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Harry Greenen (9) and his dog Rocky take part in Pieta’s Darkness Into Light in Greystones Co Wicklow. Photograph: Andres Poveda

A total of €7 million had been raised for suicide-prevention charity Pieta House by Sunday morning following this weekend’s Darkness Into Light walkin(...)

Part of the European Commission’s recommendations in relation to Ireland’s application for the recovery fund was a crackdown on aggressive tax practices. Photograph: iStock

Ireland will shortly publish its plan to use the more than €900 million it will get from the new Europan Union Recovery and Resilience Fund. Designed (...)

Tim Foley  who lives in Cork city: ‘It is hard to pick yourself up after the restrictions are eased a small bit and bang, everything is closed again.’ Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

'I have found the lockdowns soul-destroying': Five people recount their experience of living alone during the three lockdowns The lifting of res(...)

A French fishing boat takes part in a protest in front of the port of Saint Helier off the British island of Jersey on Thursday. Photograph:  Sameer Al-Doumy/AFP via Getty Images

Why has British prime minister Boris Johnson sent royal navy patrol vessels to the waters around Jersey? The immediate threat to which the prime mini(...)

Facebook’s  head of global policy and communication, and former British deputy prime minister  Sir Nick Clegg on a visit to Dublin in April 2019. Photograph:  Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images

When Facebook barred President Donald Trump from its service in January, Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive, defended the decision in a Facebook pos(...)

Polish president Andrzej Duda; and Polish ombudsman Adam Bodnar. Photograph: Wojtek Radwanski/AFP via Getty

Polish president Andrzej Duda has attacked the departing ombudsman as “anti-Polish” for suggesting their central European homeland has taken an “anti-(...)

Ministers were told that Ireland is adequately represented at present and in the past has had disproportionate numbers in senior roles in Brussels. Photograph: iStock

The Government will seek to boost Irish representation in the European Union’s institutions under a new strategy to be announced this week. Minister (...)

Last month, the EU confirmed a new, legally binding target to cut net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55 per cent by 2030, from 1990 levels. Photograph: iStock

The price of benchmark European Union carbon permits climbed above €50 a tonne for the first time on Tuesday, bolstered by tougher EU climate policies(...)

The Government is set to launch plans to increase the number of Irish people being hired into the European Unions institutions.  Photograph: iStock/Getty

The Irish Government is set to launch plans to increase the number of Irish people being hired into the European Unions institutions amid concerns of (...)

Jim Martin:   “There’s anger at the DUP, big anger.” Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

As so often in the North’s history, the writing is on the wall. In this instance, the declaration in question is a poster on Belfast’s Shankill Road w(...)

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