Our job is to represent Ireland's interests in the European Union.
The Permanent Representation, or the Perm Rep as it is known,
brings together under one roof civil servants from nearly every
Irish Government Department, making it Ireland's biggest diplomatic
Our main function is to promote and represent Ireland's interests
in the Council of Ministers. We also work closely with the European
Parliament and with the European Commission. You can find out
more about who we are and what we do on our Councils
For further information on the national Irish position on various
EU policy issues you should refer to the websites of the relevant
Government Departments, Offices and Agencies.
Statement by the Taoiseach on the death of
Statement by the Tánaiste on the death of Nelson