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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 18,656 Views 16 Comments

Rooney was ambassador to Ireland between 2009 and 2012.

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?

After 18 month gap, US expected to nominate new ambassador to Ireland today
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After 18 month gap, US expected to nominate new ambassador to Ireland today

Jun 5th 2014, 8:05 AM 5,170 Views 6 Comments

A St. Louis-based lawyer is expected to take over, a year-and-a-half after Dan Rooney stepped down from the role.

Mila Kunis & Ashton Kutcher photobomb Steelers owner Dan Rooney
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Mila Kunis & Ashton Kutcher photobomb Steelers owner Dan Rooney

Sep 24th 2013, 3:02 PM 5,111 Views 0 Comments

With added Brian Cowen.

21 signs you're an Irish NFL fan
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21 signs you're an Irish NFL fan

Sep 22nd 2013, 12:49 PM 4,990 Views 6 Comments

From an addiction to coffee and learning the rules thorough Madden.

GAA remain hopeful of bringing an NFL game to Croke Park
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GAA remain hopeful of bringing an NFL game to Croke Park

Sep 16th 2013, 8:30 AM 1,714 Views 4 Comments

Plans remain in place to bring elite American football to Jones Road.

Dan Rooney helps launch the 2014 Croke Park Classic in the U.S.
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Dan Rooney helps launch the 2014 Croke Park Classic in the U.S.

Sep 15th 2013, 1:32 PM 2,234 Views 1 Comment

The trophy for next year’s game is named after the former US ambassador to Ireland.

The Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger and Dan Rooney are in Ireland for July 4
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The Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger and Dan Rooney are in Ireland for July 4

Jul 4th 2013, 12:14 PM 3,457 Views 4 Comments

The pair are hanging out with some Dublin footballers at the US Embassy this morning.

Could Bill Clinton be the next US ambassador to Ireland?
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Could Bill Clinton be the next US ambassador to Ireland?

Dec 1st 2012, 12:23 PM 9,866 Views 45 Comments

One of the United States’ leading newspapers certainly thinks so…

Croke Park blow as Rooney's Steelers confirmed for London NFL game
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Croke Park blow as Rooney's Steelers confirmed for London NFL game

Oct 17th 2012, 12:44 PM 7,780 Views 6 Comments

Stadium director Peter McKenna says that the NFL’s decision to stage a second Wembley game in 2013 does not weaken Ireland’s future chances.

In pics: Adorable on the Fourth of July
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In pics: Adorable on the Fourth of July

Jul 4th 2012, 5:29 PM 9,636 Views 9 Comments

President Higgins may have competition for the most loveable elderly statesman in the Phoenix Park…

WATCH: US Ambassador launches YouTube guide to American football
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WATCH: US Ambassador launches YouTube guide to American football

Jan 31st 2012, 11:14 AM 1,400 Views 10 Comments

Dan Rooney has released a Super Bowl preview guide to get Ireland in the mood for Sunday’s American football spectacular.

Croke Park still ‘optimistic’ on 2013 NFL date
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Croke Park still ‘optimistic’ on 2013 NFL date

Jan 21st 2012, 8:00 AM 3,129 Views 4 Comments

American Football bosses are still considering a game on Jones Road next year, worth in the region of €50m to the Irish economy.

Bad news: No NFL game for Dublin in 2012
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Bad news: No NFL game for Dublin in 2012

Jan 20th 2012, 2:28 PM 5,106 Views 22 Comments

The NFL has confirmed that the game between the St Louis Rams and the New England Patriots will be the only game played in Europe next season.

US ambassador Dan Rooney says "no specific date for departure"
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US ambassador Dan Rooney says "no specific date for departure"

Jan 18th 2012, 11:29 AM 1,563 Views 1 Comment

Washington’s ambassador to Ireland has responded to comments from his son that he is to resign this year.

US ambassador to Ireland Dan Rooney to step down, says son
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US ambassador to Ireland Dan Rooney to step down, says son

Jan 17th 2012, 10:09 PM 5,315 Views 11 Comments

The United States’ ambassador to Ireland will step down from his position this year, his son told reporters in Pennsylvania today.

Top NFL delegate gives Croker the thumbs-up
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Top NFL delegate gives Croker the thumbs-up

Dec 7th 2011, 9:55 PM 4,044 Views 10 Comments

American football bosses reveal that they were “very impressed” on their visit to Jones Road last week.

NFL chiefs impressed by Croker, says Steelers owner Dan Rooney
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NFL chiefs impressed by Croker, says Steelers owner Dan Rooney

Dec 6th 2011, 10:07 PM 656 Views 0 Comments

“They thought that the stadium itself was excellent and the professional manner in which is run impresses them,” said US ambassador to Ireland.

Fourth of July: Celebrations in Dublin, Limerick... and Moneygall
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Fourth of July: Celebrations in Dublin, Limerick... and Moneygall

Jul 4th 2011, 2:31 PM 6,599 Views 3 Comments

Fireworks and barbeques are traditional Fourth of July celebrations in the US but what are we doing in Ireland?

Brogan and Kelly set for Patrick's Day date with Obama
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Brogan and Kelly set for Patrick's Day date with Obama

Mar 11th 2011, 3:35 PM 1,132 Views 0 Comments

The two GAA stars have been invited to Washington for the White House’s annual celebrations.

US ambassador to Ireland kicked out of press box at NFL game
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US ambassador to Ireland kicked out of press box at NFL game

Aug 24th 2010, 8:11 PM 353 Views 0 Comments

Dan Rooney was asked to leave the press box – because he didn’t have the credentials to watch his own team play.

Beyond the hall door
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Beyond the hall door

Jul 14th 2010, 3:06 PM 428 Views 0 Comments

Ever wondered what life would be like as an Ambassador?