Emma Madigan

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Pope Francis planted a tree during his visit to Áras an Uachtaráin, watched by President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Syrian asylum seekers were among those in attendance when Pope Francis planted an Irish oak tree at Áras an Uachtaráin on Saturday. The tree was plan(...)

The Villa Spada, the Irish embassy in Rome. Derek Hannon is to replace Emma Madigan as teh new ambassador to the Holy See in the Vatican.

The Government has agreed a series of ambassadorial appointments, finalising a round of changes in Ireland’s diplomatic representation around the worl(...)

Archbishop Charles Brown: “We’ve a lot of priests in Ireland who are in their 70s, who are working right now. Some are in their 80s. In 10 years they’re not going to be working”

Papal nuncio Archbishop Charles Brown has expressed alarm at the lack of vocations in Ireland, and at the age profile of existing priests. “We’ve a (...)

Bishops attend the  canonisation mass of John Paul II and John XXIII on April 27, in the Vatican City. Photograph: Getty

Ireland’s new ambassador to the Holy See is Emma Madigan, who had been an assistant chief of protocol at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. (...)