Midlands Ministers Heading To Three Separate Continents For St Patrick's Day

The State are saying Ministers will emphasise Ireland’s commitment to international peace and security.

Atlanta, Savanah, Nigeria, Ghana, Finland, Estonia, and Latvia.

That's where your midlands government TDs and Senators are heading for St Patrick's Day.

On a day known for its trade talks and soft power leveraging, Minister for European Affairs, and Longford-Westmeath TD Peter Burke is heading to the States.

Minister Burke will be focusing on the cities of Atlanta and Savanah in the state of Georgia.

Minister of State in the Department of Foreign Affairs, and Laois-Offaly TD, Sean Fleming will be representing the government in Nigeria and Ghana, while Offaly Senator and Minister of State in Agriculture, Pippa Hackett is set for Eastern Europe.

The government is travelling and lobbying on the theme of "Ireland’s Future in the World", which will seek to focus minds on the young Irish diaspora and their place in the world.

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