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Ambassador’s summer travel around Slovakia

07 August 2020

After months of staying in Bratislava due to the pandemic, Ambassador Ó Riain hit the road. She spent part of her summer touring Eastern Slovakia.

Joint Statement of the Diplomatic Community on equal rights for LGBTI

24 July 2020

A joint statement on equal rights for LGBTI signed by 37 embassies (one more than last year). In addition, the mayor of Bratislava, Matus Vallo and the governor of Bratislava Region, Juraj Droba, have signed the statement, making it a total of 39 signatories.

Bloomsday 2020 with Robert Roth

16 June 2020

The annual celebration of Irish literature on Bloomsday became a virtual one in the middle of the Covid 19 crisis.

Embassy Bratislava celebrates IDAHOT

17 May 2020

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia brought together a colourful group of Irish diplomats in an online celebration.

Irish embassies across the EU celebrate Europe Day together online

09 May 2020

Ireland’s global network includes diplomatic missions in every EU Member State. To mark the Europe Day and to show how the team work together, see a video.

Embassy Bratislava joins the ShineYourLight campaign

11 April 2020

This is an expression of national solidarity and collective hope for the future, in recognition of the unprecedented times in which we are living.

Celebrating Roma Day with Irish nuns

05 April 2020

The Embassy sent the Irish nuns working with Roma children in Nano Nagle centre in Spišské Podhradie samples of home-made face masks together with a step by step guide to make them.

Celebrating St Patrick’s Day with Greenings

18 March 2020

Despite the coronavirus pandemic and the cancellation of all events, one important form of celebrating St Patrick’s Day still took place. Several landmarks around Slovakia turned green.

Promotion of Ireland in Slovak media

17 March 2020

Embassy Bratislava together with Hospodárske noviny daily prepared a supplement in order to inspire Slovaks to get to know Ireland better and to maybe visit in one day.

Ambassador Ó Riain among selected women

08 March 2020

Ambassador Ó Riain was honoured to be included in this list on International Women’s Day.

Irish soiree in Bratislava

03 March 2020

A concert of Irish music combined with an informal discussion about Ireland, its foreign policy and the importance of the EU membership

Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme

10 September 2019

The Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship call recently opened to candidates based in Ireland.

Travel Advice for Fans Attending match between Dundalk FC and ŠK Slovan Bratislava

06 August 2019

On Wednesday 7 August 2019, the NFC Tehelné pole stadium sees the Republic of Ireland Dundalk FC team take on the Slovak ŠK Slovan Bratislava team in the European League third qualification round.

Launch of the Irish-Slovak Business Directory

18 June 2019

Ambassador Ó Riain together with Enterprise Ireland launched a new tool for any Irish business interested in the Slovak market, as well as Slovak companies looking for partners in the region, and in Ireland. You can find the Irish-Slovak Business Directory here.

Inauguration ceremony of President Čaputová

15 June 2019

President’s inauguration Inauguration ceremony of President Čaputová Ambassador Ó Riain joined fellow diplomats, members of government and parliament, academia and many others at the historical inauguration of the first female President in Slovakia. Ambassador Ó Riain congratulated President Čaputová at a reception following the official ceremony.

Cathy Davey toured Slovakia

12 June 2019

Irish musician Cathy Davey and her band played five concerts across Slovakia. Ambassador Ó Riain welcomed them at the first one in Bratislava.

The Embassy of Ireland supports employment of Roma

28 May 2019

Slovakia faces both a labour shortage and high unemployment of Roma population. The Embassy joined forces with AmCham, Embassies of the US, Netherlands and Canada and several NGOs as they believe that the employment of socially excluded groups is an untapped potential for Slovakia’s growth.

Ambassador Ó Riain visited Detva

20 May 2019

Ambassador Ó Riain visited the town of Detva for the first time since her arrival in Slovakia.

Ambassador Ó Riain attended diplomatic trip in central Slovakia

13 May 2019

Diplomatic trip in Slovakia

15th anniversary of Slovakia’s EU membership and Irish Day of Welcomes

01 May 2019

Ambassador Ó Riain initiated a series of vox populi videos commemorating 1st May 2004 when Slovakia joined the European Union during the Irish presidency

Ambassador Ó Riain gave a lecture at the University of Economics in Bratislava

03 April 2019

Ambassador visited the University of Economics in Bratislava where she met the dean of the Faculty of applied languages.

Ambassador Ó Riain spoke at Bratislava International School of Liberal Arts

02 April 2019

Ambassador Ó Riain spoke at Bratislava International School of Liberal Arts

Greening in Slovakia to mark St. Patrick's Day

18 March 2019

Six landmarks in Slovakia turned green to mark St. Patrick's Day.

Ambassador Ó Riain featured in Diplomacy in practice

19 February 2019

The Bratislava based University of Economics invites ambassadors accredited to Slovakia to its special program for students of international relations

Many of Irish flying geese landed in Slovakia

12 February 2019

Ambassador Ó Riain opened an exhibition titled “Strangers to Citizens” first in Nitra and then in Bratislava.

Minister of State Byrne visits Slovakia

12 February 2019

Ireland's Minister of State for Health Promotion and the National Drugs Strategy, Ms. Catherine Byrne T.D. visited the Slovak Republic from 11-12 March 2019

Irishman´s translation a Slovak masterpiece launched by the embassy

28 January 2019

Ambassador Ó Riain opened an event introducing a unique project.

Joint Statement of the Diplomatic Community on LGBTI Rights BRATISLAVA

13 July 2018

Joint Statement of the Diplomatic Community on LGBTI Rights BRATISLAVA

Summer position in the Embassy: Research Assistant

31 May 2018

Summer position in the Embassy: Research Assistant

Central/East European Gaelic Football Championships

16 May 2018

Round 2 of the Central/East European Gaelic Football Championships will take place in Bratislava on the 26th of May.

Embassy participates in Europe Day 2018

09 May 2018

The Embassy of Ireland in Bratislava participated in the annual Europe Day event in Bratislava.

Ambassador Ó Riain visited Banská Bystrica

17 April 2018

Ambassador Ó Riain visited Banská Bystrica on the 17th of April

Minister of State McEntee visits the Slovak Republic

15 March 2018

Ireland's Minister of State for European Affairs, Ms Helen McEntee T.D. visited the Slovak Republic from 14-15 March 2018.