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Nave Andromeda: The Greek company that owns the vessel says stowaways boarded the tanker in Lagos. Photograph:  Ben Stansall

Seven men have been arrested on suspicion of attempting to hijack the oil tanker that was seized by members of the elite Special Boat Service (SBS) of(...)

Kate Winslet and  Saoirse Ronan star in Francis Lee’s Ammonite, an awards contender when the Oscars eventually roll around.

Francis Lee’s Ammonite, starring Saoirse Ronan and Kate Winslet as romantically entangled fossil hunters in 19th century Dorset, has premiered to larg(...)

‘Where’s the nearest buffet?’ Holliday Grainger and Tom Burke in Strike: Lethal White

As regular readers of this column will know, there’s nothing I like better than a television protagonist with a random noun or verb as a surname that (...)

The new bylaws will extend the 30km/h limit to almost all major approach roads to the city

Dublin City Council plans to press ahead with making 30km/h the “default speed limit” across the city and suburbs despite public opposition to the mov(...)

Private student accommodation provider Aparto has said it had ‘no option’ but to ‘immediately’ suspended the use of the building. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

A large south Dublin student accommodation complex has been shut down, and its residents relocated, following the detection of fire safety problems wi(...)

 A protective barrier is seen around the statue of Winston Churchill in Parliament Square in anticipation of protests in London. Photograph:  Peter Summers/Getty Images

Boris Johnson has described as “absurd and shameful” the boarding up of a statue of Winston Churchill as police in London fear clashes on Saturday bet(...)

The statue of Edward Colston being retrieved from the harbour in Bristol. Photograph: AFP via Getty

The statue of slave trader Edward Colston that was pulled down during an anti-racism demonstration has been lifted out of Bristol Harbour. Bristol Ci(...)

Accounts for the seven universities represented by the Irish Universities Association show they earn about €70 million a year renting out rooms to students. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Third-level colleges have emptied for the summer but their managements are already grappling with how they will conduct a new academic year in the sha(...)

The low speed limit will apply to roads which previously allowed speeds of 50km/h and 80km/h . Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Speed limits will be cut to 30km/h across Dublin city and suburbs, including on most major arterial routes, under new Covid-19 traffic laws to be pres(...)

Huge crowds would regularly turn out to watch the seven-a-side tournaments at the Gloucester Diamond with residents watching from the windows. Photograph: North Inner City Folklore Project

There’s a photograph of a woman looking out of her window at a quiet Foley Street below. All around her are boarded up windows. The buildings up and d(...)

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