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International Priorities

Learn how we work and who we work with to promote and protect Irish interests and values on the international stage.

 

Read our Statement of Strategy and see how this links to our work at the Ireland in the EU and the trade role of our missions around the world.

Trade and Promoting Ireland

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Learn about the Export Trade Council and the work of our Embassies in encouraging trade, tourism and investment.

Irish Aid

Irish Aid Mildred Malanga and Son

Our aid programme works to address poverty and hunger in some of the world’s poorest countries.

Ireland in the EU

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Ireland plays a central role in the European Union and held the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the first half of 2013.

Northern Ireland

Stormont, Northern Ireland

We are committed to advancing peace, reconciliation and cooperation on this island, with the Good Friday Agreement as the cornerstone of this work.

The Irish Abroad

Emigrant Flame, Wexford

With 70 million people claiming Irish heritage around the world, engaging with our diaspora is central to our work.

News and media

Visit these pages for speeches, press releases, photos and social media content.