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US Ambassador to Ireland to step down from role next week
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US Ambassador to Ireland to step down from role next week

Jan 15th 2021, 1:42 PM 25,636 Views 10 Comments

Edward F Crawford took up the position in 2019.

Broadcaster Keelin Shanley honoured during rare diseases event at Dublin's Mansion House
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Broadcaster Keelin Shanley honoured during rare diseases event at Dublin's Mansion House

Feb 25th 2020, 6:30 AM 26,541 Views 3 Comments

Keelin’s husband Conor was in attendance while Health Minister Simon Harris also paid tribute.

Trump hits back after UK ambassador to US described him as 'inept' and 'dysfunctional'
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Trump hits back after UK ambassador to US described him as 'inept' and 'dysfunctional'

Jul 8th 2019, 7:09 AM 33,456 Views 48 Comments

Trump said Ambassador Kim Darroch had “not served the UK well”.

Donald Trump is 'inept' and 'dysfunctional,' says UK ambassador to the US
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Donald Trump is 'inept' and 'dysfunctional,' says UK ambassador to the US

Jul 7th 2019, 10:46 AM 25,528 Views 99 Comments

A British spokesperson said ambassadors abroad are expected to provide ‘honest, unvarnished’ assessments.

Trump's new man in Ireland admits he's 'not a diplomat' as he faces grilling on tax and Brexit
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Trump's new man in Ireland admits he's 'not a diplomat' as he faces grilling on tax and Brexit

May 2nd 2019, 9:02 PM 30,108 Views 25 Comments

Edward F Crawford was before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee today.

Billionaire Irish-American to finally be confirmed as Trump's new man in Ireland
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Billionaire Irish-American to finally be confirmed as Trump's new man in Ireland

Apr 11th 2019, 7:31 AM 40,315 Views 13 Comments

Edward F Crawford is to be confirmed as the new US ambassador today.

Kaepernick honoured with Amnesty International award
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Kaepernick honoured with Amnesty International award

Apr 22nd 2018, 12:53 AM 7,472 Views 16 Comments

Colin Kaepernick created controversy by kneeling during the playing of the national anthem to protest social inequality.

'It’s not me' - Quinn shoots down speculation of Sunderland takeover
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'It’s not me' - Quinn shoots down speculation of Sunderland takeover

Mar 28th 2018, 8:00 PM 16,786 Views 9 Comments

The ex-Black Cats chairman was linked with a return to the struggling Championship club earlier this week.

Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador at 1916 event has conviction overturned
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Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador at 1916 event has conviction overturned

Jan 17th 2018, 6:05 AM 20,709 Views 18 Comments

Brian Murphy has publicly apologised for the incident, saying he didn’t mean to insult anyone.

US retaliates against Russia and orders closure of 3 diplomatic offices
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US retaliates against Russia and orders closure of 3 diplomatic offices

Aug 31st 2017, 9:55 PM 11,704 Views 16 Comments

The State Department said the decision was made “in the spirit of parity”.

What's next for Enda? He could have his eye on one of these jobs
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What's next for Enda? He could have his eye on one of these jobs

Jun 13th 2017, 6:30 PM 47,678 Views 37 Comments

Enda Kenny might not be hanging up his shoes just yet.

Former US ambassador to Ireland, and owner of Pittsburgh Steelers, Dan Rooney dies aged 84
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Former US ambassador to Ireland, and owner of Pittsburgh Steelers, Dan Rooney dies aged 84

Apr 13th 2017, 10:45 PM 18,655 Views 16 Comments

Rooney was ambassador to Ireland between 2009 and 2012.

Anger as ambassador hits out at claims Ireland will leave the EU
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Anger as ambassador hits out at claims Ireland will leave the EU

Feb 20th 2017, 10:37 AM 38,870 Views 165 Comments

Daniel Mulhall criticised ‘snide’ remarks published in the Daily Telegraph.

British ambassador to EU criticises 'muddled thinking' in Brexit negotiations following resignation
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British ambassador to EU criticises 'muddled thinking' in Brexit negotiations following resignation

Jan 4th 2017, 6:49 AM 9,929 Views 33 Comments

Sir Ivan Rogers unexpectedly announced his resignation yesterday.

Irish ambassador said Russians blaming Chernobyl staff was a 'typical Soviet tactic'
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Irish ambassador said Russians blaming Chernobyl staff was a 'typical Soviet tactic'

Jan 3rd 2017, 6:30 AM 10,904 Views 19 Comments

Nuclear fallout and Soviet scepticism feature in official Irish state papers on the Chernobyl disaster.

Trump looks set to to appoint the son of a Kennedy adviser as ambassador to Ireland
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Trump looks set to to appoint the son of a Kennedy adviser as ambassador to Ireland

Dec 30th 2016, 8:08 PM 13,462 Views 19 Comments

The US president-elect told a New York Times reporter he intends to nominate Brian Burns.

A diplomatic Christmas: Ambassadors to Ireland explain what the big day means to them
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A diplomatic Christmas: Ambassadors to Ireland explain what the big day means to them

Dec 22nd 2016, 9:00 PM 105 Views 4 Comments

From mulled wine in markets to lighting the Menorah, three yuletide-loving ambassadors share their festive memories and traditions.

The UN has chosen a new ambassador for women - but she's not real
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The UN has chosen a new ambassador for women - but she's not real

Oct 14th 2016, 9:13 AM 13,434 Views 70 Comments

The decision hasn’t exactly been welcomed.

Philippines president causes uproar after referring to US envoy as "gay ambassador"
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Philippines president causes uproar after referring to US envoy as "gay ambassador"

Aug 10th 2016, 8:46 AM 17,948 Views 26 Comments

Rodrigo Duterte made the controversial comments on live television.

Penneys has just opened up another major store in the US
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Penneys has just opened up another major store in the US

Nov 25th 2015, 6:09 PM 19,336 Views 6 Comments

The branch has opened its doors in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Live on US morning TV, 'Honey Bear' Cummins told his horrific tale about a lion bleeding to death
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Live on US morning TV, 'Honey Bear' Cummins told his horrific tale about a lion bleeding to death

Jul 22nd 2015, 5:58 PM 10,034 Views 3 Comments

Mommy, why did the lion have to die?

What else could I get for… the €850k pricetag on the Italian Ambassador's former home
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What else could I get for… the €850k pricetag on the Italian Ambassador's former home

Jan 22nd 2015, 1:49 PM 2,432 Views 0 Comments

We take a look at what that amount of moolah could get you around the rest of the country.

This hero is now officially the Canadian Ambassador to Ireland
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This hero is now officially the Canadian Ambassador to Ireland

Jan 21st 2015, 5:20 PM 18,232 Views 17 Comments

Kevin Vickers shot a gunman last October who had killed a soldier at the Canadian parliament.

Fear not: the hazelnut shortage will NOT affect Ferrero Rocher supply this Christmas

Fear not: the hazelnut shortage will NOT affect Ferrero Rocher supply this Christmas

Dec 8th 2014, 6:00 PM 12,804 Views 20 Comments

Contrary to recent news reports.

Ambassador who treated staff 'like slaves' ordered to pay them €240,000
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Ambassador who treated staff 'like slaves' ordered to pay them €240,000

Nov 25th 2014, 7:08 PM 40,774 Views 109 Comments

But will Khalid Nasser Rashed Lootah invoke diplomatic immunity?

The US has finally approved a new ambassador to Ireland
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The US has finally approved a new ambassador to Ireland

Sep 19th 2014, 8:03 AM 14,943 Views 20 Comments

But who is he?

91-year-old man returns Holocaust medal after his relatives were killed in Gaza
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91-year-old man returns Holocaust medal after his relatives were killed in Gaza

Aug 15th 2014, 9:17 PM 37,150 Views 122 Comments

Henk Zanoli and his family were given the award for shielding a Jewish boy from the Nazis during World War II.

Up to 7,000 march as Dublin comes out in force to support Gaza
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Up to 7,000 march as Dublin comes out in force to support Gaza

Aug 9th 2014, 5:23 PM 15,807 Views 354 Comments

About 20,000 people also marched in London today.

Here's Charlie Flanagan's explanation of why Ireland won't be throwing out Israel's ambassador
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Here's Charlie Flanagan's explanation of why Ireland won't be throwing out Israel's ambassador

Jul 31st 2014, 10:20 PM 23,655 Views 233 Comments

“If we expelled every ambassador from Dublin for alleged human rights abuses there would be very few CD-plated registered cars around our city.”

Poll: Would you support the expelling of the Israeli Ambassador to Ireland?
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Poll: Would you support the expelling of the Israeli Ambassador to Ireland?

Jul 21st 2014, 9:13 AM 53,550 Views 546 Comments

More than 5,000 people have signed a petition on the issue so far.

Irish Government expresses 'strong concerns' with Israeli ambassador over situation in Gaza
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Irish Government expresses 'strong concerns' with Israeli ambassador over situation in Gaza

Jul 18th 2014, 10:55 PM 12,671 Views 147 Comments

Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan said he registered the Government’s strong concern that over Israel’s ground operation.

Incoming US ambassador wants to meet all parties in Northern Ireland
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Incoming US ambassador wants to meet all parties in Northern Ireland

Jul 15th 2014, 10:03 PM 5,078 Views 15 Comments

He said he would like to see everyone get back to the table so that the Haas proposals could be adopted.

Ambassador slams use of 'belittling Irish stereotypes' in Australian media
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Ambassador slams use of 'belittling Irish stereotypes' in Australian media

May 29th 2014, 8:53 AM 27,434 Views 127 Comments

It follows an Australian newspaper referring to an Irishman as a “Drunk Paddy” in a headline.

VIDEO: What the American Embassy has in common with an Aran jumper
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VIDEO: What the American Embassy has in common with an Aran jumper

May 23rd 2014, 7:04 PM 12,641 Views 28 Comments

Archive footage shows the huge crowds that gathered when the building was officially opened, 50 years ago today.

Irishman appointed as EU ambassador to the United States
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Irishman appointed as EU ambassador to the United States

May 6th 2014, 10:22 AM 6,655 Views 12 Comments

David O’Sullivan previously worked with the Department of Foreign Affairs.

White House refuses US visa for Iran newly appointed UN envoy
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White House refuses US visa for Iran newly appointed UN envoy

Apr 12th 2014, 8:37 AM 5,623 Views 41 Comments

Hamid Aboutalebi has been linked to the 1979 hostage crisis in which 52 Americans were held for 444 days.

Russian Ambassador asks why the EU accepts "Nazi" elements in Ukraine
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Russian Ambassador asks why the EU accepts "Nazi" elements in Ukraine

Mar 12th 2014, 4:50 PM 6,519 Views 77 Comments

Speaking to the Foreign Affairs committee this afternoon, Maxim Peshkov stressed that troops that have appeared in Crimea in recent weeks are not Russian.

Kenyan troops "in control" of Westgate Mall
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Kenyan troops "in control" of Westgate Mall

Sep 23rd 2013, 10:43 PM 6,737 Views 26 Comments

The three-day siege at the upmarket Nairobi mall is nearing an end, the country’s Interior Ministry says.

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