Minister Madigan TD welcomes the arrival of ‘The Hauntings Soldier’ sculpture to St Stephen’s Green Park, in Dublin, to commemorate the centenary of the ending of World War I

The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD attended a special ceremony in St Stephen’s Green Park, to welcome the arrival of The Hauntings Soldier to Ireland. This beautiful and thought-provoking sculpture was created by Martin Galbravy and constructed by Chris Hannam at Dorset Forge and Fabrication. Its ghostly figure – careworn and weary…

National Library adds Slovakia’s ‘The Bloody Sonnets’ to its collection

On November 5, 2018, the Embassy of Slovakia in cooperation with Dublin together with the National Library of Ireland and the Embassy of Slovakia in London presented to the Irish literary public a new translation of The Bloody Sonnets by Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav, Slovakia’s greatest poet. The Irish National Library kindly accepted the sonnets into its collection. The event marked…

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 the anti-apartheid movement in South…

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, the Malaysian Minister for Agriculture…

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, Head of the European Commission…