Past Events (74)

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December 22, 2022
  • IIBN Dublin Christmas Drinks

  • Dec 22, 2022 from 6:00pm to 11:00pm
  • Location: Doheny & Nesbitt, 5 Baggot Street Lower, Dublin 2
  • Description:

    Join IIBN Members and friends in one of Dublin's most historic pubs, Doheny & Nesbitt. We have a private function room upstairs for this year's "Jingle and Mingle". All are Welcome - Members & Guests.

    Let's raise a glass to the festive season and to business success in 2023!

    Register with ONE-CLICK by hitting the "Are you Going?" drop-down menu on this event page. 

  • Created by: Ailbhe Mullen
  • Tags: dublin, christmas drinks, iibn
December 14, 2022
  • 'Tis the Season London Christmas Drinks Party - K + K Hotel George

  • Dec 14, 2022 from 6:00pm to 11:00pm
  • Location: 1-15 Templeton Pl, London SW5 9NB- THIS EVENT IS PROCEEDING
  • Description:



    See you tomorrow night

    EARLS COURT Tube & 2 minute walk around the corner to the Hotel.

    Let's all connect before going our separate ways for the holidays.

    RSVP as a member on our webste & click 'going' 

    IIBN Dublin board members will be arriving in London to lead the upcoming Christmas celebrations!

  • Created by: Ruth Charlotte Mac Gowan
December 1, 2022
  • Abode2 Luxury property magazine

  • Dec 1, 2022 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Location: Mayfair
  • Description:

    Abode2, the No1 Google Ranking luxury property magazine, is delighted to partner with Unit London, JWD Mortgages, Lumon as well as SJW Property Management and World Of Woman for the exclusive invite only event.


    This event is Sold Out.



    Founded in Dublin in 2003, GoldCore have been serving Investors in over 130 countries around the world. GoldCore allow investors to buy gold and silver for direct delivery or for secure storage in a numerous high security vaults around the world.

    When it comes to choosing a trusted partner to assist in the sourcing and management of precious metals, British investors turn to GoldCore. They are well known within the industry and frequently speak at conferences the world over.

  • Created by: Ruth Charlotte Mac Gowan
November 23, 2022
  • Irish Fashion & Good company

  • Nov 23, 2022 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location: 67A York Street , Marylebone, W1H 1QA
  • Description:



    Following the success of their Paris pop-up earlier this year, the mother-daughter duo behind Mise Tusa will be bringing slow Irish fashion to London's stylish Marylebone for a 3 week pop-up from 14 November until 3 December 

    In association with IIBN, come join us on the 23rd November from 6pm, for a welcome glass of bubbly to view this beautiful new collection & soak up the pre- Christmas atmosphere.

    To RSVP email

    Mise Tusa is slow Irish fashion to nourish your individuality. Each piece is designed & handmade in their studio in Galway, Ireland by artist & designer Meritta and their talented team.

  • Created by: Ruth Charlotte Mac Gowan
November 22, 2022

  • Nov 22, 2022 from 8:30am to 10:00am
  • Location: Sotheby's 34-35 New Bond Street W1S 2RP
  • Description:



    Sotheby's Invite IIBN for a private event in Sotheby’s boardrooms serving Pastries / Tea / Coffee and juice. This event is being held in collaboration with our friends at KCWCC - Kensington Chelsea & Westminster Chamber of Commerce.

    Thank you this event is now Full/ Waiting List Only

    This breakfast networking will be followed by a tour of the Irish and Modern British Art sale led by Sotheby’s specialists. On view in Sotheby’s galleries will be a fantastic offering of paintings and sculpture by leading British and Irish artists from the 19th century to the present day.

    Many artists will be well known, others less so, with many pieces never having been seen in public before. It will be a unique opportunity to acquaint yourself with this specific art market with prices at every price point, for the serious collector and those just beginning.
    Guests are welcome to continue to explore the galleries when the tour is over.  

    This will be a first come, first served event with limited numbe

  • Created by: Ruth Charlotte Mac Gowan
November 10, 2022
  • What's Driving Putin - Guest Presentation by Jason Corcoran, Russian Affairs Expert

  • Nov 10, 2022 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Location: Fitzwilliam Hotel, Stephens Green, Dublin 2
  • Description:

    Join us on Thursday, 10th November for what promises to be a fascinating presentation by Russian expert, Jason Corcoran on what is driving Putin in his war on Ukraine and why is he willing to destroy decades of economic gains and freedoms made by Russia and its citizens.  The presentation will also reflect on when it might be palatable to invest in Russia again and the lessons learnt from the past.

    Jason Corcoran is an award-winning journalist and macroeconomics strategist who lived in Russia for 13 years and covered the geopolitical upheaval of the former Soviet Union for almost two decades. A former senior correspondent for Bloomberg News, Dow Jones, the Financial Times, and a columnist for the Sunday Times, his recent work on Russia has appeared in the Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, The Independent, the Irish Independent, the Irish Times, the Moscow Times, and Business Insider. 

  • Created by: Jane Kenny
  • Tags: iibn dublin
October 18, 2022
  • Battle of the Networks 2022-An Annual Event

  • Oct 18, 2022 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
  • Location: Homeboy Battersea, Unit 6, Embassy Gardens, New Union Square, Nine Elms,London SW11 7DN
  • Description:
    We will be fundraising on the night for ICAP.
    By taking a team you will be helping to contribute to the work they do.

    Why don’t you get your office team together and join us in the HOTLY contested event.
    TEAMS OF 6 will be invited to take part in rounds of general knowledge, music and pictures.

    Cost for each team will be £300 (£50each) and will include the opportunity to sample some of the signature dishes from Homeboy’s menu during the break.

    INDIVIDUALS also welcome at the Bar! Donations are accepted if you cannot attend.

    BOOK NOW (click link to email / Battle of the Networks 2022 )

    ICAP: The work they do:

    As well as offering individual therapy, ICAP has a number of groups available to clients. These are safe confidential psychological social groups for Clients who are older Irish Women & Men who are suffering because of isolation, low mood, traumatic life events and loss.


  • Created by: Ruth Charlotte Mac Gowan
July 21, 2022
  • IIBN London Summer Drinks 2022

  • Jul 21, 2022 from 6:00pm to 11:00pm
  • Location: 49 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D 4EG
  • Description:

    Join us at the  Martinez Members Club in Soho on Thursday, 21 July, from 6pm for Connections & Conversations.

    We have 50+ RSVP guests confirmed.

    Tickets £35 

    To reserve your ticket for the IIBN Summer Party click here. 

    Members and Guests welcome!!

    We look forward to seeing you there!


  • Created by: IIBN
  • Tags: london, summer party, networking
July 6, 2022
  • IIBN Dublin Summer Networking Dinner at Le Peniche

  • Jul 6, 2022 from 6:30pm to 11:30pm
  • Location: Mespil Road Jetty, Grand Canal, Dublin 4
  • Description:

    Join us on Wednesday evening, 6th July at Le Peniche - a beautifully restored classic cargo barge moored between locks C4 and C5 on Dublin’s Historic Grand Canal.

    With critically acclaimed food and drink, Le Peniche serves as one of Dublin's premier hospitality venues. 

    All attendees will be guaranteed to meet 5 new members.   

    Tickets: €35 per person.  

    Please click here to book your ticket:

    We look forward to seeing you then!


     La Peniche - Dublin's canal boat restaurant

  • Created by: IIBN
June 2, 2022
  • How I Built a Unicorn - Interview with Tommy Kelly, Founder eShopWorld

  • Jun 2, 2022 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • Location: Beauchamps, Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Dublin 2
  • Description:

    Join us on Thursday, 2nd June to hear how Tommy Kelly built his e-commerce powerhouse, eShopWorld, into one of the most successful and valuable companies in Ireland.

    A unicorn is a company that has achieved a valuation of €1 billion and eShopWorld is one of a handful of Irish companies to have achieved this.  

    eShopWorld's innovative software, extensive logistics infrastructure, and cross-border expertise have empowered some of the world’s most iconic brands to grow internationally while delivering a seamless, localized online shopping experience.

    Tommy will be interviewed by IIBN Dublin Chair Conall O'Morain, Host of That Great Business Show Podcast.  

    We would like to sincerely thank our sponsors, Beauchamps, for hosting this event. 




  • Created by: Jane Kenny
April 2, 2022
  • Climb with Charlie

  • Apr 2, 2022 from 11:30am to 3:30pm
  • Location: Cuilcagh, Co Fermanagh
  • Description:

    Charlie Bird, the well-known Irish journalist and broadcaster, announced in October 2021, that he has developed Motor neurone disease, after experiencing problems with his voice.  

    On 7th January, Charlie launched ‘Climb with Charlie’, a fundraising initiative in which he will be climbing Croagh Patrick on 2nd April in aid of the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association and Pieta House. 

    IIBN is supporting this "Climb with Charlie" initiative, but instead of climbing Croagh Patrick on Saturday, 2nd April, we are going to climb the magnificient Cuilcagh Legnabrocky Trail, in Co. Fermanagh - see image below.

    (It's not as difficult as Croagh Patrick and typically takes a total of 3 hours to ascend and decend!)

    For those who would like to make a weekend of it, we will be arranging Dinner on both the Friday and Saturday evenings, as well as hotel accommodation in the locality.  (Further details on this will be provided shortly.)

    The Cuilcagh Legnabrocky Trail is about a 2 hour drive from Dub

  • Created by: Ailbhe Mullen
  • Tags: #climbwithcharlie, #iibn
March 29, 2022
  • Fireside Chat with Margaret Sweeney, CEO of REIT Plc

  • Mar 29, 2022 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Location: The Fitzwilliam Hotel, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2, D02 HX65
  • Description:

    We are delighted to announce that Margaret Sweeney, CEO of Irish Residential Properties REIT Plc (I·RES), is joining us for a fireside chat with Conall O'Morain, IIBN Dublin Chair, on Tuesday, 29th March, at the Fitzwilliam Hotel, Stephen's Green, Dublin.   

    IRES is the leading provider of private residential rental accommodation in Ireland, with assets under management of ca. €1.5bn. 

    Margaret previously held the position of Chief Executive Officer of daa Plc (Dublin Airport Authority) and Postbank Ireland Ltd. She is also a former Director of Audit and Advisory Services at KPMG, a firm she worked with for 15 years.

    Margaret is currently a non-executive director of Dalata Hotel Group Plc and is Chair of the board of Irish Institutional Property (IIP). Margaret is a member of the Council of Chartered Accountants Ireland, a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland, and a Chartered Director of the Institute of Directors. Margaret is the Chair of the Industry Advisory Board and Adjunct Pro

  • Created by: Ailbhe Mullen
  • Tags: real estate
March 18, 2022
  • IIBN London St Patrick's Day Member Drinks

  • Mar 18, 2022 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Location: Waxy O'Connors London, 14-16, Rupert Street, W1D 6DD
  • Description:

    Join IIBN Members and Friends on FRIDAY, 18th March from 6pm to celebrate St Patrick's Day at Waxy O'Connors, just off Leicester Square (and 2 mins walk from Piccadilly Circus Tube Station). 

    This is our first in-person event in London post-Lockdown so it's a great opportunity to re-engage with members and make new business contacts. 

    To register for this event please Click Going on this page, but you must be logged into your IIBN account to register to attend.   

    We look forward to seeing you then!



  • Created by: Jane Kenny
February 24, 2022
  • IIBN Dublin Networking Evening (with a Difference!)

  • Feb 24, 2022 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Location: Stephens Green Club Dublin 2
  • Description:
    We're Back !!!!
    We are delighted to celebrate the end of Lockdown with an event that gives members an opportunity to engage with new and current IIBN members.  
    Join us at the salubrious Stephens Green Club on Thursday, 24 Feb at 6pm.
    Every attendee will be introduced to 5 other attendees they will not have met previously, through small groups we will form in advance, based on likely areas of interest.  
    To enable us to form groups that best suit the needs of attendees we would be very grateful if you could click GOING in the 'Are You Going' drop-down menu at the top right of this page.  (Remember: you need to be logged into your IIBN account to use this function.) 
    We look forward to seeing you then!
  • Created by: Ailbhe Mullen
  • Tags: #networking #iibn
December 2, 2021
  • IIBN London Christmas Drinks

  • Dec 2, 2021 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Location: Bentleys, 11-15 Swallow St, London W1B 4DG, United Kingdom
  • Description:

    What better way to round off the year than at a Drinks Party with your Irish friends in London?

    Join us from 6.00pm til late !!!

    Bentley's Bar is 5 minutes walk from Piccadilly Circus Underground Station.

  • Created by: Ailbhe Mullen
  • Tags: christmas drink, networking, london
September 28, 2021
  • IIBN Dublin Networking Evening

  • Sep 28, 2021 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Location: Henry West, at Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Rd, Dublin 4
  • Description:

    We're back!!!

    Join us in a private room at the Aviva Stadium on Tuesday 28th September for our 1st in-person event after a very long 18 months!!!

    In addition to re-acquainting yourself with fellow IIBN members, we will be facilitating direct introductions to new members via our famous Power Networking Pods.

    We look forward to seeing you all soon!


    To register for this event, click "Going" under "Are you Going" on this page.  (Remember: you need to be logged into your IIBN account to use this function.) 



  • Created by: Ailbhe Mullen
  • Tags: networking, iibn
September 23, 2021
  • The Business Continuity Plan

  • Sep 23, 2021 from 10:00am to 11:00am
  • Location: Zoom
  • Description:

    Join us on Thursday 23rd September for a Webinar, on Business Continuity, when IIBN Member Mags Boland Murphy - Founder/CEO Bofin Consultancy will facilitate the discussion.   

    Here is a link

    When the pandemic hit our shores we all spiralled into a new way of working and a new way of thinking.  This 1 hour workshop from Mags will discuss positive and planned business continuity.  Participants will learn about:
    • Business Continuity Planning 
    • How we have been persuaded into positive progress
    • How to Pivot your business to survive 
    • Developing new revenue routes
    • The importance of knowing your numbers!
    • No such thing as a Bullet Proof Business
    • Trust, Empowerment, Resilience, Understanding

    There will be an opportunity to ask questions during the the webinar. 

    If you are interested in attending, please register on this page and the Zoom link will be sent to you. 

    To register for this event, click "Going" under "Are you

  • Created by: Ailbhe Mullen
July 8, 2021
March 16, 2021
  • The Million Dollar Irishman - Chris McGale - Zoom Interview

  • Mar 16, 2021 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Location: Zoom Interview
  • Description:

    Join us on Tuesday, 16th March from 1pm to 2pm (GMT) for what promises to be a fascinating interview with Chris McGale, whose new book The Million Dollar Irishman has just been published.  

    Zoom Link for event

    His father died when he was three; his mother died when he was twelve, both the victims of cancer.  He had tuberculosis as a youth while growing up during the Troubles in Northern Ireland and when he was 25 the car in which he was travelling was hit by an articulated lorry, causing severe physical and mental trauma.

    Yet, in spite of all this, he rose to become one of top Stockbrokers in the City of London.

    If you’re looking for a story of someone who overcame some of the worst things life can throw at you, then you can find it all and more in The Million Dollar Irishman, a compelling new book about Chris McGale’s journey from John Street to Wall Street.

    Chris will interviewed by IIBN Chair Conall O’Morain, host o

  • Created by: Jane Kenny