Part II of an Exclusive, 3-Part Interview with His Excellency Dr. Masoud Eslami, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran

by Miceál O’Hurley Diplomatic Editor   Part II – Continued from First Instalment of Series that Began on 27 October 2020   DUBLIN – I want to address a rather tragic affair that occurred earlier this year.  Mr. Ambassador, On 11 January of this year units of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard shot down a Ukrainian…

On the 25th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality, Minister Flanagan apologises to persons convicted

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, today expressed his strong support for an All-Party motion, which acknowledged the harm done by criminalisation of consensual same-sex relationships and offers an apology to those who were criminalised for their sexuality. Speaking in the Seanad, where the motion was introduced, the Minister announced Government support…