Minister Flanagan announces passage of the Coroners (Amendment) Bill

Minister Flanagan announces passage of the Coroners (Amendment) Bill

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan T.D., announced today that the Coroners (Amendment) Bill 2018 has now passed both Houses of the Oireachtas. Making the point that the Bill will amend the existing legislation to significantly clarify, strengthen and modernise the powers available to coroners in the reporting, ...

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Publication of Brexit Contingency Action Plan Update

Publication of Brexit Contingency Action Plan Update

The Government yesterday announced further steps in its ongoing Brexit contingency and preparedness work, recognising that there is now a significant risk of a no deal Brexit on 31 October. The Brexit Contingency Action Plan Update published today reflects the extensive whole-of-Government and EU level work which has already taken ...

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Embassy of Turkey in Ireland reflects on 3rd anniversary of the 2016 coup attempt

Embassy of Turkey in Ireland reflects on 3rd anniversary of the 2016 coup attempt

Monday, July 15 will mark the 3rd anniversary of the bloody coup attempt perpetrated by a small faction in the Turkish Armed Forces. On this day, we will commemorate the utmost sacrifice made by The Turkish people who gave their lives for the protection of democracy, freedoms and constitutional order. ...

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Social welfare scheme for self-employed artists extended to wider creative community

Social welfare scheme for self-employed artists extended to wider creative community

The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD and the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty TD, have today announced the extension of the scheme on a permanent basis to self- employed artists including those working in the performing arts, film and architecture. An initiative ...

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New communications agency launches

New communications agency launches

Introducing Maxxiuum.ie A new communications agency has been established by two well known Cork business people with a focus on changing how businesses communicate their message to the media and to their audiences and a new focus on creating signature events for businesses. The new agency will be called Maxxiuum ...

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Welcome to Diplomat, the official website of Diplomat on the island of Ireland. Diplomat is the Island of Ireland’s Diplomatic and Consular news site and linked to diplomat.ie and diplomatni.co.uk which is the official Diplomatic news site incorporating Diplomat Ireland and Diplomat Northern Ireland. Diplomat is a foreign affairs news site for the Diplomatic, Consular, Political and Business community on the Island of Ireland and those globally with an interest in the Island Ireland.

Diplomat was established in 2010 and is owned by John X Miller, Honorary Consul of Hungary and Michael Mulcahy, Honorary Consul of Poland (Emeritus). Both Honorary Consuls saw through their respective diplomatic and consular work with their countries and their engagement with all other countries that had a diplomatic presence in Ireland, that the need for a diplomatic voice in media was important and necessary. As a result Diplomat magazine and diplomat.ie as its website was created. This was followed by its social media platform on Twitter @DiplomatIreland and on Facebook @DiplomatIreland which are now the most followed diplomatic social media accounts emanating in this sector from the Island of Ireland. In 2017 and in consultation with Jerome Mullen, Honorary Consul of Poland in Northern Ireland, Diplomat Northern Ireland was created with diplomatni.co.uk added.

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