Relations between Ireland and Germany are close and friendly and the two countries work together intensively at both bilateral and European level. In 1990, during its Presidency of the Council of the…
During the visit by the Irish Foreign Minister, Heiko Maas symbolically hands over the “baton” of membership for non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council to Ireland. Relations of the two countries and the EU with the UK are also on the agenda.
Even after Brexit, the EU enjoys greater popularity in Ireland than anywhere else. This also shapes the country’s bilateral relations with Germany on a wide range of issues including the response to COVID‑19.
Speaking at the annual meeting of Ireland’s Ambassadors and Consuls General, the German Foreign Minister underlined Germany’s close partnership with Ireland for a united Europe
A Joint Plan of Action aimed at strengthening German-Irish relations was adopted at the consultations at State Secretary level with Ireland held in Berlin on 15 November 2018.
With its campaign involving like minded countries, the Federal Foreign Office wants to strengthen a core group of strongly pro European EU member states – because what the EU really needs right now is cohesion.