and the children welcomed the visitors in words recited by them in two languages and together performed some beautiful singing in both Polish and English.

What a welcome for the Polish Consul General on his first official visit in NI

What a welcome for the Polish Consul General on his first official visit in Northern Ireland

Consul Adler presents ''Art of Poland'' book to Mrs Kielt

Consul General Adler presents ”Art of Poland” book to Mrs Celine Kielt Principal

Hon Consul Jerome Mullen Anne Dallat, Gosha, Consul General Adler and

Hon Consul Jerome Mullen, Mrs Anne Dallat, Polish Teacher Gosha O’Hagan , Consul General Adler and John Dallat MLA

Consul General Adler, Hon Consul Jerome Mullen with Polish Family

Consul General Adler, Hon Consul Jerome Mullen with Polish Family

St Paul’s Secondary School

Consul General Adler was welcomed to St Paul’s School by Mr Eamon McMullan, Principal and introduced to 18 Polish pupils, whom he addressed and had a discussion with.

Principal of St Paul's Eamon McMullan, welcomes Consul General Dariasz Adler and Hon Consul Jerome Mullen to school

Principal of St Paul’s Eamon McMullan, welcomes Consul General Dariusz Adler and Hon Consul Jerome Mullen to St Paul’s school

Hon Consul, Anne, Gosha, Consul General and self

Hon Consul Jerome Mullen, Gosha O’Hagan Teacher, Consul General Adler, Eamon McMullan Principal, John & Anne Dallat and Polish Pupils

Polish Pupils in discussion with Consul General Adler

Polish Pupils in discussion with Consul General Adler

Consul Adler present Eamon McMullan with a book on Polish Castles

Consul Adler presents Eamon McMullan with a book on ”The Royal Castle in Poland”

Meeting with St Vincent de Paul Society in Kilrea

A warm welcome was extended to Consul General Adler and Hon Consul Jerome Mullen by Mrs Margaret Mullan President and her voluntary staff at the St Vincent de Paul Centre, Kilrea

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