Minister Coveney opens DFA Heads of Mission Conference

Today Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney T.D. opened a three-day Conference for the Department of Foreign Affairs’ Ambassadors, Consuls General, and other senior officials from headquarters and missions abroad. The Conference is the first in-person gathering of senior management since the onset of COVID-19, and takes place against the backdrop of a devastating war…

Statement by Minister Coveney on the 30th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Ties with Ukraine

Friday, April 1st, marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Ireland and Ukraine.   Marking the occasion, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney T.D., said:   “I am pleased to mark the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Ireland and Ukraine”.   “Ireland’s support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity…

Cabinet approves landmark Bill that will introduce world-leading moves to reduce waste and influence behaviour

Circular Economy Bill will pave the way for use of CCTV to detect and deter illegal dumping and littering The Circular Economy Bill, which has been published by the Government, will underpin Ireland’s shift from a “take-make-waste” linear model to a more sustainable pattern of production and consumption that will instead minimise waste to help…

Statement by the Minister for Foreign Affairs

This afternoon, the Department of Foreign Affairs summoned the Russian Ambassador to Iveagh House to advise him that four senior officials have been asked to leave the State. This is because their activities have not been in accordance with international standards of diplomatic behaviour. This action is being taken under Article 9 of the 1961…

Minister for Defence and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Simon Coveney T.D announces the purchase of two Inshore Patrol Vessels (IPVs) from the New Zealand Government.

Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., Minister for Defence and Minister for Foreign Affairs has announced the purchase of two Inshore Patrol Vessels from the New Zealand Government. Minister Coveney stated, “I am pleased to announce the purchase of two second hand Inshore Patrol Vessels on a Government to Government Basis from the New Zealand Government for…

Promotional videos for the Antalya Diplomacy Forum

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