Minister Cancels St. Patrick's Day Trip

It's due to the Coronavirus.

A St. Patrick's Day trip due to be made by a Laois/Offaly TD is under review. 

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan was set to attend the parade in Berlin next Tuesday, but is now taking advice from public health officials as to whether the outing should go ahead. 

Over 1,100 cases of coronavirus have been diagnosed in Germany, where two people have died.  

Meanwhile his colleague Business Minister Heather Humphreys has decided to cancel her trip to US. 

Minister Humphreys was due to travel to San Francisco and Sacramento.

Minister Flanagan says it's an important visit for international relations:

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