Simon Coveney to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels to discuss Western Balkans, EU-African Union cooperation, Iran, Ukraine and Venezuela

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD, was in Brussels recently to attend a meeting of EU Foreign Affairs Ministers. Ministers will discuss the Western Balkans, EU-African Union cooperation, Iran, Ukraine and Venezuela Speaking in advance of the meeting, the Tánaiste said: “Ministers will have an exchange of views on the…

Minister David Stanton TD announces extended funding for female refugee employment projects

David Stanton TD, Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration and Integration, has announced extended funding, worth almost €500,000 under the Dormant Accounts Fund, for seven projects working on the labour market integration of female refugees. These projects provide a platform for intensive, tailored interventions that…

Minster Stanton hosts Conference for Local Authorities on Integration of Migrants into Local Communities

Today, Minister of State for Equality and Integration, David Stanton TD, hosts representatives from local authorities across Ireland in Athlone. This specially organised conference, Supporting Integrated Communities: Linking National and Local Action on Migrant Integration, will discuss Ireland’s strategy to improve the integration of migrants into local communities. The conference is being organised by the…

Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development Ciarán Cannon TD welcomes the launch of ‘Blazing a Trail: Lives and Legacies of Irish Diaspora Women’ at EPIC Museum

The Blazing a Trail exhibition celebrates the lives and legacies of 21 pioneering Irish diaspora women of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, who blazed a trail in a wide range of fields. The exhibition is part of a collaborative project with EPIC, Herstory and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of its diaspora…

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD, chairs meeting of Export Trade Council

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD, will chair the sixteenth meeting of the Export Trade Council this afternoon in Iveagh House. The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD will also attend, along with key export promotion stakeholders from state enterprise agencies and the private sector.…