Ireland is represented in the Philippines through its embassy in Singapore and an honorary consulate in Manila. The Embassy of Ireland in Singapore is accredited on a non-residential basis to the Philippines. Ireland is represented in the Philippines by our Honorary Consul General, Mrs Noreen F. Trota. Ambassador Keating presented credentials to President Benigno S. Aquino III on 7 January 2015. Recent years have seen increasingly regular high-level visits to the Philippines, with Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin, T.D., visiting in March 2013, and Minister of State for Trade and Development, Joe Costello, T.D., visiting in March 2014.
A parliamentary delegation from the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade visited in
December 2014, led by its Chairman, Pat Breen T.D.