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Former UK prime minister Sir John Major has criticised the ‘breathtaking ignorance’ unionist leaders and Eurosceptics have shown over the Irish border during the Brexit debate. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Former UK prime minister Sir John Major has criticised the “breathtaking ignorance” unionist leaders and Eurosceptics have shown over the Irish border(...)

Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune said in total 8,000 European local authorities will be able to benefit from the scheme between now and 2020. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Local authorities which will receive funding for free wifi hotspots in public spaces have been named by the European Commission. The EU is making €1(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar defines job as ‘chairman and CEO of the organisation’

If, like any number of its international guests, you had no idea what kind of a programme The Late Late Show is, last night’s broadcast was as good an(...)

Gardaí in Co Longford have appealed for witnesses to an incident at Ferriskill on Monday. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Gardaí in Co Longford have appealed for witnesses to an incident at Ferriskill on Monday in which an official Garda firearm was discharged. Gardaí sa(...)

The man shot in the incident, a 28 year old father of two, was treated in hospital for a  bullet wound to his foot. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A detective involved in a confrontation in Longford on Monday during which a man was shot has received threats online but is not under armed protectio(...)

A garda sergeant fired a shot during a confrontation in Ferriskill, Co Longford, on Monday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Investigators are searching for a dog which was injured during a incident in Co Longford on Monday in which the animal’s owner was shot by a detective(...)

University of Limerick: Outside Dublin, proximity to a third-level college and socio-economic status seemed to be key determining factors in whether or not students go on to third level. Photograph: iStock

Click here to download the full 2018 Feeder School tables Students from the most affluent parts of Dublin are up to 14 times more likely to prog(...)

The proportion of school leavers heading to college is now edging towards 60 per cent. Photograph: iStock

The Irish Times Feeder School data published on Tuesday provides details of the educational pathways of thousands of students across almost 700 second(...)

Gsoc confirmed it received a referral from An Garda Síochána and has deployed investigators to the scene. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A man was injured after a Garda firearm was discharged during an incident in Co Longford on Monday. Gardaí said they attended an incident in Granard (...)

Cystic fibrosis campaigner Jillian McNulty outside Leinster House

Jillian McNulty believes she would not be here today if it wasn’t for Orkambi. The medicine, which she accessed via a clinical trial, is a (...)

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