# trade-mission - Today’s News
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# trade-mission - Wednesday 11 June, 2014
More than 200 Irish-based companies are already doing business in the country.
# trade-mission - Wednesday 4 June, 2014
The Taoiseach will be visiting several companies in both San Francisco and Silicon Valley.
# trade-mission - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
As fresh bribery allegations throw the spotlight back on to Qatar, an Irish human rights lawyer has warned that the country’s ‘kafala’ labour system is leading to the exploitation of migrant workers.
# trade-mission - Wednesday 7 May, 2014
The jobs were announced by underwater technology company Cathx Ocean and Becton Dixon, a medical technology company.
# trade-mission - Wednesday 9 April, 2014
Enda Kenny told business leaders in London that he discussed the possibility of a joint trade mission with David Cameron at last night’s State banquet.
# trade-mission - Thursday 16 January, 2014
Socialist Party TD Joe Higgins raised the issue of human rights during an Oireachtas committee meeting this evening.
# trade-mission - Sunday 12 January, 2014
Were they not correct to put the business interests of Ireland first? And what about those other human rights abusers Ireland conveniently chooses to ignore?
# trade-mission - Thursday 9 January, 2014
Micheál Martin has said “of course” the Taoiseach should have raised human rights issues with leaders in the Gulf this week.
Minister Richard Bruton has said the current trade mission to region is not an appropriate time to address the issue.
# trade-mission - Tuesday 7 January, 2014
Enda Kenny has acknowledged Saudi Arabia’s election to the UN Human Rights Council, but the government won’t say if concerns about human rights issues are being raised with leaders there or in Qatar and UAE this week.
A delegation from the Oireachtas Foreign Affairs and Trade Committee are departing for Tehran later this week.
# trade-mission - Sunday 5 January, 2014
Enda Kenny and Richard Bruton will remain in the Gulf region until Thursday.
# trade-mission - Saturday 4 January, 2014
They will be accompanied by representatives from almost 90 companies, visiting Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates.
# trade-mission - Thursday 11 April, 2013
In a wire from the US Embassy in Ireland, an aid to the ambassador said Ireland believes that ‘Godless’ communists are in league with Satan.
# trade-mission - Wednesday 10 April, 2013
Details of the contract win will be announced at an event in Istanbul attended by the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore.
# trade-mission - Sunday 7 April, 2013
The Enterprise Ireland trip will last four days.
# trade-mission - Wednesday 13 March, 2013
Ministers will be travelling to America, Australia, Saudi Arabia and India – amongst others – for Patrick’s Day. Good way to promote Ireland? Or is it just a junket?
13 senior ministers, five junior ministers, and the attorney general are all jetting off next week to lead trade missions.
# trade-mission - Tuesday 5 March, 2013
Burton will meet with Texas governor Rick Perry as part of his four-day trade mission to the Lone Star State.
# trade-mission - Wednesday 21 November, 2012
Department of Education and Skills says the week-long mission to India headed up by Junior Minister Ciarán Cannon was planned months in advance of the death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar in Galway.
# trade-mission - Monday 12 November, 2012
The contracts were as a result of a three-day trade mission to Canada, which involved 30 Irish companies.
# trade-mission - Wednesday 7 November, 2012
The trade mission will involve 30 Irish companies from a range of sectors, and the Minister will participate in 25 meetings and engagements.
# trade-mission - Saturday 27 October, 2012
Fourteen of Ireland’s leading food and lifesciences companies will also travel to Japan for the mission.
# trade-mission - Tuesday 3 July, 2012
Richard Bruton returns to Ireland today after a three-day trade mission.
# trade-mission - Saturday 30 June, 2012
Minister Bruton, Enterprise Ireland and dozens of Irish companies are taking part in the three-day trade trip to boost Irish exports.
# trade-mission - Thursday 19 April, 2012
Ireland’s trade mission to China has secured 155 per cent increase on its quota for boarfish, which has been described as a “real opportunity and a boost to Irish fishermen and processors”.
# trade-mission - Tuesday 27 March, 2012
Enda Kenny met Chinese leader Wen Jiabao in Beijing today as part of his four-day visit.
# trade-mission - Sunday 25 March, 2012
# trade-mission - Wednesday 12 October, 2011
Eamon Gilmore today begins a four-day trip to Asia to strengthen political and economic relations with two countries.
# trade-mission - Friday 16 September, 2011
Forty five Irish companies journeyed to Australia to forge new business relationships and sign contracts.
# trade-mission - Sunday 17 April, 2011
Richard Bruton has traveled to India today, beginning a mission aimed at expanding growth in the high tech and education sectors.