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History of Relations
was the only European Union member country, which did not have full diplomatic
relations with South Africa until the dawn of democratic South Africa. The establishment
of diplomatic relations with Ireland was announced on 5 October 1993 and the Irish
Embassy was opened in Pretoria in 1994. The South African Embassy in Dublin was
opened in 1995.
African Representation in Ireland
H E Mr A C Sigcau
South African Embassy
Representation in South Africa
H E Mr L MacGabhann
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Embassy of Ireland
Visa requirements for South Africans
For more information
contact the Irish Embassy in Pretoria.
Please contact the Irish Embassy at Tel 012-3425062.
further information go to Travelers' Health.
climate of Ireland is equable and temperatures are fairly uniform over the whole
country. The coldest months are January and February which have daily temperatures
of between 4 and 7 degrees Celsius while July and August are the warmest with
temperatures between 14 and 16 degrees Celsius
For up-to-date weather information
current exchange rates click here
and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings
If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section at 012 351 0872/0872/0837.
South Africa's main exports were crude minerals, coal and anthracite,
dust/powder of precious stones and wood.
For current information on trade
statistics between South Africa and Ireland, visit the web site of the Department
of Trade and Industry of South Africa
Groups and Information
Irish/South Africa Trade Association