New €21m Irish embassy in Japan 'will pay for itself'
The Tokyo building, dubbed Ireland House, will create a positive image of this country, according to a top Department of Foreign Affairs official
A new Irish embassy complex in Japan, projected to cost the state €21 million, will create a positive image of Ireland and boost trade with the Asian nation, the Department of Foreign Affairs has said.
The government announced on Thursday that Henry J Lyons, a Dublin architectural firm, had won the design competition for the project, which will comprise an official residence and office accommodation for the embassy as well as state agencies such as...
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