Japan to lift 18-year-old embargo on Irish sheep meat

Business / Corporate Jun 13, 2019

Japan to lift 18-year-old embargo on Irish sheep meat

The Japanese and Irish governments have reached a broad agreement on the lifting of Japan's 18-year-old ban on imports of sheep meat from Ireland, Irish agriculture minister Michael Creed said on Twitter on Wednesday. The accord came after Japan resumed imports of Irish beef only ...

As he arrives, Trump says Brexit will be fine for Ireland

World / Politics Jun 6, 2019

As he arrives, Trump says Brexit will be fine for Ireland

Donald Trump, arriving in Ireland for the first time as U.S. president on Wednesday, sought to reassure the country that Britain's exit from the European Union would work out fine for its near neighbor. Prime Minister Leo Varadkar planned to use a meeting with Trump, ...

Irish eyes are smiling in Japan

Events Mar 16, 2019

Irish eyes are smiling in Japan

by J.J. O'Donoghue

The first ever St. Patrick's Day parade in Tokyo made history for a number of reasons — least of all for the fact that it was the first such parade in Asia, and it unfolded on a sidewalk in Roppongi. On March 15, 1992, a ...