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2017 News & Events

December 2017

10th December 2017

On the 10th of December a strong Irish team will participate in the European Cross Country Championships in Šamorín, near Bratislava. Fionnuala McCormack will lead a team of 27 atheletes who will participate in all age groups at this event. For more details consult the website

October 2017

11 October 2017

Ambassador Hilda Ó Riain presented credentials to the President of the Slovak Republic, H. E. Mr. Andrej Kiska

On the 11th of October 2017, Ambassador Hilda Ó Riain presented credentials to the President of the Slovak Republic, H. E. Mr. Andrej Kiska.

August 2017

17 August 2017

Embassy of Ireland joint statement marking PRIDE

The Embassy of Ireland together with many other Embassies in Bratislava issued a joint statement in advance of PRIDE Bratislava and Kosice celebrating the contribution of LGBTI persons to society and affirming respect for all, irrespective of sexual orientation or gender identity.

July 2017

20 July 2017

Minister Coveney visits the Slovak Republic

Ireland's Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Simon Coveney T.D. visited the Slovak Republic on July 7th, 2017 and was warmly welcomed by Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic.

June 2017

President of the Slovak Republic visits Nano Nagle Centre

01 June 2017

The Nano Nagle Centre in Spišské Podhradie was visited by the President of the Slovak Republic, H.E. Mr. Andrej Kiska.

May 2017

Ireland takes part in International Fashion Night 2017

31 May 2017

The Embassies of Ireland, Slovenia and Portugal together with the +421 Foundation organised an international fashion night in Bratislava in 2017. 

March 2017

Greening Slovakia to mark St. Patrick's Day

28 March 2017

For the fourth year in a row, the Radisson Blu Carlton Hotel went green in 2017 to mark St. Patrick's Day.

Slovak Shamrocks - Vienna Gaels GAA tournament, Bratislava

7 March 2017

Ambassador Callan hosts the Slovak Shamrocks and Vienna Gaels GAA teams on the occasion of their tournament in Bratislava

February 2017

Minister of State Dara Murphy visits Slovakia

24 February 2017

Ireland's Minister of State for European Affairs, Data Protection and the EU Single Digital Market, Mr. Dara Murphy T.D. was in Bratislava for official meetings on 20 February 2017.