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2017 News & Events

March 2017

Minister Donohoe highlights Ireland as a trade & investment partner on St Patrick’s Day visit to Korea

27 March 2017

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe T.D. visited South Korea as part of the Government’s St Patrick’s Day Programme.

St. Patrick’s Day Week Highlights

13 March 2017

St Patrick’s Day is upon us so there is plenty of Irish-related activity in the coming days and weeks.

February 2017

Expansion of Ireland-Korea Working Holiday Programme

14 February 2017

Ireland and Korea agreed to-day to expand the very successful Working Holiday Programme and increase the number of participants to 600 every year on a reciprocal basis. The revised agreement was signed at the meeting of the Ireland Korea Joint Economic Commission which met to-day in Dublin.

Press Release: Minister for Foreign Affairs condemns North Korean ballistic missile launch

14 February 2017

The Minister for Foreign Affairs Charles Flanagan T.D. has expressed Ireland's condemnation of yesterday’s launch by North Korea of a ballistic missile which is a direct violation of its international obligations under multiple United Nations Security Council Resolutions, including Resolution 2321 which was adopted in November 2016.

Department's Achievements in 2016

3 February 2017

Year in Review 2016 Highlights