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Tim Pat Coogan with Former American Ambassador to Ireland Jean Kennedy Smith.

He was set to deliver a lecture at the American Irish Historical Society in New York but they were informed on Tuesday that he was not given a visa.
It is one of a number of recent visa decisions at the Dublin Embassy which have been causing concerns at senior levels of the Irish government.
Experts say it appears that seemingly arbitrary rules are being followed with no definitive explanations.

 

Tim Pat Coogan Book Tour Cancelled After Visa Refusal (Niall O’Dowd, Irish Central)

(Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland)