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On board EI608 to Amsterdam we popped into the cockpit with the pilot and the fabulous AerLingus flight crew facilitate us selling our story to the flight passengers

They previously outlined what it is and why they did it, here they tell us how it went. The Pre-Race Preparation “If we have to pick which part we(...)

People attend a protest  on the first anniversary of the murder of journalist Jan Kuciak and his partner Martina Kusnirova, in Bratislava, Slovakia. Photograph: Vladimir Simicek/AFP/Getty Images

Thousands of Slovaks rallied on Thursday to mark a year since the murder of an investigative journalist and his girlfriend, and to renew demands for a(...)

Leo Sharkey in Bratislava

Leo Sharkey, originally from Letterkenny, Co Donegal, arrived in Slovakia last August. He is a lecturer and lawyer in the capital Bratislava. He decid(...)

Daniela Vindisova: “It feels good here. I have never felt like I’m in some kind of minority.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Daniela Vindisova was just 17 when she first left her home in eastern Slovakia to go to college in Bratislava. She speaks five languages and has live(...)

The World Meeting of Families takes place in Dublin in August

The fourth international gathering of the Church Reform Network takes place in Bratislava this week, from June 11th to 15th. This network, which is ma(...)

Newly appointed Slovak interior minister Denisa Sakova: said after being sworn in that she “will try to restore public trust in police that is currently missing”. Photograph: Vladimir Simicek/AFP/Getty Images

Slovakia’s president Andrej Kiska and anti-government protesters have criticised the appointment of a ruling party insider as interior minister, amid(...)

Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific will operate four direct flights between Dublin and Hong Kong

June in Dublin Airport is going to be all about the East and in particular China. After years of talk about the need for a China flight, two Chinese a(...)

People gather in Slovak National Uprising  Square during a rally  to pay tribute to murdered Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak, in Bratislava. Photograph: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images

Thousands of people protested across Slovakia on Friday against their government’s handling of a journalist’s murder and to demand an end to high-leve(...)

Police stand guard at the scene where Slovak investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his girlfriend Martina Kusnirova were murdered, in Velka Maca. Photograph: Vladimir Simicekv/AFP/Getty Images

Slovakia has offered a €1 million reward to help solve the murder of journalist Jan Kuciak and his girlfriend, which police believe was probably linke(...)

Post-Brexit EU: there are worrying signs that the Government has not begun to grapple seriously with strategic questions. Photograph: iStock/Getty

As potentially one of the biggest economic shocks to hit Ireland in 50 years, the UK’s impending departure from the European Union is naturally the Go(...)

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