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Record number of Irish passports issued in 2017

29 December 2017

Record number of Irish passports issued in 2017

Record number of Irish citizens in distress abroad supported by the DFAT in 2017

27 December 2017

Record number of Irish citizens in distress abroad supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade in 2017

Statement on the passing of Maurice Hayes

24 December 2017

Statement on the passing of Maurice Hayes

Tánaiste Coveney and Minister Cannon announce funding to DR Congo

28 December 2017

Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Minister Cannon announce funding to the Democratic Republic of the Congo humanitarian crisis

Tánaiste highlights Ireland’s Rapid Response Initiative for 2017

23 December 2017

Tánaiste highlights Ireland’s Rapid Response Initiative for 2017

Further support to the severe humanitarian crisis in Yemen

22 December 2017

Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Minister Cannon announce further support to the severe humanitarian crisis in Yemen

New Ambassadors present Credentials

19 December 2017

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Tánaiste and MoS McEntee attend EU General Affairs Council

11 December 2017

Tánaiste to attend the General Affairs Council (Article 50) and Minister of State McEntee to attend General Affairs Council in Brussels on 12 December 2017

Tánaiste at EU Foreign Affairs Council

11 December 2017

Tánaiste attends EU Foreign Affairs Council to discuss Iraq, developments in the Middle East, EU-Africa relations, and development issues

Ireland-Germany Relations of Vital Importance: Tánaiste asks for Comprehensive Review

11 December 2017

Ireland-Germany Relations of Vital Importance: Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D. asks for Comprehensive Review

Tánaiste to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council

11 December 2017

Tánaiste attends EU Foreign Affairs Council to discuss Iraq, developments in the Middle East, EU-Africa relations, and development issues

Tánaiste congratulates ICAN at Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony in Oslo

11 December 2017

Tánaiste congratulates ICAN at Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony in Oslo

Statement by Tánaiste on deaths of UN peacekeeping troops in the DRC

08 December 2017

Statement by Tánaiste on deaths of UN peacekeeping troops in the DRC

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention (Ottawa Treaty)

07 December 2017

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention (Ottawa Treaty)

Statement by Tánaiste, Simon Coveney T.D. on the status of Jerusalem

06 December 2017

Statement by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D. on the status of Jerusalem

Launch of Register of Gender Recognition of Foreign Births

06 December 2017

Tánaiste & Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade Simon Coveney, TD & Minister of State Ciarán Cannon, TD welcome the launch of a Register of Gender Recognition of Foreign Births

MoS McEntee launches International Organisations Career Development Roundtable

05 December 2017

Minister for European Affairs, Ms. Helen McEntee T.D., launches 14th International Organisations Career Development Roundtable

Tánaiste and Minister Cannon announce funding to support Palestine Refugees

01 December 2017

Tánaiste and Minister Cannon announce funding to support Palestine Refugees

Statement by Minister Coveney on North Korean ICBM launch

29 November 2017

Statement by Minister Coveney on North Korean ICBM launch

Passport Service wins 2017 World Class Civil Service Award

28 November 2017

Minister Coveney welcomes the achievement of the Passport Service, in winning the 2017 World Class Civil Service Award at the Civil Service Excellence and Innovation Awards

Minister Coveney condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

24 November 2017

Minister Coveney condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

Ministers Coveney and Cannon announce funding to Yemen humanitarian crisis

24 November 2017

Ministers Coveney and Cannon announce funding to respond to humanitarian crisis in Yemen

Minister Coveney welcomes proposals for a Criminal Justice Bill 2017

22 November 2017

Minister Coveney welcomes proposals for a Criminal Justice Bill 2017

Minister of State Ciarán Cannon at the ASEM Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

22 November 2017

Minister of State Ciarán Cannon at the ASEM Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

Minister Coveney meets with Ballymurphy families

22 November 2017

Minister Coveney meets with Ballymurphy families

Minister Coveney congratulate Paris on being selected as the location for EBA

20 November 2017

Minister Coveney congratulate Paris on being selected as the location for EBA

Ministers Coveney and Cannon announce funding increase for Development NGOs

20 November 2017

Ministers Coveney and Cannon announce increase in funding for Irish Development NGOs

European Medicines Agency Bid

20 November 2017

European Medicines Agency Bid

Ministers Coveney and McEntee attend EU General Affairs Council

20 November 2017

Ministers Coveney and McEntee attend EU General Affairs Council to discuss EU budget, Brexit negotiations and Digital Single Market

Joint Communiqué between Ireland and Mexico following high-level talks

16 November 2017

Joint Communiqué between Ireland and Mexico following high-level talks

Launch of the Future of Europe Initiative

15 November 2017

Launch of the Future of Europe Initiative

New Ambassadors present Credentials

14 November 2017

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Statement of condolences to victims of earthquake in Iran and Iraq

14 November 2017

Statement of condolences by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney, T.D., to the peoples of Iran and Iraq

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade on Northern Ireland

13 November 2017

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade on Northern Ireland

Minister Coveney to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

13 November 2017

Minister Coveney to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels to discuss EU-Africa Relations, Strategic Communications, Civilian CSDP and the Security and Defence aspects of the EU Global Strategy

Minister Coveney welcomes Top Rating for Passport Service in CXi Survey

09 November 2017

Minister Coveney welcomes Top Rating for Passport Service in CXi Survey

Minister Coveney highlights business opportunities for Irish companies in Kenya

08 November 2017

Minister Coveney highlights new business opportunities for Irish companies in Kenya

Minister Coveney and Kenya Foreign Minister Mohamed formally open Embassy of Ireland to Kenya

08 November 2017

Minister Coveney and Kenya Foreign Minister Mohamed formally open Embassy of Ireland to Kenya

Minister Coveney announces €11 million in humanitarian funding to Horn of Africa

07 November 2017

Minister Coveney announces €11 million in humanitarian funding to Horn of Africa

Agreement between Irish Aid, UCC and ICRAF to improve food security in Ethiopia

06 November 2017

Agreement between Irish Aid, UCC and ICRAF to improve food security in Ethiopia

Minister Coveney meets with African Union & IGAD

06 November 2017

Minister Coveney announces support to the South Sudan peace process and African Union reform efforts

Minister Coveney begins 3 day visit to the Horn of Africa

06 November 2017

Minister Coveney begins 3 day visit to the Horn of Africa

Statement by Minister Coveney, following yesterday’s terror attack in New York

01 November 2017

Statement by the Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, Simon Coveney TD, following yesterday’s terror attack in New York

Statement by Minister Coveney on Northern Ireland

01 November 2017

Statement by Minister Coveney on Northern Ireland

Minister Coveney visit to London

02 November 2017

Minister Coveney visit to London

Minister Cannon attends South Africa-Ireland Partnership Forum in Pretoria

31 October 2017

Minister Cannon attends South Africa-Ireland Partnership Forum in Pretoria

Statement on Catalonia

28 October 2017

Statement on Catalonia

Minister Coveney opens 2017 Reconciliation Networking Forum

26 October 2017

Minister Coveney opens 2017 Reconciliation Networking Forum at Dublin Castle

Emigrant Support Programme and Budget 2018

24 October 2017

Emigrant Support Programme and Budget 2018

Min Coveney welcomes Ibrahim Halawa’s return home to Ireland

24 October 2017

Min Coveney welcomes Ibrahim Halawa’s return home to Ireland

Ireland to open Embassy in Wellington, New Zealand

24 October 2017

Ireland to open Embassy in Wellington, New Zealand

Minister of State McEntee visits London

24 October 2017

Minister of State McEntee visits London

MFAT, Simon Coveney T.D. on Israeli settlement expansion

20 October 2017

MFAT, Simon Coveney T.D. on Israeli settlement expansion

Minister Coveney welcomes release of Ibrahim Halawa in Cairo

20 October 2017

Minister Coveney welcomes release of Ibrahim Halawa in Cairo

Minister Coveney opens the 31st Plenary Meeting of the Missile Technology Control Regime

18 October 2017

Minister Coveney opens the 31st Plenary Meeting of the Missile Technology Control Regime

Ministers discuss a wide-ranging agenda at General Affairs Council

17 October 2017

Ministers Simon Coveney and Helen McEntee discuss a wide-ranging agenda with counterparts in Luxembourg

Ireland hosts the 31st Plenary Meeting of the Missile Technology Control Regime

17 October 2017

Ireland hosts the 31st Plenary Meeting of the Missile Technology Control Regime

Visit of Minister Ciarán Cannon to Tanzania

15 October 2017

Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciarán Cannon, T.D., begins a four-day trip to Tanzania on Monday 16th October.

Statement of condolences by Minister Coveney following attack in Mogadishu

17 October 2017

Statement of condolences by Minister Coveney following attack in Mogadishu

Re-opening of Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade public offices on Tuesday 17th October

16 October 2017

Re-opening of Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade public offices on Tuesday 17th October

Updated DFAT announcement - All Offices Closed Monday 16th October

15 October 2017

Updated DFAT announcement - All Offices Closed Monday 16th October

Minister Cannon announces new initiative to support returning emigrants to start & develop business

11 October 2017

Minister Cannon announces an exciting new initiative to support returning emigrants to start and develop business -BACK FOR BUSINESS

Minister Coveney announces new diplomatic missions, reinforced Brexit and increased ODA

10 October 2017

Minister Coveney Announces Opening of 5 New Irish Diplomatic Missions and Reinforcing of Brexit Response Measures - Ireland’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) Budget Increasing to €707 Million

Government Announces Brexit Measures in Budget 2018

10 October 2017

Government Announces Brexit Measures in Budget 2018

Minister Coveney, T.D. announces the recipients of the Presidential Distinguished Service Awards

09 October 2017

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 2017

Minister welcomes Nobel Peace Prize to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

06 October 2017

Minister welcomes Nobel Peace Prize to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Ireland announces commitments at Our Ocean Conference in Malta

06 October 2017

Ireland announces commitments at Our Ocean Conference in Malta

Minister Coveney meets with US Secretary of Commerce, Mr Wilbur Ross

04 October 2017

Minister Coveney meets with US Secretary of Commerce, Mr Wilbur Ross

Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, Simon Coveney TD begins official visit to Washington DC

04 October 2017

Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, Simon Coveney TD begins official visit to Washington DC

Statement on the events in Catalonia

02 October 2017

Statement on the events in Catalonia

Min Coveney expresses condolences following attack in Las Vegas

02 October 2017

Min Coveney expresses condolences following attack in Las Vegas

Minister of State Cannon announces funding of $100,000 to Quinnipiac University

02 October 2017

Minister of State Cannon announces funding of $100,000 to Quinnipiac University

Minister Ciarán Cannon meets with Ms. Alice Albright, CEO of the Global Partnership for Education

29 September 2017

Minister Ciarán Cannon meets with Ms. Alice Albright, CEO of the Global Partnership for Education

Minister Ciarán Cannon travels to Leeds to meet with Irish community groups

28 September 2017

Minister Ciarán Cannon travels to Leeds to meet with Irish community groups

Minister Ciarán Cannon congratulates Irish chaplaincy in London on 60th Anniversary

26 September 2017

Minister Ciarán Cannon congratulates Irish chaplaincy in London on 60th Anniversary

Ministers Coveney and Cannon launch the 2016 Irish Aid Annual Report

26 September 2017

Ministers Coveney and MoS Cannon launch the 2016 Irish Aid Annual Report

Minister Coveney responds to the speech made by Prime Minister May in Florence

22 September 2017

Minister Coveney Responds to the Speech Made by Prime Minister May in Florence

Statement by Minister Coveney on North Korean Nuclear Weapons Test

04 September 2017

Statement by Minister Coveney on North Korean Nuclear Weapons Test

Minister of State Cannon announces publication of the Global Irish Diaspora Directory

22 September 2017

Minister of State Cannon announces publication of the Global Irish Diaspora Directory

Minister Coveney Visits Brussels for Brexit Discussions

04 September 2017

Minister Coveney Visits Brussels for Brexit Discussions

Minister Coveney Addresses High Level Meeting on Famine and Prevention

21 September 2017

Minister Coveney Addresses High Level Meeting on Famine and Prevention during UNGA week in New York

New Ambassadors present Credentials

21 September 2017

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Informal Ministerial Network reiterate their support for International Criminal Court

21 September 2017

Press release by the Members of the Informal Ministerial Network for the International Criminal Court

Minister Coveney attends launch of global initiative to eliminate violence against women and girls

20 September 2017

Minister Coveney attends high-level launch of global initiative to eliminate violence against women and girls

Ireland signs ground-breaking Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

20 September 2017

Ireland signs ground-breaking Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Statement of condolences by Minister Simon Coveney, T.D., to the people of Mexico

20 September 2017

Statement of condolences by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney, T.D., to the people of Mexico

informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers on the margins of the UN General Assembly

19 September 2017

Minister Coveney attends informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers on the margins of the UN General Assembly

Minister Coveney welcomes acquittal of Ibrahim Halawa

18 September 2017

Minister Coveney welcomes acquittal of Ibrahim Halawa

Minister Coveney to address United Nations General Assembly

18 September 2017

Minister Coveney to address United Nations General Assembly

MFAT on threats to PBNI staff by dissident republicans

18 September 2017

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD, on threats to PBNI staff by dissident republicans

Statement by Minister Coveney on the Situation in Rakhine State, Myanmar

15 September 2017

Statement by Minister Coveney on the Situation in Rakhine State, Myanmar

Minister Coveney condemns latest North Korean missile test

15 September 2017

Minister Coveney condemns latest North Korean missile test

Statement by Minister Coveney on Parsons Green Terrorist Incident

15 September 2017

Statement by Minister Coveney on Parsons Green Terrorist Incident

Minister Coveney Hosts First Meeting of Brexit Stakeholder Forum

13 September 2017

Minister Coveney Hosts First Meeting of Brexit Stakeholder Forum

Minister congratulates the Syrian Civil Defence on receiving the Tipperary International Peace Award

08 September 2017

Minister congratulates the Syrian Civil Defence on receiving the Tipperary International Peace Award

Minister Coveney attends informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers

07 September 2017

Minister Coveney attends informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers

Nobel Laureate Ahtisaari delivers Iveagh House Lecture on EU and Peace

06 September 2017

Former President of Finland and Nobel Laureate Mr. Martti Ahtisaari’s to deliver Iveagh House lecture on “The Role of the EU in Conflict Resolution” on 6th September

Apostolic Nuncio and New Ambassadors present Credentials

05 September 2017

Apostolic Nuncio and New Ambassadors present Credentials

Minister Coveney - Meeting with the British Chancellor, Mr Phillip Hammond MP

31 August 2017

Minister Coveney - Meeting with the British Chancellor, Mr Phillip Hammond MP

Minister Coveney meets with Ireland’s UN Youth Delegates

30/8/17

Minister Coveney meets with Ireland’s UN Youth Delegates

Minister Coveney expresses concern about North Korean ballistic missile test

29 August 2017

Minister Coveney expresses grave concern about North Korean ballistic missile test

Minister Coveney - Brexit consultations in Belfast

28 August 2017

Minister Coveney - Brexit consultations in Belfast

Minister Coveney comments on deferral of verdict announcement in Ibrahim Halawa case

28 August 2017

Minister Coveney comments on deferral of verdict announcement in Ibrahim Halawa

Government commission economic report on removing barriers to returning emigrants

23 August 2017

Government commission economic report on removing barriers to returning emigrants

Minister Coveney meets Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

22 August 2017

Minister Coveney meets Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Statement on incident in Barcelona

17 August 2017

Statement on incident in Barcelona

Minister Coveney statement on fourth anniversary of the detention of Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt

17 August 2017

Minister Coveney statement on fourth anniversary of the detention of Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt

Ministers announce assistance for victims of floods and mudslides in Sierra Leone

16 August 2017

Ministers announce assistance for victims of floods and mudslides in Sierra Leone

Ministers Coveney and Cannon announce 9 million funding for UNCERF

03 August 2017

Ministers Coveney and Cannon announce €9 million in additional humanitarian funding to the UN Central Emergency Response Fund for allocation to underfunded crises

Minister Coveney welcomes opening of defence case in trial of Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt

01 August 2017

Minister Coveney welcomes opening of defence case in trial of Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt

Ministers Coveney and Cannon call for international support for people of Yemen

02 August 2017

Minister Coveney and Minister of State Cannon join calls for the international community to support the people of Yemen

Min Coveney expresses grave concern about reports of North Korea ICBM

31 July 2017

Min Coveney expresses grave concern about reports of North Korea ICBM

Minister McEntee visits Paris for bilateral meetings with Nathalie Loiseau

26 July 2017

Minister of State McEntee visits Paris to attend bilateral meetings with her French opposite number, Ms Nathalie Loiseau

Minister Coveney comments on developments in Ibrahim Halawa court case in Cairo

25 July 2017

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade comments on developments in Ibrahim Halawa court case in Cairo

Minister Coveney undertakes stakeholder engagement on Brexit in London

21 July 2017

Minister Coveney undertakes stakeholder engagement on Brexit in London

Minister Coveney on conclusion of second round of Brexit Negotiations

20 July 2017

Minister Coveney on conclusion of second round of Brexit Negotiations

Statement by Minister Coveney on the arrest of Human Rights Defenders in Turkey

20 July 2017

Statement by Minister Coveney on the arrest of Human Rights Defenders in Turkey

Minister Coveney announces that over half a million passports have already issued this year

19 July 2017

Minister Simon Coveney announces that over half a million (500,000+) passports have already been issued this year

Statement by MFAT on the third anniversary of the downing of flight MH17

17 July 2017

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD, on the third anniversary of the downing of flight MH17

Minister Coveney reiterates support for the role of the International Criminal Court

17 July 2017

Minister Coveney reiterates support for the role of the International Criminal Court on 17 July, the Day of International Criminal Justice

Minister Coveney to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

17 July 2017

Minister Coveney to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels to discuss Libya, DPRK, migration and the EU Global Strategy

Minister for Foreign Affairs comments on Ibrahim Halawa trial hearing in Egypt

16 July 2017

Minister for Foreign Affairs comments on Ibrahim Halawa trial hearing in Egypt

Minister Coveney signs agreement to support vulnerable Palestinian communities

13 July 2017

Minister Coveney signs agreement to join humanitarian consortium supporting vulnerable Palestinian communities in Area C of the West Bank

Minister Coveney launches special edition of the Palestine Israel Journal

12 July 2017

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD, today in Jerusalem launched a special edition of the Palestine Israel Journal on the "Lessons of the Northern Ireland Peace Process"

Statement by Minister Coveney on meeting with PM Netanyahu

11 July 2017

Statement from the Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, Simon Coveney TD, on his meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Minister of State McEntee attends Informal Ministerial Meeting of the OSCE in Maurbach, Austria

11 July 2017

Minister of State McEntee attends Informal Ministerial Meeting of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Mauerbach, Austria

Minister Coveney begins visit to Middle East

10 July 2017

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., will today begin a three-day visit to the Middle East

Minister Coveney has welcomed today’s further progress in the trial of Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt

09 July 2017

Minister Coveney has welcomed today’s further progress in the trial of Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt

Statement by Minister Coveney on the UN adoption of a Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

07 July 2017

Statement by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney on the occasion of the adoption at the UN of a Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons leading towards their total elimination

Minister Coveney completes a series of meetings in London focused on Brexit and Northern Ireland

06 July 2017

Minister Coveney completes a series of meetings in London focused on Brexit and Northern Ireland

Statement by Minister Coveney on the detention Human Rights Defenders in Turkey

06 July 2017

Statement by Minister Coveney on detention of Amnesty International Executive Director and other human rights defenders in Turkey

Statement by Minister Coveney on reports of a ICBM launch by North Korea

05 July 2017

Statement by Minister Coveney on reports of a ICBM launch by North Korea

Statement by Minister Coveney on the OPCW Fact Finding Mission to Syria

05 July 2017

Statement by Minister Coveney on the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Fact-Finding Mission for Syria (FFM) confirmation that people were exposed to sarin, a chemical weapon, on 4 April 2017 in the Khan Sheikhun area of Syria

Minister Coveney travels to Paris, London and Bratislava for meetings on Brexit

05 July 2017

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade with responsibility for Brexit , Simon Coveney T.D. travels to Paris, London and Bratislava for meetings on Brexit

Statement by the Minister Coveney TD Northern Ireland Political Talks

04 July 2017

Statement by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney TD Northern Ireland Political Talks

Statement by Minister Coveney on developments in the Halawa court case

04 July 2017

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney on developments in the court case in Egypt involving Ibrahim Halawa

Minister Coveney to welcome Scottish External Relations Minister to Dublin

04 July 2017

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., is to meet with the Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, Fiona Hyslop MSP, during her visit to Dublin on 4/5 July.

Statement by Minister Coveney on Northern Ireland Talks

03 July 2017

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD on Northern Ireland Talks

Minister Coveney and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Finland, Mr Timo Soini visit the border region

03 July 2017

Minister Coveney and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Finland, Mr Timo Soini visit the border region

Ministers Announce €5.5 million in humanitarian assistance to crises in the Lake Chad Region and the

03 July 2017

Ministers Announce €5.5 million in humanitarian assistance to crises in the Lake Chad Region and the Central African Republic

Minister of State McEntee meets Council of Europe SG Jagland

29 June 2017

Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee, meets Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Mr Thorbjørn Jagland

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Mr Simon Coveney TD on Stormont talks

29 June 2017

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Mr Simon Coveney TD

Statement by Minister Simon Coveney on Conservative and DUP Agreement

26 June 2017

Statement by Minister Simon Coveney on Conservative and DUP Agreement

Award of Andrew Grene Postgraduate Scholarships in Conflict Resolution

21 June 2017

Award of Andrew Grene Postgraduate Scholarships in Conflict Resolution

Statement by Minister Coveney on forest fires in Portugal

20 June 2017

Statement by Minister Coveney on forest fires in Portugal

Minister Coveney meets with EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier in Luxembourg

20 June 2017

Minister Coveney meets with EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier in Luxembourg

Minister Coveney in Belfast for talks at Stormont Castle on formation of an Executive

19 June 2017

Minister Coveney in Belfast for talks at Stormont Castle on formation of an Executive

Minister Coveney welcomes announcement on start of Brexit negotiations

16 June 2017

Minister Coveney welcomes announcement on start of Brexit negotiations

New Ambassadors present Credentials

15 June 2017

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Ireland airlifts humanitarian supplies into Uganda for South Sudanese refugees

12 June 2017

Minister Flanagan and MoS McHugh announce airlift of humanitarian supplies into Uganda to help South Sudanese refugees

Statement on the death of Fr. Jack Finucane, Founder of Concern Worldwide

08 June 2017

Statement on the death of Fr. Jack Finucane, Founder of Concern Worldwide

Statement by Minister Flanagan following the detention of Amnesty International Chair, Turkey

08 June 2017

Statement by Minister Flanagan following the detention of Amnesty International Chair, Turkey

Ireland Supports Sustainable Development Goals at UN Oceans Conference

07 June 2017

Ireland Supports Sustainable Development Goals at UN Oceans Conference in New York

Statement on the death of Dr Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the UNFPA

06 June 2017

Statement on the death of Dr Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the UNFPA

Statement by Minister Flanagan regarding developments in Qatar

06 June 2017

Statement by Minister Flanagan regarding developments in Qatar

Minister Flanagan issues advice on applying for a passport

06 June 2017

Minister Flanagan issues advice on applying for a passport

Minister Flanagan condemns the London terrorist attacks

04 June 2017

Minister Flanagan condemns the London terrorist attacks

Minister's travel advice for rugby fans ahead of Lions Tour

02 June 2017

Minister Flanagan gives eight “Top Tips” to Irish rugby fans travelling to New Zealand for the Lions Tour

Danish Foreign Minister visits border region with Minister Flanagan

02 June 2017

Danish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Anders Samuelsen, to visit border region with Minister Charlie Flanagan

Minister Flanagan to visit Austria and Slovenia

31 May 2017

Minister Flanagan to visit Austria and Slovenia

Minister of State Joe McHugh begins visit to Manchester and Liverpool

30 May 2017

Minister of State Joe McHugh begins visit to Manchester and Liverpool

Minister Murphy visits Tallinn for discussions on EU digital agenda and Brexit

30 May 2017

Minister of State Murphy visits Tallinn for discussions on EU digital agenda and Brexit ahead of Estonian Presidency

Statement by Minister Flanagan on attack on Coptic Christians

26 May 2017

Statement by Minister Flanagan on attack on Coptic Christians

Minister Flanagan gives keynote address at IIEA launch of its “Brexit Status Report”

26 May 2017

Minister Flanagan gives keynote address to influential audience at IIEA launch of its “Brexit Status Report”

Minister Flanagan and Minister of State McHugh host event to mark Africa Day 2017

25 May 2017

Minister Flanagan and Minister of State McHugh host event to mark Africa Day 2017

Minister McHugh is joined by Aogán Ó Fearghail to launch the 2017 Global Games Development Fund

24 May 2017

Minister McHugh is joined by Uachtarán CLG Aogán Ó Fearghail, to launch the 2017 Global Games Development Fund

Minister expresses his shock at last night’s explosion in Manchester

23 May 2017

Minister expresses his shock at last night’s explosion in Manchester

Ministers announce assistance to the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic

22 May 2017

Ministers Flanagan and McHugh announce €6 million in humanitarian assistance to the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic

MoS for EU Affairs and EU counterparts agree mandate for negotiations

22 May 2017

Minister of State for European Affairs and EU counterparts agree detailed mandate for opening of negotiations with the UK

All-Island Sectoral Dialogue on Brexit

22 May 2017

All-Island Sectoral Dialogue on Brexit, The North West and Wider Border Region- Protecting the Progress and Maximising Regional Potential

Statement by Minister Flanagan following incident in New York

18 May 2017

Statement by Minister Flanagan following incident in New York

Minister Flanagan meets with Egyptian Coptic Pope

18 May 2017

Minister Flanagan meets with Egyptian Coptic Pope

Minister Flanagan comments on latest developments in Ibrahim Halawa court case

17 May 2017

Minister Flanagan comments on latest developments in Ibrahim Halawa court case

Minister of State Murphy meets with European Parliament Brexit Coordinator Guy Verhofstadt and MEPs

17 May 2017

Minister of State Murphy meets with European Parliament Brexit Coordinator Guy Verhofstadt and MEPs in Strasbourg

Minister represents government at Dublin-Monaghan bombings anniversary

17 May 2017

Minister Flanagan lays wreath on behalf of the Government to mark the 43rd anniversary of the Dublin-Monaghan bombings

New Ambassadors present Credentials

16 May 2017

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Europe Ministers prepare for June leaders' summit and discuss Future of Europe

16 May 2017

Europe Ministers prepare for June leaders' summit and discuss Future of Europe and the Rule of Law at General Affairs Council meeting

Minister Flanagan attends EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Brussels

15 May 2017

Minister Flanagan attends EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Brussels and holds further bilateral discussions on Brexit

Minister Flanagan to join EU Foreign Ministers at the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

15 May 2017

Minister Flanagan to join EU Foreign Ministers at the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

Irish Aid and TEAGASC in partnership on Ireland’s contribution to Global Agriculture Development

11 May 2017

Irish Aid and TEAGASC in partnership on Ireland’s contribution to Global Agriculture Development

Ministers Flanagan and Murphy on Europe Day 2017

09 May 2017

As Irish schoolchildren lead the EU “handshake across Europe” on Europe Day, Ministers Flanagan and Murphy say it’s a moment to value the EU and think of the kind of Europe we want in the future

Statement by Minister Flanagan following a further hearing in the trial of Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt

09 May 2017

Minister Flanagan statement following a further hearing in Ibrahim Halawa trial

Ireland supports Accountability Mechanism for Syria

09 May 2017

Ireland supports Accountability Mechanism for Syria

Minister Flanagan on 10th anniversary of the restoration of devolved government

08 May 2017

Statement by Minister Flanagan to mark the 10th anniversary of the restoration of devolved government in Northern Ireland

Minister McHugh lends support to Pieta House "Darkness into Light" events

04 May 2017

Minister McHugh, at the Global Irish Civic Forum, to lend support to Pieta House ‘Darkness Into Light’ events

Statement by Minister Flanagan on Ireland and the UN Commission for the Status of Women

04 May 2017

Statement by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade regarding Ireland and the UN Commission for the Status of Women

Minister Flanagan and Minister McHugh open second Global Irish Civic Forum

04 May 2017

Minister Flanagan and Minister McHugh open second Global Irish Civic Forum

Global Irish Civic Forum: The Undocumented Irish

03 May 2017

Global Irish Civic Forum: The Undocumented Irish

Irish Aid and the HSE in partnership to enhance Ireland’s contribution to Global Health

03 May 2017

Irish Aid and the HSE in partnership to enhance Ireland’s contribution to Global Health

Minister McHugh announces programme for returning emigrant entrepreneurs

03 May 2017

Minister for the Diaspora announces new Government Funded Mentoring Programme for returning emigrant entrepreneurs

Minister Flanagan addresses Dáil on outcome of European Council Meeting

02 May 2017

Minister Flanagan addresses Dáil on outcome of European Council Meeting

Minister Dara Murphy visits Lisbon to discuss EU affairs with Portuguese counterparts

02 May 2017

Minister Dara Murphy visits Lisbon to discuss EU affairs with Portuguese counterparts

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan TD welcomes outcome of European Council

29 April 2017

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan TD welcomes outcome of European Council

Minister Flanagan to attend informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers

28 April 2017

Minister Flanagan to attend informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers

Statement by Minister Flanagan regarding the Northern Ireland Talks

27 April 2017

Statement by Minister Flanagan regarding the Northern Ireland Talks

MoS Murphy welcomes the outcome of discussions on the draft EU negotiating guidelines

27 April 2017

MoS Murphy welcomes the outcome of discussions on the draft EU negotiating guidelines

New Ambassadors present Credentials

27 April 2017

Their Excellencies, the Ambassadors of Nepal, the Republic of Mozambique and the Republic of El Salvador presented their Letters of Credence to the President at Áras an Uachtaráin today.

MoS Murphy in Luxembourg for General Affairs Council to discuss EU's draft negotiating guidlines

27 April 2017

Minister of State Murphy in Luxembourg for General Affairs Council to discuss EU's draft negotiating guidelines on Brexit

Statement by Minister Flanagan on progress in Ibrahim Halawa's court case

26 April 2017

Statement by Minister Flanagan on progress in Ibrahim Halawa's court case

Minister of State McHugh attends High-level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

25 April 2017

Minister of State McHugh attends High-level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

Minister Flanagan addresses Ireland-Turkey business event

25 April 2017

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Charlie Flanagan TD addresses Ireland-Turkey business event

Minister Flanagan announces 7th June centenary commemoration of the Battle of Messines Ridge

21 April 2017

Minister Flanagan announces 7th June centenary commemoration of the Battle of Messines Ridge

Statement by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Mr Charlie Flanagan TD on NI talks

20 April 2017

Statement by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Mr Charlie Flanagan TD on NI talks

Minister Flanagan calls for cordial, constructive Brexit negotiations

20 April 2017

Minister Flanagan calls for cordial, constructive Brexit negotiations

Minister Flanagan on Prime Minister May’s call for a UK General Election

18 April 2017

Minister Flanagan on Prime Minister May’s call for a UK General Election

Statement by Minister Flanagan on bomb attack on convoy in Syria

15 April 2017

Statement by Minister Flanagan on bomb attack on convoy in Syria

Ministers Flanagan and McHugh announce €6 million in humanitarian support

15 April 2017

Ministers Flanagan and McHugh announce €6 million in humanitarian support for severe crises in Yemen and Iraq

Minister Murphy meets with Oireachtas EU Affairs Committee

13 April 2017

Minister Murphy meets with Oireachtas EU Affairs Committee

Statement by Minister Flanagan on Northern Ireland political talks

12 April 2017

Statement by Minister Flanagan on Northern Ireland political talks

Ireland steps up its humanitarian response to looming famine in Somalia

12 April 2017

Ireland steps up its humanitarian response to looming famine in Somalia

Statement by Minister Flanagan on attacks on Coptic Churches in Egypt

09 April 2017

Statement by Minister Flanagan on attacks on Coptic Churches in Egypt

Statement by Minister Flanagan re act of arms decommissioning by ETA

08 April 2017

Statement by Minister Flanagan re act of arms decommissioning by ETA

Statement by Minister Flanagan re incident in Stockholm

07 April 2017

Statement by Minister Flanagan re incident in Stockholm

Minister McHugh Announces National Africa Day 2017 Flagship Event

06 April 2017

Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development Joe McHugh TD announces National Africa Day 2017 Flagship Event

Ireland promises to provide a minimum of €25 million to help Syria this year

05 April 2017

Ireland promises to provide a minimum of €25 million to help Syria this year

Minister Flanagan welcomes recognition of Ireland’s unique issues in European Parliament resolution

05 April 2017

Minister Flanagan welcomes the recognition of Ireland’s unique issues in today’s European Parliament’s resolution on Brexit

Statement by Minister Flanagan regarding today’s hearing in the Halawa Case

05 April 2017

Statement by Minister Flanagan regarding today’s hearing in the Halawa Case

Statement by Minister Flanagan on alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria

05 April 2017

Statement by Minister Flanagan on alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria

Minister of State for European Affairs Dara Murphy visits Vilnius to discuss Brexit

05 April 2017

Minister of State for European Affairs Dara Murphy visits Vilnius to discuss the forthcoming Brexit negotiations

Statement by Minister Flanagan on St. Petersburg metro explosion

03 April 2017

Statement by Minister Flanagan on St. Petersburg metro explosion

Minister Flanagan attends EU Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg

03 April 2017

Minister Flanagan attends EU Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg to discuss Syria, Yemen and Libya and has further bilateral meetings on Brexit with the Foreign Ministers of Sweden & Austria

Statement from Minister Flanagan re Ibrahim Halawa Consular Case

03 April 2017

Statement from Minister Flanagan re Ibrahim Halawa Consular Case

Minister Flanagan to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg

03 April 2017

Minister Flanagan to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg to discuss Syria, Yemen and Libya

Statement from Minister Flanagan on talks in Northern Ireland

31 March 2017

Statement from Minister Flanagan on talks in Northern Ireland

Minister Flanagan announces visit of Croatian President to Ireland

30 March 2017

Minister Flanagan announces visit of Croatian President to Ireland

Minister Flanagan launches the Online Passport Application Service

30 March 2017

Minister Flanagan launches the Online Passport Application Service

Min Flanagan statement on UK formal notification of intention to leave EU

29 March 2017

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan TD, in respect of the formal notification by the UK of its intention to leave the EU

Statement by Minister Flanagan on Northern Ireland

29 March 2017

Statement by Minister Flanagan on Northern Ireland

Statement by Minister Flanagan regarding the passing of the deadline for formation of NI Executive

27 March 2017

Statement by Minister Flanagan regarding the passing of the deadline for the formation of the Northern Ireland Executive

Statement by Minister on Stormont Talks

26 March 2017

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan T.D., on the Stormont Talks

Statement by Minister on the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome

25 March 2017

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan TD, on 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome, 25 March 2017

Ministers announce €4 million for Ireland's Rapid Response Initiative

24 March 2017

Minister Flanagan and Minister of State McHugh announce €4 million for Ireland’s Rapid Response Initiative

Minister Flanagan hails New Zealand Embassy decision as a welcome boost for Ireland

24 March 2017

Minister Flanagan hails New Zealand Embassy decision as a welcome boost for Ireland

Minister of State McHugh discusses undocumented Irish in Washington meetings

22 March 2017

Minister of State McHugh meets with Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney and Congressman Brendan F. Boyle

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

22 March 2017

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

Minister Flanagan comments on today’s hearing in the Ibrahim Halawa case

22 March 2017

Minister Flanagan comments on today’s hearing in the Ibrahim Halawa case

Minister of State Murphy travels to Rome for further Brexit engagement

22 March 2017

Minister of State Murphy travels to Rome for further Brexit engagement

Minister Flanagan expresses sorrow at death of Martin McGuinness

21 March 2017

Minister Flanagan expresses sorrow at death of Martin McGuinness

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

01 March 2017

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 March 2017

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 March 2017

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

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

17 March 2017

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

Minister Flanagan meets Italian Foreign Minister in Rome

16 March 2017

Minister Flanagan meets Italian Foreign Minister in Rome

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

15 March 2017

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

Minister McHugh welcomes RTÉ services for Irish in Britain

10 March 2017

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 March 2017

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

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

08 March 2017

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

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

08 March 2017

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

08 March 2017

Minister Flanagan on International Women's Day

Minister of State Murphy discusses Brexit with counterparts

07 March 2017

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

Minister Flanagan announces Government nomination of Ambassadors

07 March 2017

Minister Flanagan announces Government nomination of Ambassadors

Minister Flanagan joins EU Foreign Ministers for discussions at FAC

06 March 2017

Minister Flanagan joins EU Foreign Ministers for discussions

Minister Flanagan condemns North Korean ballistic missile launch

06 March 2017

Minister Flanagan condemns North Korean ballistic missile launch

Minister Flanagan to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

06 March 2017

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

05 March 2017

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

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

04 March 2017

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

New Ambassadors present Credentials

02 March 2017

New Ambassadors present Credentials

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

28 February 2017

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

Minister of State Murphy visits Norway

28 February 2017

Minister of State Murphy visits Norway

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

28 February 2017

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 February 2017

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 February 2017

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

Minister Charlie Flanagan undertakes official visit to Japan

26 February 2017

Minister Charlie Flanagan undertakes official visit to Japan

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

24 February 2017

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 February 2017

Minister Flanagan visits PSNI Station at Tennent Street, North Belfast

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

23 February 2017

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 February 2017

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 February 2017

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 February 2017

Minister Flanagan expresses shock and deep dismay at Derry bomb

Minister Flanagan to have talks with Speaker of the German Parliament

22 February 2017

Minister Flanagan to have talks with Speaker of the German Parliament

Minister Flanagan and French counterpart Jean Marc Ayrault discuss Brexit

22 February 2017

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 February 2017

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

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

21 February 2017

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

Minister of State Murphy visits Bratislava, Vienna and Budapest

20 February 2017

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 February 2017

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

Minister Flanagan and Taoiseach welcome participants to Civic Dialogue

17 February 2017

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 February 2017

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

Minister Flanagan encourages young people to apply for J1 placements

15 February 2017

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 February 2017

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 February 2017

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 February 2017

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 February 2017

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 February 2017

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 February 2017

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 February 2017

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

09 February 2017

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

09 February 2017

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

09 February 2017

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

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

08 February 2017

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

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

07 February 2017

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

Minister Flanagan chairs the Export Trade Council

07 February 2017

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

07 February 2017

‘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

06 February 2017

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

06 February 2017

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

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

31 January 2017

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 January 2017

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 January 2017

Minister Flanagan attends National Holocaust Memorial Commemoration

Statement from Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan

29 January 2017

Statement from Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan

Minister Flanagan launches Sligo as European Volunteering Capital 2017

27 January 2017

Minister Flanagan launches Sligo as European Volunteering Capital 2017

Minister Flanagan announces major passport initiatives

27 January 2017

Minister Flanagan announces major passport initiatives

Minister Flanagan's statements on Northern Ireland in Seanad Debate

26 January 2017

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

MoS for International Development Joe McHugh welcomes Dr. Mark Dybul

24 January 2017

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 January 2017

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

Statement by Minister Flanagan on Israeli settlement announcements

25 January 2017

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 January 2017

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 January 2017

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 January 2017

Statement by Minister Flanagan on UK Supreme Court ruling

Statement by Minister Flanagan on Michelle O’Neill MLA announcement

23 January 2017

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 January 2017

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

Minister McHugh meets Irish community in London

20 January 2017

Minister McHugh meets Irish community in London

Minister Flanagan meets Secretary of State for Northern Ireland in Belfast

19 January 2017

Minister Flanagan meets Secretary of State for Northern Ireland in Belfast

Minister Flanagan Statement on Martin McGuinness

19 January 2017

Minister Flanagan Statement on Martin McGuinness

Statement by Minister Flanagan on the passing of Professor Ronan Fanning

18 January 2017

Statement by Minister Flanagan on the passing of Professor Ronan Fanning

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

18 January 2017

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 January 2017

Minister Flanagan welcomes Election of the President of the European Parliament

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

17 January 2017

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 January 2017

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 January 2017

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 January 2017

Minister Flanagan participates in international Middle East Peace Conference

Statement by Minister Flanagan on the passing of Dermot Gallagher

15 January 2017

Statement by Minister Flanagan on the passing of Dermot Gallagher

Minister Flanagan to attend Middle East Peace Conference in Paris

13 January 2017

Minister Flanagan to attend Middle East Peace Conference in Paris

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

11 January 2017

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 January 2017

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

09 January 2017

Minister Flanagan condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

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

09 January 2017

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

05 January 2017

733,060 Irish passports issued in 2016 – Minister Flanagan

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

04 January 2017

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

03 January 2017

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

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

01 January 2017

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 January 2017

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