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# visit - Sunday 18 January, 2015

A record six million people turned out to see the Pope today
# Philippines
# Philippines

A record six million people turned out to see the Pope today

Jan 18th 2015, 6:09 PM 9,203 Views 50 Comments

Six. MILLION.

# visit - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Irish girl freaks out after dad travels to Canada for surprise visit
# Hi Dad
From The Daily Edge
# Hi Dad

Irish girl freaks out after dad travels to Canada for surprise visit

Nov 15th 2014, 9:11 AM 6,541 Views 8 Comments

Fierce shook.

# visit - Friday 14 November, 2014

Joe Schmidt and the Ireland team visited Temple Street Children's Hospital
# In Pics
From The42
# In Pics

Joe Schmidt and the Ireland team visited Temple Street Children's Hospital

Nov 14th 2014, 7:33 PM 5,125 Views 5 Comments

The Kiwi coach and a group of his players met some of the kids this evening.

# visit - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

"We too experienced the scourges of colonisation and hunger"
# Ethiopia
# Ethiopia

"We too experienced the scourges of colonisation and hunger"

Nov 5th 2014, 2:45 PM 5,866 Views 32 Comments

President Michael D. Higgins today addressed a delegation in Ethiopia as part of his tour of Africa.

# visit - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Here's how our President is getting on in Africa
# Michael D Abroad
# Michael D Abroad

Here's how our President is getting on in Africa

Nov 2nd 2014, 5:20 PM 8,527 Views 23 Comments

He’s going to Ethiopia, Malawi, and South Africa.

# visit - Friday 19 September, 2014

What to see in THE NORTH on Culture Night
# Culture Night
# Culture Night

What to see in THE NORTH on Culture Night

Sep 19th 2014, 5:48 PM 9,201 Views 13 Comments

It’s Culture Night tomorrow– and here’s our guide to what’s happening around the country.

# visit - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

John Kerry makes unannounced trip to Iraq's Kurdish region as country teeters on the brink
# Tensions
# Tensions

John Kerry makes unannounced trip to Iraq's Kurdish region as country teeters on the brink

Jun 24th 2014, 8:01 AM 4,568 Views 44 Comments

There is an increasingly urgent diplomatic push to stop Iraq from tearing apart.

# visit - Saturday 10 May, 2014

President Higgins receives honorary doctorate from Indiana University
# Doctor President
# Doctor President

President Higgins receives honorary doctorate from Indiana University

May 10th 2014, 6:14 PM 7,310 Views 13 Comments

The President told graduands to “take the first steps in a new ethical version of economics”.

# visit - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Pics: Take a trip to Beijing's Forbidden City - before it starts limiting visitors
# Sneak Peek
# Sneak Peek

Pics: Take a trip to Beijing's Forbidden City - before it starts limiting visitors

Apr 19th 2014, 5:00 PM 13,294 Views 14 Comments

The incredible Forbidden City was closed off to visitors for hundreds of years.

# visit - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Munster stars visit sick kids in Limerick Hospital
# Visit
From The42
# Visit

Munster stars visit sick kids in Limerick Hospital

Apr 15th 2014, 9:03 PM 7,712 Views 9 Comments

CJ Stander, Simon Zebo and Donncha O’Callaghan were just some of those in attendance.

# visit - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin caught up with Pope Francis today in Rome
# Having The Chats
# Having The Chats

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin caught up with Pope Francis today in Rome

Apr 10th 2014, 6:54 PM 9,379 Views 152 Comments

While attending a conference on human trafficking, the Pope was presented with a t-shirt which said “Turn Back Crime”.

# visit - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

RSVP: Senators want to invite Pope Francis to Ireland
# You're Invited
# You're Invited

RSVP: Senators want to invite Pope Francis to Ireland

Feb 19th 2014, 3:12 PM 8,702 Views 84 Comments

A visit from Pope Francis to Ireland would begin the healing process, says Senator David Norris who tabled the motion.

Poll: Would you like to see Pope Francis visit Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like to see Pope Francis visit Ireland?

Feb 19th 2014, 9:20 AM 19,784 Views 161 Comments

Good idea? Bad idea?

# visit - Monday 10 February, 2014

Where's Richard Bruton this week? Singapore apparently
# Building Bridges
# Building Bridges

Where's Richard Bruton this week? Singapore apparently

Feb 10th 2014, 11:44 AM 5,625 Views 11 Comments

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation is on the first ever joint trade mission of ministers from the Republic, Northern Ireland and the UK.

# visit - Thursday 9 January, 2014

The human rights issues which aren’t being discussed on Taoiseach’s Gulf visit
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

The human rights issues which aren’t being discussed on Taoiseach’s Gulf visit

Jan 9th 2014, 9:30 AM 20,268 Views 137 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton have come in for criticism for not raising human rights issues during their visit to Saudi Arabia and Qatar – but what exactly are the issues?

# visit - Friday 27 December, 2013

It would be deemed an “unfortunate event” if Mugabe was harmed on state visit to Ireland
# State Papers 1983
# State Papers 1983

It would be deemed an “unfortunate event” if Mugabe was harmed on state visit to Ireland

Dec 27th 2013, 8:45 AM 13,292 Views 17 Comments

A 1980s state paper advised the Department of Justice to increase security as it would not look good for the country if he was harmed while visiting Ireland.

# visit - Saturday 14 December, 2013

The 9 stages that made visiting Santa an emotional rollercoaster
# Santa Baby
From The Daily Edge
# Santa Baby

The 9 stages that made visiting Santa an emotional rollercoaster

Dec 14th 2013, 9:30 AM 13,628 Views 23 Comments

And an essential part of Christmas.

# visit - Monday 18 November, 2013

Broad welcome for President Higgins's planned trip to Britain
# State Visit
# State Visit

Broad welcome for President Higgins's planned trip to Britain

Nov 18th 2013, 8:01 AM 7,983 Views 55 Comments

Presidents have visited Britain many times in the past – Mary Robinson had tea with Queen Elizabeth in Buckingham Palace – but this will be the first official state visit.

# visit - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Buenos días: President Higgins goes to Central America for 12-day trip
# El Presidente
# El Presidente

Buenos días: President Higgins goes to Central America for 12-day trip

Oct 19th 2013, 12:57 PM 6,536 Views 49 Comments

President Higgins left this morning for his official visit to Mexico, El Salvador and Costa Rica.

# visit - Saturday 17 August, 2013

What’s your favourite heritage site?
# Ireland
# Ireland

What’s your favourite heritage site?

Aug 17th 2013, 12:30 PM 10,756 Views 103 Comments

Heritage Week begins today. There are many sites to choose from, but what do you think is the best?

Poll: Are you planning to do anything for National Heritage Week?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you planning to do anything for National Heritage Week?

Aug 17th 2013, 9:59 AM 6,652 Views 29 Comments

National Heritage Week kicks off today with over 1,700 events due to take place. Will you be at any of them?

# visit - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Nǐ hǎo: Eamon Gilmore is off to visit China today
# Diplomacy
# Diplomacy

Nǐ hǎo: Eamon Gilmore is off to visit China today

Jul 30th 2013, 8:34 AM 3,600 Views 73 Comments

The Tánaiste will meet senior Communist Party officials and try to sell Ireland as an attractive investment prospect.

# visit - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Pics: 'Humbled' Barack Obama visits Nelson Mandela's prison cell
# Robben Island
# Robben Island

Pics: 'Humbled' Barack Obama visits Nelson Mandela's prison cell

Jun 30th 2013, 6:12 PM 9,770 Views 29 Comments

“The world is grateful for the heroes of Robben Island, who remind us that no shackles or cells can match the strength of the human spirit,” the president wrote.

# visit - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Marriage, flags and secret phones... what was left after JFK visited Ireland
# 50 Years
# 50 Years

Marriage, flags and secret phones... what was left after JFK visited Ireland

Jun 15th 2013, 9:15 AM 10,741 Views 8 Comments

It is 50 years since JFK visited Ireland, and people are sharing their memories with the National Library.

# visit - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Enda in Lithuania to prepare for presidency handover
# Baltic
# Baltic

Enda in Lithuania to prepare for presidency handover

Jun 6th 2013, 7:08 AM 3,606 Views 39 Comments

The Taoiseach is also due to travel to Finland tomorrow.

# visit - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Mar 23rd 2013, 10:00 AM 6,247 Views 3 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: RTE stars confused by Pope’s message of humility, and Office of Public Works ‘may never know’ the source of the Cork floods.

# visit - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Alan Shatter tells Israel: Ireland is still your friend
# Visit
# Visit

Alan Shatter tells Israel: Ireland is still your friend

Mar 17th 2013, 3:36 PM 12,545 Views 231 Comments

The Minister for Justice also told an Israeli newspaper that he had been the target of some anti-Semitism during his time in politics but that it had been “extremely rare”.

# visit - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Where is the best place to visit in Ireland?
# Tourism
# Tourism

Where is the best place to visit in Ireland?

Jan 30th 2013, 10:29 AM 15,565 Views 97 Comments

The Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience has been named as the best place to visit in the country.

# visit - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Pic of the Day: Ruud van Nistelrooy goes to bizarre lengths to cheer patients
# Wise Move?
From The42
# Wise Move?

Pic of the Day: Ruud van Nistelrooy goes to bizarre lengths to cheer patients

Jan 5th 2013, 2:34 PM 4,300 Views 1 Comment

We wonder what Rio Ferdinand makes of this?

# visit - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Dublin Zoo records all time high for visitor numbers in 2012
# Zoo
# Zoo

Dublin Zoo records all time high for visitor numbers in 2012

Jan 3rd 2013, 1:22 PM 4,711 Views 12 Comments

Birthdays, babies, TV crews and a visit from J-Lo – it was certainly a busy year for the animals.

# visit - 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 2,977 Views 12 Comments

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

# visit - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Clinton says she will continue to fight for global online freedom
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Clinton says she will continue to fight for global online freedom

Dec 6th 2012, 9:15 PM 6,549 Views 34 Comments

Speaking today at DCU she said that governments must be held accountable when they violate human rights online.

# visit - Friday 16 November, 2012

Israel agrees three-hour truce for Egypt PM visit
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israel agrees three-hour truce for Egypt PM visit

Nov 16th 2012, 7:12 AM 3,195 Views 78 Comments

The relief comes after an intensification of bombardment overnight. A call-up of 30,000 reservists has also been authorised.

# visit - Monday 12 November, 2012

Mayor of Kilkenny writes to Obama and hopes he'll visit next year
# Barack O'Bama
# Barack O'Bama

Mayor of Kilkenny writes to Obama and hopes he'll visit next year

Nov 12th 2012, 3:10 PM 6,396 Views 19 Comments

Seán Ó hArgáin has congratulated the US President on a second term and wants him to come to Kilkenny if he makes another trip to Ireland.

# visit - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Fáilte Ireland says some tourism sectors are outperforming others
# Fáilte Ireland
# Fáilte Ireland

Fáilte Ireland says some tourism sectors are outperforming others

Oct 16th 2012, 4:08 PM 5,010 Views 2 Comments

Failte Ireland says confidence in tourism has improved but there are still challenges with some sectors outperforming others.

# visit - Saturday 13 October, 2012

VIDEO: Conan O'Brien accepts TCD patronage, calling himself "dangerously inbred"
# Team Coco
From The Daily Edge
# Team Coco

VIDEO: Conan O'Brien accepts TCD patronage, calling himself "dangerously inbred"

Oct 13th 2012, 9:30 AM 17,056 Views 14 Comments

The TV host spoke to Trinity’s Philisophical Society about his “mother country”, “Irish begrudgery” and told TCD to “get over” the Book of Kells.

# visit - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Conan O'Brien is back in Ireland, but how tall is he?
# Fáilte
From The Daily Edge
# Fáilte

Conan O'Brien is back in Ireland, but how tall is he?

Oct 11th 2012, 10:53 AM 14,349 Views 27 Comments

He’s f***ing tall, that’s how tall he is.

# visit - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Protests expected as Angela Merkel visits Athens
# Greece
# Greece

Protests expected as Angela Merkel visits Athens

Oct 9th 2012, 7:53 AM 2,352 Views 40 Comments

Police will create a ‘safety zone’ for her meetings with the Prime Minister and President, aiming to keep demonstrators away.

# visit - Sunday 7 October, 2012

PHOTOS: Day four of Michael D's visit to Chile
# El Presidente
# El Presidente

PHOTOS: Day four of Michael D's visit to Chile

Oct 7th 2012, 1:31 PM 6,884 Views 16 Comments

El Presidente visited the grave of former Chilean leader Salvador Allende as part of his two-week trip today.

# visit - Monday 20 August, 2012

In pictures: Golden girl Katie Taylor visits Crumlin Children's Hospital
# Katie Taylor
# Katie Taylor

In pictures: Golden girl Katie Taylor visits Crumlin Children's Hospital

Aug 20th 2012, 6:07 PM 19,955 Views 15 Comments

The boxing champion spent the day with some of her younger fans…