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Tokyo, Japan: the country is Ireland’s biggest trading partner in Asia  but it is one of the most expensive locations in the Irish network of 80 overseas diplomatic missions

The Government is spending almost €23 million on land and a building to house a new Irish embassy in Japan and other State agencies including Enterpri(...)

Brian Heffernan receives his award as best individual volunteer from the award sponsor Conor Foley of IIBN,  with nominator Guy Bolongaro (left)

A man who upcycles furniture for Irish people in London, a care in the community group that visits vulnerable and housebound members of the Irish comm(...)

Direct Dublin-Beijing flights will be on Tuesday and Saturdays while the services including the Edinburgh stopover will be on Thursdays and Sundays.

China’s Hainan Airlines will begin its long-anticipated Dublin-Beijing flights on June 12th. The carrier signalled earlier this year that it would be(...)

The two Irish women, from counties Kildare and Offaly, were on working visas and teaching in Beijing language schools before their detention. Photograph: iStock.

Two Irish teachers have been freed after spending more than a week in detention in China reportedly over issues with their visas, sources in the Irish(...)

Ian Gibson: ‘I didn’t want to die without revising the book, it was a moral obligation’

Ian Gibson has spent the last four decades living and working in Spain, so it’s rather ironic that as he sits down in a bar in central Madrid with The(...)

Catherine O’Grady Powers runs Glen Keen Farm and they offer Chinese people the opportunity for an authentic sheep-farming experience with shepherding, sheep-shearing, wool-dyeing and turf-cutting

Next month’s introduction of direct flights to Dublin from Beijing and Hong Kong, combined with new attractions such as farm visits, will provide a ma(...)

Lisa McGee, creator and writer of Channel 4 hit ‘Derry Girls’ was recognised as a rising star at a television industry dinner at the Irish embassy in London.

Irish television talent and executives attended a special industry dinner in the Irish embassy in London last night at which Derry Girls creator Lisa (...)

 Russia’s ambassador to Ireland Yury Filatov at the embassy on Orwell Road said any expulsions of personnel would constitute an “unfriendly act”. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Government has concerns about certain personnel at the Russian embassy in Dublin and will consider expulsions or other actions after receiving sec(...)

Russian-born chess grandmaster Alexander Baburin, who lives in Blackrock, said he voted as an expatriate for Vladimir Putin in the recent Russian presidential election. Photograph: Mikhail Klimentyev /AFP/Getty Images

The Russian community in Ireland will celebrate 45 years of diplomatic relations at their annual ball in October. What will be left to celebrate or h(...)

American orator, abolitionist, writer and escaped slave, Frederick Douglass (1817-1895) pictured circa 1880. Photograph: MPI/Getty Images

Last week in the elegant surroundings of the Yale Club in New York, educators and historians from across the United States gathered for the annual Fre(...)

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