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Thursday, September 22, 2011

US Attorney General Eric Holder Visits Ireland, Praises US-Ireland Relations


On Wednesday, September 21, 2011, United States Attorney General Eric Holder was in Dublin, Ireland, addressing the Institute of International and European Affairs on “Advancing Common Priorities: Combating Crime and Ensuring Gobal Security through International Partnerships.”

Holder praised "a tradition of cooperation (between Ireland and the United States) that stretches back nearly two and a half centuries – to the time when America was little more than a grand, improbable idea."

To read the entire speech, click here.   To view a video of the speech, click here

You can find ongoing information on US-Ireland relations by visiting the US Embassy in Ireland website.

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Remarks of Dan Rooney, US Ambassador to Ireland, on September 11, 2011


On Sunday, September 11, 2011 U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Daniel M. Rooney  and his wife Mrs. Patricia Rooney held a Ceremony of Peace and Reflection at the Royal Dublin Society Concert Hall (RDS) to mark the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

To read a full transcript of Ambassador Rooney's remarks, click here.

You can find ongoing information about Ambassador Rooney and the American diplomatic mission in Ireland by visiting http://dublin.usembassy.gov/index.html 

Friday, September 9, 2011

US Embassy in Dublin to hold Ceremony of Reflection and Peace on September 11, 2011


On Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.(GMT) the U.S. Embassy in Dublin, Ireland is holding a special Ceremony of Reflection and Peace in honor of the 10th anniversary of September 11, 2011 and to remember the victims of 9/11.

Joining US Ambassador Dan Rooney at the Embassy are Ireland's President Mary McAleese and Taoiseach Enda Kenny. You can see a full schedule of activities for the day by clicking here.

For more information about the US Embassy in Ireland, click here or follow it on Facebook.

To find out more about President Barack Obama and ceremonies marking 9/11, visit the WhiteHouse.

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