Ibrahim Halawa has said he became homesick when he heard Ed Sheeran's Galway Girl on the radio while he was imprisoned in Egypt.
Fri, 16 Feb, 2018
Ibrahim Halawa says he will never go back to Egypt.
Tue, 02 Jan, 2018
Ibrahim Halawa has admitted he is finding it difficult to adapt to his new freedom after spending more than four years in jail in Egypt.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017
"Of course I'm not with the Muslim Brotherhood, at 17 you don't know what that is."
Fri, 03 Nov, 2017
The Halawa sisters were presented with a special recognition award at the Irish Tatler Women of the Year awards in Dublin last night for their campaigning to get their 21-year-old brother released.
Sun, 29 Oct, 2017
Ibrahim Halawa yesterday arrived home to Ireland and a hundred thousand welcomes — and several new family members.
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017
Ibrahim Halawa has said people who criticised him for supporting the rallies in Cairo in 2013 made him stronger.
Tue, 24 Oct, 2017
The Government jet will not now be scrambled to bring Ibrahim Halawa home, as had previously been suggested.
Sat, 21 Oct, 2017
Ibrahim Halawa had four years to dream up his post-release wishlist but he had just two simple requests for his family after he was finally freed from prison.
LATEST: The campaign to free Ibrahim Halawa has today praised the Irish embassy in Egypt for its help following the Dublin man’s release from an Egyptian prison.
Fri, 20 Oct, 2017
The former Justice Minister says the Egyptian ambassador to Ireland, Soha Gendi, should be expelled if Ibrahim Halawa isn't released by the end of the week.
Wed, 11 Oct, 2017
Bureaucracy is what is holding up Ibrahim Halawa's release from jail according to Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney.
Children's Minister Katherine Zappone has insisted progress is still taking place over the release of Ibrahim Halawa amid concern over the week-long delay in his return to Ireland.
Wed, 27 Sep, 2017
The Foreign Affairs Minister, Simon Coveney, has said he expects Ibrahim Halawa to return to Ireland within a matter of days.
Tue, 26 Sep, 2017
Incarcerated in Egypt for four years and unsure of whether he’d ever get to return to his native
Sat, 23 Sep, 2017
The Government is considering using the government jet to bring home Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa from Egypt when he is released from jail.
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017
Ministers and diplomats are working to get Ibrahim Halawa home “as soon as possible” after his four-year ordeal in an Egyptian prison came to an end when a Cairo court acquitted him of all the charges against him.
Tue, 19 Sep, 2017
IBRAHIM Halawa is an Irish citizen who has spent four years in an Egyptian jail, though he was not convicted of anything.
Latest: Ibrahim Halawa's soolicitor today paid tribute to the "hard work and dedication" of this family during their struggle to have him released from detention in Egypt.
Mon, 18 Sep, 2017
A verdict had been expected yesterday in the case of Ibrahim Halawa in a mass trial of those involved in Muslim Brotherhood protests in August 2013, following the removal of president Mohamed Morsi.
Tue, 29 Aug, 2017
Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney has said that he will insist on Egypt honouring an agreement to allow Ibrahim Halawa return to Ireland whether or not he is found guilty following his trial in Cairo.
Fri, 18 Aug, 2017
Jailed Irishman Ibrahim Halawa has warned he has been behind bars for so long that he is scared of freedom.
Thu, 17 Aug, 2017
The trial of Ibrahim Halawa is expected to finally hear the case for the Dubliner's defence today in Cairo.
Tue, 01 Aug, 2017
Amnesty International says it is gravely concerned for the mental and physical wellbeing of Ibrahim Halawa.
Mon, 17 Jul, 2017
Ibrahim Halawa's legal team will begin challenging video evidence in the trial in Egypt today.
Sun, 16 Jul, 2017
The trial of Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa has been adjourned in Cairo for the 26th time in almost four years.
Sun, 09 Jul, 2017
LATEST: Some progress has been reported in the trial of Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt today.
Tue, 04 Jul, 2017
The sisters of Ibrahim Halawa - the Irish man being held in an Egyptian jail - are suing the Minister for Justice.
Tue, 23 May, 2017
President Michael D Higgins has said the four-year trial in Egypt of 21-year-old Ibrahim Halawa needs an urgent resolution.
Thu, 18 May, 2017
The Government need to change their approach to the case of Ibrahim Halawa.
Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed for the 23rd time.
Tue, 09 May, 2017
Irishman Ibrahim Halawa is set to stand trial in Egypt today.
There has been another adjournment in the trial of Ibrahim Halawa, according to Amnesty International Ireland.
Wed, 26 Apr, 2017
An Irishman jailed in Egypt for four years without trial has written an impassioned plea to Taoiseach Enda Kenny for his release after seeing another inmate being freed.
Tue, 25 Apr, 2017
Latest: The Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan says Ibrahim Halawa may be released from an Egyptian prison on humanitarian grounds.
Wed, 05 Apr, 2017
A candlelight vigil is being held outside Leinster House tonight for Ibrahim Halawa.
Tue, 04 Apr, 2017
Ibrahim Halawa's family claim he is in danger of contracting a contagious disease from prison inmates.
Mon, 03 Apr, 2017
Every day at 5:30am, an alarm clock awakens Ahmed Maher from his mattress below a stairwell at his neighbourhood police station in Cairo.
Sat, 25 Mar, 2017
The trial of Ibrahim Halawa has been adjourned for the 20th time.
Thu, 23 Mar, 2017
There has been another adjournment in the trial of Ibrahim Halawa in Cairo.
Wed, 22 Mar, 2017
Latest: The Taoiseach has said he is disturbed at reports of the health condition of Ibrahim Halawa.
The Irish Chief Medical Officer is being asked to nominate a doctor to carry out a medical assessment of Ibrahim Halawa in an Egyptian jail.
Tue, 21 Mar, 2017
The family of Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa, who has been imprisoned in Egypt without trial since 2013, has said he is dying.
Wed, 15 Mar, 2017
Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD has said the Irish government must intensify its efforts to secure the release of Irishman Ibrahim Halawa.
Tue, 14 Mar, 2017
The sister of Dubliner Ibrahim Halawa is calling on the Irish Government to urge Egypt to release her brother on humanitarian grounds.
Wed, 01 Mar, 2017
A cross-party delegation from the Dáil will ask the Egyptian government to let Ibrahim Halawa come home today.
Tue, 10 Jan, 2017
A cross-party delegation of Irish politicians will travel to Egypt on Monday to visit jailed Irishman Ibrahim Halawa.
Sat, 07 Jan, 2017
Ibrahim Halawa has had his trial delayed for a 17th time on his 21st birthday.
Tue, 13 Dec, 2016
Jailed Ibrahim Halawa handed his mother a paper bouquet in the colours of the Irish flag to thank the public for the support he has received during his incarceration.
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