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2017 News & Events

November 2017

16 November 2017

Vacancy: Accounts and Administration Officer

The Embassy of Ireland in Tokyo is seeking to recruit an Accounts and Administration Officer. The role of the Accounts and Administration Officer is to facilitate the day to day operations of the Embassy and to assist the diplomatic staff in carrying out their duties.

15 November 2017

Ireland-Japan 60th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations Book Launch Lecture “Ireland and Japan: 1957-2017”

Concluding a year of successful events and far-reaching engagements with our Japanese partners; the Embassy of Ireland in Tokyo, in conjunction with Waseda University, will hold a special lecture.

09 Nov 2017

Visit to Japan by Ireland's Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Mr. Michael Creed T.D., will visit Japan from 12-15 November.

October 2017

25 Oct 2017

Halloween Video 2017

With Hallowe'en coming up, we made a little video to show the world why Ireland is the #homeofhalloween and which Samhain traditions travelled abroad with our #globalirish! From turnips to spirits, tell your friends - Happy Hallowe'en - bain sult as Oíche Shamhna!

This vacancy has now closed.

Embassy of Ireland: Staff Vacancy

05 October 2017

The Embassy of Ireland in Tokyo is seeking to recruit an office manager. The role of the office manager is to oversee the day to day operations and to assist the diplomatic staff in carrying out their duties.

September 2017

Visit to Tokyo by Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister

25 September 2017

Visit to Tokyo by Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Business, Enterprise & Innovation, 27-29 September 2017

July 2017

Ireland and Japan: Marking 60 years

17 July 2017

In July, the Embassy of Ireland presented the second half of its year-long programme celebrating 60 years of diplomatic relations between Ireland and Japan and highlighted Ireland as a destination for Japanese tourists.

Visit to Ireland by Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado

7 - 10 July 2017

Ambassador of Ireland welcomes visit to Ireland by Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado

駐日アイルランド大使、高円宮妃久子さまのアイルランドご訪問を歓迎

June 2017

"Top Tips" to Irish rugy fans travelling to watch Ireland in Japan

07/06/2017

With the Irish rugby team kicking off their tour of Japan on 17 June, the Embassy of Ireland in Japan has prepared some helpful information for fans travelling to the games. 

March 2017

Visit by Minister Paschal Donohue T.D.

10 March 2017

Visit by Minister Paschal Donohue T.D., Minister for Public Expenditure & Reform. 16 - 19 March 2017.

Article on tourism to Ireland by Minister Paschal Donohoe

パスカル・ドノフー大臣のアイルランドへの観光に関する記事

February 2017

Visit by Minister Charles Flanagan T.D.

24 February 2017

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Charles Flanagan T.D., will visit Japan between 26 February and 4 March.

'Go Green' for St. Patrick's Day in 2017!

22 February 2017

Ireland's Ambassador to Japan, H.E. Ms Anne Barrington, today launched the official programme of events for St. Patrick's Day in Japan in 2017.

Ireland in Japan 2017 - St. Patrick's Day in Japan

St. Patrick's Day in Japan: 12 parades, the I Love Ireland Festival, the Emerald Ball and a multitude of other events will be held in March to celebrate Ireland’s national day!

January 2017

Minister Flanagan addresses EU Ambassadors on Brexit

"Let's start as we should go on, in a positive and determined frame of mind"

In his speech on 20 January 2017, Minister Flanagan talked about Ireland's place at the heart of the EU, Northern Ireland and the Government's continuing 'intensive engagement' with EU partners.

Ireland-Japan 60th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations

The year 2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Ireland and Japan. An exciting programme of cultural, political, community and sporting events has been planned to commemorate this important milestone, as well as to deepen the existing positive relationship between the two countries.