Minister of State Colm Brophy announces almost £5.4 million in Emigrant Support Programme Funding to the Irish Community in Britain

The Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and the Diaspora, Mr Colm Brophy, T.D., has announced details of almost £5.4 million in funding for the Irish community in Britain. Almost £5.4 million in grants provided to 105 organisations in Britain Grants focussed on providing frontline support for those most in need and promoting a…

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade continues to support consistently high number of Irish citizens in distress abroad

Over 2018, some 2,300 Irish citizens in distress abroad received consular assistance from Irish Embassies, Consulates-General and Honorary Consuls.  Consistently high numbers of Irish people have needed help in recent years as citizens travel more – and more widely – than ever before. Case officers at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Dublin,…