Tom Hanney

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Ann Derwin moves to Beijing at a critical time in relations between the countries when the supply of personal protective equipment from Chinese manufacturers is essential to the State’s fight against Covid-19 and as China becomes a more important trading partner and destination for exports. Above, a shipment of PPE arrives from China to Dublin Airport. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

Former vet and one-time chief economist at the Department of Agriculture Ann Derwin is to become Ireland’s next ambassador to China. Ms Derwin, who (...)

Declan Kelleher  (centre) has been named as the new Irish Ambassador to the EU. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

September is traditionally a time of change as thoughts turn to new possibilities for the term ahead. Brussels has seen more than the usual level of c(...)

Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan TD yesterday chaired an informal meeting of EU Environment Ministers at Dublin Castle as part of the Irish Presidency of the EU. He is pictured with Netherlands Minister for the Environment Wilma Mansveld. Photograph: Bryan O'Brien.

Sitting in a restaurant, before travelling to another busy day of meetings in Luxembourg yesterday, Minister of State for European Affairs Luci(...)