Fashion by definition is about transience and Irish and international fashion will each have their own turns in the spotlights this year. Yesterday, I(...)

British prime minister David Cameron  believes he has found a kindred spirit in Mark Rutte, the Dutch prime minister. In recent months Rutte has argued that, in the EU’s pursuit of growth, jobs and stability, less is often more.  Photograph: Will Oliver/Getty Images

Amid the chatter surrounding German chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to London on Thursday was speculation about British prime minister David C(...)

A portrait left by mourners is seen outside the home of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher after her death was announced in London. Photograph: REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

Margaret Thatcher was Britain’s first woman prime minister and the first party leader to win three general elections in a row. For 15 years she(...)

A jubilant Dr John O'Connell, after he was elected in Dublin South Central
Obituary: Dr John O’Connell
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  • March 16, 2013, 06:00

John O’Connell. Born: January 20th, 1927. Died: March 8th, 2013. Dr John O’Connell, who died last week aged 86 years, had a varied caree(...)