News Local House Speaker to travel to Dublin for event on Dáil's 100th year...

House Speaker to travel to Dublin for event on Dáil’s 100th year celebration

House Speaker Dimitris Syllouris travels to Dublin on Saturday for an event to mark the Irish Parliament, Dail, 100th year celebrations, following an invitation by Seán Ó Fearghaíl, the chairperson of Dáil Éireann.

The celebrations include a joint meeting of the Dail Eireann and the Seanad Éireann ( Senate) which will be addressed by the President of Ireland, Michael Higgins. The Heads of Parliaments who will attend the meeting, will also be received by the Prime Minister Leo Varadkar.

Syllouris, according to a press release by the House, will hold contacts with Denis O’ Donovan, the Cathaoirleach of Seanad Éireann, Senator Frank Feighan who is Head of the Cyprus-Ireland Friendship Group as well as Pat Breen, Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection.

House Speaker will also meet with Mary Buckley, Executive Director at IDA Ireland.

He returns home January 24.

(Cyprus News Agency)

Top Stories

New type biometric ID cards to be released in Cyprus

The Civil Registry and Migration Department announces that on August 17 the new version of the identity cards issued to Cypriot citizens will be...

Larnaca’s Mackenzie Beach reopens

Larnaca's Mackenzie Beach now open to the public as normal. The Municipality of Larnaca announces: "As of today, Friday, August 14, 2020, Mackenzie Beach is now...

Extraordinary EU Summit possible if Turkey continues same behaviour

The President of Cyprus Nikos Anastasiades said that the European Council could convene in an extraordinary Summit to look into the situation if Turkey...

Greece’s PM Mitsotakis says additional protection measures will be announced

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis urged young people to be cautious due to the increase of the corona virus incidents in Greece at a meeting...

Charles Michel tells Anastasiades he monitors regional developments closely

President of the European Council Charles Michel told Nicos Anastasiades the President of Cyprus that he is monitoring the situation in the region closely...

Taste

Octopus ‘Kathisto’ (or Octopus braised in Wine)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Greek extra virgin olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped fine 1 large octopus, about 2kg (cleaned and kept whole) 3/4 cup dry red wine 1/3 cup...

Homemade lemonade

Ingredients: 1 cup lemon juice 1 cup sugar Method: Thoroughly wash the lemons with soap and warm water. Roll each lemon with the palm of your hand, pressing...

‘Striftaria’ mini cheese pies

Ingredients 1 ½ cup milk 2 tbsps. flour 4 tsps. of butter 3 eggs, slightly beaten + 1 extra with 1 tbs. of milk for spreading 1 pack of...

Mini potato canapes baked on salt

Ingredients Serves: 12 1kg small Cypriot potatoes rock salt, as needed 250g salted butter 300ml full fat cremé frâiche 1 pot cod or salmon roe Method Prep:20min › Cook:35min › Ready in:55min Take...