Ambassador De Bauw of Belgium Shares Insights in Extensive Interview

by Miceál O’Hurley Diplomatic Editor   His Excellency Pierre-Emmanuel De Bauw, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to Ireland provided his insight on numerous topics in a comprehensive interview with Diplomat Ireland.   Recorded on Thursday, 15 October 2020 from the Belgium Ambassador’s historic residence on Ailesbury Road, Dublin (the former home of the Dunlop…

Coveney Attends EU Foreign Affairs Council – Belarus, Russia, Strengthening Multilateral System on Agenda

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and the Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney T.D., attends  the Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg on Monday (12 October). EU Foreign Ministers will respond to recent international developments and consider an EU response to the most recent developments in Belarus and Russia. Ministers will also assess the EU’s strategic engagement with…

Minister Flanagan announces Deputy Garda Commissioner competition to take place

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, has today announced that a selection competition is to take place for the post of Deputy Garda Commissioner. The announcement follows Government approval for the Policing Authority to request the Public Appointments Service to undertake a selection competition for the post. The international competition will be open…

Minister Katherine Zappone T.D. launches The Universal Design Guidelines for Early Learning and Care settings

Today the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr Katherine Zappone launches the Universal Design Guidelines for Early Learning and Care (ELC) settings. These guidelines are an important step in making all ELC services accessible to all children.  This publication will offer guidance on the refurbishment, renovation and the building of centres for Early Learning…