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2017 News & Events

December 2017

Embassy Newsletter Christmas 2017

The Ambassador's blog, the next meeting of the Embassy Book Club, save the dates and some festive poetry.

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November 2017

Embassy Newsletter November 2017

The Beleire Innovation Seminar, the launch of the Embassy of Ireland Book Club and more in our November newsletter. You can also subscribe to our email.

September 2017

Autumn Newsletter 2017

The Embassy of Ireland team is delighted to welcome newly appointed Ambassador of Ireland to the Kingdom of Belgium H.E. Ms. Helena Nolan.

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July 2017


Third annual TradFest sees record interest

The Embassy of Ireland is delighted to announce that approximately 3,500 people attended TradFest 2017 events across Belgium, which took place from 12-18 June. In all, 35 events took place in Brussels, Liège, Loker and Kraainem.

May 2017

24 May 2017

TradFest Belgium 2017 – Full Programme

The Embassy of Ireland is delighted to present TradFest Belgium 2017 (12-18 June). This year TradFest events will take part in Brussels, Kraainem, Liège and Loker.

April 2017

24 April 2017

TradFest 2017 presents Mary Black – Tickets Now Available

On June 12th, revered Irish singer Mary Black returns to Belgium for the first time in three years to headline Tradfest. “I’m really looking forward to playing Tradfest at this beautiful venue" says Mary.

05 April 2017

TradFest 2017

Save the Date - Monday 12th June 2017 to Sunday 18th June 2017

March 2017

13 March 2017

St. Patrick's Day Newsletter March 2017

The Embassy of Ireland together with Tourism Ireland have confirmed that the historic Cloth Hall in Ypres, the Collegiate Church in Dinant, the Celtic Cross in Fontenoy and the magnificent Town Hall in Antwerp will all go green for the first time this year to celebrate St Patrick’s Day. These sites will join Brussels Grand Place and the Burg in Bruges in going green as part of Global Greening 2017