Delicate diplomacy: The full story of Richard O’Halloran’s long road home

Dubliner’s extraction following almost three years in detention required delicate diplomatic campaign

Richard O’Halloran speaking from China with RTÉ Prime Time last February.

Richard O’Halloran speaking from China with RTÉ Prime Time last February.

SECURING THE FOXROCK BUSINESSMAN’S EXTRACTION FROM CHINA FOLLOWING ALMOST THREE YEARS IN DETENTION REQUIRED A DELICATE DIPLOMATIC CAMPAIGN

The detainment of Irish businessman Richard O’Halloran in China for almost three years is at an end – but at times it seemed so hopeless, that Irish business people with links to China were approached by people with wild schemes to get him home.

“Could we do what was done in Japan with your man Carlos Ghosn?” one wondered aloud.

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