It’s a long long way from Clare to here

October 16th, 2014

As much as Emma loved her time with the Hogans and her Irish counterpart, Ailbhe, there were moments when she just wanted to meet someone who would understand that a 75 degree day in Ireland, while locally described as ‘a heatwave’ doesn’t begin to come close to a hot day in the Arizona desert.

Ennis 750 Letter

October 15th, 2014

A letter from the citizens of Phoenix and signed by Councilman Howard Adams and Paul Johnson, Mayor of Phoenix which was sent to the citizens of Ennis in 1990 on the occasion of the Ennis 750 has recently come to light.  Howard Adams was very much the driving force behind the establishment of the Ennis Phoenix sister cities twinning relationship in 1988 when Ennis became the first European town or city to twin with Phoenix, Arizona.

Since 1988, civic and community leaders from both sides of the Atlantic have visited each other and developed strong ties and personal friendships. Over the years political and business leaders, arts and cultural representatives, technical experts, teachers and students have participated in regular exchanges.

International Competition for Artists with Disabilities

August 12th, 2014
Competition details at: www.phoenixsistercities.org

International Photography Competition

August 12th, 2014
Competition details at: www.phoenixsistercities.org

Sarah Going To Rose of Tralee

June 6th, 2014

Hello, I am Sarah Hines and I am so excited to represent the beautiful State of Arizona!  This Saint Patrick’s Day, I celebrated my 27th birthday, and let me tell you, it’s a great thing when the world celebrates with you!


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