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Irish embassy to reopen

by Gregg Ryan, Ireland Correspondent

Posted: 24 Jan 2014 @ 12:23

THE Irish government announced on Wednesday that it is to reopen the country's embassy to the Holy See, more than two years after it closed as a "cost-cutting measure" - which coincided with a rancorous exchange between the two states over allegations that the Vatican failed to co-operate with the government on the child-sex-abuse scandal (News, 11 November 2011).

Since the embassy's closure inlate 2011, the Secretary-General of the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs, David Cooney, ...

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