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News & Events from Embassy Cyprus

April 2017

07 April 2017

St. Catherine's "Agapi Cyprus" Easter Coffee Morning - 7 April 2017

March 2017

16 March 2017

St. Patrick's Day - A Global Celebration


October 2016

17-19 October: Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades on a State Visit to Ireland

H.E. the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, accompanied by his wife, Mrs. Andri Anastasiades and officials, is making a State Visit to Ireland on 17-19 October.

This is a great occasion for enhancing the excellent relations between our two Countries.

September 2016

26 September: European Day of Languages

The Embassy participated in the "Languages for Life" event organised by the European Commission Representation in Cyprus on the occasion fo the European Day of languages at the University of Cyprus.

16 September: Second Global Irish Civic Forum

Message from the Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Mr. Joe McHugh T.D. on the Second Global Irish Civic Forum, Dublin, 2-3 February 2017.

July 2016

04 July: UK Referendum on EU membership

June 2016

17 June: Cobalt Airline has announced direct flights to Ireland

Direct flights to Dublin from Larnaca airport for the Summer are now on sale

10 June: Minister Flanagan launches TravelWise - a new smartphone travel app

May 2016

7 MayCelebrating Europe Day on May 7, 2016 in Limassol

The Irish Embassy is joining the celebration of Europe Day on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at the Limassol Multifunctional Seaside Park ("Molos" - Main Deck) from 17:00-21:00.

April 2016

12 April: Opportunity for a bi-communal team of Cypriot researchers

In 2016, NI-CO (Northern Ireland Co-operation Overseas) is offering a unique opportunity for a bi-communal team of Cypriot researchers to visit Northern Ireland to evaluate the delivery and impact of EU Peace funding and to derive lessons for Cyprus’s reconciliation work and use of international funding mechanisms.

March 2016

19 March: St. Patrick's Charity Ball

Limassol Irish Society organizes a Charity Ball on the occasion of St Patrick's Day on 19 March 2016 at 19:30

18 March: Paphos Irish Society's Celebration for St Patrick's Day 2016

Paphos Irish Society's Celebration of St. Patrick's Day will be held on Friday 18th March 2016 at 19:00.

15 March: Nicosia in Global Greening for St. Patrick's Day

This year, Nicosia is again joining the global Irish family festivities. At 18:30 on Tuesday 15th March 2016, the lights will be turned on in the presence of Irish Ambassador, Nicholas Twist and the Deputy Mayor of Nicosia, Eleni Loucaidou, launching the "Greening" of Nicosia Town Hall.

February 2016

12 February: Irish Ambassador opens joint exhibition

Ambassador Nicholas Twist performed the official opening at Apocalypse Gallery of Synthesis, the joint exhibition by Valerie Brennan and Chiaki Kamakawa. The exhibition runs until 24 February 2016.

November 2015

Ambassador addresses Rotary on Irish and Cypriot Economies

27 November 2015

Aspelia President Nazo Davidian welcomed Ambassador Nicholas Twist on the occasion of the Ambassador’s presentation on “Ireland and Cyprus – on the road to recovery” in the Hilton Hotel Nicosia, on 27 November 2015.

Ambassador Nicholas Twist at the English School

20 November 2015

The Ambassador briefed the Students of the English School in Nicosia who are participating in the Model United Nations gathering in The Hague on Irish foreign policy and principles.

Global Irish Design Challenge

09 November 2015

This is your chance to be part of the story of Irish design. We are planning a major exhibition at the new national design centre in Dublin next year that will showcase the best of Irish design innovation in every form. If you’re a designer with strong links to Ireland, we’d like you to submit a product, project or concept that has the potential to revolutionise the way we live.

Ireland has today confirmed a donation of €25,000 to the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP)

02 November 2015

Ireland greatly appreciates the work of CMP in restoring loved ones to their families so that they may be mourned appropriately. The time factor is crucial to this work as sites deteriorate and both witnesses to events and relatives of the missing grow older and pass away.

October 2015

W. B. Yeats – 150th Anniversary Event II

22 October 2015

Soloneion Book Centre in collaboration with the Embassy of Ireland in Cyprus hosted a lecture by Professor Kevin Barry of University College Galway.

W. B. Yeats – 150th Anniversary

19 October 2015

The University of Cyprus in collaboration with the Embassy of Ireland in Cyprus organised an event commemorating to the Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet and playwright, who was one of the greatest literary figures of the 20th century.

September 2015

Irish short film "The Missing Scarf" screening in Cyprus

16 September 2015

SHORT MATTERS! - Irish short film "The Missing Scarf" screening in Cyprus at the Awarded European Short Films Festival by the European Film Academy which will take place on the 16-18 September, at ARTos Foundation and on the 23 & 24 September at NeMe, Limassol.  Please see the programme for further details.

August 2015

RTE series focusing on returning emigrants

27 August 2015

Do you have an amazing business idea? Are you Irish and living abroad? Would you like to return to Ireland and be your own boss?

Relatives of participants in the Easter Rising 1916

4 August 2015

The Department of Defence are compiling an official register of relatives of participants in the Easter Rising for the purpose of invitations to Ireland 2016 commemorative events, particularly the Easter Sunday parade (27th March 2016) and evening reception in Dublin Castle. 

RTE Player International series on the Wild Atlantic Way

1 August 2015

The first episode of the RTE Player International series on the Wild Atlantic Way was broadcast on Sunday July 26th and that the second and third episodes will follow on Sunday August 2nd and Sunday August 9th respectively. Each episode will be available free for the first seven days after initial broadcast. 

June 2015

Celebrating Bloomsday in Cyprus

16 June 2015

Our Embassy, in collaboration with Soloneion Book Centre is organizing an Irish Literature Night on Tuesday 16 June 2015 at 19:30. Ambassador Nicholas Twist will talk about “A Celebration of Bloomsday” and “150th Birthday of W. B. Yeats”.

Online Coverage of the Global Irish Civic Forum

3-4 June 2015

The first ever Global Irish Civic Forum will take place in Dublin Castle on 3-4 June 2015. The Forum will bring together representatives of over 140 organisations working with the Irish diaspora all over the world, many of whom are funded under the Emigrant Support Programme.

May 2015

Global Irish Civic Forum - registration

5 May 2015

As set out in 'Global Irish – Ireland's Diaspora Policy' the first Global Irish Civic Forum will take place in Dublin Castle on 3-4 June 2015.

March 2015

Launch of Ireland's First Diaspora Policy

9 March 2015

An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD together with An Tánaiste, Joan Burton TD, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan TD, and Minister of State for Diaspora Affairs, Jimmy Deenihan TD have launched Global Irish: Ireland’s Diaspora Policy.

Global Irish is the first clear statement of the Government’s policy on the diaspora. The policy recognises the unique and important relationship between Ireland and its diaspora and sets out actions to nurture and develop this relationship, and to engage the diaspora.

February 2015

St Patrick's Day Charity Ball 2015

27 February 2015

The St. Patrick's Day Charity Ball is to be held on Saturday 14th March.


November 2014

The Restorative Justice Scheme

19 November 2014

In June 2011 the Irish Government agreed to set up an inquiry to establish the facts of State involvement with the Magdalen Laundries.