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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Irish Embassy

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# Ethiopia
UN chief calls for 'unconditional and immediate' Ethiopian ceasefire
Ethiopia has expelled four Irish diplomats due to Ireland’s stance on the ongoing conflict in the country.
Irish citizens living in the UK fear they may lose healthcare access across EU after Brexit
What’ll happen for Irish people living in the UK with EHICs is far from clear post-Brexit.
# picking up the tab
Just under €2 million was spent on roof repairs at the Irish Embassy in London last year
The Department of Foreign Affairs said it was a “significant project” at the building on 17 Grosvenor Place.
# irish in britain
'Made to feel foreign even more than during the Troubles': Concerns of Irish citizens living in Brexit UK
Irish nationals living in the UK reached out to the embassy in London for advice this year on what will happen post-Brexit.
# lille help from my friends
The Irish embassy in Lille handed out Tayto and Strepsils to fans in need
All you need is crisps.
# Not all Ferrero Rocher
Irish embassies employ 21 full-time cooks, but our ambassadors are 'often acting like janitors'
The Public Accounts Committee has also heard details of how over €21 million in allowances is distributed among over 300 Irish officials serving abroad.
# Consular Assistance
Irish Embassy in London look to establish details behind woman freed from slavery
The Department of Foreign Affairs said tonight that consular assistance is available if needed.
# Greece
Irish embassy 'made contact with Greek police' over detention of Irishwoman's husband
Mark Marku has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in connection with a number of armed robberies.
# Egypt
Irish women reportedly arrested after Cairo mosque stand-off
The Department of Foreign Affairs has been in contact with Egyptian authorities to try to secure their safety.
# Red October
Security company discovers online attack to steal EU and NATO files
Kaspersky says the ‘Red October’ virus has been targeting embassies across Europe – including in Ireland.
# superstorm
Transatlantic flights impacted by superstorm
Passengers have been advised to check with their airline before travelling to the airport.
# Vatican Embassy
Gilmore opens door for Vatican to relax embassy requirements
Eamon Gilmore tells the Dáil that the Holy See embassy closure could be revisited if the Vatican relaxes rules on dual embassies.
# Vatican Embassy
Tánaiste: We're not going to reverse Vatican embassy decision
The Tánaiste reiterated that the government will review the decision when Ireland’s financial circumstances improve.
# Air France
Mother awaits news of Irish victim in Air France crash
Irish officials in Paris are in contact with the airline in the hope of recovering the bodies of the two Irish victims who were never found.
# Italy
Mistaken bomb scare at Irish embassy in Rome
Police are called after a suspicious package – similar to those that blew up two other embassies – arrives in the post.