Twitter Policy – Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ireland
Who we are:
@dfatirl is the official Twitter account of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. It is managed by the Department’s Press Office.
Ireland’s Diplomatic Missions on Twitter:
@irlembberlin - Embassy of Ireland, Berlin
@IrelandRepBru - Permanent Representation of Ireland to the European Union, Brussels
@IrelandEmbGB – Embassy of Ireland, London
@IrishEmbBelgium – Embassy of Ireland, Belgium
@IrishEmbVilnius - Embassy of Ireland, Lithuania
@IrlEmbMadrid – Embassy of Ireland, Madrid
@IrlEmbParis – Embassy of Ireland, Paris
@IrlEmbRome - Embassy of Ireland, Rome
@IrishEmbFinland – Embassy of Ireland, Helsinki
@IrishEmbSweden - Embassy of Ireland, Stockholm
@IrishEmbMalta - Embassy of Ireland, Valletta
@IrelandEmbUSA – Embassy of Ireland, Washington D.C.
@IrelandAtlanta - Consulate General of Ireland, Atlanta
@IrelandBoston – Consulate General of Ireland, Boston
@IrelandChicago – Consulate General of Ireland, Chicago
@IrelandinNY – Consulate General of Ireland, New York
@IrelandSanFran - Consulate of Ireland, San Francisco
@IrishEmbMexico - Embassy of Ireland, Mexico
@IrishEmbJapan – Embassy of Ireland, Tokyo
@IrishEmbKorea – Embassy of Ireland, Seoul
@irlembaustralia - Embassy of Ireland, Canberra
@IrelandSydney – Consulate General of Ireland, Sydney
@IrelandinZambia - Embassy of Ireland, Lusaka
Foreign Policy Accounts
@DisarmamentIRL - Disarmament & Non-Proliferation
DFAT Ministers on Twitter
If you follow us, you can expect tweets covering some or all of the following:
· Press Releases on the Departments activities and Ministerial speeches
· Event information and occasional live coverage of events
· Alerts about new content on our website
· Emergency communications – for example changes to the Department’s Travel Advice
· Other practical information on services available through the Department
RTs ≠ Endorsement
Who we follow:
If you follow us, we will not automatically follow you back. This is to help our followers identify other Twitter accounts that we are following such as other DFAT Twitter accounts, other Government Departments, Houses of the Oireachtas, relevant European institutions and accounts of particular relevance to Ireland.
@Replies and Direct Messages:
We welcome feedback from our followers and will try to join the conversation where possible. However, we may not be able to reply individually to all the messages we receive via Twitter. The best means of communicating a query to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is by using the Submit Query link on our website.
Please do not include personal/private information in your tweets to us.
Twitter may occasionally be unavailable and we accept no responsibility for lack of service due to Twitter downtime.
Press Office 2013