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2015 News & Events

November 2015

Vacancy: Consular Officer

03 November 2015

The Embassy of Ireland in Brussels is seeking to employ a permanent full-time Consular Officer to work as part of a small but busy team. 

June 2015

TRADFEST Belgium 2015

10-14 June 2015

The Embassy of Ireland will run Belgium’s first ever traditional Irish music festival between 10-14 June, 2015. TRADFEST Belgium 2015 will see an explosion of vibrant Irish music across Brussels this June with over 50 contributors spread across 10 venues.

April 2015

An Irish Spark in the European Imaginary: a debate

1 April 2015

Ambassador Mac Aodha will open the debate on 27 April.

March 2015

Greening in Brussels and Bruges

16 March 2015

On the occasion of St. Patrick’s Day, Brussels City Council has once again decided that the magnificent Brussels Grand Place will be lit in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening Initiative, in partnership with the Embassy of Ireland to the Kingdom of Belgium. Also, to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, the Bruges City Council have decided that the Burg Square in Bruges, one of Belgium's two Medieval squares, will be lit in green for the first time ever.

Dressing of the Manneken-Pis on the occasion of St. Patrick's Day

15 March 2015

On the occasion of St. Patrick’s Day, the Manneken-Pis, one of Europe’s most visited statues and a national treasure of Belgium, will be dressed in traditional Irish clothing

February 2015 

Launch of book on Belgian-Irish Relations

09 February 2015