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Global Greenings for St Patrick’s Day 2015
New US Ambassador to Ireland
President Higgins' historic State Visit to the UK
Read 'The Global Island: Ireland's Foreign Policy for A Changing World' (Jan 2015) to learn how we work to promote and protect Irish interests and values on the international stage.
Read our Statement of Strategy and see how this links to our work at the Ireland in the EU and the trade role of our missions.
Learn about the Export Trade Council and the work of our Embassies in encouraging trade, tourism and investment.
Our aid programme works to address poverty and hunger in some of the world’s poorest countries.
Ireland plays a central role in the European Union and held the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the first half of 2013.
We are committed to advancing peace, reconciliation and cooperation on this island, with the Good Friday Agreement as the cornerstone of this work.
With 70 million people claiming Irish heritage around the world, engaging with our diaspora is central to our work.
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