Giant Canadian hero Kevin Vickers heads to Ireland

Canadian diplomats in Ireland tweeted a few photos of Kevin Vickers meeting with senior Irish officials as he began his posting as ambassador to the Emerald Isle. Vickers is quite tall - about six-foot-five. Ireland's president is... less so. Laura Payton put together a sampling of reaction from Twitter.

'A diplomat to look up to,' comments one tweeter

The official account for Canada's Irish embassy tweeted this picture of new Ambassador Kevin Vickers meeting Irish President Michael D. Higgins. (Twitter (@canadaireland))

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