‘Slow but positive progress’ made in case of detained Irishman in China

Businessman Richard O’Halloran has been detained in the Asian country for more than two years due to a legal dispute involving his employer

18th April, 2021
‘Slow but positive progress’ made in case of detained Irishman in China
Richard O‘Halloran’s exit ban was lifted in January, but he was turned back from the airport when he attempted to board a flight on January 10 Pic: rte.ie

A “legal and financial” solution to secure Richard O’Halloran’s safe return to Ireland is currently being worked on in China, according to a source close to the matter.

The Irish businessman and father of four has been stuck in China due to a legal dispute involving China International Aviation Leasing Service (CALS), the Dublin-based firm he works for.

O’Halloran has not been charged with any crime, and is not...

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