Politics

Sláinte! Twitter lauds move to make Kevin Vickers Canada's ambassador to Ireland

It didn't take long for Twitter to light up with reaction to the news that Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers will soon be hanging up his ceremonial sword to become Canada's next ambassador to Ireland.

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Twitter users were largely supportive of the decision to appoint Kevin Vickers as Canada's next ambassador to Ireland, although some questioned his lack of diplomatic experience. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press)

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