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The Moneypoint power plant employs 194 people but the figure is set to significantly decrease. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

Close to 100 jobs are to go at the coal-fired Moneypoint power station with ESB citing market pressures, carbon prices and increases in renewable ener(...)

Donald Trump jnr and Eric Trump  in Doonbeg, Co Clare, last month. Businesses in the village have reported a surge in interest from visitors as a result of US president Donald Trump’s June visit. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Co Clare golf resort owned by Donald Trump was not permitted to profit from rooms taken by the presidential entourage during his visit last month,(...)

Millie Bobby Brown and Sadie Sink in Stranger Things Season 3. Photograph: Netflix

The teenagers in Stranger Things are far too quick to blame the interdimensional shadow monster for what’s gone wrong in their community of  (...)

Irish visit: Melania and Donald Trump leave Air Force One after touching down in Shannon last month. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty

Past visits of American presidents to Ireland have come with stirring oratory. Think of John F Kennedy, praising his Irish ancestry for values that sh(...)

Charles de Gaulle and  Eamon de Valera at Áras an Uachtaráin. Photograph: Jimmy McCormack

Fifty years before Donald Trump’s trip, another globally recognised politician came to Ireland on a private visit that turned out to be far from priva(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar greets US president Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, at Shannon Airport. Photograph: Arthur Ellis

Donald and Melania Trump departed Shannon Airport on Friday afternoon bringing to a close the first visit to Ireland by the 45th president of the Unit(...)

US president Donald Trump with schoolchildren in Doonbeg: “Come on, come on, let them up,” he said to the Secret Service agents. Photograph: Abbi Shanahan/Brian Shanahan/Reuters

Donald Trump may have won his round of golf at Doonbeg but his playing partners said the champagne moment was the singing local schoolchildren they me(...)

Local residents, pupils and teachers from Clohanes National School meeting US President Donald Trump at his golf resort in Doonbeg, Co Clare. Photograph: PA Wire

A Co Clare primary school principal declared her pupils “absolutely gobsmacked” by a chance encounter with US President Donald Trump as he played golf(...)

Donald  jnr (second right), and Eric Trump (centre),  in Doonbeg,  with   golf resort director of membership Brendan Murphy (in green tie). Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The golfing banter in Donald Trump’s running “four ball” series at Doonbeg continued as soon as the US president stepped off his Marine One helicopter(...)

Tour operator Mick O’Dea makes his way through Doonbeg in Co Clare during the visit of US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The post office in Doonbeg closed last October. It didn’t command international attention or trouble the national headlines. But it was a big loss to(...)

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