Special Guest Interview with His Excellency Mr. Yuriy Filatov, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Ireland

DUBLIN — In an effort to meet consumer’s demand for greater accessibility to Diplomat Ireland’s coverage we are continuing our new interview series, ‘In Conversation This Week with Diplomat Ireland‘.  The video series will interview members of the Diplomatic Corps, Government, Ministries, NGOs and others to help our audience better understand diplomacy in Ireland. Our…

Ireland Announces Further €1 million in Funding for UN Agency for Palestine Refugees

by Miceál O’Hurley Diplomatic Editor   DUBLIN — Foreign Affairs and Defence Minister Mr. Simon Coveney T.D., announced on Thursday, 19 November that Ireland was making an additional humanitarian funding commitment of €1 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).  The move comes on the…

Statement by Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne T.D., on recent developments in Belarus

“Ireland condemns the appalling human rights violations that continue to take place in Belarus. We reiterate our call to the Belarusian authorities to put a stop to its campaign of repression and to release those unjustly detained.   We reject the recent so-called ‘inauguration’ of Alexander Lukashenko, which lacks any democratic legitimacy. The Belarusian people…

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…