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Lack of Access at Crash Site of MH17

Press Statement Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson Washington, DC July 19, 2014 We are deeply concerned by the Russia-backed separatists’ refusal to allow OSCE monitors safe and unfettered access to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Yesterday, the monitors were allowed only 75 minutes at the site. Today, they were allowed less than three ...
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“One Ocean: Lightening Talks on Ocean Discovery” with US & Irish Marine Researchers

On Tuesday July 1st at the Port of Cork, Custom House St, the US Embassy in partnership with the Sea Education Association (SEA) hosted a “One Ocean” public event to coincide with the visit of the American marine research tall ship the SSV Corwith Cramer, from Woodshole, Massachusetts. “One Ocean” featured 15 minute “lightening” presentations ...
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U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack Visits Dublin

On June 18th, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visited Ireland as part of a European trip. Secretary Vilsack met with An Taoiseach Enda Kenny (Prime Minister) and Irish Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney. They discussed the expansion of agricultural trade, the importance of agriculture’s role in the U.S.-European Union (EU) Transatlantic Trade and Investment ...
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President Obama Nominates Kevin F. O’Malley as U.S. Ambassador to Ireland

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 5, 2014 President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts: Kevin F. O’Malley – Ambassador to Ireland, Department of State Jessie H. Roberson – Member, ...
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Embassy Hosts Entrepreneurs and Venture Capitalists Participating in Start App Competition

Leading Venture Capitalist Bill Tai delivered an inspiring address at a reception in the Ambassador’s residence for participants in the Start App Competition. The Startapp Competition is a competition to identify the most ambitious, hardworking and amazing Irish start-ups.   The competition aims to find those diamonds in the rough, take them to Silicon Valley, ...
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