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Published: 15/03/2018
From: Department of the Taoiseach

Taoiseach launches Global Ireland campaign

As part of his St. Patrick’s Day visit to the US, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar attended a Global Ireland event in Washington DC, with over 300 senior Irish and US business leaders and policymakers in attendance.

Global Ireland is how Ireland will tell our story in a more unified, compelling and coherent way, optimising our place in the increasingly busy digital world. It presents a country that is self-confident, ambitious, outward facing, and forward looking. Global Ireland is kicking off today with a digital communications campaign called ‘Ireland – Here we Live’. It presents Ireland as we are, not a small country on the edge of Europe, but an island at the centre of the world. a website for people all over the world to find out about Ireland. It aims to showcase Ireland as a place in which to live, visit, invest and study. is now available in 5 languages, with more to follow, and has information on the Government of Ireland’s ‘footprint’ around the world including contact details of our Embassies, Consulates, and State Agencies.

If you want to live and work in Ireland, do business or study here, if you want to visit - for work or for pleasure - or if you just want to know more about Ireland, has the information and links that you need.