The Cabinet will meet this morning ahead of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Government ministers leaving for trips around the world to mark St Patrick's Day.
Mr Varadkar will meet US President Donald Trump on Thursday in Washington,
Ministers will visit all of the the EU's capital cities, however, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney is to cut short his planned trip to Paris and Brussels due to uncertainty caused by Brexit.
From this region, the Minister for Rural & Community Affairs, Mayo's Michael Ring will travel to Chicago for St Patrick's Day.
The Government Chief Whip and Galway West TD Séan Kyne will travel to Boston and Pennsylvania.
From Galway East, Minister of State Séan Canney will visit Greece, Romania and Bulgaria, while Minister of State for the Diapsora Ciaran Cannon will travel to Vancouver, Calgary and Seattle.