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Shadow secretary of state for Brexit Keir Starmer addresses delegates at the Labour Party conference in  Liverpool. ‘Nobody is ruling out remain.’ Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images

Britain’s Labour party has voted to keep open the option of a second referendum on Brexit, which could lead to a reversal of the 2016 vote to leave th(...)

Ryanair said on Tuesday that it would cancel 190 of a total of 2,400 flights.

Around 30,000 Ryanair passengers in Europe face disruption on Friday as planned cabin crew strikes have forced the airline to cancel 190 flights. Cab(...)

The Coalition 2030 group on O’Connell Street during a rally to mark the third anniversary of the adoption of the UN sustainable development goals. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/THE IRISH TIMES

Ireland continues to be “a profoundly unequal place” and must make greater effort to live up to its commitments on ending poverty and world hunger by (...)

A very unusual event will be coming to Ireland next year when “Anatomy Lab LIVE” hosts its “surgical spin on dinner and dissection” in Belfast, Dublin and Limerick. After dinner, the operating theatre in the room will spring into action. Ventilators, a crash trolley and full team will “race the clock to save a patient’s life”. The show includes spectator involvement, with each table including a surgical trolley with clamps, scalpels and an array of surgeon’s tools. The show, which tours Britain in the first months of 2019, comes to Belfast on March 16th, Dublin on April 7th, and Limerick on April 28th. Standard tickets are £79/€89. See anatomylablive.co.uk

1) A free public talk on childhood eczema will be held in the Red Cow Moran Hotel, Dublin on Saturday, September 29th from 10.15am-3pm. Speakers inclu(...)

Belgian authorities declared some loot box systems to be illegal gambling and compelled major game developers to remove such features in games sold in the country. Above, gamers play the video game Star Wars Battlefront II  during the Paris Games Week last year. Photograph: Chesnot/Getty Images

The Government has signed an international declaration expressing concern about gambling in video games which many experts view as a gateway for child(...)

Sterling plunged more than 1 per cent against the euro to close at €1.113. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Investors fled sterling after British premier Theresa May signalled that the UK could depart the European Union without a deal, potentially locking it(...)

In 2011,  Northern Ireland’s public transport operator introduced English/Irish bilingual destination signs on buses serving west Belfast, along with timetables and other information.

Belfast’s new Glider high-quality bus system serves unionist east Belfast and nationalist west Belfast with a single through route. There had previous(...)

The research commissioned by the Health Insurance Authority  provides a benchmarking comparison of the Irish healthcare system against those in Australia, Belgium, Germany and the UK. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish patients are still paying the price for swingeing health cuts rolled out in the late 1980s, according to the author of a comparative study of he(...)

Willie White, director of the Dublin Theatre Festival. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Willie White is moving beyond it. It isn’t that the artistic director of the Dublin Theatre Festival (DTF) is reluctant to discuss this year’s setbac(...)

'One of the chief arguments for abolishing the rule is that it is a waste of time. The average French child spends 80 hours learning it, without ever understanding.' Photograph: Getty Images

As a native English-speaker who has constantly endeavoured to perfect her French, I have been delighted by a grammatical controversy raging in French (...)

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