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# irish embassy opening
Coveney stresses value of 'diplomatic channels' amid row over Tehran embassy
Opening an Irish embassy in the Iranian capital is being kept under review.
# Madrid
Letterbomb sent to Ukraine's embassy in Spain injures one
Police have opened an investigation involving forensic police.
# Iran
Ireland’s Tehran embassy reopening ‘under review’, says Coveney
Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney said it “makes sense” to have an embassy in the Iranian capital, despite concerns.
# Anna Sochanska
Polish ambassador: Russian atrocities in Ukraine 'made me want to take up a gun and go fight'
Anna Sochańska has been the diplomatic representative in Ireland for the government of Poland since 2019.
# Russian Embassy
Man arrested after truck driven through the gates of Russian embassy in Dublin
The man was arrested after the truck reversed into the gates at the embassy.
# Ukraine
Priest who threw paint at Russian embassy calls for war protests to continue
Ukraine’s ambassador to Ireland warned her country was on the brink of a “humanitarian catastrophe”.
# Kyiv Embassy
Department of Foreign Affairs says 145 Irish citizens now registered with embassy in Ukraine
The department said that this number “may rise further over the coming days”.
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# Coronavirus
Irish citizen stranded in Peru: 'We'll figure out how to get the money for flights home'
The Irish government is gauging interest from the estimated 100 Irish people on who want to fly home this weekend.
# London Bridge
Irish embassy urges people concerned for family or friends over London Bridge attack to contact it
A device strapped to the body of the suspect is believed to have been a hoax device.
Mumbai, Cardiff and LA: 10 new embassies to open this year to tap into new markets
The Tánaiste also defended the costly practice of leasing properties abroad, rather than buying property.
# Golden Ticket
Irish passports issued to UK increase, while numbers fall in France, Germany and Spain
There’s been a huge jump in passport applications from Northern Ireland since Brexit.
# Rome
Hunt for identity of skeleton discovered in Vatican embassy
Another potential victim emerged today.
# Boycott
Israeli minister calls for immediate closure of embassy here following Seanad boycott vote
“We don’t turn the other cheek to those who boycott us.”
# building and property
Israel's embassy has stalled works planned for a Dublin office block over security concerns
The embassy has been based out of the largely-empty Carrisbrook House in Ballsbridge since 1996.
# Gaza
'Stand in solidarity with us': Crowd protests in Dublin at killing of 60 Palestinians by Israeli troops
Israel has faced widespread international condemnation for the killings.
# Jerusalem
Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem
The United States officially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem today.
# Wikileaks
Ecuador has granted Julian Assange citizenship
Ecuador had asked London to recognise Assange as a diplomat so that he could be granted safe passage out of the UK.
# Jerusalem
'Deplorable and unacceptable': Trump's Jerusalem declaration sparks anger amongst global leaders
US President Donald Trump has recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
# Investigation
Cuba 'sonic attack' claims: Doctors treating US embassy staff find brain abnormalities in patients
The finding is also one of several factors fueling growing scepticism that some kind of sonic weapon was involved.
# moving us embassy
Trump announces he recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital
The status of Jerusalem is a central issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with both sides claiming the city as their capital.
# slightly surprising
Ireland is opening an embassy in New Zealand (we never had one up till now)
New Zealand is going to repay the favour and set up shop here too.
# heightened tensions
Security guard shoots dead two men at Israeli embassy in Jordan
One man attacked the guard with a screwdriver.
# it's all kicking off
Irish citizens in Qatar being urged to register with government as diplomatic crisis deepens
Yesterday, Saudi Arabia and several of its allies cut relations with Qatar.
# Wikileaks
Assange hails 'important victory' after Sweden drops rape investigation
“The road is far from over. The war, the proper war, is just commencing.”
# Homophobic
Dublin protest against anti-gay violence in Chechnya as Russia seeks to play down controversy
Russia has labelled the claims of homophobic violence as “phantom complaints”.
# no ban no wall
Hundreds brave wind and rain for anti-Trump protest in Dublin
A number of political parties took part in the protest.
# truck crash
At least four dead as truck crashes into Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem
Meanwhile, the Israeli embassy in London apologised after one of its staff threatened to “take down” a British government minister.
# on alert
Wave of hate crime and racist incidents following Brexit result
Signs stating “Leave the EU, no more Polish vermin” have been posted through letter boxes.
# Security Alert
Irish embassy warns of security threat in Beijing this Christmas
The warning was first issued by the US embassy.
Irishman and father of 8 held in one of Abu Dhabi's most notorious prisons
John White, a property developer from Clonmel in Country Tipperary is in prison over a €500,000 debt he could not pay.
# la rue Rude
Ireland's embassy in Paris is worth a LOT of money
The location isn’t too shabby at all.
# Wikileaks
Julian Assange is STILL living in that Ecuadorian embassy
He isn’t budging.
# appalling
Ambassador who treated staff 'like slaves' ordered to pay them €240,000
But will Khalid Nasser Rashed Lootah invoke diplomatic immunity?
# eatpolishapples
Poland have asked the people of Ireland to eat their apples
Poland want us to eat their apples. And they’ve got a video encouraging us to do so.
# Ambassador's Ball
Irish embassies cost €43 million to run last year
Missions cost a further €7 million.
# Get Out
Germany warns citizens to leave Libya after deaths of 38 in clashes
Cashes broke out yesterday when Islamist groups launched an assault on the headquarters of a special forces unit
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Everyone’s talking about Mountjoy prison, Gaza protests, and Cork beaches…
# gaza strip
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.
# March
'We want justice' chants at Dublin Gaza rally, as conflict death toll tops 125
Around 1,500 people turned out for today’s solidarity march, as the two sides in the Gaza conflict continued to trade fire.
# military coup
Travelling to Thailand? Irish citizens advised to 'exercise extreme caution'
The Department of Foreign Affairs said there is a curfew from 10pm to 5am and Irish citizens should take extra care.