OTTAWA, October 9 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldReach Software, the worldwide leader in consular software solutions, today announces that it has been awarded a multiyear contract by the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to supply them with a global consular IT solution and provide ongoing support and maintenance.

The implementation that will be based on the AssistReach(R) consular case management and the CrisisReach(R) crisis management product lines will be accessible worldwide and support the operations of headquarters and over 60 missions abroad.

"The consular software solution from WorldReach will assist the Irish DFA's Consular Section as well as its Diplomatic and Consular network abroad fulfill their Consular Charter in better serving Irish residents as they are estimated to make 8 million overseas trips on a yearly basis," says Ray Bassett, Assistant Secretary of Consular and Passport Division.

"With the award by the Irish DFA we proudly celebrate our fourth Foreign Affairs customer in Europe and sixth worldwide," states Gordon Wilson president of WorldReach Software. "The selection of WorldReach Software that was done through a competitive global RFP process shows the strength of our CrisisReach and AssistReach Consular Software solutions."

WorldReach Software supplies consular software used by an excess of 3000 daily users in over 700 sites, making it the leading company providing global consular software solutions for Foreign Affairs.

WorldReach Software helps ensure traveller safety and security worldwide through its technology solutions for both government consular organizations as well as individual travellers. Customers include the Ministries of Foreign Affairs from Canada, Ireland, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain and United Kingdom.

For further information: Per Skovgaard, WorldReach Software, +1-613-742-6482;

For further information: Per Skovgaard, WorldReach Software, +1-613-742-6482.