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#mike pence

# mike-pence - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Meeting between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media again

This is the second time the breakfast meeting will be held behind closed doors.

# mike-pence - Friday 6 March, 2020

'This is not a drill': WHO urges world to take Covid-19 more seriously

The US Congress passed an emergency $8.3 billion spending bill to combat the coronavirus.

# mike-pence - Saturday 25 January, 2020

US Vice President Mike Pence meets with troops at Shannon Airport

Pence last visited Ireland in September.

# mike-pence - Monday 30 December, 2019

More than 2,500 Defence Forces personnel deployed for Trump and Pence visits

The end-of-year summary of defence and security operations in 2019 has been published.

# mike-pence - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Turkey has agreed to a ceasefire in Syria, Pence says

Pence spoke after he and other US officials met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

# mike-pence - Saturday 28 September, 2019

How much did visits from Trump and Pence cost An Garda Síochána? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The average cost of childcare per week in Ireland.

# mike-pence - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Visits of Trump and Pence this year cost An Garda Síochána between €15-18 million

The figure was about half the security costs for Pope Francis’ visit last year.

# mike-pence - Friday 6 September, 2019

Democrats investigate Pence stay at Trump's Doonbeg hotel

Pence has defended as “logical” his decision to stay at Doonbeg.

# mike-pence - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Mike Pence departs from Shannon as two-day Irish visit ends

Pence took a stronger line on Brexit during this trip than many had expected.

# mike-pence - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Mike Pence defends choice to stay at Trump's Doonbeg resort despite most meetings taking place in Dublin

Pence has been staying at the Trump International Golf Links and Hotel during his two-day visit to Ireland.

Pence urges Ireland and EU to negotiate in 'good faith' with Boris Johnson on Brexit

Pence’s message on Brexit today was stronger than many had been expecting.

The Taoiseach and his partner have welcomed Mike Pence to Farmleigh ahead of a family lunch

The US Vice President stopped by the Áras earlier this morning.

# mike-pence - Monday 2 September, 2019

US Vice President Mike Pence has touched down in Ireland

Pence will meet with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar tomorrow as well as President Michael D Higgins during his visit.

Leo Varadkar hoping for 'family lunch' with his parents, partner and 'friend of Ireland' Mike Pence

Mike Pence’s visit has been brought forward. He’s now due in Shannon today.

# mike-pence - Friday 30 August, 2019

Mike Pence visit to Ireland to be brought forward to Monday

Pence was due to arrive in Ireland next Friday, but his plans have changed.

# mike-pence - Thursday 15 August, 2019

US Vice President Mike Pence confirms visit to Ireland on 6 and 7 September

The trip comes after US President Donald Trump spent several days in Ireland in June.

Mike Pence will back the Good Friday Agreement when he visits Ireland next month

The US Vice President was invited to visit by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar when they met in Washington in March.

# mike-pence - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Pence claims migrants 'well cared for' during visit to centre as protestors decry 'concentration camps'

The US Vice President said the situation at the border is a “crisis that is overwhelming our system”.

# mike-pence - Friday 5 July, 2019

Poll: How do you feel about Mike Pence's planned visit to Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How do you feel about Mike Pence's planned visit to Ireland?

A date in September has been floated although official details have not yet been released.

Planning under way for US Vice President Mike Pence to visit Ireland in September

The White House is yet to confirm the visit.

# mike-pence - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

'There was no emergency callback': Why the abrupt cancellation of a Pence event prompted a frenzy of speculation

A grave-sounding announcement from a Pence official, coupled with events in Russia let to swirl of rumours.

# mike-pence - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Taoiseach says he wasn't nervous ahead of Pence speech: 'I wanted to express Ireland's values'

Varadkar said he and Pence have very different views on social issues, but says it’s better to engage with people rather than boycott them.

# mike-pence - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Leo Varadkar's partner to attend breakfast meeting at house of US vice president Mike Pence

Last year, Mike Pence told the Taoiseach his partner, Matt Barrett, would be welcome in Pence’s home if he decides to attend this year.

# mike-pence - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Leo Varadkar's partner to attend breakfast meeting at house of US vice president Mike Pence

The US vice president has been criticised for his views and his legislative record on LGBT people.

# mike-pence - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Breakfast meeting between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be open to the media this year

US Vice President Mike Pence was criticised for excluding the media from the traditional breakfast meeting with the Taoiseach.

Taoiseach heading to Washington DC for annual St Patrick's Day meeting with Donald Trump

Leo Varadkar will also travel to Chicago this year.

# mike-pence - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Venezuelan president calls Mike Pence 'a madman', says he's ready to meet Trump

Pence has accused Caracas of financing the Honduras migrant caravan marching towards the US.

# mike-pence - Friday 7 September, 2018

Trump calls on New York Times to reveal 'coward' behind explosive op-ed

Meanwhile, First Lady Melania Trump accused the author of “sabotaging” the US.

# mike-pence - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Space Force to be a branch of US military and will prepare for 'next battlefield' Guns In Space This post contains videos

Space Force to be a branch of US military and will prepare for 'next battlefield'

Nasa, by comparison, is an independent and civilian branch of government.

# mike-pence - Thursday 24 May, 2018

North Korea slams 'ignorant and stupid' Mike Pence as nuclear summit hangs in the balance

Pence warned North Korea that it would be a “great mistake” to try and play with Washington.

# mike-pence - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Leo Varadkar visits site of the Stonewall riots in New York

The Stonewall protests are widely considered to be the single most important event leading to the gay liberation movement.

# mike-pence - Friday 16 March, 2018

'A very nice gesture': Mike Pence tells Leo Varadkar that his partner Matt would be welcome in his home

It is tradition during the St Patrick’s Day trip to Washington DC for the Taoiseach to have breakfast with the VP.

# mike-pence - Sunday 11 March, 2018

'I carry Ireland with me everywhere I go': Leo likely to indulge Pence and Ryan with talk of Irish roots

The Taoiseach is about to set off on a whirlwind tour of America for St Patrick’s Day.

# mike-pence - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

US vice president had secret plan to meet the North Koreans - but they cancelled last minute

The US has accused North Korea of never being serious about the meeting.

# mike-pence - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Mike Pence in Shannon: 'Rallying US troops on foreign soil, in a country that claims to be neutral'

Giving Mike Pence the opportunity to meet US troops at Shannon flies in the face of our neutrality, writes John Lannon.

# mike-pence - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Mike Pence says US would support two-state solution between Palestine and Israel

Pence is on the first leg of a three-country tour that includes stops in Jordan and Israel.

# mike-pence - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Arab leaders 'denounce and condemn' Trump's stance on Jerusalem amid violent protests

Ministers are demanding the US reverses its decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

# mike-pence - Friday 8 December, 2017

Violence worsens in Israel as thousands clash in response to Trump's Jerusalem decision

The Israeli military has deployed hundreds more troops to the occupied West Bank.

# mike-pence - Monday 9 October, 2017

Donald Trump says he told Mike Pence to leave stadium if players kneeled

Players have accused Vice President Mike Pence of creating a PR stunt.

# mike-pence - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence walks out of NFL game after players kneel for anthem

Pence said: ” I don’t think it’s too much to ask NFL players to respect the flag and our national anthem.”

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