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…

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 began to emerge of a novel strain of a coronavirus that was infecting people around the globe.  To date, some 452,036 people have reportedly died because of the Covid-19 pandemic.  The toll the pandemic has taken on the world has been devastating with it…

Simon Coveney to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels to discuss Western Balkans, EU-African Union cooperation, Iran, Ukraine and Venezuela

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD, was in Brussels recently to attend a meeting of EU Foreign Affairs Ministers. Ministers will discuss the Western Balkans, EU-African Union cooperation, Iran, Ukraine and Venezuela Speaking in advance of the meeting, the Tánaiste said: “Ministers will have an exchange of views on the…

Tánaiste Simon Coveney attends EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels to discuss Central Asia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ukraine, Yemen and Security and Defence

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD, is in Brussels today, Monday November 19,  to attend a meeting of EU Foreign Affairs Ministers. Ministers will discuss Central Asia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ukraine, Yemen and Security and Defence. Speaking in advance of the meeting, the Tánaiste said: “Ministers will have an exchange…