Welcome to the website of the Embassy of Ireland in Prague. We very
much hope that you find this website to be useful and informative.
If you have comments about our website or require further
information on Ireland, please contact the Embassy.
Convention calls on the Diaspora
On the 75th anniversary of the adoption of the constitution by the
people of Ireland, a
Convention on the Constitution has been established to submit
recommendations to the Houses of the Oireachtas on changes to make
the constitution more relevant to the Ireland of the 21st Century.
For more information visit www.constitution.ie.
Ireland Takes Over the EU Presidency
On 1 January, Ireland took over the rotating Presidency of the
Council of the European Union. At a ceremony at Dublin Castle, the
Taoiseach, Tánaiste and Minister of State for European Affairs
marked the start of a significant year for Ireland’s membership of
the EU. 2013 marks 40 years since Ireland’s EU accession, the start
of Ireland’s seventh Presidency of the Council of the EU
(January-June) and the European Year of Citizens.
The Presidency website contains information about the Presidency,
Ireland’s priorities, and the events taking place in the next six
The Department of Foreign Affairs has updated its procedures for
the receipt of Foreign Birth Registration (FBR) applications. This
upgrade of the FBR system is part of our ongoing commitment to
improve our service to the public.
The new system comprises of an on-line application process which is
available electronically from the Department’s website. The system
is intended to make it easier and more convenient for applicants to
access our service and to advise on the FBR process. To apply
online, please click here.
Should you have any difficulties, please contact your nearest Irish
Mission or the Consular Services Section in Dublin,
First Issue of Comóradh
Please find attached
pdf version of the first issue of Comóradh, a DFAT
newsletter for the Irish Abroad on the Decade of Commemorations
(i.e. anniversaries of the Ulster Covenant, Dublin Lockout, First
World War, 1916 Rising etc.). This issue was launched by the
Tánaiste in New York at the end of September. It covers
some of the initiatives and events which have taken place over the
past six months as part of the Government’s commemorative