President of Greece Prokopios Pavlopoulos with President Michael D Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin. Photograph: Maxwell

It fell to Minister of State Finian McGrath to represent the Government during the State visit of president of Greece Prokopios Pavlopoulos to Áras a(...)

Federica Mogherini, vice-president of the European Commission: the European University Institute’s conference debated  the proposed multi-annual budget. Photograph: Claudio Giovannini

EU states such as Hungary and Poland which refused to participate in relocating refugees from overwhelmed frontline states like Greece and Italy shoul(...)