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2015 News & Events

Please note our Cape Town Office will be closed from 18 December to 11 January – if the matter is urgent please contact the Irish Embassy in Pretoria

November 2015

Kader Asmal Fellowship Programme 2016

09 November 2015

Applications for study in Ireland in 2016 under the Kader Asmal Fellowship Programme are now open. More information on the Programme.

June 2015

Minister Flanagan Visit to South Africa

04 June 2015

Contracts worth over €12 million for Irish companies are among the initial results of the trade mission to South Africa, led by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, this week. Minister Flanagan is today (Friday) concluding a four-day Enterprise Ireland trade mission to the South Africa.

Minister Flanagan also visited a school participating in the Amawele schools-twinning project which is supported by Irish Aid.

April 2015

Communications problems

13 April 2015

There is a fault with the Embassy’s telephone line. The fault occurred between 17:00 and 19:00 on Sunday 12 April. The problem has been reported to Telkom.

The Embassy regrets any inconvenience caused to customers as a result of this problem. Customers are advised to contact the Embassy until the service is restored.

A further notice will be posted on this website when the fault has been repaired.

Embassy of Ireland

March 2015

UCD Smurfit Business School study tour to South Africa

11 March 2015

The UCD Smurfit Business School visited South Africa with a group of 26 MBA graduates from 7-14 March 2015. This study tour was their first to South Africa and included visits to Johannesburg and Cape Town. The Embassy was happy to support the visit and assisted in finalising their itinerary.

February 2015

Embassy of Ireland, Pretoria wins EU football tournament

5 February 2015

The Embassy participated in a football tournament last November, which was organised by the Italian Embassy to mark it's Presidency of the European Union

President Higgins visit to South Africa

4 February 2015

President Michael D. Higgins, accompanied by his wife Sabina, undertook an official working visit to Africa in November 2014.