Colm Brophy, T.D. – Minister for Overseas Developement Aid & Diaspora Interview on ‘In Conversation This Week’

by Miceál O’Hurley Diplomatic Editor   DUBLIN —  Our latest guest on ‘In Conversation This Week with Diplomat Ireland’ was our Special Guest, Minister Colm Brophy, T.D.,   Diplomatic Editor Miceál O’Hurley discussed the Foreign Affairs programme, ‘To Be Irish at Christmas’ with Minister Brophy as well as his work in supporting the Diaspora during the…

Ireland’s UN Representative, Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason, Delivers Testimony to Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs & Defence (Video)

DUBLIN — Her Excellency Ms. Geraldine Byrne Nason, Ireland’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, delivered testimony to Dail Eireann before a Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence of the Oireachtas on Thursday, 17 December 2020.  The hearing was Chaired by Charlie Flanagan, Teachta Dála (Laois Offaly).  Flanagan previously served as the Minister for Justice…

Russian Ambassador Mr. Yuriy Filatov Delivers Testimony to Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs & Defence (Video)

DUBLIN — His Excellency Mr. Yuriy Filatov, Ambassador of the Russian Federation, delivered testimony to Dail Eireann before a Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence of the Oireachtas on Thursday, 17 December 2020.  The hearing was Chaired by Charlie Flanagan, Teachta Dála (Laois Offaly).  Flanagan previously served as the Minister for Justice and prior to…

Israeli Ambassador Ophir Kariv Delivers Testimony to Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs & Defence (Video)

by Miceál O’Hurley Diplomatic Editor   DUBLIN — His Excellency Mr. Ophir Kariv, Ambassador of the State of Israel, delivered testimony to Dail Eireann before a Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence of the Oireachtas on Thursday, 10 December 2020.  The hearing was Chaired by Charlie Flanagan, Teachta Dála (Laois Offaly).  Flanagan previously served as…

Georgian Ambassador Mr. George Zurabashvili, Delivers Testimony to Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs & Defence (Video)

by Miceál O’Hurley Diplomatic Editor   DUBLIN — His Excellency Mr. George Zurabashvili, Ambassador of the Republic of Georgia, delivered testimony to Dail Eireann before a Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence of the Oireachtas on Thursday, 10 December 2020.  The hearing was Chaired by Charlie Flanagan, Teachta Dála (Laois Offaly).  Flanagan previously served as…

Minister for Foreign Affairs will attend Video Conference of EU Foreign Affairs Ministers to discuss a range of recent international developments

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney, T.D., will attend a Video Conference of EU Foreign Affairs Ministers on Thursday, 19 November. Ministers are expected to discuss a range of recent international developments, including US Presidential and Congressional elections, the recent ceasefire agreement in Nagorno-Karabakh, the outbreak of conflict in Ethiopia and…

Minister of State Colm Brophy announces almost £5.4 million in Emigrant Support Programme Funding to the Irish Community in Britain

The Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and the Diaspora, Mr Colm Brophy, T.D., has announced details of almost £5.4 million in funding for the Irish community in Britain. Almost £5.4 million in grants provided to 105 organisations in Britain Grants focussed on providing frontline support for those most in need and promoting a…

Special Interview Series Begins 27 October

Diplomat Ireland is launching a series of in-depth interviews with members of the Diplomatic Corps in Ireland and beyond.  Our first interviewee is His Excellency, Dr. Masoud Eslami, the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Ireland.   Beginning Tuesday, 27 October 2020, Diplomat.ie will be publishing an un-precedented, 3-Part series of in-depth interviews…

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…