Presidency of Ireland Council of Europe

May - November 2022

Ministers' Messages

Introductions by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and the Minister for European Affairs
Minister Simon Coveney standing in front of the Irish and EU flags.

Message from Simon Coveney T.D.

Minister for Foreign Affairs

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Minister Thomas Byrne's portrait photograph.

Message from Thomas Byrne T.D

Minister for European Affairs

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Ireland and the Council of Europe

Find out more about the Council of Europe and the Irish Presidency.
EU flags flying in a line outside the Council of Europe building.

Ireland at the Council of Europe

Ireland's history as a founding member of the Council of Europe

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Council of Europe's circular chambers.

Presidency Priorities

The key objectives of the Irish Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.

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A blue sign pointing the way to the Maison de l'Europe with the EU circle of stars.

Council of Europe History

A brief overview of the Council of Europe's 73-year history.

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EU country flags flying outside and EU building.


The latest updates from the Irish presidency.

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Presidency of Ireland Council of Europe Handbook
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Council of Europe Irish Presidency logo.