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2015 News & Events

October 2015

Tender for Cleaning Contract (2015)

27 October 2015

The Embassy of Ireland, Rome, requires the services of a cleaning company to provide professional cleaning services at two locations in central Rome, the Irish Embassy to Italy and the Irish Embassy to the Holy See.

June 2015

Visit of President Higgins to Italy

15-17 June 2015

President Michael D. Higgins took part in a three-day official visit to Italy from 15th to 17th June. The President was accompanied by his wife, Sabina Higgins.

May 2015

Ireland at Expo Milan 2015

1 May 2015

EXPO, formerly the World Fair, takes place every five years and this year is hosted from 1 May to 31 October in Milan. Over this six-month period, Milan will host more than 145 participating countries and expects to welcome over 20 million visitors to its 490 acre exhibition site.

March 2015

Greening of the Colosseum

17 March 2015

For the first time, Ireland’s annual Global Greening campaign for St Patrick’s Day included Rome’s Colosseum which was illuminated in green lights on 17 March. 

February 2015

James Joyce Graduate Conference “Joyce, Yeats and the revival”

2-3 February 2015

The Embassy hosted a reception to celebrate the 8th James Joyce Foundation Annual Conference in Rome.

January 2015

Irish Design 2015 (ID2015)

1 January 2015

Irish Design 2015 (ID2015) is a year-long initiative exploring, promoting and celebrating the talent behind Irish design in the island’s first ever global design showcase. Through a programme of events and activities engaging the public, the design community and businesses both in Ireland and internationally, ID2015 aims to highlight the very best of Irish design in order to drive job creation, grow exports and increase competitiveness. For more information on ID2015 please visit