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Statement on the passing of James Kingston

20 April 2022

Statement on the passing of James Kingston

Statement by Minister Coveney on violence in Jerusalem

19 April 2022

Statement by Minister Coveney on violence in Jerusalem

OECD Secretary General Mathias Cormann visits Dublin

14 April 2022

Secretary General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Mathias Cormann, arrived in Dublin on 13 April for a two-day visit, in his first visit to Ireland since taking up the role of Secretary General of the Organisation in June 2021.

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney announces €3 million for the ICC

14 April 2022

During his visit to Kyiv today, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney TD announced €3 million in funding to the International Criminal Court (ICC). €1 million will be disbursed immediately to the Office of the Prosecutor.

Global Ireland Summit

13 April 2022

The 2022 Global Ireland Summit takes place at Dublin Castle tomorrow, Thursday 14 April. The summit is an important instrument for delivery of the implementation and oversight of the Government’s “Global Ireland 2025” policy and agenda.

Minister Byrne meets Finland’s Minister Tuppurainen before Heads of Mission Conference

13 April 2022

Minister of State for European Affairs, Mr. Thomas Byrne, T.D., met in Dublin Castle this morning with Ms. Tytti Tuppurainen, Minister for European Affairs and Ownership Steering of Finland, for a bilateral meeting.

Minister Coveney opens DFA Heads of Mission Conference

12 April 2022

Minister Coveney opens DFA Heads of Mission Conference

Minister Byrne to attend General Affairs Council in Luxembourg

11 April 2022

On 12 April, the Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne T.D., will attend a meeting of the General Affairs Council (GAC), in Luxembourg. As part of the annual rule of law dialogue, Ministers will have a country specific discussion on rule of law in Luxembourg, Hungary, Malta, the Netherlands and Austria.

Minister Coveney to attend a meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council

10 April 2022

On 11 April, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney T.D. will attend a meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg.

Statement by Minister Simon Coveney to mark the 24th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement

10 April 2022

Today marks the 24th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement. As the world watches continuing horrors unfold in Ukraine, this anniversary reminds us of how far we have come, how profoundly precious peace is and of the power of democracy.

Statement on adoption of the fifth sanctions package

08 April 2022

On 08 April, the EU adopted a fifth package of sanctions in response to the continuing war of aggression against Ukraine and the reported atrocities committed by Russian armed forces in Ukraine (see press release here).

Statement by the Minister for Foreign Affairs

07 April 2022

The Ambassador of Ireland to the Russian Federation was summoned to the Foreign Ministry in Moscow this afternoon and informed that two diplomats from our Embassy in Moscow have been asked to leave.

Minister Byrne welcomes publication of new European Commission HR Strategy

07 April 2022

Minister Byrne welcomes publication of new European Commission HR Strategy

Minister Coveney statement on reports of civilian killings in Mali

06 April 2022

Minister Coveney statement on reports of civilian killings in Mali

Minister Brophy welcomes President Zelenskyy highlighting global food security

06 April 2022

Minister for Overseas Aid, Colm Brophy T.D., has welcomed the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, highlighting the impact on global food security of Russia’s war in Ukraine while addressing the Houses of the Oireachtas today.

Visit of Foreign Minister of the Republic of Montenegro to Dublin

06 April 2022

On Tuesday 5 April, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, T.D., welcomed his Montenegrin counterpart, Foreign Minister Đorđe Radulović, to Iveagh House, on the occasion of Minister Radulović’s visit to Ireland to attend this week’s Global Diaspora Summit being held at Dublin Castle.

Statement by Minister Byrne in reaction to latest Eurobarometer survey

06 April 2022

Statement by Minister Byrne in reaction to latest Eurobarometer survey

Dublin Castle Global Diaspora Summit concludes with adoption of the Dublin Declaration

05 April 2022

The Minister for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy T.D. has welcomed the successful conclusion of the Dublin Global Diaspora Summit, which took place in Dublin Castle on Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 April.

Minister Coveney welcomes Colombian Vice-President and Foreign Minister Ramírez

05 April 2022

Minister Coveney welcomes Colombian Vice-President and Foreign Minister Ramírez

Minister Coveney to meet Vice President and Foreign Minister of Colombia, H.E. Marta Lucía Ramírez

04 April 2022

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney T.D., will meet the Vice-President and Foreign Minister of Colombia, H.E. Marta Lucía Ramírez on Tuesday 5 April. The Vice-President is currently visiting Ireland to attend the Global Diaspora Summit and undertake an official programme of engagements.

Statement from Minister Coveney on truce announced in Yemen

01 April 2022

Statement from Minister Coveney on truce announced in Yemen

Minister Coveney on the 30th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Ties with Ukraine

01 April 2022

Statement by Minister Coveney on the 30th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Ties with Ukraine

New Ambassadors present Credentials – Cuba, Malta and Switzerland

31 March 2022

New Ambassadors present Credentials – Cuba, Malta and Switzerland

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney announces voluntary contribution to ICC Prosecutor

31 March 2022

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney TD, today announced a voluntary contribution of €150,000 to the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Minister Byrne welcomes Croatia’s State Secretary for Europe Metelko Zgombić

30 March 2022

Minister of State, Thomas Byrne, T.D., today met for consultations with his Croatian colleague, State Secretary for Europe, Ms. Andreja Metelko Zgombić, who is paying a working visit to Ireland.

Statement by the Minister for Foreign Affairs

29 March 2022

Statement by the Minister for Foreign Affairs

Irish Foreign Minister and Mayors of Greater Manchester and Liverpool City Region look forward

29 March 2022

Irish Foreign Minister and Mayors of Greater Manchester and Liverpool City Region look forward to strengthening cooperation during major mission to Dublin

Statement by Minister Coveney on the passing of former US Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright

23 March 2022

Statement by Minister Coveney on the passing of former US Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright

Joint Communiqué of the British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference

23 March 2022

Joint Communiqué of the British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference

A statement on the crash of China Eastern Airlines plane yesterday

22 March 2022

A statement on the crash of China Eastern Airlines plane yesterday

Minister Byrne attends the General Affairs Council in Brussels

21 March 2022

Minister Byrne attends the General Affairs Council in Brussels

Minister Byrne attends the General Affairs Council in Brussels

21 March 2022

Minister Byrne attends the General Affairs Council in Brussels

Minister Coveney will attend the Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Brussels

21 March 2022

Minister Coveney will attend the Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Brussels

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney T.D. on the passing of Ambassador Jim Kelly

18 March 2022

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney T.D. on the passing of Ambassador Jim Kelly

Ireland marks St Patrick’s Day 2022

16 March 2022

Ireland marks St Patrick’s Day 2022

Statement by Minister Coveney on the exclusion of the Russian Federation from the Council of Europe

16 March 2022

Statement by Minister Coveney on the exclusion of the Russian Federation from the Council of Europe

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence Simon Coveney TD

15 March 2022

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence Simon Coveney TD

Minister Brophy announced strengthened support for GAA overseas

11 March 2022

Minister Brophy announced strengthened support for GAA overseas

Joint Communiqué of the Annual Review of the Ireland Scotland Joint Bilateral Review 2021-25

09 March 2022

Joint Communiqué of the Annual Review of the Ireland Scotland Joint Bilateral Review 2021-25, Dublin, 9 March 2022

Minister Coveney to visit New York

06 March 2022

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney, T.D., will visit New York on 7 and 8 March to take part in a number of engagements.

Minister Coveney to attend extraordinary meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council

03 March 2022

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney T.D. will attend an extraordinary meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels on 4 March.

Minister Simon Coveney on UN General Assembly vote and referral of Russia to the ICC

02 March 2022

Statement by Minister Simon Coveney on UN General Assembly vote and referral of Russia to the ICC

Minister Byrne welcomes conclusion of European Citizens Panels

28 February 2022

The Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne, T.D., has congratulated the members of the European Citizens’ Panels who concluded their work over the weekend as part of the Conference on the Future of Europe.

Statement by Minister Coveney in response to Russia’s order placing nuclear weapons on high-alert

28 February 2022

Statement by Minister Coveney in response to Russia’s order placing nuclear weapons on high-alert status

Minister of State for European Affairs visits London

27 February 2022

On 27 February 2022, Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne, T.D., will undertake a three day visit to London for a series of engagements, which will include participation in the 61st British Irish Parliamentary Assembly Plenary.

Statement from Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney following today’s Foreign Affairs Council

25 February 2022

Today the EU adopted a strong sanctions package which will have a long lasting effect on the Russian economy including on the oligarchs and individuals who have supported the invasion of Ukraine.

EU Adopts Sanctions Against Russia

24 February 2022

EU Adopts Sanctions Against Russia

DFA update on consular situation in Ukraine

24 February 2022

DFA update on consular situation in Ukraine

Minister Coveney launches Government’s Strategy for Latin America and the Caribbean

22 February 2022

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney T.D., launched the Government’s Strategy for Latin America and the Caribbean to 2025 in a virtual event broadcast from Iveagh House on Tuesday 22 February.

Statement by Minister Simon Coveney on the decision of the Russian Federation

21 February 2022

Statement by Minister Simon Coveney on the decision of the Russian Federation to recognise the separatist territories in Ukraine

Minister for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora visits South Africa

21 February 2022

Minister for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy T.D., today begins a visit to South Africa.

Minister for the Diaspora welcomes lifting of most Covid-19 travel restrictions for Australia

21 February 2022

Minister for the Diaspora welcomes lifting of most Covid-19 pandemic travel restrictions for Australia

Minister Coveney to attend Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

21 February 2022

On 21 February, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney T.D. will attend a meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels, along with his European counterparts.

Minister Coveney to attend Munich Security Conference

18 February 2022

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney, will travel this weekend to Germany to attend the Munich Security Conference.

Department of Foreign Affairs update on the situation in Ukraine

17 February 2022

Department of Foreign Affairs update on the situation in Ukraine

New Ambassadors from Iceland, Angola and Sri Lanka present Credentials

16 February 2022

His Excellency, Mr. Sturla Sigurjónsson, Ambassador of Iceland, His Excellency, General Geraldo Sachipengo Nunda, Ambassador of the Republic of Angola and Her Excellency, Mrs. Saroja Sirisena, Ambassador of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka presented their Letters of Credence to President Michael D. Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin today.

Minister Byrne welcomes Court of Justice decision upholding Budget Conditionality Regulation

16 February 2022

This morning, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued its judgment in Cases C-156/21 and C-157/21 upholding the legality of Regulation on a General Regime of Conditionality for the Protection of the Union Budget.

Department of Foreign Affairs update on the situation in Ukraine

15 February 2022

Having upgraded its travel advice in respect of Ukraine on 12 February, the Department of Foreign Affairs continues to monitor the situation closely.

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

14 February 2022

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

Department of Foreign Affairs update on Ukraine

14 February 2022

On Saturday (12 February) the Department of Foreign Affairs upgraded its travel advice to advise against all travel to Ukraine and to ask citizens currently in Ukraine to leave immediately by commercial means.

Department of Foreign Affairs statement on Ukraine travel advice

12 February 2022

Following intensive consultations overnight and this morning with EU partners in Kyiv and Brussels, and with other partners, the Department of Foreign Affairs has upgraded travel advice for Ukraine. We advise against all travel to Ukraine and ask citizens currently in Ukraine to leave immediately by commercial means. The updated travel advice is at dfa.ie/travel.

Statement on the current political and security situation in Ukraine

11 February 2022

The Department of Foreign Affairs is in ongoing contact at senior level with EU partners, as well as the UK and the US, regarding the political and security situation in Ukraine.

New Ambassadors present Credentials

10 February 2022

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Government announces major 2022 St Patrick’s Day Programme to Rebuild Connections

08 February 2022

Government announces major 2022 St Patrick’s Day Programme to Rebuild Connections and Support Communities around the world

€100,000 available to community and voluntary organizations to promote dialogue

08 February 2022

The Minister of State for European Affairs, Mr Thomas Byrne, TD, has today invited voluntary organisations, educational bodies and civil society groups to apply for funding under the Department of Foreign Affairs’ Communicating Europe Initiative.

Minister of State for European Affairs visiting the Czech Republic

08 February 2022

Minister of State for European Affairs visiting the Czech Republic

Minister of State for European Affairs visiting the Czech Republic

08 February 2022

Minister of State for European Affairs visiting the Czech Republic

Joint statement on the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Finland and Ireland

04 February 2022

This year, Ireland and Finland celebrate 60 years since diplomatic relations were established in 1962.

Ireland’s Embassies and Consulates celebrate 100 years of Ulysses

02 February 2022

Ireland’s Embassies and Consulates celebrate 100 years of Ulysses

Statement by the Department of Foreign Affairs on the One-Year Anniversary of the Coup in Myanmar

01 February 2022

Statement by the Department of Foreign Affairs on the One-Year Anniversary of the Coup in Myanmar

Statement by Minister Coveney on publication of Report into Iveagh House, 17 June 2020

31 January 2022

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney T.D. on publication of Review into Iveagh House, 17 June 2020

Department of Foreign Affairs marks St Brigid’s Day, Lá Fhéile Bríde

30 January 2022

Department of Foreign Affairs marks St Brigid’s Day, Lá Fhéile Bríde, with a Global Celebration of Women

Statement by Minister Coveney on Richard O’Halloran consular case

28 January 2022

Statement by Minister Coveney on Richard O’Halloran consular case

Minister for Foreign Affairs welcomes Ireland’s Observer State status to the Pacific Alliance

27 January 2022

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney T.D

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney on Nuclear Disarmament Coalition

27 January 2022

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney on Nuclear Disarmament Coalition

To Be Irish marks St Brigid’s Day with Global Celebrations of Women

26 January 2022

To Be Irish marks St Brigid’s Day with Global Celebrations of Women Department of Foreign Affairs celebrates leadership, creativity, and talent of women from Tuesday 1st February on tobeirish.ie

Minister Coveney welcomes first step in OECD accession discussions

25 January 2022

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney T.D., welcomed today’s decision by the Council of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to open accession discussions with six candidate countries for OECD membership – Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Croatia, Peru and Romania.

Department of Foreign Affairs provides consular assistance to over 1200 citizens in 2021

25 January 2022

Department of Foreign Affairs provides consular assistance to over 1200 citizens in 2021

2022 Emigrant Support Programme Opens

18 January 2022

2022 Emigrant Support Programme Opens

Minister Coveney announces record levels of funding for peace and reconciliation projects

18 January 2022

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence, Mr Simon Coveney T.D., today announced the list of organisations awarded funding from the Department of Foreign Affairs’ Reconciliation Fund in 2021.

Statement by Minister Coveney on death of David Sassoli

11 January 2022

I am deeply saddened to learn of the death of David Sassoli, President of the European Parliament.

Minister Brophy launches ‘Back for Business’ support programme for returning emigrants to Ireland

04 January 2022

Minister Brophy launches ‘Back for Business’ support programme for returning emigrants to Ireland

Statement by Minister Byrne in reaction to latest Eurobarometer survey

06 April 2022

Statement by Minister Byrne in reaction to latest Eurobarometer survey