Podcast: Richard O’Halloran’s three-year battle to leave China

Richard and his wife Tara spoke to Simon Carswell about their fight for freedom

For nearly three years, Dublin businessman Richard O'Halloran was effectively trapped in China, after travelling there in 2019 to handle a dispute between his employer and the Chinese authorities.

Last month, after previous unsuccessful attempts to leave the country, he flew home to his wife Tara and their four children.

Irish Times Public Affairs Editor Simon Carswell visited the couple in their home last weekend.

In today's episode of the In The News Podcast, he tells Jennifer Ryan what the O'Hallorans had to say about their three-year fight for Richard's freedom.


In The News is hosted by reporters Conor Pope and Sorcha Pollak

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