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November 2023
Taoiseach and three ministers are off to South Korea to promote Irish beef and trade
Agri-food exports to Korea were valued at €75 million in 2022.
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Phil Hogan is planning a trip to Washington to convince Donald Trump to work with the EU
Hogan told RTÉ in recent weeks that he aimed “to get Mr Trump to see the error of his ways” on trade.
Argentina's president makes fun of the Chinese accent - while on visit to China
China’s government did not comment on the incident but there were plenty of other critics both at home and in China.
Simon Coveney wants more Chinese people to eat Irish food
There has been “tremendous” progress in the area over the past 12 months.
Bruton: No, I'm not in America because I'm nervous about the death of the 'Double Irish'
It’s all good, says the Jobs Minister.
Sean Sherlock is jetting off to Switzerland to see how he can help Irish companies
More than 200 Irish-based companies are already doing business in the country.
Enda is jetting off to sunny California to woo investors and secure jobs
The Taoiseach will be visiting several companies in both San Francisco and Silicon Valley.
Concerns raised about some Irish businesses involved with Qatar World Cup
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.
70 new jobs announced for Kildare and Louth
The jobs were announced by underwater technology company Cathx Ocean and Becton Dixon, a medical technology company.
Enda and Dave on tour: Taoiseach suggests joint trade mission with Cameron
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.
'You must be joking': Higgins criticises Taoiseach over Gulf visit
Socialist Party TD Joe Higgins raised the issue of human rights during an Oireachtas committee meeting this evening.
Damien Kiberd: So what if Kenny and Bruton didn't lecture Middle East on human rights?
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?
Gilmore insists: 'Ireland always raises human rights issues'
Micheál Martin has said “of course” the Taoiseach should have raised human rights issues with leaders in the Gulf this week.
Poll: Should the Taoiseach bring up human rights abuses during Gulf visit?
Minister Richard Bruton has said the current trade mission to region is not an appropriate time to address the issue.
Government won’t say if Taoiseach has or will raise human rights concerns with Gulf states
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.
TDs head to Iran to discuss trade, human rights and the nuclear programme
A delegation from the Oireachtas Foreign Affairs and Trade Committee are departing for Tehran later this week.
Taoiseach and Jobs Minister kick off Gulf trade mission in Saudi Arabia
Enda Kenny and Richard Bruton will remain in the Gulf region until Thursday.
Taoiseach and Jobs Minister head to Gulf for 'ambitious' trade mission
They will be accompanied by representatives from almost 90 companies, visiting Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates.
Garret Fitzgerald 'not taken in' by Russians during 1976 trade mission
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.
ESB International announces €30 million contract win in Turkey
Details of the contract win will be announced at an event in Istanbul attended by the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore.
Eamon Gilmore joins 24 companies in Turkey for trade mission
The Enterprise Ireland trip will last four days.
Poll: Is it worthwhile for Ministers to travel abroad on Patrick’s Day?
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?
19 ministers set for overseas travel for St Patrick's Day
13 senior ministers, five junior ministers, and the attorney general are all jetting off next week to lead trade missions.
Yee-haw! Jobs minister Richard Bruton off to Texas on trade mission
Burton will meet with Texas governor Rick Perry as part of his four-day trade mission to the Lone Star State.
Amid Savita death concerns, Minister bids to attract Indian students to Ireland
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.
Bruton announces export contracts worth €8 million
The contracts were as a result of a three-day trade mission to Canada, which involved 30 Irish companies.
Bruton leads trade mission to Canada
The trade mission will involve 30 Irish companies from a range of sectors, and the Minister will participate in 25 meetings and engagements.
Sherlock to lead food and lifesciences trade mission to Japan
Fourteen of Ireland’s leading food and lifesciences companies will also travel to Japan for the mission.
Irish firms ink €17.6million in trade deals with France
Richard Bruton returns to Ireland today after a three-day trade mission.
Ireland launches trade mission to France
Minister Bruton, Enterprise Ireland and dozens of Irish companies are taking part in the three-day trade trip to boost Irish exports.
China fish trial ‘major boost’ for Irish fisheries – Simon Coveney
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”.
Enda tells China all the good reasons to visit Ireland - but what were they?
Enda Kenny met Chinese leader Wen Jiabao in Beijing today as part of his four-day visit.
Gilmore begins trade mission to Japan and Korea
Eamon Gilmore today begins a four-day trip to Asia to strengthen political and economic relations with two countries.
€5.1 million in contracts secured by Irish firms in Oz
Forty five Irish companies journeyed to Australia to forge new business relationships and sign contracts.
Enterprise minister begins trip to India and Saudi Arabia
Richard Bruton has traveled to India today, beginning a mission aimed at expanding growth in the high tech and education sectors.