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‘Communities along the Border are determined not to be dragged back to the past . . . we will not allow any reimposition of a hard border.’ Photograph: iStock

A series of demonstrations will be held along the Border between the Republic and the North next week telling British prime minister Boris Johnson to (...)

Gardaí at a checkpoint on the M4 in Co Kildare, outbound from Dublin,  as part of Operation Fanacht. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The volume of traffic in the Republic’s roads notably decreased just days into the Garda’s Operation Fanacht. The operation has seen thousands of che(...)

A  caravan with a Northern registration being transported towards Strabane in Co Tyrone from the Border area of Lifford in Co Donegal on Friday. Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

It is a sunny Sunday afternoon; perfect weather for a trip to Donegal. Yet this weekend, the roads were noticeably quiet. At what is usually the bus(...)

Spot the difference: Land Rover Defender on th left, the  Grenadier on the right.

Land Rover has lost a landmark court case, in which it sought to protect the shape and styling of its original Defender model as intellectual property(...)

‘I have had many people ask me if their loved is going to die, whether they will ever see them again?’ Phillip Cahill, who works as a paramedic in Wales

Phillip Cahill from Salthill, Co Galway works as a paramedic in Wales. He spoke to Irish Times Abroad last Christmas about his job (which became (...)

Elizabeth Crumlish said she wanted halting site accommodation which could accommodate her children, who pursue a nomadic lifestyle, when they come to visit.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A Traveller has failed to secure High Court declarations that her one year suspension from Donegal County Council’s housing list was unlawful and unre(...)

Sandy Bay Caravan Park, Castlegregory, Kerry, closed to visitors due to Government measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

Some holiday homeowners in Kerry last weekend found gardaí at their door, inquiring where they were from and offering gentle encouragement to go back (...)

Nissan is investing £400 million (€462 million) in its Sunderland car plant in preparation to build future models at the site, despite the company’s w(...)

Phillip Cahill is originally from Salthill in Galway, but now lives in Wales, where he staffs an ambulance rapid response car

Each week - even on Christmas week - Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week, we spoke Ph(...)

 Anna McMorrin is re-elected as MP for Cardiff North for the Labour Party. Photograph: Matthew Horwood/Getty Images

The impact of the Conservatives’ general election dominance was reflected in Wales, where the Tories seized several seats from Labour. The Tories mo(...)

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