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# ambassador - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

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

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

# ambassador - Monday 8 July, 2019

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

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

# ambassador - Sunday 7 July, 2019

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

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

# ambassador - Thursday 2 May, 2019

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

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

# ambassador - Thursday 11 April, 2019

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

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

# ambassador - Sunday 22 April, 2018

From The42 Kaepernick honoured with Amnesty International award Ambassador

Kaepernick honoured with Amnesty International award

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

# ambassador - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

From The42 'It’s not me' - Quinn shoots down speculation of Sunderland takeover Dismissal

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

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

# ambassador - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador at 1916 event has conviction overturned

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

# ambassador - Thursday 31 August, 2017

US retaliates against Russia and orders closure of 3 diplomatic offices

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

# ambassador - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

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

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

# ambassador - Thursday 13 April, 2017

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

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

Rooney was ambassador to Ireland between 2009 and 2012.

# ambassador - Monday 20 February, 2017

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

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

# ambassador - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

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

Sir Ivan Rogers unexpectedly announced his resignation yesterday.

# ambassador - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

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

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

# ambassador - Friday 30 December, 2016

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

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

# ambassador - Thursday 22 December, 2016

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

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

# ambassador - Friday 14 October, 2016

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

The decision hasn’t exactly been welcomed.

# ambassador - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

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

Rodrigo Duterte made the controversial comments on live television.

# ambassador - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Penneys has just opened up another major store in the US

The branch has opened its doors in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

# ambassador - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

From The42 Live on US morning TV, 'Honey Bear' Cummins told his horrific tale about a lion bleeding to death Ambassador This post contains videos

# ambassador - Thursday 22 January, 2015

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

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

# ambassador - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

This hero is now officially the Canadian Ambassador to Ireland

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

# ambassador - Monday 8 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Fear not: the hazelnut shortage will NOT affect Ferrero Rocher supply this Christmas

# ambassador - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

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

But will Khalid Nasser Rashed Lootah invoke diplomatic immunity?

# ambassador - Friday 19 September, 2014

# ambassador - Friday 15 August, 2014

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

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

# ambassador - Saturday 9 August, 2014

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

About 20,000 people also marched in London today.

# ambassador - Thursday 31 July, 2014

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

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

# ambassador - Monday 21 July, 2014

Poll: Would you support the expelling of the Israeli Ambassador to Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

# ambassador - Friday 18 July, 2014

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

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

# ambassador - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Incoming US ambassador wants to meet all parties in Northern Ireland

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

# ambassador - Thursday 5 June, 2014

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Morning, folks. Here are the nine big stories you need to know today.

# ambassador - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know today.

# ambassador - Thursday 29 May, 2014

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

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

# ambassador - Friday 23 May, 2014

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

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

# ambassador - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Irishman appointed as EU ambassador to the United States

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

# ambassador - Saturday 12 April, 2014

White House refuses US visa for Iran newly appointed UN envoy

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

# ambassador - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

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

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

# ambassador - Monday 23 September, 2013

Kenyan troops "in control" of Westgate Mall

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

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

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.

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