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# ambassador - Monday 23 September, 2013

Kenyan forces storm shopping mall in ‘final’ assault on militants
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# Westgate Mall

Kenyan forces storm shopping mall in ‘final’ assault on militants

Sep 23rd 2013, 3:53 PM 12,578 Views 117 Comments

It comes as the Red Cross revises down the death toll to 62. The Department of Foreign Affairs has issued an updated warning for Irish nationals.

# ambassador - Friday 26 July, 2013

Pride and anticipation as transplant athletes head to World Transplant Games
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# Transplant

Pride and anticipation as transplant athletes head to World Transplant Games

Jul 26th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,693 Views 4 Comments

There are 24 Irish athletes taking part in the games this year, which will kick off in Durban, South Africa, on July 28.

# ambassador - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Benicàssim set to go ahead after promoter sells out to MCD boss
# Festivals
# Festivals

Benicàssim set to go ahead after promoter sells out to MCD boss

Jul 4th 2013, 10:54 AM 9,806 Views 4 Comments

Denis Desmond has taken up a major stake in the event, following rumours it was due to be cancelled.

# ambassador - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Caroline Kennedy rumoured to be next US ambassador to Japan
# Diplomatic Relations
# Diplomatic Relations

Caroline Kennedy rumoured to be next US ambassador to Japan

Apr 2nd 2013, 8:52 AM 7,287 Views 9 Comments

Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of John F Kennedy, has long been a supporter of Barack Obama and is believed to be in the advanced stages of the selection process.

# ambassador - Friday 7 December, 2012

Hillary Clinton leaves for Belfast to discuss peace process
# Doing The Rounds
# Doing The Rounds

Hillary Clinton leaves for Belfast to discuss peace process

Dec 7th 2012, 10:57 AM 2,973 Views 12 Comments

The US Secretary of State said she is looking forward to her visit to Belfast to see the situation for herself.

# ambassador - Saturday 1 December, 2012

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

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…

# ambassador - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Pics: Beautiful vintage film signs from Dublin’s Ambassador cinema
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From The Daily Edge
# Sign Of The Times

Pics: Beautiful vintage film signs from Dublin’s Ambassador cinema

Nov 18th 2012, 8:45 AM 19,365 Views 27 Comments

Gone With The Wind! Star Wars! Rocky! All hand-painted by one man.

# ambassador - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Tadhg Kennelly: 'I got the opportunity this year to travel the world and recruit AFL players'
# Aussie Rules
From The42
# Aussie Rules

Tadhg Kennelly: 'I got the opportunity this year to travel the world and recruit AFL players'

Oct 23rd 2012, 10:09 AM 1,793 Views 0 Comments

The Listowel native also offered his views on a host of topics.

# ambassador - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Libyan authorities crack down on lawless militias
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan authorities crack down on lawless militias

Sep 23rd 2012, 1:28 PM 2,572 Views 1 Comment

Armed forces dislodged a militia from a military complex near Tripoli this morning as the crackdown spreads to the capital.

# ambassador - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Four dead in Libya after Benghazi clashes
# Libya
# Libya

Four dead in Libya after Benghazi clashes

Sep 22nd 2012, 11:55 AM 1,641 Views 8 Comments

The deaths come as protests against the power of militias gather pace.

# ambassador - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

US ambassador to Libya killed in attack
# Benghazi
# Benghazi

US ambassador to Libya killed in attack

Sep 12th 2012, 10:53 AM 13,860 Views 101 Comments

An armed mob attacked the US consulate in Benghazi over a controversial film which describes Islam as a “cancer”.

# ambassador - Monday 30 July, 2012

Off the record: 5 sports stories you may have missed this weekend
# Hidden Gems
From The42
# Hidden Gems

Off the record: 5 sports stories you may have missed this weekend

Jul 30th 2012, 1:35 PM 2,171 Views 0 Comments

Michelle Obama hugs the entire, new Dream Team and Sycerika McMahon is studying a South African sensation closely.

# ambassador - Monday 16 July, 2012

Newspaper images could hinder Michaela inquiry - lawyer
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# Michaela

Newspaper images could hinder Michaela inquiry - lawyer

Jul 16th 2012, 8:44 AM 9,233 Views 36 Comments

The McAreavey family lawyer in Mauritius said the publication of images from the crime scene could hinder further inquiries or the prospect of another trial.

# ambassador - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Syrian ambassador to Iraq defects, denounces Asaad
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian ambassador to Iraq defects, denounces Asaad

Jul 12th 2012, 9:36 AM 1,633 Views 12 Comments

Nawaf Fares called on Syrians to abandon Assad, saying: “The allegiance is to the people, not to a dictator who kills his people”.

# ambassador - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Obama's Moneygall cousin to work on connecting Ireland's global diaspora
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# Ambassador

Obama's Moneygall cousin to work on connecting Ireland's global diaspora

Jun 27th 2012, 12:38 PM 2,984 Views 4 Comments

Henry Healy “delighted” to join the Ireland Reaching Out campaign.

# ambassador - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

US, EU countries announce expulsion of Syrian diplomats
# Syria
# Syria

US, EU countries announce expulsion of Syrian diplomats

May 29th 2012, 4:40 PM 2,249 Views 18 Comments

Expulsions come in the wake of the killing of 108 people in Syria’s Houla area on Friday.

# ambassador - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Polish Ambassador responds to Irish Independent's 'Magda' dole article: Full text
# Magda
# Magda

Polish Ambassador responds to Irish Independent's 'Magda' dole article: Full text

Feb 1st 2012, 2:18 PM 34,924 Views 233 Comments

The Ambassador to Ireland has described the article about a Polish woman living on the dole in Donegal as inaccurate, selective and subjective.

# ambassador - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

US ambassador Dan Rooney says "no specific date for departure"
# Mr Ambassador
# Mr Ambassador

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.

# ambassador - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

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

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.

# ambassador - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Fianna Fáil attacks government over closure of Vatican embassy
# Diplomatic Relations
# Diplomatic Relations

Fianna Fáil attacks government over closure of Vatican embassy

Nov 17th 2011, 12:48 PM 2,619 Views 64 Comments

Eamon O’Cuiv hit out at Eamon Gilmore in the Dáil this morning saying he didn’t believe that the government had made the decision for financial reasons.

# ambassador - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

France recalls Syrian ambassador
# Syria
# Syria

France recalls Syrian ambassador

Nov 16th 2011, 3:54 PM 668 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Syria is boycotting today’s Arab League meeting in Rabat over the group’s decision to suspend its membership.

# ambassador - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Ireland to close its embassy in the Vatican
# Diplomatic Relations
# Diplomatic Relations

Ireland to close its embassy in the Vatican

Nov 3rd 2011, 6:08 PM 2,765 Views 89 Comments

Embasies in Iran and East Timor will also close ‘to implement savings’.

# ambassador - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Pole position: Why Nigel Kennedy and Yiddish jazz are the perfect match
# Nch
# Nch

Pole position: Why Nigel Kennedy and Yiddish jazz are the perfect match

Jun 30th 2011, 4:16 PM 581 Views 1 Comment

World’s best-selling classical violinist and Polish jazz stars to take over National Concert Hall to mark Poland’s first presidency of the EU.

# ambassador - Monday 23 May, 2011

Tributes paid to the Russian ambassador to Ireland, who has died suddenly
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid to the Russian ambassador to Ireland, who has died suddenly

May 23rd 2011, 6:12 PM 836 Views 3 Comments

Mikhail Timoshkin has been praised for building ties between Ireland and Russia. His charity work is also being acknowledged following his untimely death.

# ambassador - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Liam Neeson becomes first Irish goodwill ambassador for Unicef
# UNICEF
# UNICEF

Liam Neeson becomes first Irish goodwill ambassador for Unicef

Mar 29th 2011, 12:17 PM 1,217 Views 0 Comments

Actor joins elite tier of global ambassadors, alongside his mother-in-law Vanessa Redgrave.