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Jun

Min Coveney welcomes agreement to nominate FM and dFM to NI Executive

17 June 2021

Min Coveney welcomes agreement to nominate FM and dFM to NI Executive

Min Coveney announces new University of Cambridge Lectureship in Modern Irish

04 June 2021

Min Coveney announces new University of Cambridge Lectureship in Modern Irish

Announcement of €10 million in core funding to the International Committee of the Red Cross

01 June 2021

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, TD, and Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy, TD, today announced a contribution of €10 million in core funding to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

Minister Coveney holds discussions with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

01 June 2021

Minister Coveney holds discussions with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

Minister Brophy condemns attack on humanitarian demining workers in Afghanistan

09 June 2021

Minister Brophy condemns attack on humanitarian demining workers in Afghanistan

Minister Brophy announces €13.2m in humanitarian funding

10 June 2021

Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy, TD, today announced a contribution of €10 million to the UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), a global humanitarian fund that assists people trapped in humanitarian crises

Minister Byrne Grows Ireland’s Critical Connections with Smaller EU States

11 June 2021

The Minister for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne T.D. focuses on enhancing the Irish connection with other EU member states - Slovenia and Austria this week.

Min Coveney visits the Gulf to hold discussion on a number of key issues for the UN Security Council

14 June 2021

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence Simon Coveney T.D will visit the Gulf on 14-16 June, to hold discussions with countries of the region on a number of key issues for the UN Security Council.

Over 30 Global Bloomsday events hosted by Department of Foreign Affairs

15 June 2021

To mark Bloomsday 2021, More than 30 of Ireland’s Embassies and Consulates are marking Bloomsday 2021 with a diverse range of physical and virtual events in collaboration with local partners.

Ireland to host two-day meeting of OECD Ministers to respond to COVID-related rise in global poverty

15 June 2021

Ireland will this week host a two-day meeting of ministers from across the OECD to discuss responses to a significant rise in global poverty linked to COVID-19.

Minister Byrne welcomes Minister Byrne welcomes appointment of National Citizens’ Representative.

16 June 2021

The Minister for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne TD, has welcomed the appointment of Ms Noelle O’Connell as National Citizens’ Representative for the Conference of the Future of Europe.

Minister Brophy announces €2 million in funding in response to humanitarian crises

16 June 2021

Minister of State for Overseas Development and Diaspora, Colm Brophy, TD, today announced a contribution of €2 million in response to humanitarian crises in Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, and Niger.

Minister Brophy announces further €2 million in humanitarian assistance for the crisis in Venezuela

17 June 2021

Minister of State for Overseas Development and the Diaspora, Colm Brophy TD, today expressed his grave concern about the humanitarian situation caused by the Venezuelan migrant crisis and pledged €2m in humanitarian assistance from Ireland towards the international response to the crisis, a doubling of last year’s grant.

New Ambassadors present Credentials

17 June 2021

Their Excellencies, the Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey, and the Ambassador of the Canada presented their Letters of Credence to the President at Áras an Uachtaráin today.

Minister Byrne expresses concern regarding new Hungarian anti-LGBTQI law

17 June 2021

The Minister for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne T.D. has expressed his deep concerns regarding the anti-LGBTQI+ aspects of a new law passed by the Hungarian Parliament on 15 June.

Ministers Coveney and Byrne welcome Brexit Adjustment Reserve

17 June 2021

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, T.D., and Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne, T.D welcomed the announcement today (17 July) that the Council of the EU and the European Parliament reached agreement on the €5 billion Brexit Adjustment Reserve.

Minister Coveney to attend meeting of EU Foreign Affairs Ministers in Luxembourg

20 June 2021

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney T.D. will attend a meeting of EU Foreign Affairs Ministers in Luxembourg on Monday, 21 June.

Minister Brophy approves award of 180 fellowships to candidates from Irish Aid partner countries

21 June 2021

The Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy, T.D., today approved the award of 180 Irish Aid fellowships.

Minister Byrne to attend meeting of the General Affairs Council

21 June 2021

The Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne, T.D., will join his ministerial colleagues at a meeting of the General Affairs Council (GAC) in Luxembourg on Tuesday 22 June.

Minister Coveney addresses the UN Security Council on the situation in Afghanistan

22 June 2021

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney T.D., spoke today at the UN Security Council High Level Quarterly Debate on Afghanistan. The meeting focused on the situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security, and follows the release on 15 June of the UN Secretary-General’s latest quarterly report on this issue.

Ireland Co-signs Benelux Declaration on LGBTQI+ Rights in Hungary at 22 June General Affairs Council

22 June 2021

Ireland has supported a declaration by the Benelux Countries that expresses grave concern regarding the Hungarian Parliament’s adoption of amendments to a bill that discriminate against the LGBTQI+ community in Hungary.

Minister Thomas Byrne TD Participates in 22 June General Affairs Council Hearings

22 June 2021

As part of his attendance at the meeting of the General Affairs Council in Luxembourg on Tuesday 22 June, Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne, T.D. participated in an Article 7 Treaty on European Union (TEU) hearings in relation to Hungary’s adherence to EU values and rule of law issues in Poland.

May

Min Coveney announces 1.5 million in humanitarian funding for people in Gaza

19 May 2021

Min Coveney announces 1.5 million in humanitarian funding for people in Gaza

Min Coveney statement to UNSC on the situation in the Middle East

16 May 2021

Min Coveney statement to UNSC on the situation in the Middle East

Min Coveney announces Irelands 2021 contribution to the Trust Fund for Victims

12 May 2021

Min Coveney announces Ireland’s 2021 contribution to the Trust Fund for Victims

Min Coveney on the findings of the Coroner in the Ballymurphy inquest

11 May 2021

Min Coveney on the findings of the Coroner in the Ballymurphy inquest

Ireland responds to COVID-19 surge in India

05 May 2021

Ireland responds to COVID-19 surge in India

Straitéis nua gairmeacha AE na hÉireann seolta ag an Aire Byrne

05 May 2021

Straitéis nua gairmeacha AE na hÉireann seolta ag an Aire Byrne

Minister Coveney meets with Secretary of State for Northern Ireland-Joint Statement

05 May 2021

Minister Coveney meets with Secretary of State for Northern Ireland-Joint Statement

Minister Thomas Byrne congratulates primary schools celebrating 10 years promoting EU in classrooms

07 May 2021

Taoiseach Micheál Martin and European Affairs Minister, Thomas Byrne, congratulate primary schools celebrating 10 years promoting EU in classrooms

Minister Coveney addresses UN Security Council meeting on Multilateralism

07 May 2021

Minister Coveney addresses UN Security Council meeting on Multilateralism

Government confirms funding to HOPE Foundation hospital in Kolkata to cope with COVID-19

09 May 2021

As India battles with the record surge in COVID-19, the Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed funding for the Cork-based HOPE Foundation, to support running costs of their hospital in Kolkata.

Minister Byrne attends virtual launch of the Conference on the Future of Europe in Strasbourg

09 May 2021

The Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne, T.D., attended the virtual/in person hybrid official launch of the Conference on the Future of Europe in Strasbourg.

Minister Byrne to attend meeting of the General Affairs Council

10 May 2021

The Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne, T.D., will discuss Covid-19 Coordination and the Conference on the Future of Europe, at a meeting of the General Affairs Council (GAC) in Brussels on Tuesday 11 May.

Minister Byrne gives Ireland’s perspective on the EU-UK relationship at Centre for European Reform

12 May 2021

Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne, T.D, addressed an audience of leading thinkers, international affairs experts and journalists this afternoon on Ireland’s views on the future of the EU-UK relationship.

Minister Thomas Byrne welcomes poll showing high public support in Ireland for the EU

13 May 2021

The Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne T.D., has welcomed the results of the 2021 Eurobarometer poll for Ireland, published by the European Commission Representation in Ireland, which showed continuing high levels of public support for, and trust in the EU.

Minister Byrne launches Irish programme of events as part of the Conference on the Future of Europe

13 May 2021

The Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne, T.D., has today launched the Irish programme of events for the Conference on the Future of Europe in Ireland at a special online event broadcast from Iveagh House, Dublin.

Minister Byrne joins Informal Meeting of Ministers for European Affairs

17 May 2021

Minister Byrne joins Informal Meeting of Ministers for European Affairs

Min Byrne announces grants for 2021 Communicating Europe Initiative scheme

18 May 2021

Min Byrne announces grants for 2021 Communicating Europe Initiative scheme

Min Brophy announces Ireland’s commitment to increase funding for Global Partnership for Education

19 May 2021

Colm Brophy, T.D., Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, today announced Ireland’s renewed commitment to the vision of a quality education for every child, pledging €60 million to the Global Partnership for Education for 2021-2025.

Minister Coveney addresses UN Security Council meeting on Peace and Security in Africa

19 May 2021

Minister Coveney addresses UN Security Council meeting on Peace and Security in Africa

Minister Coveney and Minister of State Brophy announce funding for civil society organisations.

20 May 2021

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Simon Coveney T.D., and The Minister for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Mr. Colm Brophy, T.D., today announced funding of over €9 million to 14 civil society organisations to carry out development projects overseas, including €6 million in grants to Irish organisations.

Minister Coveney announces funding of €1.85 million to Cork organisations

20 May 2021

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., today announced €1.85 million in funding for three Cork based organisations to implement development projects overseas. Brighter Communities Worldwide, Serve in Solidarity and University College Cork will receive grants from Irish Aid’s Civil Society Fund.

Minister Brophy announces Irish Aid funding of over €3.6m for Dublin civil society organisations

20 May 2021

The Minister for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Mr. Colm Brophy, T.D., today announced funding of over €3.6 million for five Dublin-based organisations to implement development projects overseas. A Partnership with Africa, Aidlink, Christian Blind Mission Ireland, Irish League of Credit Unions Foundation and Proudly Made in Africa will receive grants from Irish Aid’s Civil Society Fund.

Virtual events across Ireland to celebrate Africa Day 2021

24 May 2021

Africa Day (25 May) will be celebrated online this year, with virtual events taking place across the country. Twenty-three local authorities and their community partners are hosting a diverse range of virtual activities, from storytelling to traditional crafts, musical performances to webinars.

Statement by Minister Simon Coveney T.D. on developments in Mali

25 May 2021

Statement by Minister Simon Coveney T.D. on developments in Mali

Minister Byrne Participates in Discussions on Implementation of EU Digital COVID Certificate

01 June 2021

Minister Byrne Participates in Informal Ministerial Discussions on Implementation of EU Digital COVID Certificate

Minister Coveney launches the Government’s Strategy for the Nordic Region

02 June 2021

Minister Coveney launches the Government’s Strategy for the Nordic Region

Statement by Minister Coveney on Visit of the French Foreign Minister and European Minister

20 May 2021

Statement by Minister Coveney on Visit of the French Foreign Minister and European Minister

Apr

Minister Coveney begins visit to London

14 April 2021

Minister Coveney begins visit to London

Statement from the Minister for Health and the Minister for Foreign Affairs

01 April 2021

Statement from the Minister for Health and the Minister for Foreign Affairs

Minister Colm Brophy discusses global issues with 150 youth representatives

07 April 2021

Minister Colm Brophy discusses global issues with 150 youth representatives. Outcomes from Virtual Town Hall meetings will feed into a new Irish Aid Strategy for Development Education and Global Citizenship.

Minister Coveney Addresses the UN Security Council on the Issue of Mines

08 April 2021

Minister Coveney Addresses the UN Security Council on the Issue of Mines

Statement by Minister Coveney on the report into the use of chemical weapons in Saraqib, Syria

13 April 2021

Statement by Minister Coveney on the release of the report into the use of chemical weapons in Saraqib, Syria

Ireland and ADB working together for a green post COVID-19 recovery for Small Island States

14 April 2021

The Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy TD, and Asian Development Bank (ADB) Vice President, Ahmed Saeed, today co-hosted a virtual consultation with leaders from the small island states of the Pacific aimed at preparing for a sustainable post COVID-19 recovery.

Minister Brophy launches flagship UN report highlighting the importance of women’s bodily autonomy

14 April 2021

Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy T.D., today launched the UNFPA 2021 State of World Population report.

Minister Coveney launches new human rights guidance for business enterprises

15 April 2021

Minister Coveney launches new human rights guidance for business enterprises

Minister Brophy announces €27 million Irish Aid funding for Concern Worldwide

16 April 2021

The Minister of State for International Development and Diaspora, Colm Brophy, TD, today announced €27,139,040 in Irish Aid funding to Concern Worldwide (Concern) for its development and humanitarian work overseas, as well as for public engagement and development education work in Ireland.

Minister Byrne welcomes launch of the Multilingual Digital Platform for the Conference on the Future

19 April 2021

Minister Byrne welcomes launch of the Multilingual Digital Platform for the Conference on the Future of Europe

Minister Coveney addresses UN Security Council meeting on Co-operation with Regional Organisations

19 April 2021

Minister Coveney addresses UN Security Council meeting on Co-operation with Regional Organisations

Minister Brophy hosts final on-line Town Hall on new Irish Aid Development Education Strategy

21 April 2021

The Minister for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy, T.D., today led the third of three on-line Town Hall meetings which will help shape a new Irish Aid strategy for greater public engagement on such global issues as climate change, migration and hunger.

Minister Brophy announces Irish Aid funding of €10,700,000 for GOAL

21 April 2021

The Minister for International Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy, T.D., today announced €10.7 million in Irish Aid funding to GOAL.

Minister Coveney announces €200,000 in response to St. Vincent and the Grenadines volcanic eruption

22 April 2021

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and for Defence, Simon Coveney, TD, today announced €200,000 in Irish Aid funding in response to the volcanic eruption on St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Minister Coveney addresses UN Security Council meeting on the Protection of Civilians

27 April 2021

Minister Coveney addresses UN Security Council meeting on the Protection of Civilians

Minister Coveney expresses condolences on death of Irish national in Burkina Faso

28 April 2021

Minister Coveney expresses condolences on death of Irish national in Burkina Faso

Minister Coveney and Minister Byrne welcome final steps in ratifying the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation

28 April 2021

Minister Coveney and Minister Byrne welcome final steps in ratifying the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement

Minister Brophy announces over €21 million in Overseas Development Funding for Trócaire

28 April 2021

The Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy, T.D., today announced over €21 million in Irish Aid funding to Trócaire for its development and humanitarian work overseas, as well as for public engagement and development education work in Ireland.

Statement by Minister Coveney on postponement of Palestinian elections

30 April 2021

Statement by Minister Coveney on postponement of Palestinian elections

Mar

Min Byrne addresses Ibec Brussels’ online St. Patrick’s Day event

16 March 2021

Min Byrne addresses Ibec Brussels’ online St. Patrick’s Day event

Min Coveney announces funding of 6 million to UN Agency for Palestine Refugees

16 March 2021

Min Coveney announces funding of 6 million to UN Agency for Palestine Refugees

Min Coveney welcomes Council of Europe Decision on NI legacy issues

12 March 2021

Min Coveney welcomes Council of Europe Decision on NI legacy issues

Minister Coveney launches virtual St. Patrick’s Day programme

09 March 2021

Minister Coveney launches virtual St. Patrick’s Day programme

Minister Coveney announces further €5 million in humanitarian assistance for the crisis in Yemen

01 March 2021

Minister Coveney today pledged a further €5 million in humanitarian assistance from Ireland for the crisis in Yemen. Minister Coveney made the pledge at the 2021 High Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen, convened by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the Governments of Sweden and Switzerland.

Ireland's bid to become an Observer to the Arctic Council

01 March 2021

Keynote address by Simon Coveney, T.D., Minister for Foreign Affairs and for Defence

Minister Coveney Announces Re-establishment of an Irish Diplomatic Presence in Iran

02 March 2021

Minister Coveney Announces Re-establishment of an Irish Diplomatic Presence in Iran

Statement by Minister for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora on EHRC actions

02 March 2021

Statement by Minister for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora on EHRC actions

Minister Brophy reaches out to Caribbean and African island states for diaspora discussion

03 March 2021

Minister Brophy reaches out to Caribbean and African island states for diaspora discussion

Statement by Minister Coveney on UK announcement on Ireland and Northern Ireland Protocol

03 March 2021

Statement by Minister Coveney on UK announcement on Ireland and Northern Ireland Protocol

Min Byrne announces €100k available through Communicating Europe Initiative

04 March 2021

Min Byrne announces €100k available through Communicating Europe Initiative

Min Byrne announces €100k available through Communicating Europe Initiative

04 March 2021

Min Byrne announces €100k available through Communicating Europe Initiative

Visit of Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence Simon Coveney to Iran

06 March 2021

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney, T.D., will visit Iran on 7 March. He is set to meet with President Rouhani and Minister for Foreign Affairs Zarif.

Meetings between Minister Coveney and the President and Foreign Minister of Iran

07 March 2021

Minister Coveney met the President of Iran, Dr. Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister, Dr. Javad Zarif today in Tehran. Discussions focused on the Iranian nuclear deal, the JCPOA, as well as regional issues and Ireland-Iran bilateral relations in advance of the re-opening of an Irish diplomatic presence in Tehran.

International Women’s Day - Minister Brophy to co-host girls' education roundtable discussion

08 March 2021

Colm Brophy, T.D., Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and the Diaspora will tomorrow co-host a roundtable discussion on girls’ education with Alice Albright, CEO of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE).

Minister Coveney welcomes the establishment of the IARDC and the Appointment of Mr Tom Arnold

09 March 2021

Minister Coveney welcomes the establishment of the IARDC and the Appointment of Mr Tom Arnold

Government approves nominations of new Ambassadors and Consuls General

09 March 2021

On the recommendation of the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney T.D., the Government today approved a number of Ambassadorial nominations, subject to agreement by the receiving States.

Minister Coveney and VP of the European Commission Šefčovič meet with Friends of Ireland Caucus

10 March 2021

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, T.D., and Vice President of the European Commission, Maroš Šefčovič, met today with the Friends of Ireland Caucus in the US Congress. The meeting was an opportunity for the Minister and VP Šefčovič to brief the Caucus on the latest EU-UK developments.

Minister for Foreign Affairs addresses UN Security Council meeting on Conflict and Food Security

11 March 2021

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney addresses UN Security Council meeting on Conflict and Food Security

Statement by Minister Coveney at UN Security Council Debate on Food Security

11 March 2021

Statement by Minister Simon Coveney at High-Level UN Security Council Open Debate on Maintenance of International Peace and Security

Min Coveney welcomes appointment of next Secretary General of the OECD

15 March 2021

Min Coveney welcomes appointment of next Secretary General of the OECD

New Ambassadors present Credentials

15 March 2021

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Minister Simon Coveney announces programme of global St. Patrick’s Day events

16 March 2021

Minister Simon Coveney announces programme of global St. Patrick’s Day events

Joint statement by Ministers Coveney and Byrne in support of the people of Belarus

18 March 2021

Joint statement by Ministers Coveney and Byrne in support of the people of Belarus

Min Coveney speaks with DG of the International Atomic Energy Agency

18 March 2021

Minister Coveney speaks with Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Grossi

Minister Byrne holds talks with key Commissioners in Brussels on Covid-19 and Rule of Law

22 March 2021

Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne, T.D, visited Brussels on Monday 22 March for a series of meetings with members of the European Commission. Among the issues discussed were the continuing challenges posed by Covid-19 and the Rule of Law.

Minister Byrne joins Informal Meeting of Ministers for European Affairs

23 March 2021

Minister Byrne joins Informal Meeting of Ministers for European Affairs

Minister of State Brophy announces Irish Aid funding for community organisations

24 March 2021

Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy TD, today announced €1.48 million in Irish Aid funding to 28 organisations working in communities across Ireland to enable public engagement on global issues, including climate change, hunger and injustice.

Min. Brophy announces Irish Aid support to Humanitarian Response to Fires in Rohingya Refugee Camp

24 March 2021

In response to the fires in the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy, T.D., today announced €100,000 in Irish Aid funding for Concern Worldwide to support efforts to address the crisis.

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney on Armed Forces Day violence in Myanmar

27 March 2021

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Simon Coveney T.D. on Armed Forces Day violence in Myanmar

Minister Simon Coveney addresses the UN Security Council on the Humanitarian Situation in Syria

29 March 2021

Minister Simon Coveney addresses the UN Security Council on the Humanitarian Situation in Syria

Statement by Min. Brophy on boosting Irish Aid funding for Irish NGO’s combatting Ebola threat

29 March 2021

In response to the Ebola outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Guinea, Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy, T.D., has announced €350,941 in Irish Aid funding for GOAL, Plan International Ireland and World Vision Ireland to support efforts by communities and national governments to control the outbreaks.

Statement by Minister Coveney at UN Security Council Open Debate on humanitarian situation in Syria

29 March 2021

Statement by Minister Coveney at UN Security Council Open Debate on the humanitarian situation in Syria

Minister Brophy to participate in Generation Equality Forum, Mexico City

29 March 2021

Minister Brophy to participate in Generation Equality Forum, Mexico City

Minister Coveney announces pledge of €23 million to Syria Crisis

30 March 2021

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, TD, today pledged a further €23 million in humanitarian assistance from Ireland in response to the Syria crisis in 2021. This brings Ireland’s response to the crisis since 2012 to more than €192 million—our largest ever response to a single crisis.

Feb

Ireland and Lithuania address fight against COVID-19 and post-Brexit landscape

04 February 2021

Ireland and Lithuania address fight against COVID-19 and post-Brexit landscape

Statement by Minister Coveney on reported coup in Myanmar

01 February 2021

Statement by Minister Coveney on reported coup in Myanmar

Joint statement following Quad meeting on Covid-19

01 February 2021

Joint statement following Quad meeting on Covid-19

Statement on the sentencing of Alexei Navalny

03 February 2021

Statement on the sentencing of Alexei Navalny

Statement by Minister Simon Coveney on the Extension of the New START Treaty

03 February 2021

Statement by Minister Simon Coveney on the Extension of the New START Treaty

Statement by Minister Simon Coveney on Israeli actions at Humsa Al Bqai’a

05 February 2021

Statement by Minister Simon Coveney on Israeli actions at Humsa Al Bqai’a

Minister Coveney and Minister of State Byrne Mark Day of Solidarity With Belarus

05 February 2021

Minister Coveney and Minister of State Byrne Mark Day of Solidarity With Belarus

Minister Byrne on the NI Protocol at the Oireachtas Joint Committee

09 February 2021

Minister Byrne on the NI Protocol at the Oireachtas Joint Committee

Ireland nominates Fergal Gaynor for election as ICC Prosecutor

09 February 2021

Ireland nominates Fergal Gaynor for election as ICC Prosecutor

L’Irlande désigne Fergal Gaynor à l’élection du Procureur de la Cour pénale internationale

10 February 2021

L’Irlande désigne Fergal Gaynor à l’élection du Procureur de la Cour pénale internationale

Irlanda nomina a Fergal Gaynor para su elección como Fiscal de la Corte Penal Internacional

10 February 2021

Irlanda nomina a Fergal Gaynor para su elección como Fiscal de la Corte Penal Internacional

إيرلندا ترشح فيرغال جاينور للانتخاب لمنصب المدعي العام للمحكمة الجنائية الدولية

10 February 2021

إيرلندا ترشح فيرغال جاينور للانتخاب لمنصب المدعي العام للمحكمة الجنائية الدولية

Minister Simon Coveney Agrees Second Joint Plan of Action for Enhanced Cooperation with Germany

11 February 2021

Minister Simon Coveney Agrees Second Joint Plan of Action for Enhanced Cooperation with Germany

Min Byrne meets with French and German counterparts to discuss Brexit

11 February 2021

Min Byrne meets with French and German counterparts to discuss Brexit

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs on coup in Myanmar

11 February 2021

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs on coup in Myanmar

New Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Elected

13 February 2021

New Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Elected

Minister Brophy launches consultation process for for Development Education

15 February 2021

Minister Brophy launches consultation process for for Development Education

Minister Coveney addresses UN Security Council at meeting on COVID-19

17 February 2021

Minister Coveney addresses UN Security Council at meeting on COVID-19

Minister Brophy announces Irish Aid support for COVID-19 vaccines in developing countries

19 February 2021

Colm Brophy, T.D., Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and the Diaspora, today announced an additional €5 million in Irish Aid funding for the global health response to COVID-19, to enable developing countries access vaccines.

Minister Byrne to join Informal Meeting of Ministers for European Affairs

23 February 2021

The Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne, T.D., will exchange views with his counterparts on EU-UK relations, at a videoconference meeting of Ministers for European Affairs today.

United Nations Security Council Open Debate on Addressing Climate Related Risks

23 February 2021

United Nations Security Council Open Debate on Addressing Climate Related Risks to International Peace and Security

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney addresses UN Security Council meeting on Climate

23 February 2021

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney addresses UN Security Council meeting on Climate and Security

Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne makes virtual visit to Great Britain

24 February 2021

Minister for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne, is undertaking a virtual visit to Great Britain to engage with UK interlocutors, including Ministers, MPs and thinktanks. The programme is an opportunity to discuss British-Irish ties, the future of the EU-UK relationship and realising the potential of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement.

Jan

Statement following the New Decade, New Approach Implementation Review Meeting

11 January 2021

Statement following the New Decade, New Approach Implementation Review Meeting

Ireland takes up seat on UN Security Council for 2021-2022 term

01 January 2021

Ireland takes up seat on UN Security Council for 2021-2022 term

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney TD, on the death of Sir Brian Urquhart

05 January 2021

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney TD, on the death of Sir Brian Urquhart

Statement by Minister Coveney on the Al-Ula Declaration

06 January 2021

Statement by Minister Coveney on the Al-Ula Declaration

Statement by Minister for European Affairs Byrne to UN Security Council on Maintaining Peace

06 January 2021

Statement by Minister for European Affairs Byrne to UN Security Council Open Debate on the ‘Challenges of Maintaining Peace and Security in Fragile Contexts’

Minister Brophy presents Aronnya Khan Zakaria from Limerick with Science for Development Award

08 January 2021

Minister Brophy presents Aronnya Khan Zakaria from Castletroy College Limerick with Science for Development Award at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2021

Joint Statement by the Ministers for Foreign Affairs and Agriculture, Food and the Marine on Rockall

08 January 2021

Joint Statement by the Ministers for Foreign Affairs and Agriculture, Food and the Marine on Rockall

Minister Coveney addresses UN Security Council on Challenges of Counter-Terrorism

12 January 2021

Minister Coveney addresses UN Security Council on Challenges of Counter-Terrorism

Government extends requirement for pre departure Covid-19 testing to all countries

13 January 2021

Government extends requirement for pre departure Covid-19 testing to all countries

Ministers Coveney and Byrne welcome €1.05 bil allocation to Ireland from Brexit Adjustment Reserve

13 January 2021

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney & Minister for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne welcome allocation of €1.05 billion to Ireland from the Brexit Adjustment Reserve

Min Byrne to speak at online European Movement Ireland event launching new Portuguese Presidency

14 January 2021

Minister Byrne to speak at online European Movement Ireland event launching the new Portuguese Presidency

Ireland and Scotland publish Bilateral Review of future relationship

14 January 2021

Ireland and Scotland publish Bilateral Review of future relationship

Minister Coveney expresses condolences on the death of Father Michael Kelly

15 January 2021

Minister Simon Coveney has expressed his condolences to the family of Father Michael Kelly, an outstanding advocate for people living with HIV, following his death in Zambia.

Statement by the Minister for Foreign Affairs on settlement announcements in the West Bank

17 January 2021

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, T.D. disappointed at the announcement by Israeli authorities regarding a further 800 housing units within Israeli settlements in the West Bank.

Minister Brophy launches Samaritans Freephone helpline for Irish diaspora in Canada and Australia

18 January 2021

Minister Colm Brophy launches Samaritans Freephone helpline for Irish diaspora in Canada and Australia

Minister Byrne to join Informal Meeting of Ministers for European Affairs

18 January 2021

Minister Byrne to join Informal Meeting of Ministers for European Affairs

Minister Thomas Byrne welcomes new direct route between Dublin and Amsterdam

18 January 2021

Minister Thomas Byrne welcomes new direct route between Dublin and Amsterdam

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney on the detention of Alexei Navalny in Moscow

18 January 2021

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney on the detention of Alexei Navalny in Moscow

Minister Byrne welcomes Europe for Citizens programme funding for Irish projects

20 January 2021

Minister for European Affairs Thomas Byrne welcomes Europe for Citizens programme funding for Irish projects

Minister Coveney welcomes the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

22 January 2021

Minister Coveney welcomes the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Minister Byrne participates in UN Security Council Arria Formula Meeting on Media Freedom in Belarus

22 January 2021

Minister of State Byrne participates in UN Security Council Arria formula meeting on Media Freedom in Belarus

Minister Coveney to attend meeting of EU Foreign Affairs Ministers

25 January 2021

Minister Coveney to attend meeting of EU Foreign Affairs Ministers

Ireland plays leadership role to ensure climate funds reach those most in need

26 January 2021

Ireland plays leadership role to ensure climate funds reach those most in need

Minister Coveney addresses UN Security Council at Debate on the Situation in the Middle East

26 January 2021

Minister Coveney addresses UN Security Council at the Quarterly Open Debate on the Situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian Question

Minister Coveney announces 1/3 increase in Irish support for UN Peacebuilding Fund

26 January 2021

Minister Coveney announces 1/3 increase in Irish support for UN Peacebuilding Fund

Department of Foreign Affairs marks St Brigid’s Day with global programme of events

29 January 2021

Department of Foreign Affairs marks St Brigid’s Day with global programme of events celebrating the creativity and talent of Irish women

Minister Brophy commits to deepening Irish Aid partnership with UN Women

29 January 2021

Minister Brophy commits to deepening Irish Aid partnership with UN Women

Minister Coveney meets with Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

25 May 2021

Simon Coveney, TD, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence, met today with the Hungarian Foreign Minister, Mr. Péter Szijjártó, during his visit to Ireland.