Additional €500,000 in funding for International Committee of the Red Cross Humanitarian Programmes in Central Sahel

Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and the Diaspora, Colm Brophy T.D., today announced additional funding to the International Committee of the Red Cross for its humanitarian programmes in the Central Sahel. Making this announcement at a ministerial roundtable on the crisis in the Central Sahel convened by Denmark, Germany the EU and the…

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…

New Norwegian Ambassador Presents Credentials at Áras an Uachtaráin

Her Excellency Ms. Mari Skåre, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway presented her Letters of Credence to the President at Áras an Uachtaráin on Thursday, 8 October 2020. The ceremony was conducted in full compliance with Covid-19 public health guidelines, including physical distance requirements.   Ambassador’s Bio in Brief Prior to her appointment as…

New British Ambassador Presents Credentials at Áras an Uachtaráin

His Excellency Mr. Paul Johnston, the British Ambassador, presented his Letters of Credence to the President at Áras an Uachtaráin on Thursday, 8 October 2020. The ceremony was conducted in full compliance with Covid-19 public health guidelines, including physical distance requirements. Mr Paul Johnston was appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Ireland in succession to Mr.…