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# embassy - Friday 20 March, 2020

Irish citizen stranded in Peru: 'We'll figure out how to get the money for flights home'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Irish citizen stranded in Peru: 'We'll figure out how to get the money for flights home'

Mar 20th 2020, 2:24 PM 24,009 Views 8 Comments

The Irish government is gauging interest from the estimated 100 Irish people on who want to fly home this weekend.

# embassy - Friday 29 November, 2019

Irish embassy urges people concerned for family or friends over London Bridge attack to contact it
# London Bridge
# London Bridge

Irish embassy urges people concerned for family or friends over London Bridge attack to contact it

Nov 29th 2019, 4:47 PM 34,509 Views 33 Comments

A device strapped to the body of the suspect is believed to have been a hoax device.

# embassy - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Mumbai, Cardiff and LA: 10 new embassies to open this year to tap into new markets
# IRISH FOOTPRINT
# IRISH FOOTPRINT

Mumbai, Cardiff and LA: 10 new embassies to open this year to tap into new markets

Jan 1st 2019, 6:15 AM 9,585 Views 15 Comments

The Tánaiste also defended the costly practice of leasing properties abroad, rather than buying property.

# embassy - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Irish passports issued to UK increase, while numbers fall in France, Germany and Spain
# Golden Ticket
# Golden Ticket

Irish passports issued to UK increase, while numbers fall in France, Germany and Spain

Nov 18th 2018, 12:05 AM 22,697 Views 29 Comments

There’s been a huge jump in passport applications from Northern Ireland since Brexit.

# embassy - Friday 2 November, 2018

Hunt for identity of skeleton discovered in Vatican embassy
# Rome
# Rome

Hunt for identity of skeleton discovered in Vatican embassy

Nov 2nd 2018, 11:54 AM 32,640 Views 13 Comments

Another potential victim emerged today.

# embassy - Friday 13 July, 2018

Israeli minister calls for immediate closure of embassy here following Seanad boycott vote
# Boycott
# Boycott

Israeli minister calls for immediate closure of embassy here following Seanad boycott vote

Jul 13th 2018, 7:31 AM 31,697 Views 162 Comments

“We don’t turn the other cheek to those who boycott us.”

# embassy - Friday 29 June, 2018

Israel's embassy has stalled works planned for a Dublin office block over security concerns
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

Israel's embassy has stalled works planned for a Dublin office block over security concerns

Jun 29th 2018, 6:00 AM 16,489 Views 71 Comments

The embassy has been based out of the largely-empty Carrisbrook House in Ballsbridge since 1996.

# embassy - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'Stand in solidarity with us': Crowd protests in Dublin at killing of 60 Palestinians by Israeli troops
# Gaza
# Gaza

'Stand in solidarity with us': Crowd protests in Dublin at killing of 60 Palestinians by Israeli troops

May 15th 2018, 8:12 PM 33,981 Views 102 Comments

Israel has faced widespread international condemnation for the killings.

# embassy - Monday 14 May, 2018

Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem

May 14th 2018, 4:27 PM 26,365 Views 35 Comments

The United States officially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem today.

# embassy - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Ecuador has granted Julian Assange citizenship
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Ecuador has granted Julian Assange citizenship

Jan 11th 2018, 5:37 PM 24,072 Views 110 Comments

Ecuador had asked London to recognise Assange as a diplomat so that he could be granted safe passage out of the UK.

# embassy - Thursday 7 December, 2017

'Deplorable and unacceptable': Trump's Jerusalem declaration sparks anger amongst global leaders
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

'Deplorable and unacceptable': Trump's Jerusalem declaration sparks anger amongst global leaders

Dec 7th 2017, 7:19 AM 17,283 Views 115 Comments

US President Donald Trump has recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

# embassy - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Cuba 'sonic attack' claims: Doctors treating US embassy staff find brain abnormalities in patients
# Investigation
# Investigation

Cuba 'sonic attack' claims: Doctors treating US embassy staff find brain abnormalities in patients

Dec 6th 2017, 10:30 PM 27,198 Views 23 Comments

The finding is also one of several factors fueling growing scepticism that some kind of sonic weapon was involved.

Trump announces he recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital
# Moving Us Embassy
# Moving Us Embassy

Trump announces he recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Dec 6th 2017, 6:20 PM 43,110 Views 232 Comments

The status of Jerusalem is a central issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with both sides claiming the city as their capital.

# embassy - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Ireland is opening an embassy in New Zealand (we never had one up till now)
# Slightly Surprising
# Slightly Surprising

Ireland is opening an embassy in New Zealand (we never had one up till now)

Oct 24th 2017, 8:24 AM 14,603 Views 22 Comments

New Zealand is going to repay the favour and set up shop here too.

# embassy - Monday 24 July, 2017

Security guard shoots dead two men at Israeli embassy in Jordan
# Heightened Tensions
# Heightened Tensions

Security guard shoots dead two men at Israeli embassy in Jordan

Jul 24th 2017, 10:40 AM 8,339 Views 45 Comments

One man attacked the guard with a screwdriver.

# embassy - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Irish citizens in Qatar being urged to register with government as diplomatic crisis deepens
# It's All Kicking Off
# It's All Kicking Off

Irish citizens in Qatar being urged to register with government as diplomatic crisis deepens

Jun 6th 2017, 12:40 PM 30,558 Views 29 Comments

Yesterday, Saudi Arabia and several of its allies cut relations with Qatar.

# embassy - Friday 19 May, 2017

Assange hails 'important victory' after Sweden drops rape investigation
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Assange hails 'important victory' after Sweden drops rape investigation

May 19th 2017, 6:00 PM 25,054 Views 104 Comments

“The road is far from over. The war, the proper war, is just commencing.”

# embassy - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Dublin protest against anti-gay violence in Chechnya as Russia seeks to play down controversy
# Homophobic
# Homophobic

Dublin protest against anti-gay violence in Chechnya as Russia seeks to play down controversy

Apr 20th 2017, 10:58 PM 11,867 Views 38 Comments

Russia has labelled the claims of homophobic violence as “phantom complaints”.

# embassy - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Hundreds brave wind and rain for anti-Trump protest in Dublin
# No Ban No Wall
# No Ban No Wall

Hundreds brave wind and rain for anti-Trump protest in Dublin

Feb 2nd 2017, 8:09 PM 23,391 Views 217 Comments

A number of political parties took part in the protest.

# embassy - Sunday 8 January, 2017

At least four dead as truck crashes into Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem
# Truck Crash
# Truck Crash

At least four dead as truck crashes into Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem

Jan 8th 2017, 12:12 PM 13,537 Views 150 Comments

Meanwhile, the Israeli embassy in London apologised after one of its staff threatened to “take down” a British government minister.

# embassy - Monday 27 June, 2016

Wave of hate crime and racist incidents following Brexit result
# On Alert
# On Alert

Wave of hate crime and racist incidents following Brexit result

Jun 27th 2016, 5:17 PM 27,306 Views 133 Comments

Signs stating “Leave the EU, no more Polish vermin” have been posted through letter boxes.

# embassy - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Irish embassy warns of security threat in Beijing this Christmas
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Irish embassy warns of security threat in Beijing this Christmas

Dec 24th 2015, 11:58 AM 11,452 Views 15 Comments

The warning was first issued by the US embassy.

# embassy - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Irishman and father of 8 held in one of Abu Dhabi's most notorious prisons
# UAE
# UAE

Irishman and father of 8 held in one of Abu Dhabi's most notorious prisons

Aug 11th 2015, 10:51 AM 39,213 Views 104 Comments

John White, a property developer from Clonmel in Country Tipperary is in prison over a €500,000 debt he could not pay.

# embassy - Monday 13 July, 2015

Ireland's embassy in Paris is worth a LOT of money
# La Rue Rude
# La Rue Rude

Ireland's embassy in Paris is worth a LOT of money

Jul 13th 2015, 3:00 PM 18,385 Views 41 Comments

The location isn’t too shabby at all.

# embassy - Friday 19 June, 2015

Julian Assange is STILL living in that Ecuadorian embassy
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Julian Assange is STILL living in that Ecuadorian embassy

Jun 19th 2015, 8:30 PM 13,961 Views 41 Comments

He isn’t budging.

# embassy - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 25th 2014, 7:08 PM 40,747 Views 115 Comments

But will Khalid Nasser Rashed Lootah invoke diplomatic immunity?

# embassy - Monday 18 August, 2014

Poland have asked the people of Ireland to eat their apples
# Eatpolishapples
# Eatpolishapples

Poland have asked the people of Ireland to eat their apples

Aug 18th 2014, 2:45 PM 18,911 Views 74 Comments

Poland want us to eat their apples. And they’ve got a video encouraging us to do so.

# embassy - Monday 4 August, 2014

Irish embassies cost €43 million to run last year
# Ambassador's Ball
# Ambassador's Ball

Irish embassies cost €43 million to run last year

Aug 4th 2014, 7:45 AM 10,994 Views 25 Comments

Missions cost a further €7 million.

# embassy - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Germany warns citizens to leave Libya after deaths of 38 in clashes
# Get Out
# Get Out

Germany warns citizens to leave Libya after deaths of 38 in clashes

Jul 27th 2014, 3:27 PM 5,592 Views 28 Comments

Cashes broke out yesterday when Islamist groups launched an assault on the headquarters of a special forces unit

# embassy - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jul 26th 2014, 7:53 PM 13,217 Views 10 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Mountjoy prison, Gaza protests, and Cork beaches…

# embassy - Friday 18 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 18th 2014, 10:55 PM 12,671 Views 147 Comments

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

# embassy - Saturday 12 July, 2014

'We want justice' chants at Dublin Gaza rally, as conflict death toll tops 125
# March
# March

'We want justice' chants at Dublin Gaza rally, as conflict death toll tops 125

Jul 12th 2014, 7:38 PM 17,541 Views 372 Comments

Around 1,500 people turned out for today’s solidarity march, as the two sides in the Gaza conflict continued to trade fire.

# embassy - Friday 23 May, 2014

Travelling to Thailand? Irish citizens advised to 'exercise extreme caution'
# Military Coup
# Military Coup

Travelling to Thailand? Irish citizens advised to 'exercise extreme caution'

May 23rd 2014, 8:34 AM 16,869 Views 34 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs said there is a curfew from 10pm to 5am and Irish citizens should take extra care.

# embassy - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Ireland is reopening its Vatican Embassy, here's the new Ambassador...
# You're Hired
# You're Hired

Ireland is reopening its Vatican Embassy, here's the new Ambassador...

May 6th 2014, 5:42 PM 14,698 Views 43 Comments

Emma Madigan will be in charge of Ireland’s slimmed down presence in the Holy See.

# embassy - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

# embassy - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

New Vatican embassy is about new policies, not new Pope - Gilmore
# Ciao
# Ciao

New Vatican embassy is about new policies, not new Pope - Gilmore

Jan 21st 2014, 8:40 PM 5,364 Views 47 Comments

The new scaled-back presence in the Holy See is about Pope Francis’ view on worldwide poverty and hunger according to the Tánaiste.

# embassy - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Japanese diplomat stabbed five times in Yemen
# Yemen
# Yemen

Japanese diplomat stabbed five times in Yemen

Dec 15th 2013, 9:47 AM 6,788 Views 8 Comments

The country’s capital has been the scene of a spate of attacks on foreigners recently.

# embassy - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Government “is satisfied” without Vatican embassy
# Holy See
# Holy See

Government “is satisfied” without Vatican embassy

Nov 23rd 2013, 7:30 AM 5,755 Views 13 Comments

There is no plan to re-establish a resident embassy to the Holy See in the immediate term says Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore

# embassy - Friday 22 November, 2013

Pics: JFK assassination remembered in Dublin and Wexford
# JFK
# JFK

Pics: JFK assassination remembered in Dublin and Wexford

Nov 22nd 2013, 5:54 PM 7,900 Views 20 Comments

In Dublin, the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore laid a wreath at the US Embassy in Ballsbridge where the American flag was lowered to half mast.

# embassy - Friday 20 September, 2013

Military troops among 40 dead in Yemen attack
# Bombings
# Bombings

Military troops among 40 dead in Yemen attack

Sep 20th 2013, 4:22 PM 3,770 Views 8 Comments

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula are targeting oil facilities, foreigners and security forces.

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