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2016 News & Events

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.