Tánaiste and Minister for Defence Micheál Martin address at SFI– Defence Organisation Innovation Challenge Prize Event

Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnel – 22 February 2023 Minister Harris, Secretary General, Chief of Staff, Science Foundation Ireland Director General, Professor Nolan, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you all to today’s event. First of all, I would like to thank the Air Corps for hosting us here in Baldonnel at what is a unique…

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New Ambassadors present Credentials

      His Excellency, Mr. Norio Maruyama, Ambassador of Japan, His Excellency, Mr. Mohammad Fahad Al-Mohammad, Ambassador of the State of Kuwait and His Excellency, Mr. Trevor Mallard, Ambassador of New Zealand presented their Letters of Credence to President Michael D. Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin today. His Excellency, Mr. Norio Maruyama, Ambassador of Japan was accompanied by Ms.…

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Government announces biggest ever St Patrick’s Day Programme, marking “100 years of Ireland in the World”

The Government today announced the 2023 St Patrick’s Day programme, which will see the Taoiseach, Tánaiste and Government Ministers take part in an extensive international programme to promote Ireland and Irish interests around the world.    This year’s programme will see the widest yet engagement by Ireland with Ministers reaching out to partner Governments and Irish…

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Funding to mark Ireland’s 50th anniversary of joining the European Union

The Minister of State for European Affairs, Peter Burke T.D., today congratulated 34 local community groups, educational institutes, youth organisations, local media organisations  and NGOs who have been awarded funding under the Department of Foreign Affairs 2023 Communicating Europe Initiative scheme. Minister Burke also announced that €150,000 is being made available to Local Authorities across Ireland for projects…

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Department of Foreign Affairs launches its sixth global St Brigid’s Day programme of events

The Department of Foreign Affairs is today launching its sixth annual global St Brigid’s Day programme of events. Since 2018, Ireland’s diplomatic network, in partnership with local communities from Mumbai to Madrid, Sydney to Santiago and London to Lilongwe, have organised St Brigid’s Day events to celebrate the achievements of trailblazing, inspirational women all over…

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