With the participation of the Taoiseach of Ireland, H.E. Leo Varadkar, this year ceremony took place in Ballingarry, Co Tipperary, where the national monument of Ireland "The Famine Warhouse 1848" is located.
Chargè d'Affaires of Ukraine in Ireland Mrs. Olena Shaloput took part in the wreath laying ceremony in memory of all those who suffered loss during the Irish Famine and for those who continue to endure famine and hunger today.
In connection with the article “Irish trade mission to Russia discussed potential Crimean investments”, published by “The Irish Times” on 23 December 2017, the Embassy of Ukraine in Ireland considers it necessary to share some comments and warnings.
On November 25-26, 2017, commemorative events in memory of the victims of the Holodomor in Ukraine were held in Ireland
On 13 November 2017, an authoritative “The Food Awards Ireland 2017” named famous Irish restaurateurs Oksana Shadrina from Ukraine and her husband Miceal O`Hurley, who run Fantastic Flavours Ice Cream Parlour in Youghal, Co. Cork, among winners in its 29 nominations.
On October 31, 2017, Ukraine submitted to the Third Committee of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly a draft of revised resolution " Situation of human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol (Ukraine)", which was co-sponsored by 34 states, including Ireland.
Ukraine, the Hungarian community in Ukraine and Hungary will jointly agree on the implementation of the Article 7 of the Law on Education, what will be enshrined in other normative acts. It was discussed at the meeting between Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine Liliya Hrynevych and Minister of Human Capacities of Hungary Zoltán Balog.