New Ambassadors present Credentials
His Excellency Dr. Lucio Alberto Savoia, Ambassador of Italy was accompanied by his wife Mrs. Maria Anita Stefanelli Savoia and Dr. Andrea Luca Lepore, First Secretary and Deputy Head of
His Excellency Mr. Henrik Rée Iversen, Ambassador of the
His Excellency Mr. Ringo F. Abed, Ambassador of the
The following were also present at the ceremony: Mr. Ivor Callely, T.D.,
Minister of State at the Department of Transport; Mr. Brian McCarthy, Secretary General to the President; Mr. Dan Mulhall, Assistant Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs; Ms Kathleen White, Chief of Protocol, Mr. Joe Brennan, Deputy Chief of Protocol, Mr. Eoin Duggan, Assistant Chief of Protocol; at the Department of Foreign Affairs.
The Ambassadors were escorted to and from Áras an Uachtaráin by an Escort of Honour consisting of a motorcycle detachment drawn from the 2nd Cavalry Squadron, Cathal Brugha Barracks,
The Guard of Honour at Áras an Uachtaráin was provided by the 1ú Cathlán Coisithe, Dún uí Mhaoilíosa, Gaillimh under the command of Second Lieutenant John Quinn.
The Army No. 1 Band was conducted by Commandant Mark Armstrong.
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