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Tánaiste to attend the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

16 July 2019

Tánaiste attends the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

Tánaiste welcomes the visit of UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi & announces fundin

11 July 2019

Tánaiste welcomes the visit of UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi and announces €9 million in funding to the UNHCR

Publication of Brexit Contingency Action Plan Update, 9 July 2019

09 July 2019

The Government today announced further steps in its ongoing Brexit contingency and preparedness work, recognising that there is now a significant risk of a no deal Brexit on 31 October.

Statement by Tánaiste on Northern Ireland talks

04 July 2019

Statement by Tánaiste on Northern Ireland talks

Statement on Missile Attack in Libya

03 July 2019

Statement on Missile Attack in Libya

Tánaiste Simon Coveney visits Moscow for meeting with Russian Foreign Minister

01 July 2019

Tánaiste Simon Coveney visits Moscow for meeting with Russian Foreign Minister

New Ambassador presents Credentials

01 July 2019

New Ambassador presents Credentials

Statement by Tánaiste Simon Coveney on death of Ivan Cooper

26 June 2019

Statement by Tánaiste Simon Coveney on death of Ivan Cooper

Tánaiste announces funding of €5m for the Palestinian people

26 June 2019

Tánaiste announces funding of €5m for the Palestinian people

Ambassadorial Nominations

26 June 2019

Ambassadorial Nominations

New Ambassadors present Credentials

25 June 2019

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Iveagh House joins Dublin Pride celebrations

21 June 2019

To mark the LGBTI+ Dublin Pride festival – June 20-29th 2019 – Iveagh House, the headquarters of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade will be lit up in the colours of the Pride flag.

Online Passport Renewals website receives UX Awards

21 June 2019

Online Passport Renewals website receives UX Awards

Statement by the Tánaiste on the investigation into the downing of flight MH17

21 June 2019

Statement by the Tánaiste on the investigation into the downing of flight MH17

Tánaiste launches Ireland’s third National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

21 June 2019

Ireland’s third National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security launched at University College Cork

Minister for European Affairs Helen McEntee attends General Affairs Council

18 June 2019

Minister for European Affairs Helen McEntee attends General Affairs Council

Minister McEntee attends the EU Foreign Affairs Council

17 June 2019

Minister McEntee attends the EU Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) in Luxembourg to discuss the EU Global Strategy, CFSP Effectiveness, and Sudan

Statement by the Tánaiste on recent political developments in the Republic of Moldova

11 June 2019

Statement by the Tánaiste on recent political developments in the Republic of Moldova

Speech by Minister McEntee at the Belgium Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce

11 June 2019

Speech by Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee T.D., at the Belgium Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce

Tánaiste launches new strategy for Ireland's partnership with Small Island Developing States

10 June 2019

Tánaiste launches new strategy for Ireland's partnership with Small Island Developing States

Our Ocean Wealth Summit and Seafest, Cork

08 June 2019

Ireland’s global leadership in sustainable ocean development and combating climate change on display at Our Ocean Wealth Summit and SeaFest in Cork

Address by Minister McEntee ‘Addressing Civil Society space – a development partner perspective’

06 June 2019

Address by Minister McEntee ‘Addressing Civil Society space – a development partner perspective’

Minister of State Helen McEntee to address OECD Conference on Civil Society in Paris

05 June 2019

Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee, TD, to address OECD Conference on Civil Society in Paris

Statement by Minister McEntee to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on European Union Affairs

29 May 2019

Statement by Ms. Helen McEntee T.D., Minister of State for European Affairs, to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on European Union Affairs

New Ambassadors present Credentials

28 May 2019

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Tánaiste Simon Coveney welcomes appointment of the new Chief Constable of the PSNI, Simon Bryne

24 May 2019

Tánaiste Simon Coveney welcomes the appointment of the new Chief Constable of the PSNI, Simon Bryne

New Consular Strategy 2019 – 2022 launched

16 May 2019

New Consular Strategy 2019 – 2022 launched

Minister of State Cannon launches programme of community-based events to celebrate Africa Day

14 May 2019

Minister of State Cannon launches programme of community-based events to celebrate Africa Day

Tánaiste attends EU Foreign Affairs Council & EU-Eastern Partnership Ministerial meeting

13 May 2019

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., is in Brussels today to attend a meeting of EU Foreign Ministers.

Tánaiste and MoS McEntee announce funding for Communicating Europe Initiative

09 May 2019

Tánaiste and MoS McEntee announce funding for Communicating Europe Initiative

Joint Communiqué of the British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference

08 May 2019

Joint Communiqué of the British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference

Tánaiste signs agreement with UK on Common Travel Area

08 May 2019

Tánaiste signs agreement with UK on Common Travel Area

Statement by the Tánaiste on the situation in the Middle East.

05 May 2019

Statement by the Tánaiste on the situation in the Middle East.

Minister Cannon Welcomes Africa Day 2019 Events across Ireland

01 May 2019

Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciarán Cannon T.D. has today welcomed the indication by ten local authorities across Ireland that they will either host or facilitate events and initiatives to mark Africa Day 2019.

New Ambassadors present Credentials

30 April 2019

Their Excellencies, the Ambassador of the Republic of Colombia, the Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt, the Ambassador of Peru and the Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa presented their Letters of Credence to the President at Áras an Uachtaráin today.

Tánaiste Simon Coveney condemns attacks in Sri Lanka

21 April 2019

Tanaiste Simon Coveney condemns attacks in Sri Lanka

Statement by Tánaiste on the death of Lyra McKee

19 April 2019

Statement by Tánaiste on the death of Lyra McKee

Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Minister of State Helen McEntee welcome National Statement on the EU

17 April 2019

The National Statement is the Government’s response to the citizens’ dialogues on the future of Europe conducted across Ireland in 2018 and it will inform Ireland’s contribution to the Union’s next five-year Strategic Agenda.

St. Patrick’s Day 2019

16 April 2019

St. Patrick’s Day 2019

Tánaiste welcomes US Congressional delegation, led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, to Dublin

16 April 2019

Tánaiste welcomes US Congressional delegation, led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, to Dublin

Minister McEntee attends General Affairs Council in Luxembourg

09 April 2019

Minister McEntee attends General Affairs Council in Luxembourg

Statement of condolences by the Tánaiste on the death of Sally O’Neill Sanchez

08 April 2019

Statement of condolences by the Tánaiste on the death of Sally O’Neill Sanchez

Statement on settlement construction in the West Bank

08 April 2019

Statement on settlement construction in the West Bank

Statement by the Tánaiste on the 25th Commemoration of the Rwanda Genocide

07 April 2019

Statement by the Tánaiste on the 25th Commemoration of the Rwanda Genocide

Statement by the Tánaiste on the verdict of the inquest into the 1974 Birmingham Pub Bombings

05 April 2019

Statement by the Tánaiste on the verdict of the inquest into the 1974 Birmingham Pub Bombings

Minister Cannon Announces Africa Day 2019 Invitations to Local Authorities

05 April 2019

Minister Cannon Announces Africa Day 2019 Invitations to Local Authorities

Minister for European Affairs Helen McEntee TD meets with Hungarian colleague Mr Szabolcs Takács

04 April 2019

Minister for European Affairs Helen McEntee TD meets with Hungarian colleague Mr Szabolcs Takács

Minister of State Ciarán Cannon announces public consultation process Ireland’s new diaspora policy

03 April 2019

Minister of State Ciarán Cannon announces public consultation process Ireland’s new diaspora policy

Statement from Tánaiste Simon Coveney after Cabinet

02 April 2019

Statement from Tánaiste Simon Coveney after Cabinet

Statement on recent attack in Mali

25 March 2019

Statement on recent attack in Mali

Statement by the Tánaiste on Ireland’s position on the Golan Heights

25 March 2019

Statement by the Tánaiste on Ireland’s position on the Golan Heights

Tánaiste and Minister Cannon announce more than €1 million in funding in response to Cyclone Idai

22 March 2019

Tánaiste and Minister Cannon announce more than €1 million in funding in response to Cyclone Idai

New Ambassadors present Credentials

21 March 2019

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Minister for European Affairs Helen McEntee announces €100,000 available to community and voluntary

20 March 2019

Minister for European Affairs Helen McEntee announces €100,000 available to community and voluntary organisations to promote dialogue on the Future of Europe

Minister for European Affairs Helen McEntee attends GAC in Brussels

19 March 2019

Minister for European Affairs Helen McEntee attends GAC in Brussels

Tánaiste attends meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

18 March 2019

Tánaiste attends meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

Tanaiste has announced that over 230,000 passport applications were received to date in 2019

16 March 2019

Tanaiste Simon Coveney, TD has announced that over 230,000 passport applications were received to date in 2019

Tanaiste has announced that over 230,000 passport applications were received to date in 2019

16 March 2019

Tanaiste Simon Coveney, TD has announced that over 230,000 passport applications were received to date in 2019

Statement by Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D. on attacks in New Zealand

15 March 2019

Statement by Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D. on attacks in New Zealand

Ireland pledges €25 million to the Syria Crisis in 2019

14 March 2019

Ireland pledges €25 million to the Syria Crisis in 2019

Minister for European Affairs, Helen McEntee T.D. to visit Sweden and Denmark for St Patrick’s Day

14 March 2019

Minister for European Affairs, Helen McEntee T.D. to visit Sweden and Denmark for St Patrick’s Day

Statement to the Council of Europe on NI legacy issues

13 March 2019

Legacy issues, including the Stormont House Agreement legacy framework and the Pat Finucane case on the agenda today at the Council of Europe

New appointments to the Board of the International Fund of Ireland

07 March 2019

New appointments to the Board of the International Fund of Ireland

Minister Cannon announces an extra €1 Million in ESP funding for Irish communities abroad

06 March 2019

Minister Cannon announces an extra €1 Million in ESP funding for Irish communities abroad

Tánaiste welcomes Host Country Agreement with Permanent Court of Arbitration

06 March 2019

Tánaiste welcomes Host Country Agreement with Permanent Court of Arbitration

Tánaiste Simon Coveney welcomes Host Country Agreement with Permanent Court of Arbitration

05 March 2019

Tánaiste Simon Coveney welcomes Host Country Agreement with Permanent Court of Arbitration

Tánaiste delivers keynote address at 2019 Reconciliation Networking Forum

05 March 2019

Tánaiste delivers keynote address at 2019 Reconciliation Networking Forum

Government Advances No Deal Brexit Contingency Planning and Preparations

05 March 2019

Government Advances No Deal Brexit Contingency Planning and Preparations

Statement from Tánaiste Simon Coveney on Pakistan-India relations

03 March 2019

Statement from Tánaiste Simon Coveney on Pakistan-India relations

New Ambassadors present Credentials

01 March 2019

New Ambassadors present Credentials

‘A Better World’, Ireland’s New Policy for International Development

28 February 2019

‘A Better World’, Ireland’s New Policy for International Development

Government publishes information to further assist businesses and citizens to prepare for Brexit

27 February 2019

Government publishes information to further assist businesses and citizens to prepare for Brexit

Call for nominations for 2019 Presidential Distinguished Service Award

27 February 2019

Call for nominations for 2019 Presidential Distinguished Service Award

Minister for European Affairs, Helen McEntee T.D. to visit Latvia and Lithuania

26 February 2019

Minister for European Affairs, Helen McEntee T.D. to visit Latvia and Lithuania for bilateral political meetings

Minister Helen McEntee launches the month of La Francophonie 2019

26 February 2019

Minister Helen McEntee launches the month of La Francophonie 2019

Tánaiste Simon Coveney addresses the Human Rights Council for the first time

25 February 2019

Tánaiste Simon Coveney addresses the Human Rights Council for the first time and attends the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva

Government Publishes Brexit Omnibus Bill to prepare Ireland for no deal withdrawal by the UK

22 February 2019

Government Publishes Brexit Omnibus Bill to prepare Ireland for no deal withdrawal by the UK

Statement on the terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district

19 February 2019

Statement on the terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district

Minister McEntee attends meeting of the EU General Affairs Council in Brussels

18 February 2019

Minister McEntee attends meeting of the EU General Affairs Council in Brussels

Tánaiste Simon Coveney attends EU Foreign Affairs Council

18 February 2019

Tánaiste Simon Coveney attends EU Foreign Affairs Council

Tánaiste meets Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry

17 February 2019

Meeting between the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D. and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry

All Island Civic Dialogue: 5th Plenary

15 February 2019

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D. joins An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar T.D., in co-hosting the fifth plenary session of the All Island Civic Dialogue in Dublin Castle.

Tánaiste Simon Coveney meets with Sierra Leone Foreign Minister during visit to Dublin

14 February 2019

Tánaiste Simon Coveney meets with Sierra Leone Foreign Minister during visit to Dublin

Speech by Minister McEntee to the Irish Association of European Journalists

14 February 2019

Speech by Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee T.D. to the Irish Association of European Journalists

Online Passport Renewals Service receives National Adult Literacy Award

12 February 2019

Online Passport Renewals Service receives National Adult Literacy Award

Minister Ciarán Cannon visits Boston for diaspora consultations

11 February 2019

Minister Ciarán Cannon visits Boston for diaspora consultations

Tánaiste announces launch of Ireland-Palestine Scholarship Programme

11 February 2019

Tánaiste announces launch of Ireland-Palestine Scholarship Programme

Ireland announces a commitment to increase funding to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria

09 February 2019

Ireland announces a commitment to increase funding to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria

Ireland announces a commitment to increase funding to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria

09 February 2019

Ireland announces a commitment to increase funding to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria

Tánaiste Simon Coveney announces Ireland’s support for Mr. Juan Guaidó

06 February 2019

Tánaiste Simon Coveney announces Ireland’s support for Mr. Juan Guaidó

Government continues ongoing Brexit planning

05 February 2019

Government continues ongoing Brexit planning

Tánaiste visit to New York and Washington D.C.

05 February 2019

Tánaiste visit to New York and Washington DC

Minister of State McEntee travels to Skopje and Tirana

04 February 2019

The Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee T.D., travels to Skopje and Tirana today for a working visit with the Finnish State Secretary Mr. Samuli Virtanen.

Tánaiste & Minister of State McEntee welcome Dutch Foreign Minister Mr. Stef Blok

01 February 2019

Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee welcome Minsiter of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Mr. Stef Blok to Ireland

Tánaiste attends informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers in Bucharest

31 January 2019

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., will attend an informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers, hosted by the Romanian Presidency in Bucharest on 31 January – 1 February

Announcement of Government Support for the Redevelopment of London Irish Centre, Camden, London

31 January 2019

Announcement of Government Support for the Redevelopment of London Irish Centre, Camden, London

Tánaiste welcomes final step in the ratification of the Prespes Agreement

28 January 2019

Tánaiste welcomes final step in the ratification of the Prespes Agreement

Statement by Tánaiste and Government Ministers on Aughinish Alumina

28 January 2019

The Tánaiste and Government Ministers welcome confirmation by US authorities that Aughinish Alumina is no longer directly impacted by US sanctions

Minister Helen McEntee announces 2019 EU Jobs campaign

28 January 2019

Minister Helen McEntee announces 2019 EU Jobs campaign

Irish Government publishes next phase of Brexit ‘No Deal’ legislative planning

24 January 2019

Irish Government publishes next phase of Brexit ‘No Deal’ legislative planning

Minister for European Affairs, Helen McEntee, travels to Slovenia for two-day working visit

22 January 2019

Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee T.D., travels to Slovenia for two-day working visit

Tánaiste announces 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Programmes

22 January 2019

Tánaiste announces 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Programmes

Welcoming remarks by Minister McEntee on Centenary Commemoration of First Sitting of Dáil Ēireann

21 January 2019

Welcoming remarks by Minister McEntee on the Centenary Commemoration of the First Sitting of Dáil Ēireann

Tánaiste attends Foreign Affairs Council, EU-ASEAN Ministerial and EU-African Union Ministerial

21 January 2019

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D.,attends a meeting of EU Foreign Affairs Ministers. Ministers will discuss disinformation, EU-League of Arab States, and EU-ASEAN. He will also attend Ministerial Meetings with ASEAN and the African Union.

Statement by Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D. on the terrorist attack in Bogotá

18 January 2019

Statement by Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D. on the terrorist attack in Bogotá

Architecture Competition to Design New Ireland House in Tokyo Launched

18 January 2019

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in conjunction with the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) today, January 18th, announced an international competition to create an architectural design for a new Ireland House in Tokyo, Japan.

New Ambassadors present Credentials

17 January 2019

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Statement by the Tánaiste on the Government’s Brexit Preparedness

17 January 2019

Statement by the Tánaiste on the Government’s Brexit Preparedness

Statement from Minister McEntee on the Prespa Agreement

16 January 2019

Statement from Minister McEntee on the Prespa Agreement

Tánaiste addresses Inaugural Meeting of Business and Human Rights Implementation Group

16 January 2019

Tánaiste addresses Inaugural Meeting of Business and Human Rights Implementation Group

Brexit Contingency and Preparedness Update

15 January 2019

Brexit Contingency and Preparedness Update

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

11 January 2019

Minister of State Helen McEntee, T.D. presents Irish Aid’s Science for Development Award at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2019. Seán Byrne Wins the Award for “An eggshell filtration system to remove pollutants from water.”

Global Schools Programme launches around Ireland

10 January 2019

Global Schools Programme launches around Ireland as Irish diplomats and peacekeepers begin visits to secondary schools

Tánaiste hosts German Federal Foreign Minister at 'Global Ireland 2025' Conference

08 January 2019

Tánaiste hosts German Federal Foreign Minister at 'Global Ireland 2025' Conference

Tánaiste announces reconciliation funding for 69 projects

04 January 2019

Tánaiste announces reconciliation funding for 69 projects

Tánaiste outlines Global Ireland plans for 2019

02 January 2019

Tánaiste outlines Global Ireland plans for 2019