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Ireland has a small and active Irish community in Greece. The Embassy works to connect people interested in their Irish heritage.
Our Emigrant Support Programme supports Irish communities overseas by funding non-profit organisations and projects
The Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad is presented by the President every year
Promoting Irish culture is an important part of the Embassy's work. We work with key organisations to enhance the opportunities to enjoy Irish culture.
Ireland remains a popular tourist location with 7.6 million overseas tourist visits in 2014.
Saint Patrick’s Day is a global celebration of what it means to be Irish. The Embassy uses the opportunity every March to celebrate with Irish communities.