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Canada-Irish relationship ‘ripe for development,’ new envoy says

Eamonn McKee, Ireland’s ambassador-designate to Canada, was one of the negotiators who helped bring about the Good Friday Agreement to end conflict in Northern Ireland.
Ireland's ambassador-designate to Canada Eamonn McKee says he requested Canada for his third of head of mission posting as the 'ideal' location for his family. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
By Samantha Wright Allen      

Helping negotiate the 1998 peace treaty in Northern Ireland is among the proudest achievements for Ireland’s new top diplomat in Ottawa, and one that has a notable Canadian connection.

Samantha Wright Allen

Samantha Wright Allen is a reporter for The Hill Times.
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