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Diplomatic baptisms don’t come much more fiery than the one encountered by the new German ambassador to Dublin.
Diplomatic baptisms don’t come much more fiery than the one encountered by the new German ambassador to Dublin. The morning after he presented his credentials to President Mary McAleese, Dr Eckhard Lubkemeier awoke to find the Irish Daily Star carrying the headline ‘Hans Off Our Flag’’, and giving his country a one-fingered gesture.
During the day, a stream of emails from across Ireland flooded into the German embassy to echo...
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