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Minister Cannon launches 'Back for Business' a programme to support returning emigrants

17 December 2018

Minister of State for the Diaspora, Mr. Ciaran Cannon, T.D, launches ‘Back for Business’ a programme to support returning emigrants to start and develop businesses in Ireland

Statement on the passing of Fr. Alfred J Deignan

11 December 2018

Statement on the passing of Fr. Alfred J Deignan

Minister for European Affairs Helen McEntee attends GAC in Brussels

11 December 2018

Minister for European Affairs Helen McEntee attends GAC in Brussels

Tánaiste attends EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

10 December 2018

Tánaiste Simon Coveney, T.D. attends a meeting of EU Foreign Affairs Ministers in Brussels to discuss Western Balkans, EU-African Union cooperation, Iran, Ukraine and Venezuela.

Tánaiste announces additional funding to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

10 December 2018

Tánaiste announces additional funding to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Tánaiste announces Memorial to Human Rights Defenders

10 December 2018

Tánaiste announces Memorial to Human Rights Defenders

New Ambassadors present Credentials

06 December 2018

Their Excellencies, the Ambassadors of the Kingdom of Spain, India and the Republic of Uganda presented their Letters of Credence to the President at Áras an Uachtaráin.

Minister Cannon & the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland launch a new platform for Irish Designers

04 December 2018

Minister Cannon & the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland launch a new platform for Irish Designers

Minister McEntee participates in a Future of Europe Discussion in Limerick

04 December 2018

Minister McEntee participates in a Future of Europe Discussion in Limerick

Inaugural Michel Déon prize awarded to Breandán MacSuibhne

03 December 2018

Inaugural Michel Déon prize awarded to Breandán MacSuibhne

New Ambassadors present Credentials

28 November 2018

Their Excellencies, the Ambassadors of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Republic of Burundi presented their Letters of Credence to the President at Áras an Uachtaráin today.

Tánaiste announces recipients of the Presidential Distinguished Service Awards

28 November 2018

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr Simon Coveney, T.D., announces the recipients of the Presidential Distinguished Service Awards for the Irish Abroad for 2018

Tánaiste welcomes the expansion of the Online Passport Renewal Service

28 November 2018

Tánaiste welcomes the expansion of the Online Passport Renewal Service

Agreement with Germany on a Joint Plan of Action for Enhanced Cooperation

26 November 2018

A joint plan of action for enhanced bilateral and EU Cooperation is being released today (26 November) following the inaugural session of German-Irish consultations in Berlin at the level of State Secretaries and Secretaries General.

Minister Cannon welcomes launch of Blazing a Trail: Lives and Legacies of Irish Diaspora Women

20 November 2018

Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development Ciarán Cannon, T.D., welcomes the launch of “Blazing a Trail: Lives and Legacies of Irish Diaspora Women” at EPIC museum

Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D. chairs Export Trade Council

20 November 2018

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., chairs meeting of Export Trade Council

Tánaiste Simon Coveney attends Foreign Affairs Council

19 November 2018

Ministers will discuss Central Asia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ukraine, Yemen and Security and Defence.

Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Minister of State Helen McEntee attend General Affairs Council

19 November 2018

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney, T.D., and Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee, T.D., are in Brussels today, Monday 19 November, for meetings with their counterparts at the General Affairs Council.

Tánaiste welcomes call for submissions to 3rd National Action Plan on Women, Peace & Security

16 November 2018

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has issued an open invitation for submissions to the Third National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security.

Tánaiste and MoS McEntee attend GAC

12 November 2018

Tánaiste and MoS McEntee attend GAC

Minister of State Ciarán Cannon, T.D. to visit Vietnam and Thailand

09 November 2018

Minister of State Ciarán Cannon, T.D. to visit Vietnam and Thailand

British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference, Dublin, 2 November 2018

02 November 2018

British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference, Dublin, 2 November 2018

Tánaiste welcomes the appointment of Mary Robinson as Chair of The Elders

01 November 2018

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney, T.D., has welcomed the appointment of Mary Robinson as Chair of The Elders.

Former inmate of Robben Island to visit Ireland

01 November 2018

Former inmate of Robben Island to visit Ireland as part of a series of events to commemorate the centenary of Mandela’s birth and to celebrate 25 years of diplomatic relations between Ireland and South Africa

Meeting of the British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference

31 October 2018

Meeting of the British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference

Increase to eligible age for Ireland-Australia Working Holiday Programme

30 October 2018

Increase to eligible age for Ireland-Australia Working Holiday Programme

Tánaiste's statement on vote on the implementation of Prespa Agreement

23 October 2018

Tánaiste's statement on Vote in the Yugoslav Republic on the implementation of the Prespa Agreement

Tánaiste welcomes publication of the first report of the IRC

23 October 2018

Tánaiste welcomes publication of the first report of the IRC

Minister Ciarán Cannon announces over £5.2 Million in ESP Funding to the Irish Community in Britain

23 October 2018

Minister of State Ciarán Cannon announces over £5.2 Million in ESP Funding to the Irish Community in Britain

Tánaiste announces additional funding of €700,000 for UNFPA

17 October 2018

Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D. announces additional funding of €700,000 at launch of UNFPA’s ‘The State of World Population 2018’ report

New Ambassadors present Credentials

16 October 2018

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Tánaiste & Minister McEntee in Luxembourg to attend the General Affairs Council.

16 October 2018

Tánaiste & Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., & Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee T.D., in Luxembourg for meetings with their counterparts at the General Affairs Council.

Tánaiste Simon Coveney attends EU Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg

15 October 2018

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD, today attended a meeting of EU Foreign Affairs Ministers in Luxembourg.

Tánaiste to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg

15 October 2018

Tánaiste to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg to discuss Libya, external aspects of Migration, Central African Republic and Venezuela

Ireland granted Observer Status at the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie

11 October 2018

Ireland granted Observer Status at the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie

Tánaiste to open the 6th Africa Ireland Economic Forum

10 October 2018

Tánaiste to open the 6th Africa Ireland Economic Forum

Tánaiste Welcomes Budget 2019 Allocations for Overseas Development Assistance

09 October 2018

Tánaiste Welcomes Budget 2019 Allocations for Overseas Development Assistance

Tánaiste and Ministers announce package of Brexit Readiness measures from Budget 2019

09 October 2018

Tánaiste and Ministers announce package of Brexit Readiness measures from Budget 2019.

Conradh na Gaeilge launches Irish-language & culture resources for diaspora children

03 October 2018

Conradh na Gaeilge launches Irish-language & culture resources for diaspora children

Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee T.D. visits the EU Parliament

03 October 2018

Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee T.D. visits the EU Parliament

Tánaiste Simon Coveney visits Warsaw for meeting with Polish Foreign Minister

03 October 2018

Tanaiste Simon Coveney visits Warsaw for meeting with his Polish FM

Tánaiste to launch the 2017 Irish Aid Annual Report

01 October 2018

Tánaiste to launch the 2017 Irish Aid Annual Report and hold final public consultation meeting on Ireland’s new international development policy

Statement on 45th anniversary of Ireland and Russian diplomatic relations

01 October 2018

Statement on 45th anniversary of Ireland and Russian diplomatic relations

Statement by Minister Ciarán Cannon, T.D., on Myanmar

28 September 2018

Statement by Minister Ciarán Cannon, T.D., on Myanmar

Tánaiste to deliver Ireland’s national statement at the 73rd UN General Assembly

28 September 2018

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., will deliver Ireland’s national statement to the UN General Assembly in New York on Friday, 28 September.

Taoiseach, Tánaiste and Minister of State to meet world leaders at UN

23 September 2018

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, Tánaiste, Simon Coveney, and Minister of State, Ciarán Cannon, are this week attending high-level meetings and United Nations events in New York.

Tánaiste Simon Coveney announces additional funding to UNRWA

22 September 2018

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has announced additional funding to the UN Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney welcomes outcome of latest Inter-Korean Summit

21 September 2018

Tánaiste Simon Coveney welcomes the outcome of latest Inter-Korean Summit, 18-20 September

New Ambassadors present Credentials

20 September 2018

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Getting Ireland Brexit Ready

20 September 2018

Getting Ireland Brexit Ready

Tánaiste and MoS McEntee attend GAC

18 September 2018

Tánaiste and MoS McEntee attend GAC

Tánaiste meets Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

18 September 2018

Tánaiste meets Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Tánaiste Simon Coveney and MoS Cannon welcome visitors to DFAT stand at NPC

17 September 2018

Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Minister of State Ciarán Cannon Welcome Visitors to DFAT stand at the National Ploughing Championships

Minister of State Helen McEntee to visit EU-funded Cross-border Projects

13 September 2018

Minister of State Helen McEntee to visit EU-funded Cross-border Projects

Statement by the Tánaiste on Ireland v UK 1978 case

11 September 2018

Statement by the Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D. on Ireland v UK 1978

Speech by Tánaiste Simon Coveney at the British Irish Association Conference

10 September 2018

Speech by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., at the British Irish Association Conference

Tánaiste meets with Ireland's UN Youth Delegates 2018/2019

07 September 2018

Tánaiste Simon Coveney, T.D., welcomes Ireland's new UN Youth Delegates, Aisling O'Boyle and Jamie Moore, to Iveagh House

Tánaiste & Minister Cannon confirm support for UN reform as UN Deputy Sec. General visits Ireland

07 September 2018

Tanáiste Simon Coveney T.D. and Minister Ciaran Cannon T.D.announce €1 million in support of the reform efforts of the United Nations Development System

Statement from Tánaiste Simon Coveney, T.D. on Northern Ireland Executive

06 September 2018

Statement from Tánaiste Simon Coveney, T.D. on Northern Ireland Executive

New Ambassadors present Credentials

04 September 2018

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Tánaiste begins two day visit to Finland, Estonia and Lithuania

04 September 2018

Tánaiste beings two day visit to Finland, Estonia and Lithuania

Statement on cut to UNRWA funding

01 September 2018

Statement on cut to UNRWA funding

Registration open for Africa Ireland Economic Forum

30 August 2018

Registration open for Africa Ireland Economic Forum

Tánaiste attends informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers in Vienna

30 August 2018

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., will attend an informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers, hosted by the Austrian Presidency in Vienna on 30 – 31 August

New Global Irish Festival Series to Celebrate Diaspora

21 August 2018

New Global Irish Festival Series to Celebrate Diaspora

Statement by the Tánaiste on the death of former UNSG Kofi Annan

18 August 2018

Statement by the Tánaiste on the death of former UNSG Kofi Annan

Tánaiste Condemns Suicide Attack at Education Centre in Kabul

15 August 2018

Tánaiste Condemns Suicide Attack at Education Centre in Kabul

Statement by the Tánaiste on the release of Chair of Amnesty International Turkey

15 August 2018

Statement by the Tánaiste on the release of Chair of Amnesty International Turkey

Announcement of Emigrant Support Progamme Funding for Ruislip GAA Clubhouse Renovations

15 August 2018

Announcement of Emigrant Support Progamme Funding for Ruislip GAA Clubhouse Renovations

Tánaiste expresses his condolences at the loss of life in Italian bridge collapse

14 August 2018

Tánaiste expresses his condolences at the loss of life in Italian bridge collapse

Tánaiste congratulates President Santos of Colombia on Tipperary International Peace Award

01 August 2018

The Tánaiste has warmly congratulated President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia on receiving the Tipperary International Peace Award

Statement and Joint Communique from BIIGC

25 July 2018

Statement and Joint Communique from BIIGC

Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee T.D., to embark on two day visit to Germany

23 July 2018

Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee T.D., to embark on two day visit to Germany

Survey of the Irish Diaspora in Asia

23 July 2018

Survey of the Irish Diaspora in Asia

Tánaiste & Minister of State McEntee to attend General Affairs Council in Brussels

20 July 2018

Tánaiste & Minister of State McEntee to attend General Affairs Council in Brussels

Minister Helen McEntee TD, meets Romanian Minister for European Affairs

18 July 2018

Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee TD, meets Romanian Minister for European Affairs

Statement by Tánaiste on the fourth anniversary of the downing of flight MH17

17 July 2018

Statement by the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., on the fourth anniversary of the downing of flight MH17

Annual Report on Support for the Irish Abroad

13 July 2018

Annual Report on Support for the Irish Abroad

New Ambassadors present Credentials

13 July 2018

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Tánaiste and Minister Cannon launch public consultation on new international development policy

12 July 2018

Tánaiste Coveney and Minister Cannon launch public consultation on Ireland’s new international development policy

Ireland joins International Partnership Against Impunity for the Use of Chemical Weapons

12 July 2018

Tánaiste announces Ireland’s membership of the International Partnership Against Impunity for the Use of Chemical Weapons

25 years of relations with South Africa celebrated with Mandela exhibition in Kilmainham Gaol

12 July 2018

25 years of relations with South Africa celebrated with Mandela exhibition in Kilmainham Gaol

Tánaiste announces Africa Ireland Economic Forum

11 July 2018

Tánaiste announces Africa Ireland Economic Forum

Statement by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney, T.D.

11 July 2018

Statement by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney, T.D.

Statement from An Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D. on ongoing violence in Derry

11 July 2018

Statement from An Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D. on ongoing violence in Derry

Statement by Tánaiste following statement from UK Gov on proposals for the future EU-UK relationship

07 July 2018

Statement by Tánaiste following statement from the UK Government on its proposals for the future EU-UK relationship

Ireland successfully leads on championing Civil Society Space at UN Human Rights Council

06 July 2018

Today at the 38th session of the Human Rights Council,the Council adopted an Irish led resolution that championed Civil Society Space.

Statement by the Tánaiste on Palestinian villages of Abu Nuwar and Khan al Ahmar

04 July 2018

Statement by the Tánaiste on the demolition of the Palestinian village of Abu Nuwar and the imminent threat to the village of Khan al Ahmar

Visit by Simon Coveney, T.D., Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade to London

04 July 2018

Visit by Simon Coveney, T.D., Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade to London

New Ambassadors present Credentials

03 July 2018

Ambassadors of the Kingdom of Lesotho, the Republic of Korea, Iceland and the Democratic Republic of Congo present their Letters of Credence to the President at Áras an Uachtaráin.

A meeting of the British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference will take place on 25 July 2018

28 June 2018

The Irish Government will be represented by Simon Coveney T.D., Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade and by Charles Flanagan T.D., Minister for Justice and Equality

Tánaiste hosts Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin

28 June 2018

Tánaiste calls for release of Russian-held Ukrainian political prisoner Oleg Sentsov

Tánaiste chairs meeting of the Export Trade Council

27 June 2018

The ETC will discuss the opportunities for Irish exporters in the Asia Pacific and Americas regions.

Tánaiste announces humanitarian funding for UN Agency for Palestine Refugees

27 June 2018

Tánaiste announces humanitarian funding for UN Agency for Palestine Refugees

Statement by Tánaiste Simon Coveney following EU Foreign Affairs Council

26 June 2018

Ministers discussed security and defence, the EU Global Strategy, Yemen, The Horn of Africa and the Red Sea, and Jordan

Tánaiste & Minister of State McEntee to attend General Affairs Council in Luxembourg

25 June 2018

Tánaiste & Minister of State McEntee to attend General Affairs Council in Luxembourg

Tánaiste Simon Coveney attends EU Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg

25 June 2018

The Tánaiste attends the FAC to discuss security & defence, Yemen, Horn of Africe/Red Sea, the EU Global Strategy and Jordan

Statement by the Tánaiste on decision at pre-trial hearing of Chair of Amnesty International Turkey

22 June 2018

Statement following decision taken by the Turkish courts at the pre-trial hearing of Mr Taner Kılıç.

Statement by the Tánaiste on US withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council

20 June 2018

Statement by Tánaiste Simon Coveney, T.D., on US decision to withdraw from UN HRC

Minister Helen McEntee T.D. visits Lisbon

19 June 2018

Minister Helen McEntee T.D. visits Lisbon

Tánaiste welcomes ‘Republic of North Macedonia’ agreement

17 June 2018

Tánaiste welcomes ‘Republic of North Macedonia’ agreement

Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D. welcomes direct flights between Beijing and Dublin

13 June 2018

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., welcomes first direct flights between Beijing and Dublin

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade begins a two day visit to Germany

12 June 2018

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., begins a two day visit to Germany

Minister of State Helen McEntee attends Financial Times 'Brexit and Beyond' Summit

12 June 2018

Minister of State Helen McEntee attends Financial Times 'Brexit and Beyond' Summit

Tánaiste announces 7 new Missions in next phase of Global Ireland

11 June 2018

Tánaiste announces 7 new Missions in next phase of Global Ireland

Visit by Tánaiste Simon Coveney to Cyprus

08 June 2018

The Tánaiste visits Cyprus today, June 8th, for first time as Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Tánaiste Simon Coveney meets with Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel

08 June 2018

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney meets with Prime Minister Netanyahu in Jerusalem

Tánaiste Simon Coveney's Statement on publication of UK proposals

07 June 2018

Tánaiste Simon Coveney's Statement on publication of UK proposals in Brexit negotiations

Visit by Tánaiste Simon Coveney to Ramallah

07 June 2018

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., today visited Ramallah

Tánaiste Simon Coveney announces over €2 million in grants to Cork-based organisations

06 June 2018

Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D., today announced funding for four Cork-based NGOs to implement aid projects overseas

Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Minister Ciarán Cannon announce over €10 million in grants to NGOs

06 June 2018

Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D., and Minister of State, Ciarán Cannon T.D., announce over €10 million in grants to NGOs

Tánaiste announces funding to Jordan for humanitarian response to Syria Crisis & meets Jordanian FM

06 June 2018

Tánaiste announces €1.25 million funding to Jordan to assist the humanitarian response to the Syria Crisis and meets with Jordanian Foreign Minister in Amman

Tánaiste begins visit to Jordan, Israel, Palestine and Cyprus

05 June 2018

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney, T.D., today begins a four-day working visit to Jordan, Israel, Palestine and Cyprus

Statement by the Tánaiste on the threat of demolition to a Palestinian community

31 May 2018

Statement by the Tánaiste on the threat of demolition to a Palestinian community (Khan Al Ahmar)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D. marks 10th anniversary of Convention on Cluster Munitions

30 May 2018

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., marks anniversary of Convention on Cluster Munitions

Tánaiste Coveney and Minister of State Cannon meet with Lesotho FM Lesego Makgothi

30 May 2018

Tánaiste Coveney and Minister of State Cannon meet with Lesotho FM Lesego Makgothi

Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee visits Oslo

29 May 2018

Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee visits Oslo

Statement by Tánaiste Simon Coveney after EU Foreign Affairs Council

28 May 2018

Tánaiste attends EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels to discuss Gaza, Iran, Venezuela and the EU’s partnership with the African, Pacific and Caribbean countries

Tánaiste Simon Coveney attends EU Foreign Affairs Council to discuss Gaza, Iran, Venezuela and DRC

28 May 2018

Tánaiste Simon Coveney attends EU Foreign Affairs Council to discuss Gaza, Iran, Venezuela, DRC and the EU’s partnership with African, Caribbean and Pacific countries

Statement by the Tánaiste on findings of the Joint Investigation Team on the downing of Flight MH 17

25 May 2018

Statement on the latest findings of the Joint Investigation Team

Tánaiste commits additional €1 million for Ireland’s Reconciliation Fund

22 May 2018

Tánaiste commits additional €1 million for Ireland’s Reconciliation Fund

New Ambassadors present Credentials

18 May 2018

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Meeting between Tánaiste & Foreign Minister of Albania, Mr Ditmir Bushati

16 May 2018

Meeting between Tánaiste & Foreign Minister of Albania, Mr Ditmir Bushati

Minister for European Affairs, Helen McEntee meets Swedish Minister Ann Linde

15 May 2018

Minister for European Affairs, Helen McEntee meets Swedish Minister Ann Linde

Statement by the Tánaiste on events in Gaza

14 May 2018

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade spoke about events of today in Gaza, in which it is reported that over 40 people have been killed.

Tánaiste Coveney & Minister of State McEntee attend GAC & GAC (Article 50)

14 May 2018

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD, and the Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee TD, will be in Brussels on Monday, 14 May to attend the General Affairs Council which will include a meeting of the Council in Article 50 formation to discuss the Brexit negotiations.

Tánaiste Coveney hosts French Foreign Minister Le Drian

14 May 2018

Tánaiste Coveney hosts French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian at Farmleigh House to discuss Brexit, Middle East Peace Process, EU-Africa relations & EU budget

Ireland provides €3m funding to Somalia humanitarian crisis

11 May 2018

Ireland provides €3m funding to Somalia humanitarian crisis

Tánaiste & Minister for Justice welcome launch of 'Addressing the Legacy of Northern Ireland's Past'

11 May 2018

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney T.D., and the Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan T.D., today welcomed the launch of the UK Government’s consultation on Addressing the Legacy of Northern Ireland’s Past.

Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D. welcomes Beijing Party Secretary Cai Qi to Ireland

09 May 2018

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., welcomes Beijing Party Secretary Cai Qi to Ireland

The Tánaiste will visit London for a series of high-level engagement

09 May 2018

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade will visit London on Thursday for a series of high-level engagements

Tánaiste and Minister of State for European Affairs host National Citizen's Dialogue

09 May 2018

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., and Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee T.D., host a National Citizens’ Dialogue on the Future of Europe

Statement by the Tánaiste, Simon Coveney T.D., on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

08 May 2018

Statement by the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

€100k grants provided to help promote understanding of the EU

08 May 2018

€100k grants provided to community and voluntary organisations to help promote understanding of the EU – Minister McEntee

Minister of State Cannon Seeks Information on Motor Insurance Costs for Returning Emigrants

04 May 2018

Minister of State Ciaran Cannon Seeks Information on Motor Insurance Costs for Returning Emigrants

Tánaiste Coveney, welcomes Michel Barnier & 500 participants to All-Island Civic Dialogue on Brexit

30 April 2018

Tánaiste Simon Coveney, T.D. welcomes Michel Barnier and 500 participants to All-Island Civic Dialogue on Brexit

Statement by the Tánaiste on inter-Korean summit

26 April 2018

Statement by the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney TD on the inter-Korean summit

Ireland’s support to Syria crisis response exceeds €100 million

25 April 2018

Ireland’s support to Syria crisis response exceeds €100 million

Minister for European Affairs, Helen McEntee meets Estonian Minister Maasikas

25 April 2018

Minister for European Affairs, Helen McEntee meets Estonian Minister Maasikas

Tánaiste visits Derry to address Londonderry Chamber of Commerce & meet with community organisations

25 April 2018

Tánaiste visits Derry to address Londonderry Chamber of Commerce and meet with community organisations

Statement by the Tánaiste on fatal incident in Toronto

24 April 2018

Statement by the Tánaiste on fatal incident in Toronto

New Ambassadors present Credentials

19 April 2018

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Minister Cannon convenes Inter-Departmental Committee on Human Rights

18 April 2018

Minister Cannon convenes Inter-Departmental Committee on Human Rights

2018 Presidential Distinguished Service Aware of the Irish Abroad "Call for nomination"

16 April 2018

2018 Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad “Call for nominations” announced by Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Affairs, Mr. Ciarán Cannon, T.D.

Ireland pledges at least €5m to the Democratic Republic of Congo

13 April 2018

Ireland pledges at least €5m to the Democratic Republic of Congo

Statement of condolences by Tánaiste Coveney on the airplane disaster in Algeria

12 April 2018

Statement of condolences by Tánaiste Coveney on the airplane disaster in Algeria

Tánaiste Simon Coveney meets new German Federal Foreign Minister, Heiko Maas

12 April 2018

Tánaiste Simon Coveney meets new German Federal Foreign Minister, and publishes comprehensive review of relations between Ireland and Germany

Declaration of the Netherlands and Ireland regarding bilateral consultations

11 April 2018

Declaration of the Netherlands and Ireland regarding bilateral consultations

Statement by the Tánaiste on the situation in Gaza

09 April 2018

Statement by the Tánaiste on the situation in Gaza

Statement by the Tánaiste on apparent chemical weapons attack in Syria

09 April 2018

Statement by the Tánaiste on apparent chemical weapons attack in Syria

Statement by Tánaiste Mr. Simon Coveney TD on the Loyalist Declaration of Transformation

09 April 2018

Statement by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Mr. Simon Coveney TD on the Loyalist Declaration of Transformation

Tánaiste welcomes Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of Portugal to Dublin

09 April 2018

Tánaiste welcomes Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of Portugal to Dublin

Minister McEntee to lead Citizens' Dialogue on the Future of Europe for Community & Voluntary Orgs.

04 April 2018

Minister McEntee to lead Citizens' Dialogue on the Future of Europe for Community and Voluntary Organisations

Ireland to participate in UN Pledging Conference for Yemen

03 April 2018

Ireland to participate in UN Pledging Conference for Yemen

Statement from the Tánaiste on developments in Gaza

31 March 2018

Statement from the Tánaiste on developments in Gaza

Statement on the expulsion of an Irish diplomat from Russia

30 March 2018

Statement on the expulsion of an Irish diplomat from Russia

Tánaiste meets with Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia

28 March 2018

The Tánaiste, Simon Coveney T.D., meets with Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia, Ms. Marija Pejčinović-Burić

Tánaiste welcomes Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore to Dublin

27 March 2018

Tánaiste welcomes Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr Teo Chee Hean, to Dublin

Statement by Tanaiste on response to Salisbury nerve agent attack

27 March 2018

Statement by Tánaiste on response to Salisbury nerve agent attack

Tánaiste outlines next steps for Irish Government following Salisbury attack

23 March 2018

Tánaiste outlines next steps for Irish Government following Salisbury attack

Meeting between Minister Ciarán Cannon TD and Greek Minister Terens-Nikolaos Quick

23 March 2018

Meeting between Minister Ciarán Cannon TD and Greek Minister Terens-Nikolaos Quick

Ministers welcome UN humanitarian chief, Sir Mark Lowcock, to Dublin

22 March 2018

Tánaiste Coveney and Minister Cannon welcome UN humanitarian chief, Sir Mark Lowcock, to Dublin and announce funding for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and support for humanitarian crises in Yemen, Syria and Iraq.

Tánaiste meets with Victims and Survivors Forum in Belfast

21 March 2018

Tánaiste meets with Victims and Survivors Forum in Belfast

Statement by Tánaiste, Simon Coveney TD, on the ruling regarding Ireland v UK (Hooded Men) case

20 March 2018

Statement by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD on the ruling by the European Court of Justice regarding the Ireland v UK (Hooded Men) case

Minister Cannon announces launch of Survey on the Views of the Global Irish in Asia

16 March 2018

Minister Cannon announces launch of Survey on the Views of the Global Irish in Asia

Tánaiste welcomes announcement of direct flights from Dublin to Beijing

15 March 2018

Tánaiste welcomes announcement of direct flights from Dublin to Beijing

Visit by Minister for European Affairs, Helen McEntee T.D., to Slovakia and Austria

14 March 2018

Visit by Minister for European Affairs, Helen McEntee T.D., to Slovakia and Austria

Tánaiste Coveney Condemns Chemical Weapons Nerve Agent Attack in UK

13 March 2018

Tánaiste Coveney Condemns Chemical Weapons Nerve Agent Attack in UK

New Ambassadors present Credentials

13 March 2018

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Visit by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D. to China

12 March 2018

Visit by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D. to China to mark St. Patrick's Day 2018

Minister McEntee announces funding to promote dialogue on the Future of Europe

08 March 2018

Minister McEntee announces funding of €100k available to community and voluntary organizations to promote dialogue on the Future of Europe

Tánaiste and Minister Ross meet Irish Aviation sector to discuss the implications of Brexit

08 March 2018

Tánaiste and Minister Ross meet Irish Aviation sector to discuss the implications of Brexit

Tánaiste meeting with Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary General of the OECD

08 March 2018

Tánaiste meeting with Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary General of the OECD

Minister publishes Economic Report on Addressing Challenges Faced by Returning Irish Emigrants

07 March 2018

Minister for Diaspora publishes Economic Report on Addressing Challenges Faced by Returning Irish Emigrants

Minister McEntee visits Northern Ireland

06 March 2018

Minister McEntee visits Northern Ireland

Tánaiste meeting with EU Commissioner for EU Budget and Human Resources

06 March 2018

Tánaiste meeting with EU Commissioner for EU Budget and Human Resources

Statement by Tánaiste following Speech by Prime Minister May

02 March 2018

Statement by Tánaiste following Speech by Prime Minister May.

Offices Closed Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd March 2018

28 February 2018

Offices Closed Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd March 2018

Tánaiste welcomes publication of draft EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement

28 February 2018

Tánaiste welcomes publication of draft EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement

Minister Cannon addresses Human Rights Council and the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva

27 February 2018

Minister Cannon addresses Human Rights Council and the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva

MoS McEntee T.D., begins a two day visit to Belgium

27 February 2018

MoS McEntee T.D., begins a two day visit to Belgium

Tánaiste attends EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

26 February 2018

Tánaiste attends EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

Tánaiste to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council

26 February 2018

Tánaiste to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council

Tánaiste Coveney meets with US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson

23 February 2018

Tánaiste Coveney meets with US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson

Tánaiste’s speech in New York on 20 Years of Peace

22 February 2018

Tánaiste’s speech in New York on 20 Years of Peace

Launch of Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade and Defence report on Irish Aid programme

22 February 2018

Launch of Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade and Defence report of their review of the Irish Aid programme

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade to visit United States

20 February 2018

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade to visit United States

France’s European Affairs Minister to visit for future of Europe talks

19 February 2018

France’s European Affairs Minister, Nathalie Loiseau, to visit for future of Europe discussions with Minister of State, Helen McEntee T.D.

Minister McEntee attends informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers

15 February 2018

Minister McEntee attends informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers

Tánaiste Statement on developments in NI

14 February 2018

Tánaiste Statement on developments in NI

Ireland announces €7.5m to support IFAD

12 February 2018

Ireland announces €7.5 million in support for the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Minister Cannon launches first international Foróige Club in Philadelphia

12 February 2018

Minister Cannon launches first international Foróige Club in Philadelphia

New Ambassadors present Credentials

09 February 2018

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Tánaiste Coveney and Minister Creed call for applications to Africa Agri-Food Development Programme

08 February 2018

Tánaiste Coveney and Minister Creed call for applications to Africa Agri-Food Development Programme

Ireland signs Double Taxation Agreement with Ghana to boost West African Trade

07 February 2018

Ireland signs Double Taxation Agreement with Ghana to boost West African Trade

New EU Strategy for the Western Balkans

06 February 2018

New EU Strategy for the Western Balkans

Statement on Northern Ireland talks

05 February 2018

Statement on Northern Ireland talks

Minister Cannon pledges €25 million to international education

02 February 2018

Minister Cannon pledges €25 million to ensure that the poorest and most vulnerable children receive a quality education

The Tánaiste visits London for series of high-level meetings

30 January 2018

The Tánaiste visits London for series of high-level meetings

Minister McEntee welcomes another important step in the Brexit Negotiations

29 January 2018

Minister McEntee welcomes another important step in the Brexit Negotiations

Minister McEntee embarks on three day visit to the Western Balkans

29 January 2018

Minister McEntee embarks on three day visit to the Western Balkans

Statement by the Tánaiste on the terrorist attack in Libya

24 January 2018

Statement by the Tánaiste on the terrorist attack in Libya

North-South Joint Committee to discuss Human Rights under the Good Friday Agreement & Brexit

23 January 2018

Tánaiste meets with North-South Joint Committee to discuss Human Rights under the Good Friday Agreement and Brexit

Statement by Tánaiste Coveney on Óglaigh na hÉireann commitment to ceasefire

23 January 2018

Statement by Tánaiste Coveney on Óglaigh na hÉireann commitment to ceasefire

Tánaiste Coveney attends EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels to discuss the post-Cotonou framewor

22 January 2018

Tánaiste Coveney attends EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels to discuss the post-Cotonou framework, Libya, and the Middle East Peace Process

Closing ceremony for 60th anniversary of diplomatic affairs between Ireland and Japan

19 January 2018

Closing ceremony for 60th anniversary of diplomatic affairs between Ireland and Japan

New Ambassadors present Credentials

18 January 2018

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Statement by Tánaiste Coveney on Northern Ireland Talks

18 January 2018

Statement by Tánaiste Coveney on Northern Ireland Talks

Minister McEntee announces dates and locations for Future of Europe Citizens’ Dialogue

18 January 2018

Minister McEntee announces dates and locations for Future of Europe Citizens’ Dialogue

Tánaiste announces 2018 St. Patrick’s Day “Promote Ireland” Programmes

16 January 2018

Tánaiste announces 2018 St. Patrick’s Day Programmes

Minister of State Helen McEntee, T.D. presents Science for Development Award

12 January 2018

Minister of State Helen McEntee, T.D. presents Science for Development Award at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2018

Statement by the Tánaiste on settlements

12 January 2018

Statement by the Tánaiste on settlements

Tánaiste welcomes announcement of Irish passport global ranking

12 January 2018

Tánaiste welcomes announcement of Irish passport global ranking

Tánaiste announces new scholarships for Palestinian students

11 January 2018

Tánaiste announces new scholarships for Palestinian students

Visit by Tánaiste to Ramallah

10 January 2018

Visit by Tánaiste to Ramallah

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, Simon Coveney T.D. meets Prime Minister Netanyahu

10 January 2018

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D. meets Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel

Ireland wins Arms Control Person of the Year

10 January 2018

Ireland wins Arms Control Person of the Year

Tánaiste meets with Egyptian Foreign Minister and Secretary General of the Arab League

08 January 2018

Tánaiste meets with Egyptian Foreign Minister and Secretary General of the Arab League

Statement by the Tánaiste on the death of Paddy Harte

08 January 2018

Statement by the Tánaiste on the death of Paddy Harte

Statement on the resignation of the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, James Brokenshire

08 January 2018

Statement by the Tánaiste on the resignation of the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, James Brokenshire

Tánaiste begins visit to Middle East

08 January 2018

Tánaiste begins visit to Middle East

Statement on the passing of Peter Sutherland

07 January 2018

Statement on the passing of Peter Sutherland

Tánaiste Coveney announces reconciliation funding to 53 organisations

04 January 2018

Tánaiste Coveney announces reconciliation funding to 53 organisations

Tánaiste highlights Brexit activity for 2017

01 January 2018

Tánaiste highlights Brexit activity for 2017

Passport and Citizenship by Descent Applications from Northern Ireland and Great Britain in 2017

01 January 2018

Tánaiste announces details of Passport and Citizenship by Descent Applications from Northern Ireland and Great Britain in 2017