Foreign Frolics


Most of the world took a sigh of collective relief as Donald Trump looked set to depart the White House. Simon Coveney (below) was delighted when Ireland won a seat on the UN Security Council and was happy to take most of the credit and glory of the win for himself.

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It’s been quite the rollercoaster year on the foreign affairs front. Covid-19 will of course be remembered as the defining global event of 2020. As the virus spread exponentially in March, caretaker Taoiseach Leo Varadkar decided to jet over to Washington DC for his St Patrick’s Day jolly all the same. It was a particularly... Read more »

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