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June

Statement by the Tánaiste on US withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council

20/6/18

Statement by Tánaiste Simon Coveney, T.D., on US decision to withdraw from UN HRC

Minister Helen McEntee T.D. visits Lisbon

19/6/18

Minister Helen McEntee T.D. visits Lisbon

Tánaiste welcomes ‘Republic of North Macedonia’ agreement

17/6/18

Tánaiste welcomes ‘Republic of North Macedonia’ agreement

Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D. welcomes direct flights between Beijing and Dublin

13/6/18

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., welcomes first direct flights between Beijing and Dublin

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade begins a two day visit to Germany

12/6/18

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., begins a two day visit to Germany

Minister of State Helen McEntee attends Financial Times 'Brexit and Beyond' Summit

12/6/18

Minister of State Helen McEntee attends Financial Times 'Brexit and Beyond' Summit

Tánaiste announces 7 new Missions in next phase of Global Ireland

11/6/18

Tánaiste announces 7 new Missions in next phase of Global Ireland

Visit by Tánaiste Simon Coveney to Cyprus

8/6/18

The Tánaiste visits Cyprus today, June 8th, for first time as Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Tánaiste Simon Coveney meets with Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel

8/6/18

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney meets with Prime Minister Netanyahu in Jerusalem

Tánaiste Simon Coveney's Statement on publication of UK proposals

7/6/18

Tánaiste Simon Coveney's Statement on publication of UK proposals in Brexit negotiations

Visit by Tánaiste Simon Coveney to Ramallah

7/6/18

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., today visited Ramallah

Tánaiste announces funding to Jordan for humanitarian response to Syria Crisis & meets Jordanian FM

6/6/18

Tánaiste announces €1.25 million funding to Jordan to assist the humanitarian response to the Syria Crisis and meets with Jordanian Foreign Minister in Amman

Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Minister Ciarán Cannon announce over €10 million in grants to NGOs

6/6/18

Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D., and Minister of State, Ciarán Cannon T.D., announce over €10 million in grants to NGOs

Tánaiste Simon Coveney announces over €2 million in grants to Cork-based organisations

6/6/18

Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D., today announced funding for four Cork-based NGOs to implement aid projects overseas

Tánaiste begins visit to Jordan, Israel, Palestine and Cyprus

5/6/18

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney, T.D., today begins a four-day working visit to Jordan, Israel, Palestine and Cyprus

May

Statement by the Tánaiste on the threat of demolition to a Palestinian community

31/5/18

Statement by the Tánaiste on the threat of demolition to a Palestinian community (Khan Al Ahmar)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D. marks 10th anniversary of Convention on Cluster Munitions

30/5/18

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., marks anniversary of Convention on Cluster Munitions

Tánaiste Coveney and Minister of State Cannon meet with Lesotho FM Lesego Makgothi

30/5/18

Tánaiste Coveney and Minister of State Cannon meet with Lesotho FM Lesego Makgothi

Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee visits Oslo

29/5/18

Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee visits Oslo

Statement by Tánaiste Simon Coveney after EU Foreign Affairs Council

28/5/18

Tánaiste attends EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels to discuss Gaza, Iran, Venezuela and the EU’s partnership with the African, Pacific and Caribbean countries

Tánaiste Simon Coveney attends EU Foreign Affairs Council to discuss Gaza, Iran, Venezuela and DRC

28/5/18

Tánaiste Simon Coveney attends EU Foreign Affairs Council to discuss Gaza, Iran, Venezuela, DRC and the EU’s partnership with African, Caribbean and Pacific countries

Statement by the Tánaiste on findings of the Joint Investigation Team on the downing of Flight MH 17

25/5/18

Statement on the latest findings of the Joint Investigation Team

Tánaiste commits additional €1 million for Ireland’s Reconciliation Fund

22/5/18

Tánaiste commits additional €1 million for Ireland’s Reconciliation Fund

New Ambassadors present Credentials

18/5/18

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Meeting between Tánaiste & Foreign Minister of Albania, Mr Ditmir Bushati

16/5/18

Meeting between Tánaiste & Foreign Minister of Albania, Mr Ditmir Bushati

Minister for European Affairs, Helen McEntee meets Swedish Minister Ann Linde

15/5/18

Minister for European Affairs, Helen McEntee meets Swedish Minister Ann Linde

Statement by the Tánaiste on events in Gaza

14/5/18

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade spoke about events of today in Gaza, in which it is reported that over 40 people have been killed.

Tánaiste Coveney & Minister of State McEntee attend GAC & GAC (Article 50)

14/5/18

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD, and the Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee TD, will be in Brussels on Monday, 14 May to attend the General Affairs Council which will include a meeting of the Council in Article 50 formation to discuss the Brexit negotiations.

Tánaiste Coveney hosts French Foreign Minister Le Drian

14/5/18

Tánaiste Coveney hosts French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian at Farmleigh House to discuss Brexit, Middle East Peace Process, EU-Africa relations & EU budget

Ireland provides €3m funding to Somalia humanitarian crisis

11/5/18

Ireland provides €3m funding to Somalia humanitarian crisis

Tánaiste & Minister for Justice welcome launch of 'Addressing the Legacy of Northern Ireland's Past'

11/5/18

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney T.D., and the Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan T.D., today welcomed the launch of the UK Government’s consultation on Addressing the Legacy of Northern Ireland’s Past.

Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D. welcomes Beijing Party Secretary Cai Qi to Ireland

9/5/18

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., welcomes Beijing Party Secretary Cai Qi to Ireland

The Tánaiste will visit London for a series of high-level engagement

9/5/18

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade will visit London on Thursday for a series of high-level engagements

Minister of State Cannon Seeks Information on Motor Insurance Costs for Returning Emigrants

4/5/18

Minister of State Ciaran Cannon Seeks Information on Motor Insurance Costs for Returning Emigrants

Statement by the Tánaiste, Simon Coveney T.D., on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

8/5/18

Statement by the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

Tánaiste and Minister of State for European Affairs host National Citizen's Dialogue

9/5/18

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., and Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee T.D., host a National Citizens’ Dialogue on the Future of Europe

€100k grants provided to help promote understanding of the EU

8/5/18

€100k grants provided to community and voluntary organisations to help promote understanding of the EU – Minister McEntee

April

Tánaiste Coveney, welcomes Michel Barnier & 500 participants to All-Island Civic Dialogue on Brexit

30/4/18

Tánaiste Simon Coveney, T.D. welcomes Michel Barnier and 500 participants to All-Island Civic Dialogue on Brexit

Statement by the Tánaiste on inter-Korean summit

26/4/18

Statement by the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney TD on the inter-Korean summit

Ireland’s support to Syria crisis response exceeds €100 million

25/4/18

Ireland’s support to Syria crisis response exceeds €100 million

Minister for European Affairs, Helen McEntee meets Estonian Minister Maasikas

25/4/18

Minister for European Affairs, Helen McEntee meets Estonian Minister Maasikas

Tánaiste visits Derry to address Londonderry Chamber of Commerce & meet with community organisations

25/4/18

Tánaiste visits Derry to address Londonderry Chamber of Commerce and meet with community organisations

Statement by the Tánaiste on fatal incident in Toronto

24/4/18

Statement by the Tánaiste on fatal incident in Toronto

New Ambassadors present Credentials

19/4/18

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Minister Cannon convenes Inter-Departmental Committee on Human Rights

18/4/18

Minister Cannon convenes Inter-Departmental Committee on Human Rights

2018 Presidential Distinguished Service Aware of the Irish Abroad "Call for nomination"

16/4/18

2018 Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad “Call for nominations” announced by Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Affairs, Mr. Ciarán Cannon, T.D.

Ireland pledges at least €5m to the Democratic Republic of Congo

13/4/18

Ireland pledges at least €5m to the Democratic Republic of Congo

Statement of condolences by Tánaiste Coveney on the airplane disaster in Algeria

12/4/18

Statement of condolences by Tánaiste Coveney on the airplane disaster in Algeria

Tánaiste Simon Coveney meets new German Federal Foreign Minister, Heiko Maas

12/4/18

Tánaiste Simon Coveney meets new German Federal Foreign Minister, and publishes comprehensive review of relations between Ireland and Germany

Declaration of the Netherlands and Ireland regarding bilateral consultations

11/4/18

Declaration of the Netherlands and Ireland regarding bilateral consultations

Statement by the Tánaiste on the situation in Gaza

9/4/18

Statement by the Tánaiste on the situation in Gaza

Statement by the Tánaiste on apparent chemical weapons attack in Syria

9/4/18

Statement by the Tánaiste on apparent chemical weapons attack in Syria

Statement by Tánaiste Mr. Simon Coveney TD on the Loyalist Declaration of Transformation

9/4/18

Statement by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Mr. Simon Coveney TD on the Loyalist Declaration of Transformation

Tánaiste welcomes Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of Portugal to Dublin

9/4/18

Tánaiste welcomes Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of Portugal to Dublin

Minister McEntee to lead Citizens' Dialogue on the Future of Europe for Community & Voluntary Orgs.

4/4/18

Minister McEntee to lead Citizens' Dialogue on the Future of Europe for Community and Voluntary Organisations

Ireland to participate in UN Pledging Conference for Yemen

3/4/18

Ireland to participate in UN Pledging Conference for Yemen

March

Statement from the Tánaiste on developments in Gaza

31/3/18

Statement from the Tánaiste on developments in Gaza

Statement on the expulsion of an Irish diplomat from Russia

30/3/18

Statement on the expulsion of an Irish diplomat from Russia

Tánaiste meets with Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia

28/3/18

The Tánaiste, Simon Coveney T.D., meets with Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia, Ms. Marija Pejčinović-Burić

Tánaiste welcomes Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore to Dublin

27/3/18

Tánaiste welcomes Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr Teo Chee Hean, to Dublin

Statement by Tanaiste on response to Salisbury nerve agent attack

27/3/18

Statement by Tánaiste on response to Salisbury nerve agent attack

Tánaiste outlines next steps for Irish Government following Salisbury attack

23/3/18

Tánaiste outlines next steps for Irish Government following Salisbury attack

Meeting between Minister Ciarán Cannon TD and Greek Minister Terens-Nikolaos Quick

23/3/18

Meeting between Minister Ciarán Cannon TD and Greek Minister Terens-Nikolaos Quick

Ministers welcome UN humanitarian chief, Sir Mark Lowcock, to Dublin

22/3/18

Tánaiste Coveney and Minister Cannon welcome UN humanitarian chief, Sir Mark Lowcock, to Dublin and announce funding for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and support for humanitarian crises in Yemen, Syria and Iraq.

Tánaiste meets with Victims and Survivors Forum in Belfast

21/3/18

Tánaiste meets with Victims and Survivors Forum in Belfast

Statement by Tánaiste, Simon Coveney TD, on the ruling regarding Ireland v UK (Hooded Men) case

20/3/18

Statement by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD on the ruling by the European Court of Justice regarding the Ireland v UK (Hooded Men) case

Minister Cannon announces launch of Survey on the Views of the Global Irish in Asia

16/3/18

Minister Cannon announces launch of Survey on the Views of the Global Irish in Asia

Tánaiste welcomes announcement of direct flights from Dublin to Beijing

15/3/18

Tánaiste welcomes announcement of direct flights from Dublin to Beijing

Visit by Minister for European Affairs, Helen McEntee T.D., to Slovakia and Austria

14/3/18

Visit by Minister for European Affairs, Helen McEntee T.D., to Slovakia and Austria

Tánaiste Coveney Condemns Chemical Weapons Nerve Agent Attack in UK

13/3/18

Tánaiste Coveney Condemns Chemical Weapons Nerve Agent Attack in UK

New Ambassadors present Credentials

13/3/18

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Visit by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D. to China

12/3/18

Visit by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D. to China to mark St. Patrick's Day 2018

Minister McEntee announces funding to promote dialogue on the Future of Europe

8/3/18

Minister McEntee announces funding of €100k available to community and voluntary organizations to promote dialogue on the Future of Europe

Tánaiste and Minister Ross meet Irish Aviation sector to discuss the implications of Brexit

8/3/18

Tánaiste and Minister Ross meet Irish Aviation sector to discuss the implications of Brexit

Tánaiste meeting with Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary General of the OECD

8/3/18

Tánaiste meeting with Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary General of the OECD

Minister publishes Economic Report on Addressing Challenges Faced by Returning Irish Emigrants

7/3/18

Minister for Diaspora publishes Economic Report on Addressing Challenges Faced by Returning Irish Emigrants

Minister McEntee visits Northern Ireland

6/3/18

Minister McEntee visits Northern Ireland

Tánaiste meeting with EU Commissioner for EU Budget and Human Resources

6/3/18

Tánaiste meeting with EU Commissioner for EU Budget and Human Resources

Statement by Tánaiste following Speech by Prime Minister May

2/3/18

Statement by Tánaiste following Speech by Prime Minister May.

February

Offices Closed Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd March 2018

28/2/18

Offices Closed Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd March 2018

Tánaiste welcomes publication of draft EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement

28/2/18

Tánaiste welcomes publication of draft EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement

Minister Cannon addresses Human Rights Council and the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva

27/2/18

Minister Cannon addresses Human Rights Council and the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva

MoS McEntee T.D., begins a two day visit to Belgium

27/2/18

MoS McEntee T.D., begins a two day visit to Belgium

Tánaiste attends EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

26/2/18

Tánaiste attends EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

Tánaiste to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council

26/2/18

Tánaiste to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council

Tánaiste Coveney meets with US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson

23/2/18

Tánaiste Coveney meets with US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson

Tánaiste’s speech in New York on 20 Years of Peace

22/2/18

Tánaiste’s speech in New York on 20 Years of Peace

Launch of Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade and Defence report on Irish Aid programme

22/2/18

Launch of Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade and Defence report of their review of the Irish Aid programme

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade to visit United States

20/2/18

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade to visit United States

France’s European Affairs Minister to visit for future of Europe talks

19/2/18

France’s European Affairs Minister, Nathalie Loiseau, to visit for future of Europe discussions with Minister of State, Helen McEntee T.D.

Minister McEntee attends informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers

15/2/18

Minister McEntee attends informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers

Tánaiste Statement on developments in NI

14/2/18

Tánaiste Statement on developments in NI

Ireland announces €7.5m to support IFAD

12/2/18

Ireland announces €7.5 million in support for the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Minister Cannon launches first international Foróige Club in Philadelphia

12/2/18

Minister Cannon launches first international Foróige Club in Philadelphia

New Ambassadors present Credentials

9/2/18

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Tánaiste Coveney and Minister Creed call for applications to Africa Agri-Food Development Programme

8/2/18

Tánaiste Coveney and Minister Creed call for applications to Africa Agri-Food Development Programme

Ireland signs Double Taxation Agreement with Ghana to boost West African Trade

7/2/18

Ireland signs Double Taxation Agreement with Ghana to boost West African Trade

New EU Strategy for the Western Balkans

6/2/18

New EU Strategy for the Western Balkans

Statement on Northern Ireland talks

5/2/18

Statement on Northern Ireland talks

Minister Cannon pledges €25 million to international education

2/2/18

Minister Cannon pledges €25 million to ensure that the poorest and most vulnerable children receive a quality education

January

The Tánaiste visits London for series of high-level meetings

30/1/18

The Tánaiste visits London for series of high-level meetings

Minister McEntee welcomes another important step in the Brexit Negotiations

29/1/18

Minister McEntee welcomes another important step in the Brexit Negotiations

Minister McEntee embarks on three day visit to the Western Balkans

29/1/18

Minister McEntee embarks on three day visit to the Western Balkans

Statement by the Tánaiste on the terrorist attack in Libya

24/1/18

Statement by the Tánaiste on the terrorist attack in Libya

North-South Joint Committee to discuss Human Rights under the Good Friday Agreement & Brexit

23/1/18

Tánaiste meets with North-South Joint Committee to discuss Human Rights under the Good Friday Agreement and Brexit

Statement by Tánaiste Coveney on Óglaigh na hÉireann commitment to ceasefire

23/1/18

Statement by Tánaiste Coveney on Óglaigh na hÉireann commitment to ceasefire

Tánaiste Coveney attends EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels to discuss the post-Cotonou framewor

22/1/18

Tánaiste Coveney attends EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels to discuss the post-Cotonou framework, Libya, and the Middle East Peace Process

Closing ceremony for 60th anniversary of diplomatic affairs between Ireland and Japan

19/1/18

Closing ceremony for 60th anniversary of diplomatic affairs between Ireland and Japan

New Ambassadors present Credentials

18/1/18

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Statement by Tánaiste Coveney on Northern Ireland Talks

18/1/18

Statement by Tánaiste Coveney on Northern Ireland Talks

Minister McEntee announces dates and locations for Future of Europe Citizens’ Dialogue

18/1/18

Minister McEntee announces dates and locations for Future of Europe Citizens’ Dialogue

Tánaiste announces 2018 St. Patrick’s Day “Promote Ireland” Programmes

16/1/18

Tánaiste announces 2018 St. Patrick’s Day Programmes

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

12/1/18

Minister of State Helen McEntee, T.D. presents Science for Development Award at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2018

Statement by the Tánaiste on settlements

12/1/18

Statement by the Tánaiste on settlements

Tánaiste welcomes announcement of Irish passport global ranking

12/1/18

Tánaiste welcomes announcement of Irish passport global ranking

Tánaiste announces new scholarships for Palestinian students

11/1/18

Tánaiste announces new scholarships for Palestinian students

Visit by Tánaiste to Ramallah

10/1/18

Visit by Tánaiste to Ramallah

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, Simon Coveney T.D. meets Prime Minister Netanyahu

10/1/18

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D. meets Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel

Ireland wins Arms Control Person of the Year

10/1/18

Ireland wins Arms Control Person of the Year

Tánaiste meets with Egyptian Foreign Minister and Secretary General of the Arab League

8/1/18

Tánaiste meets with Egyptian Foreign Minister and Secretary General of the Arab League

Statement by the Tánaiste on the death of Paddy Harte

8/1/18

Statement by the Tánaiste on the death of Paddy Harte

Statement on the resignation of the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, James Brokenshire

8/1/18

Statement by the Tánaiste on the resignation of the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, James Brokenshire

Tánaiste begins visit to Middle East

8/1/18

Tánaiste begins visit to Middle East

Statement on the passing of Peter Sutherland

7/1/18

Statement on the passing of Peter Sutherland

Tánaiste Coveney announces reconciliation funding to 53 organisations

4/1/18

Tánaiste Coveney announces reconciliation funding to 53 organisations

Passport and Citizenship by Descent Applications from Northern Ireland and Great Britain in 2017

1/1/18

Tánaiste announces details of Passport and Citizenship by Descent Applications from Northern Ireland and Great Britain in 2017

Tánaiste highlights Brexit activity for 2017

1/1/18

Tánaiste highlights Brexit activity for 2017