Global Ireland Summit

The Global Ireland Summit is a special annual gathering of leaders from across the public service, business, state agencies, and the community and civil society sectors, together with Ireland’s international diplomatic network and wider stakeholders from over 98 locations around the world.

The summit is an important opportunity to showcase the implementation of the Global Ireland 2025 strategy and the significant work being carried out in both the public and private spheres to increase Ireland’s footprint and influence around the world.

Global Ireland Summit 2023

This year's theme was Community, Creativity and Transformation: Collaborating to deliver Global Impact.

Global Ireland Summit 2023 took place at Dublin Castle on Tuesday, 24 October.


Ireland's Global Voice: priorities for young Irish people


Keynote address

Technology and AI


Video Message

  • An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar T.D.

Keynote address

Climate and energy


Future of Europe

Keynote and fireside chat

Northern Ireland

  • Brief reflections on the Good Friday Agreement by Martin Fraser, Irish Ambassador to Great Britain

Closing remarks

Videos played at the Global Ireland Summit 2023

Conversations: This is Ireland

Global Ireland Strategy Review

Celebrating Ireland's 50th anniversary in the European Union

25 Years of the Good Friday Agreement

Agreement performed at Electric Picnic

An exert of the play Agreement was performed at the Global Ireland Summit 2023.

Below is a flavour of Agreement that was performed at the Electric Picnic Festival in 2023.

Global Ireland Strategies

Learn more about the Department's Global Ireland Strategies.
Macchu Pichu in Peru

Global Ireland’s Strategy for Latin America and the Caribbean to 2025

February 2022

A wee walk under the Northern Lights at Malin Head.

Global Ireland’s Strategy for the Nordic Region to 2025

December 2021

The Sacre Coeur lit up in green lighting.

Ireland’s Strategy for France to 2025

February 2020

A man dressed in green wearing shamrock shaped glasses watching a float in the St Patrick's Day parade.

Delivering in the Asia Pacific Region to 2025

January 2020

Women's empowerment in Kunike Barina Chiefdom, Tonkolili Region, Sierra Leone. Africa 2019

Ireland's Strategy for Africa to 2025

November 2019

A child at school in Yemen.

Ireland’s Policy for International Development

March 2019

The American and Canadian flags flying off the side of a building.

Ireland's Strategy for the US and Canada to 2025

February 2019

Global Ireland logo

Global Ireland - Ireland's Global Footprint to 2025

June 2018

neon green harp

Ireland in Germany: A Wider and Deeper Footprint

April 2018