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The current German government is pursuing economic policies that allowed the Nazis come to power in the 1930s, Siptu president Jack O’Connor said. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Jack O’Connor says Berlin making same economic mistakes made in the 1930s

Irish Museum of Modern Art, where the exhibit, entitled Nas Quebradas, was on display during the summer. Photograph: George Munday/Getty

Work by Brazilian artist went on display following safety assurances from galleries where it had been shown

Members of the Cadet Honour Guard after a wreath laying Ceremony in the Stone Breakers’ Yard at Kilmainham Gaol as part of the Commemorations to mark the 90th Anniversary of the 1916 Rising. Photograph: Alan Betson

Lack of programme prompts expert group chairman to say ‘it is time for things to happen’

A couple walk amongst some of the 12,000 graves in the Tyne Cot Military Cemetary near Ypres in Belgium. File Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Some 600,000 soldiers - including 9,000 Irish - died in Belgian killing fields

John Teteris from Athenry, Co Galway, pictured during the ANZAC Day Dawn Service at Grangegorman Military Cemetry in April. An academic has counted 5,774 Irishmen who served in the Australian Imperial Force  and 860 who died. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Conference to hear of 6,000 Irishmen who signed up to the Australian WWI forces

Broadcaster Pat Kenny, who left RTÉ to join Newstalk. RTÉ managing director Jim Jennings said the company would have paid Kenny to stay put if it had been overpaying its radio presenters.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

‘If we were, we would have paid the money to keep Pat Kenny on Radio 1’

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