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Cape Town & Western Cape

History

South Africa and the wearing of the green

Irish-South African links stretch from bishops, governors and rebels to the anti-apartheid campaign

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Irish Settlement and Identity in South Africa before 1910

Irish Historical Studies, the joint journal of the Irish Historical Society and the Ulster Society for Irish Historical Studies, is published twice yearly (May and November).

Frederick Douglass in Ireland – 175th Anniversary Commemorations

General

New move to boost trade between Ireland and Africa

Strategy aims to increase presence of State agencies on continent to aid Irish exporters Plans are afoot to increase the value of two-way trade between the Republic of Ireland and Africa to at least €5 billion by 2025.

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Catalytic BPO sector creates more than 2500 jobs in the last quarter

We have reason to be both proud and hopeful. Cape Town, despite these trying times, is still seen as one of the preferred destinations for contact centres to base their operations.

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South African, Irish companies announce major new deals

More than 40 Irish companies are participating in the trade mission, led by the Irish Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation.

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DHL South Africa Fact Sheet

South Africa, one of the largest and most advanced economies in Africa, combines a well-developed infrastructure with vibrant emerging markets and considerable consumer spending power.

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Going Global, Exporting to South Africa – A Guide for Clients

The country, which offers a probusiness environment within the
context of relative macroeconomic
stability, covers 1.22 million square kms
and is the world’s largest producer of
platinum, vanadium, chromium, and
manganese.

Overview of the Western Cape

This destination sector fact sheet provides key trade and investment related statistics for the Western Cape. Specifically, it gives an overview of the Western Cape in terms of the economy, geography and demographics.

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Irish universities perform strongly in global social impact ranking

RCSI world number one under health and wellbeing category in Times rankings

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Important notice for Irish visitorts to South Africa

We ask Irish visitors remaining in South Africa to respect lockdown regulations and follow public health requirements. 

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Export Assistance and Development

Enterprise Ireland is responsible for supporting prospective and emerging exporters to build company scale and expand their reach. 

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