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Minister Coveney to visit Finland and Sweden

06 June 2022

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence Simon Coveney is visiting Helsinki and Stockholm tomorrow. During his visit, the Minister will meet with Finland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto, with Finland’s Defence Minister Antti Kaikkonen and with Sweden’s Foreign Minister Ann Linde.

Ireland welcomes decision by Council of Europe on Northern Ireland legacy issues

10 June 2022

Ireland welcomes decision by Council of Europe on Northern Ireland legacy issues

Irish Embassies Present Global Bloomsday Celebration

14 June 2022

Irish Embassies Present Global Bloomsday Celebration for 2022

Joint Visit of Minister Coveney and Norwegian Minister for Foreign Affairs to Turkiye

14 June 2022

Joint Visit of Minister Coveney and Norwegian Minister for Foreign Affairs to Turkiye

Minister Coveney welcomes the conclusion of negotiations on a Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas

17 June 2022

Minister Coveney welcomes the conclusion of negotiations on a Political Declaration on Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas

Anniversary of Staines Air Disaster

17 June 2022

On 18 June 1972, 118 people – among them 12 prominent Irish businessmen - tragically lost their lives in an air crash shortly after they took off from Heathrow airport on their way to Brussels, in what became known as the Staines Air Disaster. The crash remains the worst air accident in British aviation history.

Minister Coveney attends Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg

20 June 2022

Minister Coveney attends Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg

Minister Byrne to attend the General Affairs Council in Luxembourg

20 June 2022

On 21 June, the Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne, will travel to Luxembourg to represent Ireland at a meeting of the General Affairs Council (GAC).

Minister Byrne to attend the General Affairs Council in Luxembourg

20 June 2022

On 21 June, the Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne, will travel to Luxembourg to represent Ireland at a meeting of the General Affairs Council (GAC).

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

20 June 2022

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

Statement by the Minister for Foreign Affairs on the Annual Day of Reflection on the Troubles

21 June 2022

On this day, we remember all those who lost their lives in the course of the Troubles. The profound loss felt by the families who lost loved ones, and by their communities, is immense. These deaths not only changed the course of history on this island, they also left a legacy of loss and pain for so many to bear.

Minister Coveney addresses Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

21 June 2022

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney TD will visit Strasbourg today as part of Ireland’s Presidency of the Council of Europe.

Minister Byrne to meet Italian Undersecretary for European Affairs

27 June 2022

The Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne T.D., will meet with his Italian counterpart, Mr. Vincenzo Amendola, Undersecretary for European Affairs, during his visit to Dublin on 27 June.

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney TD on the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

27 June 2022

I am hugely disappointed that the British government is continuing to pursue its unlawful unilateral approach on the Protocol on Northern Ireland. This is not the way to find sustainable solutions to the genuine concerns of people and business in NI and only adds to uncertainty.

Experts highlight potential for trade growth between Ireland and Africa

30 June 2022

Experts highlight potential for trade growth between Ireland and Africa

Minister Byrne to address Council of Europe Committee of Ministers & HELP Annual Network Conference

30 June 2022

Minister of State for European Affairs Thomas Byrne TD will visit Strasbourg on Thursday 30 June as part of Ireland’s Presidency of the Council of Europe.