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# US Ambassador

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# claire cronin
New US Ambassador presents credentials to President Higgins
New ambassadors for Sierra Leone and El Salvador also presented letters of credence today.
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# pending approval
Biden nominates Massachusetts' Claire Cronin as US ambassador to Ireland
Cronin’s nomination will have to be approved by the US Senate, after a confirmation hearing takes place.
# Gordon Sondland
US ambassador who is key witness in Trump impeachment accused of sexual misconduct
Three women have come forward but Gordon Sondland has denied all accusations.
# Edward F Crawford
Billionaire Irish-American takes office as US ambassador to Ireland after Áras ceremony
Edward F Crawford took up the role of ambassador to Ireland today, which has been vacant since Trump took office.
# Hot Seat
Trump's new man in Ireland admits he's 'not a diplomat' as he faces grilling on tax and Brexit
Edward F Crawford was before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee today.
# Edward F Crawford
Billionaire Irish-American to finally be confirmed as Trump's new man in Ireland
Edward F Crawford is to be confirmed as the new US ambassador today.
# trump ally
Billionaire businessman Edward Crawford to be next US ambassador to Ireland
The 80-year old is heavily involved in the Irish community in Cleveland.
# thanksliving
Dustin the Turkey has been pardoned by the US ambassador ahead of Thanksgiving
Thanks be to god.
# sheriff in town
Donald Trump is yet to select an Irish ambassador but a Texan is keeping the seat warm
Reece Smyth is acting as chargé d’affaires in the US Embassy.
# over and out
'I won't see Trump's inauguration, I'll be over the Atlantic': US Ambassador bows out with Obama
“There is a lot of unpredictability ahead of us. I’m an optimist by nature … I hope President Trump is successful.”
# Seoul
American ambassador has face slashed by knife-wielding protester
The assailant was arrested immediately.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
Everyone’s talking about our newest TD, the thousands of people that took part in the protest today and the ongoing Ebola crisis…
# kevin o'malley
Ireland's new US Ambassador met the President today
The Irish Army band played the Star-Spangled Banner when Kevin O’Malley stopped by the Áras this afternoon.
# Diplomacy
Obama nominates Caroline Kennedy as US ambassador to Japan
The nomination, which requires Senate confirmation, marks the biggest foray into public service for Kennedy, who was an early supporter of Obama.
# need to know
The Evening Fix… now with added moustache murder
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# sitdown sunday
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# Dan Rooney
In pics: Adorable on the Fourth of July
President Higgins may have competition for the most loveable elderly statesman in the Phoenix Park…
# Wikileaks
US ambassador to Mexico quits over WikiLeaks cables
Carlos Pascual becomes the first high-profile casualty of the WikiLeaks cables, resigning his post after cables showed US lack of confidence in Mexico’s fight on drugs.
# Dan Rooney
US ambassador to Ireland kicked out of press box at NFL game
Dan Rooney was asked to leave the press box – because he didn’t have the credentials to watch his own team play.
# Cribs
Beyond the hall door
Ever wondered what life would be like as an Ambassador?