This is Ireland

Make 2023 the year you discover Ireland’s open community – where you can live, learn, create and innovate at the heart of Europe.

two women standing with an arm in the air each reaching to the side with a man lower down in between them holding a football. Africa Day logo behind them.

An annual celebration on 25 May

Africa Day 2023

This year will see Ireland's biggest ever Africa Day celebrations in Ireland.

30 local authorities around the country are hosting a variety of events in their communities for the week 21 - 28 May.

three Eurozone flags (yellow stars on blue background) taking from beneath with large office block behind and blue skies

50 years of Ireland in the EU

EU 50

Ireland’s 50 years of EU membership has coincided with a radical economic and social transformation of our country.

To mark Europe Day 2023 Ministers and Ambassadors met with young people around Ireland and heard what Europe means to them.

The Department of Foreign Affairs together with the National Concert Hall, European Parliament in Ireland and EU Commission in Ireland hosted a performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 featuring the European anthem ‘Ode to Joy’,

Cars driving along the winding Causeway Coastal Route, with the sea to their left and mountains on their right.

There are some things that you can only do in Ireland.

A country unlike anywhere else on earth

Isn’t it time you joined us in Ireland?

President Joe Biden giving closing speech in Ballina

The Homecoming

President Biden visit to Ireland

President of the United States, Joe Biden, has arrived in Ireland for an official visit.