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Statement by Minister Coveney on publication of Report into Iveagh House, 17 June 2020

 Announcing details of the publication of the Review of workplace arrangements in Iveagh House on 17 June 2020, Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney T.D. said:

“On January 13th 2022, I asked the Secretary General of the Department of Foreign Affairs for a report into the circumstances leading up to the publication of a photograph from the offices of Iveagh House on June 17th 2020. There was a commitment to complete the review by the end of January and this commitment has been met. I today received his report and I am publishing it in full. 

I believe the report is a fair and balanced account into the events which occurred on 17 June 2020. I note the conclusions and welcome the actions being taken by the Secretary General.”

The full report of this review, including annexes, can be found at the below page:

https://www.dfa.ie/news-and-media/publications/publicationarchive/2022/january/review-of-workplace-arrangements-in-iveagh-house-on-17-june-2020.php 

 

ENDS
Press Office
31 January 2022

Notes to Editor

This link contains:

  • The Full Review (17 pages)
  • Annexes A,B,C as set out in Review (91 pages)
  • Annex C contains a schedule and a link to 306 pages of additional background documents examined as part of the Review. This link will expire in 30 days.

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