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Funding and supplies approved for Philippines Typhoon

19/12/12

Minister Joe Costello approves funding and emergency supplies to assist families affected by Typhoon Bopha in the Philippines

Minister Costello discusses EU Presidency with NGO groups

17/12/12

Minister for Trade and Development Joe Costello TD discusses Ireland’s Presidency of the Council of the EU with Irish Non-Governmental Organisations

Minister Tells Friends of Syria that Ireland will focus on Syria during Presidency

12/12/12

Minister Tells Friends of Syria that Ireland will focus on Syria during Presidency

Minister Costello announces emergency supplies for DRC

4/12/12

Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello T.D., today announced that Ireland is to provide almost 100 tonnes of emergency shelter supplies to assist thousands of families left homeless by conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

MOS reaffirms Ireland's Development commitments

5/12/12

Minister for Trade and Development Joe Costello reaffirms Ireland’s commitment to tackling hunger and poverty in the developing world

Minister Joe Costello launches Kader Asmal Fellowship Programme in South Africa

30/11/12

Minister Joe Costello launches Kader Asmal Fellowship Programme in South Africa

Minister Costello & Marcus Horan highlight the role of education and sport in tackling HIV&AIDS

28/11/12

Minister Joe Costello T.D., and Munster Rugby's Marcus Horan highlight the role of education and sport in tackling HIV and AIDS

Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello T.D. launches global education report

27/11/12

Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello T.D. launches global education report

Minister Costello visits Ghana & Nigeria to increase trade & investment

16/11/12

Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello TD, visits Ghana and Nigeria to increase trade and investment with West Africa

Tánaiste hails Ireland’s historic election to the UN Human Rights Council

12/11/12

Tánaiste hails Ireland’s historic election to the UN Human Rights Council

Minister Costello leads Enterprise Ireland Trade Mission to South Africa

11/11/12

Minister Costello leads Enterprise Ireland Trade Mission to South Africa

Tánaiste welcomes commitment from Government of Uganda to repay funds misappropriated from Irish Aid

5/11/12

Tánaiste welcomes commitment from Government of Uganda to repay funds misappropriated from Irish Aid

Minister Joe Costello announces €600,000 in funding to support demining and bomb disposal in Vietnam

1/11/12

Minister Joe Costello announces €600,000 in funding to support demining and bomb disposal in Vietnam

Tánaiste announces emergency funding for Haiti and Cuba

31/10/12

Tánaiste expresses solidarity with victims of Hurricane Sandy and announces emergency funding for Haiti and Cuba

MOS Costello visits Vietnam to see the impact of Irish Aid and to increase trade and investment

28/10/12

Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello TD, visits Vietnam to see the impact of Irish Aid and to increase trade and investment

Minister Costello attends Asian Gaelic Games and Asia Pacific-Ireland Business Forum in Malaysia

27/10/12

Minister Costello attends Asian Gaelic Games and Asia Pacific-Ireland Business Forum in Malaysia

Tánaiste suspends aid to Ugandan Government and announces investigation of fraud allegations

25/10/12

Tánaiste suspends aid to Ugandan Government and announces investigation of fraud allegations

MOS travels to Malaysia to boost business links

24/10/12

Minister Joe Costello travels to Malaysia to boost business links in the region

Tánaiste funding Palestinian refugees Syria

23/10/12

Tánaiste announces funding to help vulnerable Palestinian refugees in Syria

Tánaiste to discuss African trade opportunities

21/10/12

Tánaiste to discuss African trade opportunities with 120 Irish business leaders

MOS Costello Brussels on Ireland's Presidency

16/10/12

Minister Costello holds key meetings in Brussels on Ireland's Presidency of the European Council

MOS Costello successful trade mission to Brazil

14/10/12

Minister Costello welcomes successful outcome of Enterprise Ireland trade mission to Brazil

Tánaiste discusses global refugee crisis

10/10/12

Tánaiste discusses global refugee crisis with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Ireland emergency supplies to Syrian refugees

30/9/12

Ireland to dispatch emergency supplies to aid Syrian refugees

Tanaiste raises Syria with UN Secretary

29/9/12

Tanaiste raises Syria with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon

MOS Costello commitment to tax transparency

27/9/12

Minister for Trade and Development Joe Costello reaffirms Government's commitment to global tax transparency

MOS Costello urges retirees to Volunteering Fair

27/9/12

Minister Joe Costello urges retirees to attend Irish Aid's Overseas Volunteering Fair in Dublin

MOS Costello highlights plight of Syrian refugees

25/9/12

Minister for Trade and Development Joe Costello highlights the plight of Syrian refugees in address to the Seanad

Multi-billion euro business potential in Africa

16/9/12

Multi-billion euro business potential for Irish Companies in Africa

MOS Costello funding cholera outbreak

14/9/12

Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello, T.D., announces €650,000 in response to cholera outbreak in Sierra Leone

MOS Costello to meet UN and World Bank

9/9/12

Minister Costello travels to US for high-level meetings with the United Nations and World Bank

MOS Costello launches Irish Aid Annual Report 2011

9/9/12

Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello launches Irish Aid Annual Report 2011

WHO accredits Ireland-Vietnam Virus Initiative

6/9/12

World Health Organisation accredits Ireland-Vietnam Virus Initiative co-funded by Irish Aid and Atlantic Philanthropies

MOS Costello to attend funeral of Ethiopian PM

1/9/12

Minister Costello to attend funeral of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi in Addis Ababa

Ireland providing aid to address Syrian crisis

27/8/12

Ireland providing €2 million in aid to address Syrian humanitarian crisis

MOS Costello makes visit to Syrian refugee camp

25/8/12

Minister Costello makes humanitarian visit to Syrian refugee camp

Tanaiste funding HIV Services Kenya

31/7/12

Tanaiste announces €50000 in funding for paediatric heart surgery and HIV Services in Kenya

Ireland provides humanitarian assistance to victims of conflict in Syria

31/7/12

Ireland provides humanitarian assistance to victims of conflict in Syria

Tanaiste announces €3 million in vital aid for Somalia during humanitarian mission to Mogadishu

29/7/12

Tanaiste announces €3 million in vital aid for Somalia during humanitarian mission to Mogadishu

Statement by MOS Costello on the retirement of John O'Shea

26/7/12

Statement by MOS Costello on the retirement of John O'Shea

Vietnam Paralympics Teams participate in the Morton Pre-Games in advance of Olympic Games

25/7/12

Vietnam Paralympics Teams participate in the Morton Pre-Games in advance of Olympic Games

Tanaiste begins visit to Uganda and Kenya

25/7/12

Tanaiste begins visit to Uganda and Kenya

Minister for Trade and Development praises the work of volunteers

28/6/12

Minister for Trade and Development praises the work of volunteers and sets out new opportunities for international volunteering

MOS Costello urges missionaries to share their success stories

27/6/12

Minister of State for Trade and Development urges missionaries to share their success stories with the public

MOS Costello concern increase in refugee numbers worldwide

19/6/12

MOS Costello concern increase in refugee numbers worldwide

Zambian Vietnamese Paralympic Team choose Ireland training base

17/6/12

Zambian Vietnamese Paralympic Team choose Ireland training base

Minister Costello announces emergency relief from Ghana

6/6/12

Minister Costello announces dispatch of emergency relief supplies from Ghana to respond to the severe food crisis in the Sahel region of West Africa

MOS Costello funding support former Child Soldiers

2/6/12

Minister Joe Costello announces €50,000 in funding to support former Child Soldiers

MOS Costello visits Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ghana

2/6/12

MOS Costello visits Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ghana

Africa Day 2012 - Celebrating Diversity and Potential

25/5/12

Africa Day 2012 - Celebrating the Diversity and Potential of the African Continent

Minister Costello announces €7.25 million in emergency assistance for Sahel, Sudan and South Sudan

24/5/12

MOS Costello announces €7.25 million assistance for Sahel, Sudan,South Sudan Minister Costello announces €7.25 million in emergency assistance for Sahel, Sudan and South Sudan

MOS Coveney & Costello developing agri-food Africa

23/5/12

Minister Simon Coveney and Minister Joe Costello address international conference on developing agri-food sector in Africa

Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore announces €8 million to tackle global hunger

16/5/12

Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore announces €8 million to tackle global hunger

Minister Costello welcomes poll showing 88% of Irish people are proud of overseas aid programme

3/5/12

Minister Costello welcomes poll showing 88% of Irish people are proud of overseas aid programme MOS Costello welcomes poll 88% of Irish people proud of overseas aid programme

MOS Costello meets Committee Review of White Paper

26/4/12

Minister Costello meets with Committee on Foreign Affairs for Review of White Paper

MOS Costello meets Ireland's new communities to discuss future of Ireland's aid programme

5/4/12

Minister for Trade and Development Joe Costello meets Ireland's new communities to discuss the future of Ireland's aid programme

MOS Costello hosts launch of education resource on the developing world

4/4/12

Minister for Trade and Development Joe Costello hosts launch of education resource on the developing world MOS Costello hosts launch of education resource on the developing world

MOS Costello Review of White Paper on Irish aid

7/3/12

Minister for Trade and Development Joe Costello hosts public consultation on Review of White Paper on Irish aid in Dublin

Government launches innovative Africa Agri-Food Development Fund

21/3/12

Government launches innovative Africa Agri-Food Development Fund

MOS Costello discuss crisis in the Horn of Africa

16/3/12

Minister Joe Costello to discuss crisis in the Horn of Africa at a meeting of EU Ministers in Copenhagen

MOS global development protect the poorest countries

14/3/12

Minister of State for Trade and Development, T.D., says global development must protect the world's poorest countries

MoS Costello encourages Review of Irish Aid White Paper

13/3/12

Minister Costello encourages private sector contribution to the Review of Irish Aid White Paper

MoS Costello meets African Ambassadors in London

7/3/12

Minister of State Costello meets African Ambassadors in London to discuss trade oportunities between Ireland and Africa

Tánaiste offers Irish assistance in response to the crisis in Syria

5/3/12

Tánaiste offers Irish assistance in response to the crisis in Syria

MoS Costello TD begins visit to Malawi

27/2/12

Minister of State for Trade and Development Joe Costello TD brgins visit to Malawi

MoS announces emergency relief in the Sahel

20/2/12

Minister of State announces €5 million in funding for emergency relief in the Sahel

Dr Kristalina Georgieva address on humanitarian aid

20/2/12

EU Commissioner Dr Kristalina Georgieva delivers keynote address on humanitarian aid

MoS Costello presents Our World Irish Aid Awards

21/2/12

Minister Joe Costello presents Our World Irish Aid Awards to Wicklow students

MoS Costello Ireland European ESTHER Alliance

2/2/12

Minister Costello announces Ireland to join the European ESTHER Alliance

Minister Costello announces review of White Paper

31/1/12

Minister Costello announces review of White Paper

MoS Costello visits Ethiopia

22/1/12

Minister of State for Trade and Development Joe Costello visits Ethiopia

Our World Irish Aid Awards - Finalists Announced

19/1/12

Our World Irish Aid Awards - Finalists Announced

Minister Costello expresses concern at situation in the Demoncratic Republic of Congo

16/1/12

Minister Costello expresses concern at situation in the Demoncratic Republic of Congo

MoS Costello award to Carlow BT Young Scientists 2012

13/1/12

Minister Joe Costello presents Irish Aid award to Carlow students at BT Young Scientist & Technology

MoS Costello two-year anniversary Haiti earthquake

12/1/12

Minister Costello marks two-year anniversary of Haiti earthquake