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The most ambitious renewal and expansion of Ireland’s international presence ever undertaken.
2019 St. Patrick’s Day Message from President Michael D. Higgins
Global Ireland - Ireland's Strategy for the US and Canada
With over 70 million people of Irish descent around the world, the experiences and challenges involved in migration are recognised and understood in Ireland.
From the Book of Kells to the pioneering furniture and architecture of Eileen Gray, Irish design and craft has long held a place at the forefront of the international design world.
Disarmament and Non-Proliferation has been a signature foreign policy priority for Ireland since the very earliest days of our UN membership in the mid-1950s.
After Ireland became a member of the United Nations in 1955, our Defence Forces soon became involved in UN peace support operations. They have done so continuously since 1958, mainly based in the Middle East.
Ireland is seeking an elected seat on the UN Security Council in June 2020 for the 2021-2022 term. Our campaign is premised on three themes: Empathy, Partnership and Independence.
One of the things that really sparks our national pride is seeing how Irish people are making a difference all around the world.
A Better World, Ireland’s new policy for international development, has been formally launched by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tánaiste Simon Coveney.