Katie O Byrne

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Ibrahim Halawa was arrested at a protest in Cairo, Egypt in 2013 after he and his siblings spoke on stage at a rally organised by the Muslim Brotherhood.

Ibrahim Halawa’s legal team has said they have not been given access to their client. Barrister Katie O’Byrne from Doughty Street Chambers in London (...)

Above, Omaima (left), Fatima and Somaia Halawa sisters of Ibrahim. ‘Halawa has been receiving important consular support from the Irish Embassy in Cairo. But it is not enough.’ Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Today an Irish teenager lies abandoned to his fate in a Cairo prison, cut off from the world. Ibrahim Halawa was arrested in August 2013 near Cairo’s (...)

Youth theatre members at rehearsals for Gulliver’s Travels at the Lab on Dublin’s Foley Street. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Stepping into rehearsals for the National Youth Theatre’s production of Gulliver’s Travels is a little like arriving on the shore of a strange new wor(...)