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Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan TD on Westminster Attack

22/3/17

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan TD on Westminster Attack

Minister of State Murphy travels to Rome for further Brexit engagement

22/3/17

Minister of State Murphy travels to Rome for further Brexit engagement

Minister Flanagan expresses sorrow at death of Martin McGuinness

21/3/17

Minister Flanagan expresses sorrow at death of Martin McGuinness

Minister Flanagan holds talks with Japan's Foreign Minister in Tokyo

1/3/17

Minister Flanagan holds talks with Japan's Foreign Minister in Tokyo

Min Flanagan and MoS McHugh announce €11m in funding for Horn of Africa

20/3/17

Minister Flanagan and Minister of State McHugh announce €11m in humanitarian assistance for the Horn of Africa

Minister Flanagan Announces Funding for Counter-Trafficking Project

18/3/17

Minister Flanagan Announces Funding for Counter-Trafficking Project in 7 African countries

Minister Flanagan formally re-opens Irish Chancery to the Holy See

17/3/17

Minister Flanagan formally re-opens Irish Chancery to the Holy See

Minister Flanagan meets Italian Foreign Minister in Rome

16/3/17

Minister Flanagan meets Italian Foreign Minister in Rome

Minister Flanagan commences St Patrick’s Day “Promote Ireland” Programme in Milan and Rome

15/3/17

Minister Flanagan commences St Patrick’s Day “Promote Ireland” Programme in Milan and Rome

Minister McHugh welcomes RTÉ services for Irish in Britain

10/3/17

Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Joe McHugh T.D. welcomes plan for RTÉ services to the Irish community in Britain

Foreign Minister of Luxembourg in Dublin for Brexit talks with Minister Flanagan

10/3/17

Foreign Minister of Luxembourg in Dublin for Brexit talks with Minister Flanagan

Statement by Minister Charlie Flanagan T.D. following meetings at Stormont Castle

8/3/17

Statement by Minister Charlie Flanagan T.D. following meetings at Stormont Castle

Taoiseach, Ministers Flanagan, Mitchell O’Connor, and Ross launch new trade strategy

8/3/17

Taoiseach, Ministers Flanagan, Mitchell O’Connor, and Ross launch new trade strategy, Ireland Connected: Trading and Investing in a Dynamic World

Minister Flanagan on International Women's Day

8/3/17

Minister Flanagan on International Women's Day

Minister of State Murphy discusses Brexit with counterparts

7/3/17

Minister of State Murphy discusses Brexit with counterparts as Europe Ministers meet ahead of leaders’ summit

Minister Flanagan announces Government nomination of Ambassadors

7/3/17

Minister Flanagan announces Government nomination of Ambassadors

Minister Flanagan joins EU Foreign Ministers for discussions at FAC

6/3/17

Minister Flanagan joins EU Foreign Ministers for discussions

Minister Flanagan condemns North Korean ballistic missile launch

6/3/17

Minister Flanagan condemns North Korean ballistic missile launch

Minister Flanagan to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

6/3/17

Minister Flanagan to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels to discuss the EU Global Strategy on Foreign and Security Policy, migration, Egypt, the Western Balkans and the Middle East Peace Process.

Statement by Minister Flanagan: Northern Ireland elections and the way forward

5/3/17

Statement by Minister Flanagan: Northern Ireland elections and the way forward

Statement by Minister Flanagan on the Election to the Northern Ireland Assembly

4/3/17

Statement by Minister Flanagan on the Election to the Northern Ireland Assembly

New Ambassadors present Credentials

2/3/17

New Ambassadors present Credentials

February

Minister Flanagan highlights Ireland as an investment destination on official visit to Japan

28/2/17

Minister Flanagan highlights Ireland as an investment destination on official visit to Japan

Minister of State Murphy visits Norway

28/2/17

Minister of State Murphy visits Norway

Minister Dara Murphy welcomes EU Poll showing high public support for Ireland’s future in the EU

28/2/17

Minister Dara Murphy welcomes EU Poll showing high public support for Ireland’s future in the EU

Minister of State Joe McHugh T.D. visits Jordan and Lebanon

27/2/17

Minister of State Joe McHugh T.D. visits Jordan and Lebanon

Visit by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr Charlie Flanagan TD, to Hiroshima

27/2/17

Visit by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr Charlie Flanagan TD, to Hiroshima

Minister Charlie Flanagan undertakes official visit to Japan

26/2/17

Minister Charlie Flanagan undertakes official visit to Japan

Minister Flanagan meets his Australian counterpart, the Hon. Julie Bishop M.P., in Dublin

24/2/17

Minister Flanagan meets his Australian counterpart, the Hon. Julie Bishop M.P., in Dublin

Minister Flanagan visits PSNI Station at Tennent Street, North Belfast

23/2/17

Minister Flanagan visits PSNI Station at Tennent Street, North Belfast

Minister Flanagan at Centre for Cross Border studies and Pat Finucane lecture

23/2/17

Minister Flanagan at Centre for Cross Border studies and Pat Finucane lecture

Ministers Flanagan and McHugh announce funding for crises in north-east Nigeria and Lake Chad region

23/2/17

Minister Flanagan and Minister McHugh announce €5 million funding for humanitarian crises in north-east Nigeria and the Lake Chad region

Ministers Flanagan and McHugh announce €2.2 million in funding to the International Rescue Committee

23/2/17

Ministers Flanagan and McHugh announce €2.2 million in funding to the International Rescue Committee

Minister Flanagan expresses shock and deep dismay at Derry bomb

22/2/17

Minister Flanagan expresses shock and deep dismay at Derry bomb

Minister Flanagan to have talks with Speaker of the German Parliament

22/2/17

Minister Flanagan to have talks with Speaker of the German Parliament

Minister Flanagan and French counterpart Jean Marc Ayrault discuss Brexit

22/2/17

Minister Flanagan and French counterpart Jean Marc Ayrault discuss Brexit, the future of Europe, the Middle East Peace Process & a range of other foreign policy issues in Dublin

Minister Flanagan announces 2017 St. Patrick’s Day “Promote Ireland” Programmes

21/2/17

Minister Flanagan announces 2017 St. Patrick’s Day “Promote Ireland” Programmes

Minister McHugh - London engagements with Irish Community, Business leaders and Parliamentarians

21/2/17

Minister McHugh - London engagements with Irish Community, Business leaders and Parliamentarians

Minister of State Murphy visits Bratislava, Vienna and Budapest

20/2/17

Minister of State Murphy visits Bratislava, Vienna and Budapest as Brexit engagement with EU partners continues

Minister Flanagan welcomes UAE Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah to Ireland

20/2/17

Minister Flanagan welcomes UAE Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah to Ireland

Minister Flanagan and Taoiseach welcome participants to Civic Dialogue

17/2/17

Minister Flanagan joins Taoiseach in welcoming 500 participants to second plenary All Island Civic Dialogue on Brexit

Minister Flanagan to welcome French Foreign Minister Ayrault to Dublin for bilateral talks

16/2/17

Minister Flanagan to welcome French Foreign Minister Ayrault to Dublin for bilateral talks

Minister Flanagan encourages young people to apply for J1 placements

15/2/17

Minister Flanagan encourages young people to apply for J1 placements, as US authorities announce an additional 2,600 places

Statement by Minister Flanagan on Northern Ireland and UK exit from EU

15/2/17

Private Members Motion on Northern Ireland and the UK withdrawal from the EU - Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade

Minister Flanagan addresses Dáil on US Executive Order re Immigration

15/2/17

Minister Flanagan addresses Dáil on behalf of the Government during Statements on the US Executive Order re Immigration

Minister Flanagan meets Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

15/2/17

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charles Flanagan TD met the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, James Brokenshire MP in Dublin.

Statement by Minister Flanagan on court case involving Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt

14/2/17

Statement by Minister Flanagan on court case involving Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt

Minister for Foreign Affairs condemns North Korean ballistic missile launch

13/2/17

Minister for Foreign Affairs condemns North Korean ballistic missile launch

Minister Flanagan convenes All-Island Civic Dialogue on Human Rights under the Good Friday Agreement

13/2/17

Minister Flanagan convenes All-Island Civic Dialogue on Human Rights under the Good Friday Agreement

Minister Flanagan welcomes election of Frank-Walter Steinmeier as German President

12/2/17

Minister Flanagan welcomes the election of Frank-Walter Steinmeier as President of the Federal Republic of Germany

Minister Flanagan completes a day of Brexit meetings in Brussels before travelling on to Helsinki

9/2/17

Minister Flanagan completes a day of Brexit meetings in Brussels before travelling on to Helsinki to meet the Finnish Foreign Minister

Statement by the Minister Flanagan regarding the Kingsmills massacre

9/2/17

Statement by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charles Flanagan TD regarding the Kingsmills massacre

Minister Flanagan travels to Brussels for a series of meetings on Brexit

9/2/17

Minister Flanagan travels to Brussels for a series of meetings on Brexit

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD

8/2/17

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD

Statement by Minister Flanagan on the Legalisation Bill passed by the Knesset

7/2/17

Statement by Minister Flanagan on the Legalisation Bill passed by the Knesset

Minister Flanagan chairs the Export Trade Council

7/2/17

The impacts of Brexit and future direction of Ireland’s trade policy addressed as Minister Flanagan chairs the Export Trade Council

Minister Murphy continues Brexit engagement with EU partners

7/2/17

‘Maintaining EU focus on jobs, growth and competitiveness is key to delivering for citizens’ – Murphy Minister Murphy continues Brexit engagement with EU partners

Minister Flanagan & EU counterparts discuss Ukraine, Libya, Egypt & MEPP at Foreign Affairs Council

6/2/17

Minister Flanagan & EU counterparts discuss Ukraine, Libya, Egypt and the Middle East Peace Process at Foreign Affairs Council

Minister Flanagan to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

6/2/17

Minister Flanagan to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels to discuss Ukraine, Libya, Egypt and the Middle East Peace Process

January

Minister travels to Washington D.C. for meetings with senior US politicians on Capitol Hill

31/1/17

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan travels to Washington, D. C. for meetings with a series of senior US politicians on Capitol Hill

Minister of State for European Affairs, Dara Murphy TD travels to Bucharest and Athens

30/1/17

Minister of State for European Affairs, Dara Murphy TD travels to Bucharest and Athens: "An opportunity to put forward Ireland’s priorities on Brexit"

Minister Flanagan attends National Holocaust Memorial Commemoration

29/1/17

Minister Flanagan attends National Holocaust Memorial Commemoration

Statement from Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan

29/1/17

Statement from Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan

Minister Flanagan launches Sligo as European Volunteering Capital 2017

27/1/17

Minister Flanagan launches Sligo as European Volunteering Capital 2017

Minister Flanagan announces major passport initiatives

27/1/17

Minister Flanagan announces major passport initiatives

Minister Flanagan's statements on Northern Ireland in Seanad Debate

26/1/17

Minister Flanagan's opening and closing statements on NI in Seanad Debate

MoS for International Development Joe McHugh welcomes Dr. Mark Dybul

24/1/17

Minister of State for International Development Joe McHugh welcomes Dr. Mark Dybul, Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria

Minister Flanagan holds bilateral talks with Bosnian Foreign Minister, Igor Crnadak

26/1/17

Minister Flanagan holds bilateral talks with Bosnian Foreign Minister, Igor Crnadak

Statement by Minister Flanagan on Israeli settlement announcements

25/1/17

Statement by Minister Flanagan on Israeli settlement announcements

Minister Dara Murphy T.D. remarks on recent commentary about Brexit and Ireland’s EU membership

25/1/17

Minister Dara Murphy T.D. remarks on recent commentary about Brexit and Ireland’s EU membership

Minister McHugh convenes Inter-Departmental discussions on Human Rights

25/1/17

Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Joe McHugh, T.D., today chaired the first meeting of 2017 of the Inter-Departmental Committee on Human Rights.

Statement by Minister Flanagan on UK Supreme Court ruling

24/1/17

Statement by Minister Flanagan on UK Supreme Court ruling

Statement by Minister Flanagan on Michelle O’Neill MLA announcement

23/1/17

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, on the announcement of Michelle O’Neill, MLA, as leader of Sinn Féin in the Northern Ireland Assembly

Minister Flanagan addresses EU Ambassadors on Ireland’s preparations for Brexit negotiations

20/1/17

Minister Flanagan addresses EU Ambassadors on Ireland’s preparations for Brexit negotiations

Minister McHugh meets Irish community in London

20/1/17

Minister McHugh meets Irish community in London

Minister Flanagan meets Secretary of State for Northern Ireland in Belfast

19/1/17

Minister Flanagan meets Secretary of State for Northern Ireland in Belfast

Minister Flanagan Statement on Martin McGuinness

19/1/17

Minister Flanagan Statement on Martin McGuinness

Statement by Minister Flanagan on the passing of Professor Ronan Fanning

18/1/17

Statement by Minister Flanagan on the passing of Professor Ronan Fanning

Minister Flanagan congratulates Mairead McGuinness on election as European Parliament Vice President

18/1/17

Minister Flanagan congratulates MEP Mairead McGuinness on her first-ballot election as European Parliament Vice President

Minister Flanagan welcomes Election of the President of the European Parliament

17/1/17

Minister Flanagan welcomes Election of the President of the European Parliament

Statement by Minister Flanagan on latest developments in Ibrahim Halawa court case

17/1/17

Statement by Minister Flanagan on latest developments in Ibrahim Halawa court case

Minister Flanagan and EU counterparts discuss Syria and MEPP at first Foreign Affairs Council of '17

16/1/17

Minister Flanagan and EU counterparts discuss Syria, MEPP & foreign policy priorities at first Foreign Affairs Council of 2017

Statement from Minister Flanagan on political situation in Northern Ireland

16/1/17

Statement from Charlie Flanagan TD, Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, on the political situation in Northern Ireland / calling of Assembly elections in Northern Ireland

Minister Flanagan participates in international Middle East Peace Conference

15/1/17

Minister Flanagan participates in international Middle East Peace Conference

Statement by Minister Flanagan on the passing of Dermot Gallagher

15/1/17

Statement by Minister Flanagan on the passing of Dermot Gallagher

Minister Flanagan to attend Middle East Peace Conference in Paris

13/1/17

Minister Flanagan to attend Middle East Peace Conference in Paris

Minister Charlie Flanagan meets Hon Murray McCully, New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs

11/1/17

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, meets Hon Murray McCully, Minister of Foreign Affairs of New Zealand

Minister Flanagan holds bilateral meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Kishida

10/1/17

Minister Flanagan holds bilateral meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Kishida ahead of event to mark the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Ireland and Japan

Minister Flanagan condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

9/1/17

Minister Flanagan condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

Statement from Minister Flanagan on the resignation of Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness

9/1/17

Statement from Charlie Flanagan TD, Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, on the Resignation of Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness

733,060 Irish passports issued in 2016 – Minister Flanagan

5/1/17

733,060 Irish passports issued in 2016 – Minister Flanagan

Minister Flanagan announces the Passport Service’s most popular baby names in 2016

4/1/17

Minister Flanagan announces the Passport Service’s most popular baby names in 2016

Minister Flanagan and MoS McHugh announce €2 million in funding for Yemen

3/1/17

Minister Flanagan and MoS McHugh announce €2 million in funding for Yemen

Statement by Minister Flanagan on attack on nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey

1/1/17

Statement by Minister Flanagan on attack on nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey

Minister of State Joe McHugh presents Science for Development Award at BTYSTE 2017

13/1/17

Minister of State Joe McHugh presents Science for Development Award at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2017