Ireland granted Observer Status at the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie

Ireland has been granted Observer Status at the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF). The organisation’s 58 members and 26 observers share a commitment to the French language and francophone culture and work together on the promotion of peace, human rights and sustainable development. Earlier today, the Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee…

Tánaiste to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg to discuss Libya, external aspects of Migration, Central African Republic and Venezuela

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD, is in Luxembourg today to attend a meeting of EU Foreign Affairs Ministers. Ministers will discuss Libya, external aspects of migration, the Central African Republic and Venezuela. Speaking in advance of the meeting, the Tánaiste said: “Ministers will have an exchange of views on…

Minister Creed Announces the Opening of the Kuwaiti Market for Irish Meat and Meat Products

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today welcomed the agreement which has been reached with Public Authority for Food and Nutrition of Kuwait under which Irish beef, sheepmeat and poultry will be eligible for export to Kuwait The Minister said that: “This agreement follows on from bilateral negotiations between my Department and…

Minister Denis Naughten has launched the new Digital Assist pilot initiative with An Post

“Digital Assist is a Government funded service offering unique access for people to Government websites and information in 10 post offices across the country,” stated Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten, as he unveiled the first kiosk unit as part of the new Digital Assist initiative today. “With €80,000 in funding provided,…