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Anything Goes comes to Dublin. ‘Has there ever been a musical with so many hits?’

“In olden days, a glimpse of stocking Was looked on as something shocking. But now, God knows, Anything goes.” The world may be falling apart on all (...)

P&O’s Pride of Canterbury  and  Pride of Kent: P&O can employ agency staff on the Dover to Calais route at £5.50 an hour. Why should people to-ing and fro-ing between two rich countries subsist on less than either one’s minimum wage?   Photograph:  Gareth Fuller/PA

A few years ago, P&O ferries with names like Spirit of Britain and Pride of Kent were under the UK flag with mostly UK-based crew on an average sa(...)

Thomas Kavanagh has been sentenced to 21 years. Photograph: PA

A man described as being “at the head of” the Kinahan cartel and responsible for smuggling cocaine and cannabis into the UK hidden inside items of mac(...)

John O’Hara’s hope and expectations of making his fortune never came to pass, but he did come to enjoy a brief fame and popularity in the bullring. Photograph: Getty Images

Not so long ago, I was alerted to the existence of a little-known Irish bullfighter who, after hanging up his cape, had retired to Clifden to indulge (...)

Britain’s Labour party will force an emergency vote in the UK parliament on Monday over the sacking of 800 P&O Ferries workers.  Photograph: Sam Boal /

Britain’s Labour party will force an emergency vote in the UK parliament on Monday over the sacking of 800 P&O Ferries workers. The party will dem(...)

An aerial view shows P&O vessels Norbank (left) and Norbay moored in Liverpool. Photograph: Getty

At least 60 employees who lost their jobs when P&O Ferries sacked them on Thursday are from Ireland, their trade union has stated. Maritime unio(...)

Security and severance personnel board the P&O European Causeway in Larne, Co Antrim. Photograph: Pacemaker Press

The Government has contacted P&O Ferries seeking details of the impact on its Irish operations of the decision by the UK-based company to suddenly(...)

Stena Line saw significant declines on its Dublin-Holyhead and Rosslare-Fishguard routes last year but huge increases on its Belfast-Liverpool  and Belfast-Cairnryan routes. Photograph: Paul Faith/Bloomberg

Traders are diverting more goods through Northern Ireland’s ports to avail of looser post-Brexit checks, new freight figures from Belfast Harbour and (...)

M&S said in July that some of its festive product range will not be available at Irish stores  this Christmas because of the risk that fresh food will be impeded under cross-border arrangements

Marks and Spencer is reviewing the future of its 20 French stores after border delays caused by post-Brexit customs arrangements hit deliveries of UK-(...)

Irish Ferries passenger revenues fell in the first half, reflecting a full six months of restrictions on non-essential travel. Photograph: Irish Ferries

Irish Ferries owner Irish Continental Group (ICG) recorded an 8 per cent rise in revenues in the first half of 2021 compared to the same period last y(...)

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