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Thursday, 23 June 2022

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Diplomatic Representation

Photo of Peadar TóibínPeadar Tóibín (Meath West, Aontú)
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144. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he will list the countries where Ireland has ambassadors on the ground. [31964/22]

Photo of Simon CoveneySimon Coveney (Cork South Central, Fine Gael)
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In launching 'Global Ireland 2025', the Government committed to the most ambitious renewal and expansion of Ireland’s international presence ever undertaken.

We committed to deepening our network of missions overseas by strengthening our presence in key existing locations, and opening new offices to enable us to leverage opportunities to grow trade and inward investment, to further strengthen political relationships with our partners and promote our values, and to support Irish citizens and our diaspora abroad.

Since August 2018, new embassies have opened in Wellington, Bogotá, Amman, Santiago de Chile, Manila, Rabat, and Kyiv.  The Irish Aid office in Monrovia was also upgraded to an Embassy.  In the same period, Irish consulates general have opened in Mumbai, Vancouver, Cardiff, Frankfurt, Los Angeles, and Manchester.

These additional missions bring our number of embassies to sixty-nine and our number of consulates general to seventeen. There are also 11 multilateral and other missions.  A list of all current Irish missions is provided below and, in addition, we expect to open missions in Dakar, Lyon, Miami and Toronto in the coming months.

The network of resident Irish diplomatic Missions overseas will continue to be kept under review. In the case of Embassy Kyiv, all staff have been temporarily relocated. 

Embassy (x69) Country
Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates
Abuja Nigeria
Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Amman Jordan
Ankara Turkiye
Athens Greece
Bangkok Thailand
Beijing China
Berlin Germany
Berne Switzerland
Bogota Colombia
Brasilia Brazil
Bratislava Slovakia
Brussels Belgium
Bucharest Romania
Budapest Hungary
Buenos Aires Argentina
Cairo Egypt
Canberra Australia
Copenhagen Denmark
Dar Es Salaam Tanzania
Freetown Sierra Leone
Hanoi Vietnam
Helsinki Finland
Holy See Vatican
Jakarta Indonesia
Kampala Uganda
Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Kyiv Ukraine
Lilongwe Malawi
Lisbon Portugal
Ljubljana Slovenia
London UK
Lusaka Zambia
Luxembourg Luxembourg
Madrid Spain
Manila Philippines
Maputo Mozambique
Mexico City Mexico
Monrovia Liberia
Moscow Russia
Nairobi Kenya
New Delhi India
Nicosia Cyprus
Oslo Norway
Ottawa Canada
Paris France
Prague Czech Republic
Pretoria South Africa
Rabat Morocco
Riga Latvia
Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Rome Italy
Santiago de Chile Chile
Seoul South Korea
Singapore Singapore
Sofia Bulgaria
Stockholm Sweden
Tallinn Estonia
Tel Aviv Israel
The Hague The Netherlands
Tokyo Japan
Valletta Malta
Vienna Austria
Vilnius Lithuania
Warsaw Poland
Washington USA
Wellington New Zealand
Zagreb Croatia

Consulates General (x17) Country
Atlanta USA
Austin USA
Boston USA
Cardiff UK
Chicago USA
Edinburgh UK
Frankfurt Germany
Hong Kong China
Los Angeles USA
Manchester UK
Mumbai India
New York USA
San Francisco USA
São Paulo Brazil
Shanghai China
Sydney Australia
Vancouver Canada

Multilateral and Other Missions (x11) Country
Brussels (Permanent Representative Office) Belgium
Brussels (Partnership for Peace) Belgium
Geneva (UN) Switzerland
New York (PMUN) USA
Paris (OECD) France
Strasbourg (CoE) France
Vienna (OSCE) Austria
Armagh (NSMC) UK
Belfast UK
Paris (Francophone West Africa) France
Ramallah (Permanent Representative Office) Palestine


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