Greek-Irish relations are the relations between Greece and Ireland. Both countries established diplomatic relations 22 January 1975. Since 1977, Greece has an embassy in Dublin. Ireland also has 4 honorary consulates in Corfu, Iraklion, Rhodes and Thessaloniki.1 Since 1978, Ireland has an embassy in Athens. Both countries are full members of the Council of Europe, of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, of the European Union and of the Eurozone.
List of recent bilateral visits2
- In 2000, President of Greece Konstantinos Stephanopoulos visited Dublin.
- In 2002, President of Ireland Mary McAleese visited Athens.
- In May 2003, the Prime Minister of Greece Kostas Simitis visited Dublin
- In May 2004, the Prime Minister of Greece Kostas Karamanlis visited Dublin
- On 16 January 2006, the Prime Minister of Greece Kostas Karamanlis and Greek Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis visited Dublin.
List of bilateral treaties2
- the Educational Agreement of 1980,
- the Agreement on the Avoidance of Double Taxation, put in force on 1 January 2005.
Most of the treaties and regulations between both countries are now done through the European union.
- Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs about the relation with Ireland
- Greek embassy in Dublin
- Irish Department of Foreign Affairs: directions of Irish representations in Greece
- Irish embassy in Athens
- http://www.dfa.ie/home/index.aspx?id=5440 Irish Department of Foreign Affairs: directions of Irish representations in Greece
- http://www.mfa.gr/www.mfa.gr/en-US/Policy/Geographic+Regions/Europe/Relationships+with+EU+Member+States/Ireland/ Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs about the relation with Ireland