Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Questions (406)

Neale Richmond

Question:

406. Deputy Neale Richmond asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the Ministers who participated in Armistice and Remembrance Sunday services in an official capacity in 2020. [37759/20]

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Written answers (Question to Foreign)

As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, participation in Armistice commemorations in 2020 was different to that of previous years. This included smaller and more restricted formats to most events, and the restriction of travel of Government Ministers to Armistice Day services.

On Sunday, 8 November, the Taoiseach attended the annual Remembrance Day ceremony in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, as each Taoiseach has done since 2011.

The Government was represented at the Remembrance Day ceremony organised by Belfast City Council by the Irish Joint Secretary of the British Irish Intergovernmental Conference.