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2017 Thanksgiving Dinner with Democrats Abroad Ireland

Democrats Abroad Ireland

Thursday, 23 November 2017 from 18:30 to 21:00 (GMT)

2017 Thanksgiving Dinner with Democrats Abroad Ireland

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Thanksgiving Dinner
Dinner with all the fixin's.
Ended €30.95 €2.55
Kids under 12 Ended Free €0.00
Give €5 (optional donation to DA Ireland)
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Event Details

It's our traditional Thanksgiving dinner complete with football, family, and fare. It will be another knockout menu with something for everyone - and plenty of it. The Hilton will be our venue again - they love having us and they go all out for Thanksgiving.

We'll gather in the Charlemont Bar for drinks from 6:30 PM where football will be on, and set up our receiving table at 7:00 PM in advance of dinner at 7:30 PM.

Date: Thanksgiving Day - November 23rd 

Time: 6:30 PM Charlemont Bar Drinks; 7:30 PM - Dinner.

Where: Hilton Hotel, Charelmont Place, Dublin 2 (across from the Barge pub)

Price: €30.95 + a small Eventbrite fee. Kids under 12 eat for free.



We are excited to announce that Áine Kerr will be our guest speaker!


Áine Kerr is the Co-Founder and COO of Neva Labs; a new startup venture with Mark Little that is dedicated to restoring “truth and trust” to the distribution of information at a time when tech companies have been criticised for their role in the spread of “fake news”.

Previously, Áine led global journalism partnerships at Facebook in New York City, overseeing a team focused on building products, tools and services for journalists and also working to improve news literacy for news consumers. She was instrumental in helping to create and execute on the Facebook Journalism Project and led on the creation of the News Integrity Initiative (NII).

Before joining Facebook in March 2016, she spent five years at Storyful, where she served as head of content and political editor before being appointed managing editor in December 2011 at the time of the company’s acquisition by News Corporation. Prior to that, Áine spent over seven years working as a political correspondent and news reporter with The Irish TimesThe Irish Independent and The Irish Examiner. Áine is on the board of the NII, an advisor to the Institute for Future of Media and Journalism (Fujo), as well as being the co-founder of Online News Association (ONA) Ireland. She is currently undertaking the Sulzberger Leadership Program in Columbia University and has a Bachelor of Education (B’ED) and a Masters of Journalism (MAJ) with Dublin City University [DCU].

Here's the part where you can feast your eyes on the menu:


Roasted Beets & Carrot Salad
Frisee Salad with Cranberries & Pistachios
Brussel Sprouts Vinaigrette Salad
Mini Cornbread Bites

Creamy Winter Squash Soup
Parmesan & herb crostini


Traditional Thanksgiving Roast Turkey
Chestnut & sausage stuffing, cranberry jelly
Maple & Wholegrain Mustard Glazed Ham
Traditional giblet gravy
Macaroni and Cheese Bake
Cream Whipped Mash Potato
Roasted Sweet Potato
Honey Glazed Carrot & Parsnips
Green Beans with Caramelised Onion & Thyme


Classic Pumpkin Pie with fresh cream
Lemon Meringue Pie
Apple Bread Pudding with Cinnamon Custard

Additional vegetarian options and gluten free desserts will also be offered.

Do you have questions about 2017 Thanksgiving Dinner with Democrats Abroad Ireland? Contact Democrats Abroad Ireland

When & Where

Hilton Hotel
Charlemont Pl

Thursday, 23 November 2017 from 18:30 to 21:00 (GMT)

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Democrats Abroad Ireland

Democrats Abroad Ireland are a diverse group of US citizens from many backgrounds - American-born, Irish returned emigrants from the US, and people from elsewhere - working towards the election of Democratic candidates. 

We engage in voter registration, fundraising, phone-banking, and other strategies to strengthen the Democratic party.  We meet monthly to plan, encourage voter registration, and discuss topics of the day.  And we have quite a bit of fun along the way too.  

If you are an American citizen, you're welcome to join us! First - register to vote at, and second - join Democrats Abroad!

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