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Friday 10 January, 2020

Simon Coveney: Lyra McKee's death inspired Northern talks, now politicians should take charge
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Simon Coveney: Lyra McKee's death inspired Northern talks, now politicians should take charge

Jan 10th 2020, 7:08 AM 6,987 Views 20 Comments

The new deal is a balanced approach that can get the parliament up and running, the Tánaiste writes.

Thursday 22 August, 2019

Simon Coveney: The backstop is overwhelmingly supported. This gets little recognition in the UK Brexit debate
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Simon Coveney: The backstop is overwhelmingly supported. This gets little recognition in the UK Brexit debate

Aug 22nd 2019, 7:25 AM 29,307 Views 17 Comments

A hard Brexit, if the UK chooses one, will be ugly and difficult, says the Tánaiste.

Saturday 23 February, 2019

Coveney: 'What's the new mega Bill? In simple language, it’s Irish Brexit law'
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Coveney: 'What's the new mega Bill? In simple language, it’s Irish Brexit law'

Feb 23rd 2019, 6:15 AM 8,294 Views 15 Comments

The Tánaiste says Ireland will be as ready as we can be for the damage a disorderly Brexit will cause.

Saturday 29 September, 2018

Simon Coveney: 'It is time to bin climate change denial'
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Simon Coveney: 'It is time to bin climate change denial'

Sep 29th 2018, 12:01 AM 9,107 Views 69 Comments

The Tánaiste also used tonight’s speech to the the UN to state the Israel-Palestine conflict is a big foreign policy priority for the Irish government.

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Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Mandela and 'the unbreakable bonds of friendship and solidarity' with Ireland
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Mandela and 'the unbreakable bonds of friendship and solidarity' with Ireland

Jul 18th 2018, 12:14 PM 14,963 Views 24 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney on why Dublin is the perfect venue to celebrate Madiba’s struggle – and why Ireland will co-host Nelson Mandela Peace Summit at UN this autumn.

Saturday 9 June, 2018

Simon Coveney in Jordan: '80,000 live in Zaatari refugee camp. That's the same population as Galway City'
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Simon Coveney in Jordan: '80,000 live in Zaatari refugee camp. That's the same population as Galway City'

Jun 9th 2018, 3:00 PM 18,208 Views 33 Comments

‘Children are growing up in Zaatari refugee camp having never known any other home,’ writes Tánaiste and Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney.

Saturday 13 January, 2018

Simon Coveney: 'Gaza is slightly smaller than County Louth but nearly 2 million people live in it'
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Simon Coveney: 'Gaza is slightly smaller than County Louth but nearly 2 million people live in it'

Jan 13th 2018, 7:00 AM 15,009 Views 75 Comments

While in Gaza I saw the pressures on food, water and electricity, writes Tánaiste Simon Coveney.