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# trade-mission - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Phil Hogan is planning a trip to Washington to convince Donald Trump to work with the EU
# Trade Mission
# Trade Mission

Phil Hogan is planning a trip to Washington to convince Donald Trump to work with the EU

Oct 2nd 2019, 6:15 AM 8,680 Views 30 Comments

Hogan told RTÉ in recent weeks that he aimed “to get Mr Trump to see the error of his ways” on trade.

# trade-mission - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Argentina's president makes fun of the Chinese accent - while on visit to China
# Awkward
# Awkward

Argentina's president makes fun of the Chinese accent - while on visit to China

Feb 5th 2015, 8:45 PM 24,728 Views 60 Comments

China’s government did not comment on the incident but there were plenty of other critics both at home and in China.

# trade-mission - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Simon Coveney wants more Chinese people to eat Irish food
# Mission
# Mission

Simon Coveney wants more Chinese people to eat Irish food

Nov 2nd 2014, 7:30 AM 8,714 Views 24 Comments

There has been “tremendous” progress in the area over the past 12 months.

# trade-mission - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Bruton: No, I'm not in America because I'm nervous about the death of the 'Double Irish'
# Be Cool
# Be Cool

Bruton: No, I'm not in America because I'm nervous about the death of the 'Double Irish'

Oct 28th 2014, 9:35 AM 10,647 Views 24 Comments

It’s all good, says the Jobs Minister.

# trade-mission - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Sean Sherlock is jetting off to Switzerland to see how he can help Irish companies
# Trade Mission
# Trade Mission

Sean Sherlock is jetting off to Switzerland to see how he can help Irish companies

Jun 11th 2014, 5:45 AM 5,221 Views 15 Comments

More than 200 Irish-based companies are already doing business in the country.

# trade-mission - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Enda is jetting off to sunny California to woo investors and secure jobs
# West Coast
# West Coast

Enda is jetting off to sunny California to woo investors and secure jobs

Jun 4th 2014, 6:33 AM 6,701 Views 52 Comments

The Taoiseach will be visiting several companies in both San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

# trade-mission - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Concerns raised about some Irish businesses involved with Qatar World Cup
# Exploitation
# Exploitation

Concerns raised about some Irish businesses involved with Qatar World Cup

Jun 3rd 2014, 7:00 AM 17,630 Views 16 Comments

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

70 new jobs announced for Kildare and Louth
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

70 new jobs announced for Kildare and Louth

May 7th 2014, 1:01 PM 20,685 Views 28 Comments

The jobs were announced by underwater technology company Cathx Ocean and Becton Dixon, a medical technology company.

# trade-mission - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Enda and Dave on tour: Taoiseach suggests joint trade mission with Cameron
# State Visit
# State Visit

Enda and Dave on tour: Taoiseach suggests joint trade mission with Cameron

Apr 9th 2014, 9:47 AM 5,683 Views 33 Comments

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

'You must be joking': Higgins criticises Taoiseach over Gulf visit
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

'You must be joking': Higgins criticises Taoiseach over Gulf visit

Jan 16th 2014, 5:53 PM 18,513 Views 84 Comments

Socialist Party TD Joe Higgins raised the issue of human rights during an Oireachtas committee meeting this evening.

# trade-mission - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Damien Kiberd: So what if Kenny and Bruton didn't lecture Middle East on human rights?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Damien Kiberd: So what if Kenny and Bruton didn't lecture Middle East on human rights?

Jan 12th 2014, 8:30 AM 17 Views 57 Comments

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

Gilmore insists: 'Ireland always raises human rights issues'
# Gulf Trip
# Gulf Trip

Gilmore insists: 'Ireland always raises human rights issues'

Jan 9th 2014, 2:50 PM 4,674 Views 29 Comments

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?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Taoiseach bring up human rights abuses during Gulf visit?

Jan 9th 2014, 9:33 AM 9,938 Views 84 Comments

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

Government won’t say if Taoiseach has or will raise human rights concerns with Gulf states
# Trade Mission
# Trade Mission

Government won’t say if Taoiseach has or will raise human rights concerns with Gulf states

Jan 7th 2014, 10:47 PM 10,111 Views 125 Comments

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
# On A Mission
# On A Mission

TDs head to Iran to discuss trade, human rights and the nuclear programme

Jan 7th 2014, 10:26 AM 5,880 Views 43 Comments

A delegation from the Oireachtas Foreign Affairs and Trade Committee are departing for Tehran later this week.

# trade-mission - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Taoiseach and Jobs Minister kick off Gulf trade mission in Saudi Arabia
# Trade
# Trade

Taoiseach and Jobs Minister kick off Gulf trade mission in Saudi Arabia

Jan 5th 2014, 12:00 PM 9,791 Views 133 Comments

Enda Kenny and Richard Bruton will remain in the Gulf region until Thursday.

# trade-mission - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Taoiseach and Jobs Minister head to Gulf for 'ambitious' trade mission
# Year Of Jobs
# Year Of Jobs

Taoiseach and Jobs Minister head to Gulf for 'ambitious' trade mission

Jan 4th 2014, 9:01 AM 7,419 Views 108 Comments

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

Garret Fitzgerald 'not taken in' by Russians during 1976 trade mission
# Trade
# Trade

Garret Fitzgerald 'not taken in' by Russians during 1976 trade mission

Apr 11th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,784 Views 15 Comments

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

ESB International announces €30 million contract win in Turkey
# ESB
# ESB

ESB International announces €30 million contract win in Turkey

Apr 10th 2013, 10:43 AM 6,276 Views 23 Comments

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

Eamon Gilmore joins 24 companies in Turkey for trade mission
# Exports
# Exports

Eamon Gilmore joins 24 companies in Turkey for trade mission

Apr 7th 2013, 7:00 AM 3,856 Views 43 Comments

The Enterprise Ireland trip will last four days.

# trade-mission - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Poll: Is it worthwhile for Ministers to travel abroad on Patrick’s Day?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is it worthwhile for Ministers to travel abroad on Patrick’s Day?

Mar 13th 2013, 10:25 AM 6,010 Views 99 Comments

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
# Air Miles
# Air Miles

19 ministers set for overseas travel for St Patrick's Day

Mar 13th 2013, 10:19 AM 10,564 Views 96 Comments

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

Yee-haw! Jobs minister Richard Bruton off to Texas on trade mission
# Trade Mission Y'all
# Trade Mission Y'all

Yee-haw! Jobs minister Richard Bruton off to Texas on trade mission

Mar 5th 2013, 10:16 AM 3,607 Views 26 Comments

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

Amid Savita death concerns, Minister bids to attract Indian students to Ireland
# Savita
# Savita

Amid Savita death concerns, Minister bids to attract Indian students to Ireland

Nov 21st 2012, 5:37 PM 5,168 Views 41 Comments

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

Bruton announces export contracts worth €8 million
# Trade Mission
# Trade Mission

Bruton announces export contracts worth €8 million

Nov 12th 2012, 7:30 AM 6,002 Views 16 Comments

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

Bruton leads trade mission to Canada
# Trade
# Trade

Bruton leads trade mission to Canada

Nov 7th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,224 Views 2 Comments

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

Sherlock to lead food and lifesciences trade mission to Japan
# Trade
# Trade

Sherlock to lead food and lifesciences trade mission to Japan

Oct 27th 2012, 7:30 AM 3,021 Views 13 Comments

Fourteen of Ireland’s leading food and lifesciences companies will also travel to Japan for the mission.

# trade-mission - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Irish firms ink €17.6million in trade deals with France
# Trade
# Trade

Irish firms ink €17.6million in trade deals with France

Jul 3rd 2012, 8:07 AM 2,064 Views 8 Comments

Richard Bruton returns to Ireland today after a three-day trade mission.

# trade-mission - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Ireland launches trade mission to France
# Trade
# Trade

Ireland launches trade mission to France

Jun 30th 2012, 11:49 AM 2,023 Views 10 Comments

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

China fish trial ‘major boost’ for Irish fisheries – Simon Coveney
# Fisheries
# Fisheries

China fish trial ‘major boost’ for Irish fisheries – Simon Coveney

Apr 19th 2012, 7:00 AM 3,154 Views 19 Comments

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 tells China all the good reasons to visit Ireland - but what were they?
# Ni Hao
# Ni Hao

Enda tells China all the good reasons to visit Ireland - but what were they?

Mar 27th 2012, 4:39 PM 5,696 Views 32 Comments

Enda Kenny met Chinese leader Wen Jiabao in Beijing today as part of his four-day visit.

# trade-mission - Sunday 25 March, 2012

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Mar 25th 2012, 9:06 AM 7,849 Views 10 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# trade-mission - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Gilmore begins trade mission to Japan and Korea
# Trade Mission
# Trade Mission

Gilmore begins trade mission to Japan and Korea

Oct 12th 2011, 7:15 AM 189 Views 2 Comments

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

€5.1 million in contracts secured by Irish firms in Oz
# Good News
# Good News

€5.1 million in contracts secured by Irish firms in Oz

Sep 16th 2011, 6:26 PM 644 Views 5 Comments

Forty five Irish companies journeyed to Australia to forge new business relationships and sign contracts.

# trade-mission - Sunday 17 April, 2011

Enterprise minister begins trip to India and Saudi Arabia
# Trade Mission
# Trade Mission

Enterprise minister begins trip to India and Saudi Arabia

Apr 17th 2011, 12:27 PM 555 Views 0 Comments

Richard Bruton has traveled to India today, beginning a mission aimed at expanding growth in the high tech and education sectors.