Taoiseach launches Global Schools Programme – Irish diplomats and peacekeepers to visit secondary schools nationwide

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, today visited Ringsend College in Dublin to launch the Global Schools programme, which will see Irish diplomats and peacekeepers visiting secondary schools around the country to talk to students about the Global Ireland programme and the work they do overseas. As part of the programme, each school will be presented…

China’s first Consul General in Northern Ireland bids farewell after four years in Belfast

Madam Wang Shuying, China’s first Consul General in Northern Ireland, bids farewell at a reception in the Chinese Consulate General Belfast, in the presence of a large attendance of representatives from the Northern Ireland Assembly, Civil Service, Local Government, Consul Generals, Honorary Consuls and many friends from the business, education and civic society. The very…

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…