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August  21st,  2017

Taoiseach announces initiative to Double Our Global Footprint by 2025

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has today announced Government plans to double Ireland’s global footprint by 2025. The Taoiseach made his remarks in a speech to an...

August  19th,  2017

Taoiseach on official visit to Canada

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is today beginning a three day official visit to Canada. The visit will commence with a bilateral meeting...

August  17th,  2017

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar expresses his abhorrence at the attack in Barcelona

"On behalf of the Government and the Irish people, I would like to extend my deepest sympathy to Prime Minister Rajoy and the people of Barcelona and Spain...

August  16th,  2017

Flanagan condemns Ballymun shooting

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has condemned today's shooting in Ballymun...

August  16th,  2017

Coveney on publication of UK position paper

Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney today spoke to the media to welcome the publication of the UK position paper...

August  16th,  2017

Government Statement on the publication of the UK's position paper on Northern Ireland and Ireland

The Government welcomes the imminent publication of the UK's position paper on Northern Ireland and Ireland in the context of the Brexit negotiation process...