Visit by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D. to France and Belgium to mark St. Patrick’s Day 2019

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., is today beginning a visit to France and Belgium as part of a programme of Ministerial visits around the world to mark St Patrick’s Day 2019. The visit offers the Tánaiste the opportunity to deepen our excellent relations with both countries.  During his…

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., has announced 822,000 Irish passports issued in 2018

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., has announced that the Passport Service has reached yet another record-breaking year, with over 822,000 Irish passports issued. These figures are similar to 2017 figures and, during peak periods, more than 6,500 applications were submitted in a single day. The award-winning Online…