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News & Events 2017

July 2017

5 July: Ireland's National Statement at OPCW Executive Council meeting to discuss OPCW Fact-Finding Mission report confirmation that sarin was used in attack at Khan Sheikoun, Syria on 4 April 2017

June 2017

20 June: Vacancy for a part-time Administrative Assistant [This position is now closed]

The Embassy of Ireland in The Hague, The Netherlands is currently recruiting for the post of a part-time Administrative Assistant. The position is for one year with a probationary period of three months. 

1 June: Embassy celebrates upcoming Dublin exhibition

From Delft to Dublin: Embassy of Ireland in the Netherlands celebrates upcoming Dublin exhibition of works by Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting at the Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery in The Hague.

May 2017

15 May: Ambassador Kelly addresses Irish Farmers Association Dinner in Amsterdam

On 15 May 2017, Ambassador Kelly addressed the Irish Farmers Association at a dinner in Amsterdam. He spoke about the central role that farming and agriculture play in the Irish economy, the Netherlands as an important market for Irish agri-food exports, and the work by Ireland and the Netherlands to mitigate against the impact of Brexit.

10-12 May: Embassy supports series of Dutch literary engagements by Irish author Mary Costello

Winner of the Irish Novel of the Year Award and the overall Irish Book of the Year in 2014 for her novel Academy Street, Irish author Mary Costello visited the Netherlands from 10-12 May to participate in a number of literary engagements supported by the Embassy. 

April 2017

21 April: An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD visits the Netherlands

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD visits The Hague for a meeting with the Prime Ministers of the Netherlands and Denmark. He also delivered the 15th Norbert Schmelzer lecture on ‘Brexit and the Future of Europe’ at the Sociëteit De Witte.

13 April: Ambassador Kelly delivers Ireland’s national statement at a meeting of the Executive Council

H.E. Mr Kevin Kelly, Permanent Representative of Ireland to the OPCW delivered Ireland’s national statement at the 54th Meeting of the Executive Council of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, condemning the recent alleged chemical weapons attack at Khan Shaykhun.


March 2017

02 March: Law students from University College Cork visit the Embassy of Ireland

On 2 March 2017, a group of students from University College Cork’s Law Society visited the Embassy of Ireland to learn more about diplomacy and our engagement with the international institutions based in The Hague


February 2017

09 February: Embassy of Ireland hosts the Ireland Netherlands Business Association AGM

The Embassy of Ireland was delighted to host the Ireland Netherlands Business Association AGM and New Year Reception on 9 February 2017.


January 2017

18 January: 9 reasons to join the Ireland Netherlands Business Association

The principal objective of the Ireland Netherlands Business Association (INBA) is creating connections between Irish and Dutch business people in the Netherlands. The INBA organises events which create opportunities to connect and network with Irish and Dutch business people in a social atmosphere.

16 January: Ambassador Kelly meets with ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda

On 16 January 2017, Ambassador Kelly paid a courtesy call to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda.