All posts tagged "Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade"

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    Unique Irish Exhibition at Museum of the American Revolution

    This autumn Philadelphia’s new Museum of the American Revolution is hosting its first-ever international loan exhibition, Cost...

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    Passport Service’s New Online Passport Application Service

    The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan TD, has launched the Passport Service’s new Online...

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    TravelWise Free Smartphone Travel App from DFA

    Charlie Flanagan TD, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, has launched TravelWise, a new free smartphone travel...

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    Passport Office Advises Allow Six Weeks for New Passport!

    More Irish people are travelling abroad this year and passport demand, both new and renewal, is high....

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    DFAT Travel Advice on Zika Virus

    The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s travel advice on the Zika virus outbreak in the Caribbean,...

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    DFA Assisted 1,500 Irish Citizens Overseas in 2012

    The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade provided consular assistance to nearly 1,500 Irish citizens overseas in 2012. The figure matches the increased levels of assistance recorded in the past three years. The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Eamon Gilmore TD, said: “If you are planning to travel abroad in the year ahead, either...

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    DFA Updates Travel Advice on Nigeria

    The Department of Foreign Affairs, which updated its travel advice on Friday to advise Irish citizens against all non-essential travel to Nigeria, says: “The security situation in Nigeria, and in Northern Nigeria in particular, is unpredictable and in recent weeks there has been a significant increase in inter-communal clashes, terrorist attacks and...

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    DFA Assisted 1,500 Irish Citizens Overseas

    This year was an exceptionally busy one for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in providing assistance to Irish nationals overseas. 

The Department had to respond to crisis situations in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Bahrain and Syria as well as to the earthquakes in New Zealand and Japan. The fact that a number of...

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    DFA Travel Advisory on Hurricane Irene

    The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is advising against all non essential travel to southern parts of the Bahamas, as Hurricane Irene is due to pass near the islands. This will result in heavy rains and winds with gusts well over 100 miles per hour. There are also travel warnings out...

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    DFA Travel Advice for Leaving Cert Students

    Travel agents might consider passing on the following advice issued by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for Leaving Certificate students planning to celebrate their results by travelling abroad: Students planning a holiday after their hard work should heed travel advice issued by the Department on its website www.dfa.ie. The key...