The Irish Government’s St. Patrick’s Day ‘Promote Ireland’ programme of international activity which will see the Taoiseach (Prime Minister), Tánaiste (Deputy) and 27 ministers taking part in over 100 business events and 100 high-level political meetings in 27 countries.
Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan and Jobs Minister Richard Bruton announced the full programme of Ministerial trade mission, as well as Enterprise Ireland's international programme for 2015.
The announcement took place at the headquarters of ding*, the world’s largest top-up provider and an innovative Irish company which has benefited from trade missions and Enterprise Ireland support in the past.
Enterprise Ireland international 2015 programme includes details of Enterprise Ireland's year-long programme of trade missions and international activity for 2015, which will see a total of 121 international trade missions and events to support Irish companies selling abroad, up from 118 in 2014.
Will any ministers be visiting where you live?
Here's the full list of Ministerial trade mission for the St Patrick’s Day programme:
Tánaiste Joan Burton - USA (Boston, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia)
Minister Charles Flanagan - Canada, USA (NYC)
Minister Brendan Howlin - South Korea, Japan
Minister Richard Bruton - France (Paris)
Minister Heather Humphreys - UK (London)
Minister Paschal Donoho - USA (San Francisco, Silicon Valley, San José)
Minister Alex White - New Zealand
Minister Alan Kelly - China
Minister Jan O’Sullivan - Brazil
Minister Simon Coveney - Italy
Minister Frances Fitzgerald - Indonesia, Singapore
Minister James Reilly - UAE, India
Minister Leo Varadkar - Mexico
MoS Seán Sherlock - Ethiopia
MoS Paul Kehoe - USA (Houston, Savannah)
MoS Ged Nash - Sweden
MoS Jimmy Deenihan - USA (Chicago, Milwaukee)
MoS Michael Ring - USA (Phoenix, Los Angeles)
MoS Tom Hayes - Australia
MoS Kathleen Lynch - Russia
MoS Joe McHugh - UK (Scotland)
MoS Kevin Humphreys - Croatia, Switzerland
Mos Paudie Coffey - USA (St. Louis, Indianapolis)
MoS Simon Harris - Germany
MoS Dara Murphy - Belgium
MoS Aodhán Ó Ríordáin - Hungary
MoS Ann Phelan - The Netherlands
MoS Damien English - Denmark, Slovakia