Greece–Ireland relations

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Greek-Irish relations
Map indicating locations of Greece and Ireland



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. The Irish Institute of Hellenic Studies at Athens opened in 1995, and is one of 17 foreign archaeological institutes 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 visits[2][edit]

Greek Embassy in Dublin

List of bilateral treaties[2][edit]

  • 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.

See also[edit]



  1. ^ Irish Department of Foreign Affairs: directions of Irish representations in Greece
  2. ^ a b Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs about the relation with Ireland