The President of the Eurogroup of Finance Ministers, Mr Jeroen Dijsselbloem visits Cork in April 2013 and also meets Mainport Seismic Holdings.
On a pleasant Thursday afternoon our local university, University College Cork ( UCC ) hosted a reunion of past lecturers and friends , when Mr Dijsselbloem made a welcome return to Cork , on the eve of a Euro conference of Finance ministers to be held next day in Dublin . He had studied for a period in UCC in the early 1990’s . The Minister was accompanied to Cork by colleagues from the Dutch Government as well as the Dutch Ambassador to Ireland.
After the more formal presentation by the Minister in the historical Aula Maxima , some of the invited guests adjourned to the UCC Council room where our Dutch partners in ABN Maas capital met the various members of the large visiting Dutch delegation . Seen in the attached photograph are from left ; Hans Simons ABN Maas , The Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Bram Hagedoorn ABN Maas and Dave Ronayne , Mainport Seismic and Deputy Honorary Dutch Consul . Rumour has it that the four people were discussing the contrasting fortunes of our two national soccer teams .