Former inmate of Robben Island to visit Ireland as part of a series of events to commemorate the centenary of Mandela’s birth and to celebrate 25 years of diplomatic relations between Ireland and South Africa

Former inmate of Robben Island to visit Ireland as part of a series of events to commemorate the centenary of Mandela’s birth and to celebrate 25 years of diplomatic relations between Ireland and South Africa

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade welcomed Thulani Mabaso to Dublin as part of the celebrations of the twenty-fifth anniversary of diplomatic relations between Ireland and South Africa and the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth. Mr Mabaso is a former inmate of Robben Island, the infamous prison where members of ...

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First agri-food trade mission to Indonesia and Malaysia concludes with high-level meetings in Kuala Lumpur

First agri-food trade mission to Indonesia and Malaysia concludes with high-level meetings in Kuala Lumpur

Minister Michael Creed TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, today concluded the first agri-food trade mission to Indonesia and Malaysia with a series of high level meetings in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. “I am pleased to confirm that, after a very productive meeting with my counterpart, ...

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Meeting of the British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference

Meeting of the British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference

A meeting of the British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference will take place in Iveagh House today. The Irish Government will be represented by Simon Coveney TD, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade and by Charles Flanagan TD, Minister for Justice and Equality. The UK Government will be represented by the ...

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Increase to eligible age for Ireland-Australia Working Holiday Programme

Increase to eligible age for Ireland-Australia Working Holiday Programme

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney, TD and Australian Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, the Hon David Coleman MP, have agreed an increase to the eligible age to participate in the Working Holiday Programme between Ireland and Australia. The Minister of State at the ...

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The Embassy of Georgia in Ireland to host a panel discussion – Georgia’s European Way

The Embassy of Georgia in Ireland to host a panel discussion – Georgia’s European Way

The Georgia’s European Way event is organised under the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and hosted by the European Commission Representation in Ireland and the European Parliament Information Office in Ireland, in partnership with the Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA). Welcome Notes Gerry Kiely, ...

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