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Ireland must ramp up security measures against the spread of a deadly disease threatening pig farmers across Europe, Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has warned.

Ireland must ramp up security measures against the spread of a deadly disease threatening pig farmers across Europe, Minister for Agriculture Michael (...)

A woman shows her malnourished baby at an intensive nutritional rehabilitation centre  southern Niger. Of the 189 countries in the Human Development Index, Ireland ranked fourth and Niger last. Photograph:  Getty Images

Living conditions have improved faster in Ireland than anywhere else in the world over the past five years, according to a newly published United Nati(...)

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban: many supposed allies in the European People’s Party voted to condemn his hard-line policies. Photograph: Patrick Seeger/EPA

The Czech Republic and Poland have backed Hungary after the European Parliament launched disciplinary proceedings against Budapest for threatening de(...)

In this handout photo issued by the Metropolitan Police, Salisbury Novichok poisoning suspects Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov are shown on CCTV at Salisbury train station at 16:11hrs on March 3rd, 2018. Photograph: Metropolitan Police via Getty Images

The City Stay Hotel, an unprepossessing, end-of-terrace house in the east London neighbourhood of Bow, boasts just two stars and offers rooms at £49 a(...)

Welcoming the report, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said in a statement that “the Government’s objective as set out in the summer economic statement is to balance the budget over the economic cycle and to use windfall receipts for debt reduction”.

The Department of Finance has warned the Government that continuing to run a budget deficit despite strong economic growth “increases the vulnerabilit(...)

Total Produce chairman Carl McCann. The company increased its shareholder dividend on the back of profits increasing.  Photograph: Alan Betson

A 19.4 per cent profit boost at Total Produce led the group to increase its shareholder dividend on Thursday despite volumes in its European business (...)

Milos Matousek (78), who served in the Czechoslovak army, attends a ceremony outside the studios of Czech Radio to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Czechs have lambasted their current leaders on the 50th anniversary of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, when the Red Army crushed hopes for libe(...)

The partnership with Air Malta is the same as the one that Ryanair agreed earlier this year with Air Europa.

Ryanair customers will be able to book flights from Malta to destinations in Africa, Asia, Europe and Russia following a deal struck by the Irish airl(...)

Protesters and residents standing on and around a Russian tank  on a Prague  street, August 1968. Photograph: Rolls Press/Popperfoto/Getty Images

For Ondrej Neff, a young journalist in communist Czechoslovakia, the bold liberal experiment of the Prague Spring ended with a phone call in the dead (...)

Coastal rowing is a very popular sport in pockets around Ireland. Photograph:  Irish Coastal Rowing

Thousands of rowers will compete in national coastal rowing championships this weekend at two separate events. The new Irish Coastal Rowing Champion(...)

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