News & Statements
Kennedy Summer School 2014, New Ross ‘History Repeats Itself’ Speech by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charles Flanagan T.D.
He was a man of strong principles and a deep religious conviction who was the voice of many people from his tradition. He was admired by many for his resolute spirit and his strength of purpose.
Minister Flanagan launches Croke Park Classic Weekend
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, will this evening launch a weekend programme of sporting, business, and cultural events culminating in the Croke Park Classic American Football Game taking place on Saturday.
Minister Flanagan welcomes the announcement of a ceasefire in Gaza and Israel
“I very much welcome the announcement this evening of a ceasefire in Gaza and Israel, which has reportedly been agreed by both sides. I commend also the Egyptian and Palestinian authorities who have been crucial in reaching this understanding.
Minister Flanagan statement on the passing of Albert Reynolds
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, has expressed his condolences on the death of former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds.
Ireland pays tribute to aid workers on World Humanitarian Day
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, and Minister for Development, Trade Promotion and North South Co- operation, Seán Sherlock, TD, have today (19th August) paid tribute to aid workers and humanitarian efforts on World Humanitarian Day.
Minister Flanagan attends emergency meeting of European Union Foreign Ministers
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, today attended an extraordinary meeting of EU Foreign Ministers in Brussels called to discuss the situations in Iraq, Gaza, Ukraine and Libya.
Government announces funding to meet immediate life-saving needs in Northern Iraq
The Government today announced funding of €500,000 in emergency response to the devastating conflict and unfolding humanitarian catastrophe in Iraq, with a focus on minority groups and vulnerable women and children.
Minister Flanagan statement on the case of Ibrahim Halawa
Minister Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, has expressed his concern over the case of Ibrahim Halawa, the Irish citizen who has been detained in Egypt since August 2013.
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan sets out Government position on Gaza and Ukraine
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan TD, today briefed Senators on his ongoing engagement with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, the Egyptian Foreign Minister and the Director General of UNRWA seeking a ceasefire in Gaza.
Minister Flanagan meets Palestinian Ambassador
The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, today met the Palestinian Ambassador, along with Ambassadors from Morocco, Saudi Arabia and representatives from the Egyptian and UAE Embassies. Their discussions focused on the current crisis in Gaza.