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…

Esteemed Advocate of Peace & Veteran Palestinian Negotiator, Dr. Saeb Erekat, Dead at 65

by Miceál O’Hurley Diplomatic Editor   DUBLIN — Saeb Erekat, the veteran Palestinian negotiator and universally recognised advocate of peace, has died at Intensive Care Unit of Hadassah-University Medical Center – Ein Kerem, Jerusalem.  He was 65.  Erekat is survived by his wife, two sons, twin daughters and eight grandchildren. The Fatah Party announced his death citing his…

New Interview Series Features 1st Guest – Her Excellency Mrs. Patricia Cortés Ortiz, Colombian Ambassador to Ireland

by Miceál O’Hurley Diplomatic Editor   DUBLIN — In an effort to meet consumer’s demand for greater accessibility to Diplomat Ireland’s coverage we are launching a new programme, ‘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…

Irish Teen, Siena Castellon, Named to 2020 Class of UN Young Leaders for Sustainable Development Goals

by Miceáll O’Hurley Diplomatic Editor   New York – Siena Castellon (18), whose family originated from Swinford, Co. Mayo, has been named to the 2020 Class of the United Nations (UN) Young Leaders for Sustainable Development Goals.  The 2020 class, some 17 young leaders from countries as diverse as Bangladesh, Brazil, Senegal, China, Australia and…

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…