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‘Irish legislators need to recognise that an integral part of citizenship is the right to vote and have representation in their home country.’ 
Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

As an Irish citizen living in London I was pleased that the British Labour Party changed its policy on Brexit, to support the UK staying in the EU cus(...)

Jean Scales who lives in Luton: “We did not get the right information when we were voting. They should have told us what would happen.” Photograph: Joanne O’Brien

Belfast-born Jean Scales is one of many volunteers who help out each day at the Luton Irish Forum – a body that was set up to help ageing Irish immigr(...)

Elephant and Castle in south London: in the 1950s, the area was filled with Irish men working on building sites and Irish women  working in  factories. Photograph:  Bert Hardy/Picture Post/Getty Images

Painted on a wall in Southwark’s Central Market is a recipe for potato bread, which carefully explains how much flour and baking powder is needed for(...)

Jack Hynes: “If things change dramatically for the UK, then they will change dramatically for me.”

Ireland’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom Dan Mulhall went to the Sandhurst military college in Surrey on Saturday to lay a wreath to remember the Ir(...)

U2 called on Irish people living in the UK to vote remain in Thursday’s EU referendum. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Irish musicians U2 have backed a remain vote in Britain’s European Union referendum, saying Europe without Britain seems unimaginable. The band poste(...)

Irish musician Bob Geldof has featured in a video campaign on the UK’s EU referendum launched by a pro-Remain group. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Irish musician Bob Geldof has featured in a video campaign launched by a pro-Remain group seeking to mobilise the support of the nearly half a million(...)

Peter Sutherland: former chairman of Goldman Sachs International signed Irish4Europe’s letter which urged eligible Irish voters to reject a Brexit. Photograph: Gary O’Neill

Irish businesspeople are understandably wary about being seen to interfere in the UK’s forthcoming vote on EU membership. The Irish4Europe business lo(...)

Mr Humphrys  said he was astounded to see how quickly Ireland had bounced back from the economic downturn

Irish concerns over a possible “Brexit” have not had a big impact on the debate in Britain, according to veteran BBC journalist John Humphrys. Speak(...)

 Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan TD. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has urged Irish people living in Britain to join the campaign to keep the United Kingdom in the European(...)