Asia Matters Invitation: Register now for Virtual Global Summit 26 & 27 November

Dear Members and Supporters of Asia Matters, Covid-19 has transformed a world already undergoing rapid change. Understand how to navigate this new reality for your organisation and the key trends driving the future of business & society. The Virtual Global Asia Matters Summit brings together global stakeholders from across Asia, the EU, US and Ireland for in depth discussion,…

Minister McEntee thanks Garda trainees and instructors deployed today to combat COVID-19

–          260 Garda trainees and instructors/tutors being released to front-line policing   The Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD, has thanked the total of 260 Garda trainees and instructors being deployed today from the Garda College in Templemore as part of the national policing plan to support the public health guidelines to suppress the spread of…

Miceál O’Hurley Appointed Diplomatic Editor of Diplomat Ireland and Diplomat Northern Ireland

Miceál O’Hurley Appointed Diplomatic Editor of Diplomat Ireland and Diplomat Northern Ireland DUBLIN — Publisher No.1 Media Group announces, effective immediately that, Miceál O’Hurley has been appointed Diplomatic Editor of their news site publication, Diplomat Ireland and Diplomat Northern Ireland. Miceál O’Hurley (56) has a long history in broadcast and published journalism. He is a…

Russia May Be First Past the Finish Line in Race for a Covid-19 Vaccine

by Miceál O’Hurley Diplomatic Editor     The Russian Federation is hailing their breakthrough in developing a Covid-19 vaccine in what the head of Russia’s National Wealth Fund, Kirill Dmitriev, describes as a ‘Sputnik moment’ demonstrating Russia’s achievements as an advanced scientific nation.  “Americans were surprised when they heard Sputnik’s beeping.  It’s the same with…

Diplomacy in the Age of a Pandemic – a Series of Interviews with Members of the Diplomatic Corps in Ireland from Around the Globe

by Miceál O’Hurley Diplomatic Editor     In December, 2019 news emerged of a novel strain of a coronavirus with an alarming infection rate.  To date, some 652,343 people worldwide have been reported to have died because of the Covid-19 pandemic.  The pandemic’s toll throughout the world has been devastating, wrecking economies, stressing health care…

Diplomacy in the Age of a Pandemic – a Series of Interviews with Members of the Diplomatic Corps in Ireland from Around the Globe

by Miceál O’Hurley Diplomatic Editor     In December, 2019 news emerged of a novel strain of a coronavirus with an alarming infection rate.  To date, some 609,279 people worldwide have reportedly died because of the Covid-19 pandemic.  The pandemic’s toll throughout the world has been devastating, wrecking economies, stressing health care systems and causing…

Diplomacy in the Age of a Pandemic – a Series of Interviews with Members of the Diplomatic Corps in Ireland from Around the Globe

by Miceál O’Hurley Diplomatic Editor     In December, 2019 news emerged of a novel strain of a coronavirus with an alarming infection rate.  To date, some 571,697 people worldwide have been reported to have died because of the Covid-19 pandemic.  The pandemic’s toll throughout the world has been devastating, wrecking economies, stressing health care…

Diplomacy in the Age of a Pandemic – a Series of Interviews with Members of the Diplomatic Corps in Ireland from Around the Globe

by Miceál O’Hurley Diplomatic Editor     In December, 2019 news emerged of a novel strain of a coronavirus with an alarming infection rate.  To date, some 533,773 people worldwide have been reported to have died because of the Covid-19 pandemic.  In countries like the United States the infection rate is again on the rise…