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# Diplomacy

Last month
May 2024
The inside story behind the months of secret talks that led to Ireland recognising Palestine
We go behind the scenes to see the diplomatic efforts of Irish officials that brought Ireland to the point of recognising a Palestinian State.
Simon Harris discusses recognising state of Palestine with Spanish leader
This year
2024
The leader of the world's largest contested region is in Dublin to ask President Higgins for help
Li Qiang, China's second-most powerful man, will begin a two-day State visit to Ireland today
Last year
2023
'It's unconscionable': Politicians to boycott US ambassador’s Christmas party over 'Israeli bombardment'
Bobby McDonagh: The Rule of Law matters more than ever when the world is imploding
Bobby McDonagh
Explainer: What does it mean to expel an ambassador?
Bobby McDonagh on Israel/Gaza: 'Peace requires both sides to accept that they can never win'
Bobby McDonagh
Irish diplomats working behind the scenes in hope of freeing kidnapped Emily Hand
Donnacha Ó Beacháin: Israel's diplomatic mission to Ireland has had a rocky few years
Donnacha Ó Beacháin
Swedish ambassador expelled from Iraq and embassy stormed as Koran stomped in Stockholm
Iranian government pardons Irish citizen Bernard Phelan after imprisoning him on spying charges
All time
Why China said a visit from Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan is the US 'playing with fire'
US and Russian top diplomats hold 'frank' first talks since Ukraine war
Timmy Dooley: 'We cannot be shy about how many Ukrainian refugees we can accommodate'
Timmy Dooley
Ukraine says Russian forces at border do not appear ready to launch a war
Government should have done more sooner for Richard O'Halloran, says Róisín Shortall
Taoiseach expresses confidence that NI powersharing will be preserved
Simon Coveney’s weekend visit shows the need for Irish journalists in China
Meeting of British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference to take place in June
Taoiseach Micheál Martin still waiting on first phone call with Donald Trump
Ireland has won a seat on the UN Security Council for 2021-22
Varadkar: Irish government 'concerned for escalation of tensions in the Middle East'
Trump provokes fury from China after signing bill supporting Hong Kong protesters
Explainer: How does diplomatic immunity work?
'It's up to them' - Solskjaer refuses to blame Pogba after penalty miss
Pakistan prime minister says international inaction over Kashmir is the same as appeasing Hitler
Britain's ambassador to the US resigns following Trump row
Coveney says Ireland won't change its Rockall fishing policy 'on the back of a threat' from Scotland
Trump says that military intervention in Venezuela is 'an option'
China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries
Saudi Arabia's leader meets Trump and others for first time since journalist's killing
'In Mother Russia only Putin gets an umbrella' - Viewers bemused by President's World Cup 'power move'
American soldiers wore uniforms in Shannon town without Irish government approval
Merkel fighting for her political life as allies mull over migrants deal
'One-time shot': Kim and Trump arrive in Singapore for high stakes meeting
Coveney says he had ‘frank dialogue’ with Benjamin Netanyahu about Gaza
US evacuates staff from China over fears of mysterious 'sonic induced' brain trauma illness
White House reacts to threats by North Korea to cancel summit - but no word yet from Trump
North Korea says 'historic meeting' with the South opens 'new era for peace'