Simon Coveney (@simoncoveney )

Simon Coveney

Bio Tánaiste and Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, responsibility for BREXIT in Irish Government. Fine Gael TD for Cork
Location Carrigaline, Co. Cork
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Twitter for iPad : In #Budget2020 Tánaiste Simon Coveney has committed to doubling Irelands Global 🌎footprint by 2025. This will support Irish businesses to develop new markets and increase Irelands engagement globally. #GlobalIreland

Full statement 👉 bit.ly/DFATbudget2020

Twitter for iPad : #Budget2020, the Government has allocated almost €838 million for Official Development Assistance (ODA) - an increase of just under €21 million on the 2019 budget allocation.

Full statement 👉bit.ly/DFATbudget2020

iPhone : Tánaiste Simon Coveney is deeply troubled by Turkey’s announcement of the launching of a military operation in north-eastern Syria and is urging Turkey to refrain from any unilateral action.

Full statement available at dfa.ie/news-and-media…

iPhone : #Budget2020 from Irish Foreign Ministry is about intensifying our preparations for Brexit, ensuring that we continue to provide essential services for Irish citizens and working with our international partners to promote our values and interests abroad. #GlobalIreland

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iPhone : For #ProjectIreland2040 - 11% or €800 million extra for public infrastructure - schools, healthcare facilities, roads, buses, 11,000 extra social homes, culture, sport, broadband #Budget2020

iPhone : Budget day, busy day. #Budget2020 amounts to €70bn of spending to:
1️⃣ Protect Ireland from the worst of a No Deal Brexit
2️⃣ Protect the environment
3️⃣ Deliver balanced regional development
4️⃣ Make life a little easier for families

iPhone : Hard to disagree - reflects the frustration across EU and the enormity of what’s at stake for us all. We remain open to finalize a fair #Brexit deal but need a UK Govt willing to work with EU to get it done. twitter.com/eucopresident/…

iPhone : We are honoured to welcome An Tánaiste Simon Coveney to mark the opening of a new manufacturing building at our #Cork facility. It is a great privilege for us to have Executive Vice President of Johnson & Johnson, Kathy Wengel also joining us for this momentous occasion.

iPhone : Great to see such ongoing commitment by Janssen Ireland to Cork as new manufacturing building is officially opened today by Tánaiste Simon Coveney The positive commentary from leadership team on what Ireland and Cork delivers is testament to the #CorkCityRegion collaborative approach.