- Minister of State (with special responsibility for European Affairs)
The Minister of State, who has special reponsibilty for European Affairs, is officially styled Minister of State at the Department of Foreign Affairs (with special responsibility for European Affairs), and is a junior ministerial post in the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs. The Minister works together with the senior Minister in this department and has special responsibility for all
European affairs. The Minister of State does not hold cabinet rank.
The current incumbent is
Dick Roche, TD, who took up the post in 2007.
Minister of State for European Affairs 2002—
Minister of State for Europe– the counterpart in the United Kingdom.
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