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# us-embassy - Friday 13 January, 2012

US issues Bangkok terrorist attack warning

US embassy in Thailand warns US citizens that terrorists may be looking to conduct attacks in Bangkok.

# us-embassy - Monday 26 September, 2011

One American killed, and another injured, in Kabul embassy attack

An annex of the US Embassy in Kabul, used by the CIA, is attacked by an Afghan employee with no apparent motive.

# us-embassy - Monday 11 July, 2011

Syrian protesters storm US embassy in Damascus

Witnesses say protesters scrawled graffiti referring to the US ambassador to Syria as a “dog”.

# us-embassy - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

US embassy warned diplomats about crumbling healthcare system

Visiting US diplomats were advised to be patient in the case of a medical emergency, because A&E wards are so overcrowded.

# us-embassy - Monday 23 May, 2011

From The Daily Edge Obama heads to the US embassy for lunch, but what's on the menu? Obama This post contains a poll

Obama heads to the US embassy for lunch, but what's on the menu?

The president and his wife are headed to Ballsbridge for a private meal. Will it be bacon and cabbage, or crisps and red lemonade on the menu?

# us-embassy - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# us-embassy - Wednesday 14 July, 2010

US AMBASSADOR DAN ROONEY hosted a 4th of July party to celebrate Independence Day, opening up his garden but not his house.

The Ambassador’s residence has long been kept under wraps, with only a lucky few able to peek beyond the hall door of the Phoenix Park residence.

Last year however, The New York Times took a look around the residence, built in 1776 by Colonel John Blaquiere, the British government’s chief secretary. The mansion, which is rented from the Irish government for a $1 a year, has been the ambassador’s residence since 1949.

Last year was the first time that any major work had been done on the house since 1952 with former Ambassador Thomas C. Foley investing between $400,000 and 500,000 of his own money on the house.

You can now take an online tour of the house that guests have included Presidents Kennedy, Clinton and George H. W. Bush, as well as celebrities like Bing Crosby and Princess Grace of Monaco.