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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar speaks to the media in Donegal after Thursday’s Cabinet meeting. Photograph: Michael McHugh/PA Wire

People in Northern Ireland will “come to question the union” with Britain if there is a no-deal Brexit, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said. Mr Varadkar(...)

Prof John FitzGerald has said in order to develop a ‘fairer system’ a complex response was needed in terms of promoting workforce participation, life expectancy rates and housing. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The social welfare and tax systems will not be able address many of the factors that keep people in poverty in the State, the adjunct professor of eco(...)

Minister for the Environment  Richard Bruton: ‘It will be about getting people to sign up to pledges for change’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Minister for the Environment Richard Bruton has signalled a new range of punitive measures for companies that fail to reduce plastic consumption, incl(...)

The Research Institute in Secure Hardware and Embedded Systems at Queen’s University is one of four linked cybersecurity institutes in the UK.

Prof Maire O’Neill is a Queen’s University, Belfast cybersecurity expert who knows that even something as innocent as a toy doll can be corrupted by (...)

MacGill Summer School director Joe Mulholland and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin in Glenties, Co Donegal. Photograph:  North West Newspix

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was “chancing the arm” by suggesting a general election should be held in 2020, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has said. Mr(...)

“He was one of the best editors I ever worked for,” broadcaster Olivia O’Leary has said in defence of MacGill Summer School director Joe Mulholland. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

RTÉ broadcaster Olivia O’Leary has defended MacGill Summer School director Joe Mulholland and said he is not a misogynist. Mr Mulholland has apologi(...)

Paschal Donohoe: many of the economic choices facing the State will fall to him. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The MacGill Summer School, held annually in Glenties, Co Donegal, and which has been taking place all this week, is easy to parody. Official Ireland t(...)

Alan Dukes, former minister for finance, spoke at the MacGill Summer School in Glenties, Co Donegal on Monday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

The only certainty about Brexit is that it will be a “negative-sum game for all concerned,” the former Fine Gael leader Alan Dukes told the MacGill Su(...)

Both ordinary and higher level Geography papers were well received. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

Both ordinary and higher level Geography papers were well received by students and teachers alike with few surprises experienced and a good range of t(...)

Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar speaking at the Collins Griffith commemoration at Glasnavin Cemetery, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government needs to focus on building a social recovery and politicians should develop a long-term vision for the country, Minister for Social Pro(...)

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