Simon Coveney (@simoncoveney )

Simon Coveney

Bio Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence in Irish Government. Fine Gael TD for Cork
Location Carrigaline, Co. Cork
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Android : The largest town in County Cork, Carrigaline has successfully retained its village charm. Only a short distance from the sea & close to amenities of city its a great place to visit.
So much to explore in & around Carrigaline \…
#ACTCorkCounty Pure Cork

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Android : Very sad to learn of the passing of PJ Sheehan. I'm in West Cork this week, near Goleen, his home and heartland. He was much loved by people in West Cork and beyond. Sincere sympathy to the Sheehan family. RIP Paddy. Fine Gael #WestCork.… via RTÉ News Now

iPhone : Min Simon Coveney announces over €2 million in funding for 78 projects through the Reconciliation Fund. Supporting these projects demonstrates the Government’s continued commitment to strengthening ties between communities in Northern Ireland.


iPhone : Privileged to attend funeral of John Hume in #Derry today. What a powerful legacy of courage, social justice, generosity, peacemaking and hope he leaves behind. A sad day, but a day to be proud of the lifetime contribution of a political Giant. Rest in Peace.

iPhone : John Hume was one of Northern Ireland’s foremost political leaders, and a pivotal figure in the peace process.

At home and across our Embassies, from Washington and Helsinki, to Ottawa and London, Ireland’s flag flies at half-mast.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis #JohnHume

iPhone : Tonight we light a candle for peace in memory of John Hume, a champion of peace and reconciliation. A proud Derry man, Irish patriot and committed European. A true peacemaker inspired by the ideals of the European project.


Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

iPhone : People & Businesses take note of Michel Barnier. Change is now inevitable with #Brexit & an end of transition. The extent of that change will be determined by whether UK/EU agree a future relationship agreement. Irish Govt now ramping up contingency planning for all outcomes.…

iPhone : The national flag flying at half mast at Government Buildings and Iveagh House to mark the passing of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate John Hume. Rightly remembered across the world today as one of Ireland’s and Europe’s greatest political leaders and peacemakers.

Twitter for iPad : The original port of Cork’, Passage boasts an impressive 300 year industrial heritage.
Family fun, adventure breaks, history, sporting & more to explore in Passage West.
See our tourism map
#ACTCorkCounty #PureCork #RingofCork
Ring of Cork Pure Cork

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iPhone : The enduring power of John’s vision of an agreed and reconciled Ireland continues to guide so many of us in political life today - Minister Simon Coveney on the passing of John Hume.

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iPhone : John Hume has died. Ireland, all of us, should bow our heads in respect & thanks. What an extraordinary man, peacemaker, politican, leader, civil rights campaigner, family man, Derryman, inspiration. May he rest peacefully & his legacy live on. Sincere sympathy with Pat & family.

iPhone : Rediscover Cork County
Surrounded by incredible natural beauty, safe harbour & islands, the idyllic village of Schull is a fab place to visit for watersports, outdoor activities, archaeological sites, wildlife, fine food & so much more Pure Cork Wild Atlantic Way

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iPhone : ICYMI: 🍽🏃‍♂️🚣🏻‍♂️ Hildegarde Naughton shows you her top activities in Galway and the Wild Atlantic Way for your #Staycation2020.

From October, you can avail of our new scheme on your food and accommodation costs.


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iPhone : Import intervention by Paschal Donohoe today relating to Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme. This Govt is here to support business through #Covid - we know it’s been tough. We hear the concerns re owner directors of businesses and the EWSS and are responding.…