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Press release archive

December

Consular Assistance provided by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 2011

30/12/11

Consular Assistance provided by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 2011

Government shipment of emergency supplies for families hit by floods in Philippines

26/12/11

Government shipment of emergency supplies for families hit by floods in Philippines

Statement by the Tánaiste on Vaclav Havel

23/12/11

Statement by the Tánaiste on Vaclav Havel

Minister Joe Costello authorises an emergency airlift for flood-hit Philippines

23/12/11

Minister Joe Costello authorises an emergency airlift for flood-hit Philippines

Minister for Trade and Development welcomes Enterprise Ireland’s end-of-year statement

22/12/11

Minister for Trade and Development welcomes Enterprise Ireland’s end-of-year statement

Government announces assistance for flood-hit Philippines

20/12/11

Government announces assistance for flood-hit Philippines

Tánaiste Condemns Ongoing Violence in Syria

20/12/11

Tánaiste Condemns Ongoing Violence in Syria

Statement by the Tánaiste on the death of Vaclav Havel

19/12/11

Statement by the Tánaiste on the death of Vaclav Havel

Tánaiste and Secretary of State welcome the next stage of offshore wind and tidal energy development

15/12/11

Tánaiste and Secretary of State welcome the next stage of offshore wind and tidal energy development off the coast of Northern Ireland

Tánaiste meets Director of OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR)

15/12/11

Tánaiste meets Director of OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR)

Declaration accepting the compulsory jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice

15/12/11

Declaration accepting the compulsory jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice

Minister Jan O’Sullivan announces funding to support refugees fleeing conflict in Sudan

14/12/11

Minister Jan O’Sullivan announces funding to support refugees fleeing conflict in Sudan

Tánaiste as incoming OSCE Chairperson-in-Office meets with OSCE Minsk Group in Dublin

14/12/11

Tánaiste as incoming OSCE Chairperson-in-Office meets with OSCE Minsk Group in Dublin

Minister Jan O’Sullivan meets Vietnamese delegation visiting Irish third-level institutes

12/12/11

Minister Jan O’Sullivan meets Vietnamese delegation visiting Irish third-level institutes

Statement by the Tánaiste on Human Rights Day, 10 December 2011

9/12/11

Statement by the Tánaiste on Human Rights Day, 10 December 2011

New Ambassadors present Credentials

6/12/11

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Minister Jan O’Sullivan to attend International Conference on Afghanistan

3/12/11

Minister Jan O’Sullivan to attend International Conference on Afghanistan

Minister of State Creighton supports strong EU stance on Iran

1/12/11

Minister of State Creighton supports strong EU stance on Iran

Ireland joins International Task Force on Holocaust Education, Remembrance and Research

1/12/11

Ireland joins International Task Force on Holocaust Education, Remembrance and Research

November

Minister Jan O’Sullivan marks World Aids Day

30/11/11

Minister Jan O’Sullivan marks World Aids Day

Statement by the Tánaiste on the violent attacks against the British Embassy in Tehran

30/11/11

Statement by the Tánaiste on the violent attacks against the British Embassy in Tehran

Minister Jan O’Sullivan attends High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in South Korea

29/11/11

Minister Jan O’Sullivan attends High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in South Korea

Minister Jan O’Sullivan begins visit to Vietnam

25/11/11

Minister Jan O’Sullivan begins visit to Vietnam

Tánaiste launches Ireland’s National Action Plan on women, peace and security

25/11/11

Tánaiste launches Ireland’s National Action Plan on women, peace and security

Tánaiste Presents Report of the Global Irish Economic Forum

24/11/11

Tánaiste Presents Report of the Global Irish Economic Forum

Remarks by the Tánaiste at the opening of the Israeli Film Festival

24/11/11

Remarks by the Tánaiste at the opening of the Israeli Film Festival

Minister Creighton on official visit to Iceland

23/11/11

Minister Creighton on official visit to Iceland

Minister Jan O’Sullivan announces feasibility study

23/11/11

Minister Jan O’Sullivan announces feasibility study

Minister of State Creighton meets the Italian Minister for European Affairs, Enzo Moavero Milanesi

18/11/11

Minister of State Creighton meets the new Italian Minister for European Affairs, Enzo Moavero Milanesi

Ireland sends second consignment of tents for earthquake victims in Turkey

15/11/11

Ireland sends second consignment of tents for earthquake victims in Turkey

Support for EU measures against Syria

14/11/11

Minister of State Creighton supports EU measures against Syria

New export contracts announced following Enterprise Ireland trade mission to South Africa

11/11/11

€15 million in new export contracts and business alliances announced by Irish companies following Enterprise Ireland trade mission to South Africa

Statement on MV Saoirse

10/11/11

Statement on MV Saoirse

Tánaiste signs agreement promoting trade between Ireland and Russia

7/11/11

Tánaiste signs agreement promoting trade between Ireland and Russia

Major drive to increase bilateral trade between Ireland and South Africa

6/11/11

Major drive to increase bilateral trade between Ireland and South Africa

Statement by the Tánaiste on the Detention of Irish Nationals in Israel

5/11/11

Statement by the Tánaiste on the Detention of Irish Nationals in Israel

Tánaiste to visit Russia 6 7 November 2011

5/11/11

Tánaiste to visit Russia 6 to 7 November 2011

MV Saoirse - Statement by the Tánaiste

4/11/11

MV Saoirse - Statement by the Tánaiste

Tánaiste Nominates OSCE Envoys

3/11/11

Tánaiste Nominates OSCE Envoys

Tánaiste's statement on the Embassy closures

3/11/11

Tánaiste's statement on the Embassy closures

Minister O’Sullivan launches Development Matters lecture series

2/11/11

Minister O’Sullivan launches Development Matters lecture series

October

Minister Creighton attends London Cyber Conference 1-2 November

31/10/11

Minister Creighton attends London Cyber Conference 1-2 November

Tánaiste takes part in founders conference

29/10/11

Tánaiste takes part in f.ounders conference

Tánaiste offers Irish assistance to Turkey relief operation

23/10/11

Tánaiste offers Irish assistance to Turkey relief operation

Tánaiste congratulates Tunisian people following parliamentary elections

23/10/11

Tánaiste congratulates Tunisian people following parliamentary elections

Minister Creighton highlights importance of jobs and growth while talks continue on eurozone crisis

22/10/11

Minister Creighton highlights importance of jobs and growth while talks continue on eurozone crisis

Memory of Red Hugh O’Donnell honoured in Valladoloid

22/10/11

Memory of Red Hugh O’Donnell honoured in Valladoloid

Minister welcomes outcome of Enterprise Ireland Trade Mission to Saudi Arabia and Qatar

21/10/11

Minister Jan O'Sullivan welcomes outcome of Enterprise Ireland Trade Mission to Saudi Arabia and Qatar

Tánaiste condemns new Israeli settlement announcement

21/10/11

Tánaiste condemns new Israeli settlement announcement

Statement by the Tánaiste on the reported death of Col. Gaddafi

20/10/11

Statement by the Tánaiste on the reported death of Col. Gaddafi

Minister welcomes Irish firms' success during her Enterprise Ireland Trade Mission to the Gulf

19/10/11

Minister O'Sullivan welcomes Irish firms' success during her Enterprise Ireland Trade Mission to the Gulf

Trade Mission to Saudi Arabia and Qatar by Minister - announcement by the PM Group

18/10/11

Trade Mission to Saudi Arabia and Qatar by Minister Jan O'Sullivan - announcement by the PM Group

Minister Jan O’Sullivan leads Enterprise Ireland trade mission to Saudi Arabia and Qatar

15/10/11

Minister Jan O’Sullivan leads Enterprise Ireland trade mission to Saudi Arabia and Qatar

Tánaiste opens Annual Asian Gaelic Games during trade mission to Japan and Korea

14/10/11

Tánaiste opens Annual Asian Gaelic Games during trade mission to Japan and Korea

Tánaiste Welcomes Announced Release of Israeli Soldier Gilad Shalit

12/10/11

Tánaiste Welcomes Announced Release of Israeli Soldier Gilad Shalit

Minister Creighton discusses priorities for restoring confidence in the Eurozone

11/10/11

Minister Creighton discusses priorities for restoring confidence in the Eurozone

New Ambassadors present Credentials

11/10/11

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Tánaiste to promote trade and investment with Japan and Korea

11/10/11

Tánaiste to promote trade and investment with Japan and Korea

Minister Creighton attends Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg

10/10/11

Minister Creighton attends Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg

Closing Statement by the Tánaiste to the Global Irish Economic Forum

8/10/11

Closing Statement by the Tánaiste to the Global Irish Economic Forum

Tánaiste's Opening Address to the Global Irish Economic Forum

7/10/11

Tánaiste's Opening Address to the Global Irish Economic Forum

Tánaiste discusses North/South Cooperation with First Minister and deputy First Minister

3/10/11

Tánaiste discusses North/South Cooperation with First Minister and deputy First Minister

Statement to the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade on the UN General Assembly

5/10/11

Statement by the Tánaiste to the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade on the United Nations General Assembly and the Global Irish Economic Forum

September

Irish Aid Hosts Overseas Volunteering Fair in Dublin

29/9/11

Irish Aid Hosts Overseas Volunteering Fair in Dublin

Tánaiste in UCC to highlight trade and investment with Asia

29/9/11

Tánaiste in UCC to highlight trade and investment with Asia

Tánaiste launches new Export Trade Council

28/9/11

Tánaiste launches new Export Trade Council

Tánaiste addresses United Nations General Assembly

26/9/11

Tánaiste addresses United Nations General Assembly

Tánaiste calls for long-term solution to Horn of Africa famine

24/9/11

Tánaiste calls for long-term solution to Horn of Africa famine

Minister O’Sullivan launches Our World Irish Aid Awards

23/9/11

Minister O’Sullivan launches Our World Irish Aid Awards

Tánaiste announces further funding for Horn of Africa

23/9/11

Tánaiste announces further funding for Horn of Africa

Ireland’s commitment to disarmament and non-proliferation for International Day of Peace

22/9/11

Minister of State Creighton highlights Ireland’s commitment to disarmament and non-proliferation for International Day of Peace

Tánaiste Calls For Better Nutrition For Mothers and Children

20/9/11

Tánaiste Calls For Better Nutrition For Mothers and Children

Tánaiste presents the first Certificate of Irish Heritage

19/9/11

Tánaiste presents the first Certificate of Irish Heritage

Tánaiste to address UN General Assembly

18/9/11

Tánaiste to address UN General Assembly

Minister of State Jan O’Sullivan visits Belfast

15/9/11

Minister of State for Trade and Development, Jan O’Sullivan T.D, visits Belfast

Appointment of Nora Owen as the Chair of the Irish Aid Expert Advisory Group

14/9/11

Minister O’Sullivan announces appointment of Nora Owen as the Chair of the Irish Aid Expert Advisory Group

Tánaiste announces programme for the Global Irish Economic Forum

14/9/11

Tánaiste announces programme for the Global Irish Economic Forum

Tánaiste launches strategy to improve trade and investment linkages with Africa

13/9/11

Tánaiste launches strategy to improve trade and investment linkages with Africa

New Ambassadors present Credentials

13/9/11

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Statement on the Response by the Holy See to the Report on Catholic Diocese of Cloyne

3/9/11

Statement by the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Eamon Gilmore T.D. on the Response by the Holy See to the Report of the Commission of Investigation in the Catholic Diocese of Cloyne

Tánaiste discusses Syria, Libya and the Middle East with EU Partners

3/9/11

Tánaiste discusses Syria, Libya and the Middle East with EU Partners

Tánaiste to attend meeting of EU Foreign Ministers in Poland

1/9/11

Tánaiste to attend meeting of EU Foreign Ministers in Poland

August

Travel Advisory Update - Hurricane Irene

26/8/11

Travel Advisory Update - Hurricane Irene

Ireland to help deliver emergency medical supplies to Tripoli hospitals

26/8/11

Ireland to help deliver emergency medical supplies to Tripoli hospitals

Statement on the closure of the Irish Post

26/8/11

Statement on the closure of the Irish Post

Tánaiste condemns bomb attack on the UN Headquarters in Nigeria

26/8/11

Tánaiste condemns bomb attack on the UN Headquarters in Nigeria

Travel Advisory – Hurricane Irene

24/8/11

Travel Advisory – Hurricane Irene

Statement by the Tánaiste on developments in Libya

22/8/11

Statement by the Tánaiste on developments in Libya

Travel advice for Leaving Cert students

18/8/11

Travel advice for Leaving Cert students

Government announces arrival of second emergency airlift for Horn of Africa

11/8/11

Government announces arrival of second emergency airlift for Horn of Africa

Minister to lead trade missions to the Gulf and South Africa

2/8/11

Minister of State Jan O’Sullivan T.D. to lead trade missions to the Gulf and South Africa

July

Irish Government emergency airlift arrives in Somalia

26/7/11

Irish Government emergency airlift arrives in Somalia

Minister to launch the Irish Exporters’ Association 'Top 250 Report’

26/7/11

Minister of State Jan O’Sullivan to launch the Irish Exporters’ Association 'Top 250 Report’

Tánaiste announces comprehensive relief package for Horn of Africa

24/7/11

Tánaiste announces comprehensive relief package for Horn of Africa

Tánaiste offers condolences in wake of attacks in Norway

22/7/11

Tánaiste offers condolences in wake of attacks in Norway

Tánaiste discusses Horn of Africa famine response with Mary Robinson

22/7/11

Tánaiste discusses Horn of Africa famine response with Mary Robinson

Tánaiste outlines the new Government’s approach to Europe

18/7/11

Tánaiste outlines the new Government’s approach to Europe

Tánaiste and Minister to attend EU Meetings

17/7/12

The Tánaiste and the Minister of State for Europe to attend EU Meetings in Brussels

New funding for Irish Organisations in Britain

15/7/11

Tánaiste on visit to London announces new funding for Irish Organisations in Britain

MoS Creighton comments on Moody's downgrade

14/7/11

MoS Creighton comments on Moody's downgrade

Tánaiste meets with senior Palestinian Representative

13/7/11

Tánaiste meets with senior Palestinian Representative

Tánaiste to sign Double Taxation Agreement with Armenia

13/7/11

Tánaiste to meet with Armenian Foreign Minister and to sign Double Taxation Agreement with Armenia

Minister praises EU contribution to cross-border cooperation

11/7/11

Minister Creighton praises EU contribution to cross-border cooperation

Government Recognises the Independence of South Sudan

9/7/11

Government Recognises the Independence of South Sudan

Minister to address Joint Committee on European Affairs

7/7/11

Minister of State Creighton to address Joint Committee on European Affairs

Visit by the Tánaiste to Germany, 8 July 2011

7/7/11

Visit by the Tánaiste & Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade to Germany, 8 July 2011

Government announces funding to tackle food crisis in the Horn of Africa

5/7/11

Government announces funding to tackle food crisis in the Horn of Africa

Government takes decision allowing for formal recognition of Republic of South Sudan

5/7/11

Government takes decision allowing for formal recognition of Republic of South Sudan

Minister addresses Charter of European Rural Communities in Cashel

1/7/11

Minister Creighton addresses Charter of European Rural Communities in Cashel

Tánaiste takes part in Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies

1/7/11

Tánaiste takes part in Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies and holds meeting with Prime Minister of Lithuania, Mr Andrius Kubilius

June

Minister Creighton highlights the economic value of our cultural and creative industries

30/6/11

Minister Creighton highlights the economic value of our cultural and creative industries

Statement by the Tánaiste on a Charter of Rights for the island of Ireland

27/6/11

Statement by the Tánaiste on a Charter of Rights for the island of Ireland

Tánaiste to address “Google Summit Against Extreme Violence”

27/6/11

Tánaiste to address “Google Summit Against Extreme Violence”

Tánaiste to meet Northern Ireland Secretary of State

26/6/11

Tánaiste to meet Northern Ireland Secretary of State

Tánaiste to speak at “2011 Ireland Funds Conference”

24/6/11

Tánaiste to speak at “2011 Ireland Funds Conference”

Tánaiste Urges Restraint by Israel in relation to forthcoming Gaza Flotilla

23/6/11

Tánaiste Urges Restraint by Israel in relation to forthcoming Gaza Flotilla

Minister of State Creighton addresses the IIEA in Brussels

23/6/11

Minister of State Creighton addresses the IIEA in Brussels

Minister O’Sullivan launches Global Monitoring Report on Education in Developing Countries

22/6/11

Minister O’Sullivan launches Global Monitoring Report on Education in Developing Countries

Minister Creighton addresses the Seanad on the EU’s role in enterprise, innovation and job creation

22/6/11

Minister Creighton addresses the Seanad on the EU’s role in enterprise, innovation and job creation

Minister of State Creighton welcomes EU efforts to stimulate economic growth

21/6/11

Minister of State Creighton welcomes EU efforts to stimulate economic growth

Tánaiste to stress Media Freedom in address to the OSCE Permanent Council in Vienna

21/6/11

Tánaiste to stress Media Freedom in address to the OSCE Permanent Council in Vienna

Minister of State Creighton attends General Affairs Council

20/6/11

Minister of State Creighton attends General Affairs Council

Tánaiste to attend EU Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

17/6/11

Tánaiste to attend EU Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

New Ambassadors present Credentials

16/6/11

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Tánaiste addresses the European Chamber of Ireland,16 June 2011

16/6/11

Tánaiste addresses the European Chamber of Ireland,16 June 2011

Tánaiste addresses the European Chamber of Ireland

16/6/11

Tánaiste addresses the European Chamber of Ireland,16 June 2011

Statement by the Tánaiste on the passing of Professor Kader Asmal

15/6/11

Statement by the Tánaiste on the passing of Professor Kader Asmal

Tánaiste Calls for Peace Process ‘Version 2.0’

15/6/11

Tánaiste Calls for Peace Process ‘Version 2.0’

Tánaiste calls on OSCE countries to intensify their work to confront today’s challenges

15/6/11

Tánaiste calls on OSCE countries to intensify their work to confront today’s challenges

Time to re-introduce objectivity and balance into our national dialogue on Europe-Minister Creighton

14/6/11

Time to re-introduce objectivity and balance into our national dialogue on Europe – Minister of State for European Affairs, Lucinda Creighton, T.D.

Jan O’Sullivan, T.D., announces Review of White Paper on Irish Aid ahead of visit to Africa

12/6/11

Jan O’Sullivan, T.D., announces Review of White Paper on Irish Aid ahead of visit to Africa

Minister Creighton addresses Ireland-France Chamber of Commerce Patrons Lunch

8/6/11

Minister Creighton addresses Ireland-France Chamber of Commerce Patrons Lunch

Global hunger meeting with SOS Clinton during visit to Tanzania

8/6/11

Tánaiste to discuss global hunger with US Secretary of State Clinton during visit to aid programme in Tanzania

Minister Creighton attends business event in Budapest

7/6/11

Minister Creighton attends business event in Budapest

Minister Creighton attends ASEM Conference in Budapest

7/6/11

Minister Creighton attends ASEM Conference in Budapest

Tánaiste’s Visit to Belfast

2/6/11

Tánaiste’s Visit to Belfast

Opening Remarks by the Tánaiste to the Ambassadors' Conference

1/6/11

Opening Remarks by the Tánaiste to the Ambassadors' Conference

May

Minister for European Affairs launches new publication on EU Law in Ireland

31/5/11

Minister for European Affairs launches new publication on EU Law in Ireland

Minister of State Creighton in London to discuss the European Agenda

27/5/11

Minister of State Creighton in London to discuss the European Agenda

Visit by the Tánaiste & Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade to Paris, 24-26 May 2011

26/5/11

Visit by the Tánaiste & Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade to Paris, 24-26 May 2011

Statement by the Tánaiste on the arrest of Ratko Mladić

26/5/11

Statement by the Tánaiste on the arrest of Ratko Mladić

Minister for European Affairs addresses the Forum for Cities in Transition Conference in Derry

25/5/11

Minister for European Affairs addresses the Forum for Cities in Transition Conference in Derry

Minister Creighton meets with European partners in Brussels

23/5/11

Minister Creighton meets with European partners in Brussels

Statement by the Tánaiste on the death of the Russian Federation’s Ambassador to Ireland

23/5/11

Statement by the Tánaiste on the death of the Russian Federation’s Ambassador to Ireland

Official visit: Media pooling arrangments for Monday 23 May

22/5/11

Official visit: Media pooling arrangments for Monday 23 May

State Dinner in honour of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II and H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh

18/5/11

State Dinner in honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

Visit of Minister Creighton to Brussels

17/5/11

Visit of Minister Creighton to Brussels

Press Pool Information Wednesday 18th May

17/5/11

Press Pool Information Wednesday 18th May

State Visit: Media pools and transport for Tuesday 17 May

16/5/11

State Visit: Media pools and transport for Tuesday 17 May

State Visit: Press Pools for Cashel and Cork events

14/5/11

State Visit: Press Pools for Cashel and Cork events

Minister for European Affairs announces funding under the Communicating Europe Initiative

11/5/11

Minister for European Affairs announces funding under the Communicating Europe Initiative

Further Media Operational Notice - State Visit to Ireland by H.M. Queen Elizabeth II

9/5/11

Further Media Operational Notice - State Visit to Ireland by H.M. Queen Elizabeth II and H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh

Europe Day sitting of the Dail

5/5/11

Minister Creighton welcomes Europe Day sitting of the Dáil

Tánaiste announces holding of Second Global Irish Economic Forum in Dublin Castle on 7-8 Oct, 2011

3/5/11

Tánaiste announces holding of Second Global Irish Economic Forum in Dublin Castle on 7-8 October, 2011

Jan O’Sullivan, T.D., launches programme of cultural and community events to mark Africa Day

3/5/11

Jan O’Sullivan, T.D., launches programme of cultural and community events to mark Africa Day

April

Ireland to assist Misurata evacuation

21/4/11

Ireland to assist Misurata evacuation

New Ambassadors present Credentials

20/4/11

New Ambassadors present Credentials

State Visit of Queen Elizabeth II - Outline Media Operational Note and Programme

20/4/11

State Visit of Queen Elizabeth II - Outline Media Operational Note and Programme

State Visit to Ireland by Queen Elizabeth II

7/4/11

State Visit to Ireland by Queen Elizabeth II

Statement by the Tánaiste on the murder of PSNI Officer Ronan Kerr

6/4/11

Statement by the Tánaiste on the murder of PSNI Officer Ronan Kerr

Students show science is a powerful force for development

5/4/11

Students show science is a powerful force for development

Tánaiste condemns killing of P.S.N.I. Officer in Omagh

2/4/11

Tánaiste condemns killing of P.S.N.I. Officer in Omagh

March

Minister Creighton Promotes Careers in the EU

29/3/11

Minister Creighton Promotes Careers in the EU

State Visit to Ireland by His Serene Highness, Prince Albert II of Monaco

28/3/11

State Visit to Ireland by His Serene Highness, Prince Albert II of Monaco

Tánaiste welcomes the release of the last two members of the group of 75 in Cuba

24/3/11

Tánaiste welcomes the release of the last two members of the group of 75 in Cuba

Minister of State J O’Sullivan vows to continue fight against global poverty, hunger and inequality

22/3/11

Minister of State Jan O’Sullivan affirms Government’s commitment to fight against global poverty, hunger and inequality

Tainste statement on British Govt recruitment in PSNI

22/3/11

Statement by the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Eamon Gilmore, T.D., on announcement by British Government that it is not renewing 50-50 recruitment provisions for the PSNI

Communicating Europe Initiative – Applications invited for funding

18/3/11

Communicating Europe Initiative – Applications invited for funding

Update on Situation in Japan

18/3/11

Update on Situation in Japan

Tánaiste begins St. Patrick's Day Visit to New York and Washington D.C.

16/3/11

Tánaiste begins St. Patrick's Day Visit to New York and Washington D.C.

Government approves €1 million for Red Cross operation in Japan

16/3/11

Government approves €1 million for Red Cross operation in Japan

Tánaiste Condemns Murder of Five Israeli Settlers in West Bank

14/3/11

Tánaiste Condemns Murder of Five Israeli Settlers in West Bank

Tánaiste offers Irish assistance to relief effort in Japan

13/3/11

Tánaiste offers Irish assistance to relief effort in Japan

Minister of State for Trade and Development announces that Ireland is ready to assist Japan

11/3/11

Minister of State for Trade and Development announces that Ireland is ready to assist Japan

Tánaiste expresses sympathy following Japanese Earthquake

11/3/11

Tánaiste expresses sympathy following Japanese Earthquake

Government announces funding for evacuation of civilians from Libyan border

11/3/11

Government announces funding for evacuation of civilians from Libyan border

Government announces emergency supplies for Libya

10/3/11

Government announces emergency supplies for Libya

Taoiseach praises successful evacuation of Irish citizens from Libya

2/3/11

Taoiseach praises successful evacuation of Irish citizens from Libya

February

Situation in Egypt, 3 February 2011

3/2/11

As mass demonstrations and violent confrontations continue in Egypt, the Department of Foreign Affairs continues to provide consular assistance to Irish citizens through our Embassy in Cairo and our Crisis Centre in Dublin.

Statement on forging of Irish Passports

3/2/11

Statement on Russian involvement in the forging of Irish Passports

Minister Dick Roche briefs French Parliament

1/2/11

Minister Dick Roche briefs French Parliament

Meeting between the Taoiseach and Mr Tom Donohue

1/2/11

The Taoiseach, Mr. Brian Cowen T.D., has welcomed the visit to Dublin today by Mr. Tom Donohue, President and CEO of the US Chamber of Commerce, as a powerful signal to entrepreneurs across the Atlantic that Ireland “is open and ready for business.”

January

Minister Martin launches ‘Spirit of Haiti’ photo exhibition

11/1/11

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Micheál Martin T.D., today called for Haiti to remain a priority for the international community, a year on from the devastating earthquake which killed more than 230,000 people.