Richard O’Halloran (in an undated photo with his wife, Tara) is expected to be back in his home country “shortly”, the Irish foreign minister says. Photo: Handout
Richard O’Halloran (in an undated photo with his wife, Tara) is expected to be back in his home country “shortly”, the Irish foreign minister says. Photo: Handout

Irish businessman Richard O’Halloran, stuck in China for three years, allowed to go home

  • He had been under an ‘exit ban’ and was unable to leave Shanghai because of a legal dispute involving the Chinese owner of his employer
  • Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney says the restrictions were lifted after cooperation between China’s embassy officials in Dublin and the Chinese authorities

Richard O’Halloran (in an undated photo with his wife, Tara) is expected to be back in his home country “shortly”, the Irish foreign minister says. Photo: Handout
Richard O’Halloran (in an undated photo with his wife, Tara) is expected to be back in his home country “shortly”, the Irish foreign minister says. Photo: Handout
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