New Ambassadors present Credentials to President Higgins

New Ambassadors present Credentials to President Higgins

Their Excellencies, the Ambassadors of Israel, New Zealand and the Republic of Paraguay presented their Letters of Credence to the President at Áras an Uachtaráin today. HE Mr Ophir Kariv, Ambassador of Israel was accompanied by his wife, Mrs Moriya Hoter-Kariv and his children, Shahar, Aviad and Harel Kariv and Mrs Orli ...

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Norway and Ireland  – A Celebration of shared Viking heritage

Norway and Ireland – A Celebration of shared Viking heritage

Group photo Viking seminar at the Dublin Festival of History. Photo: Arne Follerås In cooperation with the Dublin Festival of History, the Norwegian Embassy has celebrated the shared Viking heritage with Ireland with a Viking seminar and lectures in Dublin. The first Norwegian female saint, Saint Sunniva, was, according to ...

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Chief Executive of Hong Kong SAR delivers second Policy Address to Legislative Council

Chief Executive of Hong Kong SAR delivers second Policy Address to Legislative Council

The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hong Kong SAR) Mrs Carrie Lam, recently delivered her second Policy Address to the Legislative Council. “The Policy Address I present today also reflects my experience since I assumed office as the Chief Executive,” Mrs Lam said. “In the past ...

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Ireland granted Observer Status at the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie

Ireland granted Observer Status at the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie

Ireland has been granted Observer Status at the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF). The organisation’s 58 members and 26 observers share a commitment to the French language and francophone culture and work together on the promotion of peace, human rights and sustainable development. Earlier today, the Minister of State ...

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Tánaiste to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg to discuss Libya, external aspects of Migration, Central African Republic and Venezuela

Tánaiste to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg to discuss Libya, external aspects of Migration, Central African Republic and Venezuela

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD, is in Luxembourg today to attend a meeting of EU Foreign Affairs Ministers. Ministers will discuss Libya, external aspects of migration, the Central African Republic and Venezuela. Speaking in advance of the meeting, the Tánaiste said: “Ministers will have ...

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