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

May 6th 2014, 5:42 PM 14,786 Views 43 Comments

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

'We genuinely closed the Vatican embassy for cost reasons... but no one believes us'
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# Holy See

'We genuinely closed the Vatican embassy for cost reasons... but no one believes us'

Mar 6th 2014, 12:43 PM 8,871 Views 39 Comments

Department of Foreign Affairs officials have been discussing the still-controversial closure of the Vatican embassy 26 months ago. It has since been decided to reopen it.

Government to reopen Vatican embassy, 26 months after closing it
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# Hello Again

Government to reopen Vatican embassy, 26 months after closing it

Jan 21st 2014, 10:49 PM 15,288 Views 165 Comments

Eamon Gilmore said the scaled-back embassy will have a staff of just one person and will help Ireland to engage directly with the leadership of Pope Francis.

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

Jan 21st 2014, 8:40 PM 5,390 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.

Government “is satisfied” without Vatican embassy
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Government “is satisfied” without Vatican embassy

Nov 23rd 2013, 7:30 AM 5,781 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

Closure of Vatican embassy will not be reversed 'in the immediate term'
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Closure of Vatican embassy will not be reversed 'in the immediate term'

Apr 15th 2012, 5:22 PM 2,370 Views 18 Comments

Labour has cited savings of €845,000 stemming from the closure of the Embassy of the Holy See in Ireland, and says that it will not be reopened in the immediate future.

Labour conference to conclude after motions on abortion, Vatican
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# Labour

Labour conference to conclude after motions on abortion, Vatican

Apr 15th 2012, 11:02 AM 3,745 Views 80 Comments

The party will also discuss international affairs, justice and equality and local government.

Gilmore opens door for Vatican to relax embassy requirements
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Gilmore opens door for Vatican to relax embassy requirements

Feb 21st 2012, 3:56 PM 2,313 Views 39 Comments

Eamon Gilmore tells the Dáil that the Holy See embassy closure could be revisited if the Vatican relaxes rules on dual embassies.

Tánaiste: We're not going to reverse Vatican embassy decision
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# Vatican Embassy

Tánaiste: We're not going to reverse Vatican embassy decision

Feb 20th 2012, 10:36 AM 1,579 Views 27 Comments

The Tánaiste reiterated that the government will review the decision when Ireland’s financial circumstances improve.

Archbishop calls for 'renewed' and 'more humble' Catholic church
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# Catholic Church

Archbishop calls for 'renewed' and 'more humble' Catholic church

Feb 19th 2012, 2:40 PM 3,070 Views 101 Comments

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin made the call as he welcomed the new Papal Nuncio to Ireland in Dublin today.

New Papal Nuncio among new ambassadors accredited today
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# Diplomacy

New Papal Nuncio among new ambassadors accredited today

Feb 16th 2012, 2:41 PM 3,850 Views 43 Comments

The most reverend Charles J Brown is one of three ambassadors who presented Letters of Credence to the President today.

Vatican closure will be reviewed "in its own good time" - Kenny
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Vatican closure will be reviewed "in its own good time" - Kenny

Feb 15th 2012, 11:10 AM 2,139 Views 56 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny accuses Micheál Martin of ‘hyping up’ the closure of Ireland’s embassy to the Holy See.

Former diplomat says Ireland shouldn’t have closed Vatican embassy
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# Diplomacy

Former diplomat says Ireland shouldn’t have closed Vatican embassy

Feb 13th 2012, 12:01 PM 4,239 Views 63 Comments

Seán Donlon – a former chief civil servant and ambassador – says Ireland has lost the chance to influence Church policy.

Seanad rejects motion calling for Pope visit to Ireland
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# Papal Visit

Seanad rejects motion calling for Pope visit to Ireland

Feb 9th 2012, 8:33 PM 5,045 Views 103 Comments

Fianna Fáil Senator Jim Walsh said he was “extremely disappointed” that the motion had been defeated.

Taoiseach: Bailout funds are not dependent on fiscal compact
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# Fiscal Compact

Taoiseach: Bailout funds are not dependent on fiscal compact

Feb 5th 2012, 1:56 PM 2,587 Views 43 Comments

Enda Kenny says the EU-IMF bailout supersedes the new European deal, and that Ireland’s access to funding is safe.

Government has 'no immediate plans' to review Vatican embassy closure
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Government has 'no immediate plans' to review Vatican embassy closure

Feb 3rd 2012, 10:33 AM 1,159 Views 13 Comments

Fine Gael TDs have called for the decision to close the Irish embassy in the Vatican to be reviewed.

Ireland may reopen 'modest' Vatican embassy in future, says Gilmore
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Ireland may reopen 'modest' Vatican embassy in future, says Gilmore

Jan 30th 2012, 4:39 PM 2,687 Views 60 Comments

Eamon Gilmore says it’s possible that a recovery in the public finances may allow Ireland to reopen its Holy See embassy.

Bishops express concern over relations between Ireland and Vatican
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# Catholic Church

Bishops express concern over relations between Ireland and Vatican

Dec 7th 2011, 7:41 PM 3,382 Views 63 Comments

In a statement, the Catholic bishops said: “A state’s foreign policy should include respect for the spiritual values of its citizens”.

Closure of Vatican embassy comes under fire from Catholic groups
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# Vatican

Closure of Vatican embassy comes under fire from Catholic groups

Nov 4th 2011, 8:36 AM 2,164 Views 120 Comments

The move has been condemned as part of the government’s “attack on Catholic culture”.