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# farmleigh - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Pence urges Ireland and EU to negotiate in 'good faith' with Boris Johnson on Brexit
# Talking Tough
# Talking Tough

Pence urges Ireland and EU to negotiate in 'good faith' with Boris Johnson on Brexit

Sep 3rd 2019, 3:40 PM 25,259 Views 40 Comments

Pence’s message on Brexit today was stronger than many had been expecting.

The Taoiseach and his partner have welcomed Mike Pence to Farmleigh ahead of a family lunch
# Pence Visit
# Pence Visit

The Taoiseach and his partner have welcomed Mike Pence to Farmleigh ahead of a family lunch

Sep 3rd 2019, 12:30 PM 37,816 Views 65 Comments

The US Vice President stopped by the Áras earlier this morning.

# farmleigh - Thursday 4 April, 2019

In a 'moving' meeting with North community members, Merkel compared border issue to Iron Curtain
# The Border Question
# The Border Question

In a 'moving' meeting with North community members, Merkel compared border issue to Iron Curtain

Apr 4th 2019, 8:36 PM 23,550 Views 41 Comments

Ahead of the formal meeting, Merkal and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar participated in a roundtable discussion with people from Northern Ireland and the border area.

# farmleigh - Sunday 6 January, 2019

It was touted as an official Taoiseach's residence - what is Steward's Lodge used for now?
# Nice Gaff
# Nice Gaff

It was touted as an official Taoiseach's residence - what is Steward's Lodge used for now?

Jan 6th 2019, 4:00 PM 58,621 Views 34 Comments

The house was used “every now and again” by Brian Cowen, but now it is only used about a dozen times a year.

# farmleigh - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

'It's not good enough': Deirdre Jacob's father slams lack of progress in missing person cases
# Deirdre Jacob
# Deirdre Jacob

'It's not good enough': Deirdre Jacob's father slams lack of progress in missing person cases

Dec 6th 2017, 3:00 PM 22,347 Views 21 Comments

Michael Jacob gave an impromptu speech at the end of today’s ceremony to mark National Missing Persons Day.

# farmleigh - Thursday 3 December, 2015

'Happy moments we've shared have almost melted like snow' - brother's touching tribute to missing sister
# Missing Persons Day
# Missing Persons Day

'Happy moments we've shared have almost melted like snow' - brother's touching tribute to missing sister

Dec 3rd 2015, 5:25 PM 16,103 Views 4 Comments

His poem was read as part of national Missing Persons Day.

# farmleigh - Monday 8 December, 2014

Joan Burton accidentally poses with giant spliff
# Joint Chief
# Joint Chief

Joan Burton accidentally poses with giant spliff

Dec 8th 2014, 10:11 PM 48,491 Views 104 Comments

Yes, this happened.

# farmleigh - Friday 12 July, 2013

Just 11 heads of state have stayed in Farmleigh in four and a half years
# Dignitaries
# Dignitaries

Just 11 heads of state have stayed in Farmleigh in four and a half years

Jul 12th 2013, 1:02 PM 10,201 Views 54 Comments

The estate in the Phoenix Park has cost the state €39million in operational costs since 2001.

# farmleigh - Friday 14 September, 2012

Congrats! Ireland's Paralympians to be honoured at Farmleigh
# Heroes
# Heroes

Congrats! Ireland's Paralympians to be honoured at Farmleigh

Sep 14th 2012, 8:27 AM 2,259 Views 4 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will be hosting a reception later today for the Irish team to celebrate their haul of sixteen medals at London 2012.

# farmleigh - Friday 15 June, 2012

Economy and cooperation topping agenda at Farmleigh meeting
# North And South
# North And South

Economy and cooperation topping agenda at Farmleigh meeting

Jun 15th 2012, 6:00 AM 1,489 Views 7 Comments

The North South Ministerial Council meets in Dublin today to discuss issues of joint concern.

# farmleigh - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Column: Culture was Farmleigh's answer; Dublin Castle was about quick economic wins
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Culture was Farmleigh's answer; Dublin Castle was about quick economic wins

May 30th 2012, 7:00 AM 122 Views 3 Comments

Of the two forums on global Irish economics, Farmleigh’s message that culture was the answer to our fiscal woes got lost along the way, writes culture business consultant Anna Walsh.

# farmleigh - Friday 10 June, 2011

New governments North and South of the border to hold talks in Dublin
# North-South
# North-South

New governments North and South of the border to hold talks in Dublin

Jun 10th 2011, 7:17 AM 191 Views 0 Comments

The coalition government will take part in its first North-South Ministerial Council meeting at Farmleigh House today.

# farmleigh - Monday 23 May, 2011

#PotusIE: What Twitter is making of Obama’s visit
# Obama
# Obama

#PotusIE: What Twitter is making of Obama’s visit

May 23rd 2011, 7:20 PM 2,021 Views 3 Comments

Our selection of today’s top tweets on Barack and Michelle Obama’s historic visit.

Obama’s Irish visit: A timeline
# Obama
# Obama

Obama’s Irish visit: A timeline

May 23rd 2011, 4:01 PM 9,273 Views 7 Comments

The impromptu hurley jokes; the emotional speeches; the bad hair day. We’ve got it all in our minute-by-minute timeline of this historic day.

Obama arrives at Farmleigh house to meet with Taoiseach and Tánaiste
# Obama
# Obama

Obama arrives at Farmleigh house to meet with Taoiseach and Tánaiste

May 23rd 2011, 11:17 AM 541 Views 0 Comments

The US president has arrived at Farmleigh house for an official bilateral meeting with the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste.

# farmleigh - Thursday 5 May, 2011

No room for Croker in Obama's flying visit
# Obama Visit
# Obama Visit

No room for Croker in Obama's flying visit

May 5th 2011, 8:05 AM 1,068 Views 0 Comments

Reports of the itinerary for President Obama’s visit show limited travel plans with little more than 24 hours in Ireland.