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Glenn Carr, general manager of Rosslare Europort. He says  hauliers want certainty and frequency beyond a three-days-a-week service

Rosslare Europort is in advanced talks with a shipping company to start a direct ferry service to continental Europe for hauliers looking to avoid any(...)

Dr Aidan MacCarthy, from Cork, of the RAF, who survived Dunkirk, the fall of Singapore, having his ship torpedoed and time in a POW camp, before being in Nagasaki on the day on the atomic bomb was dropped

In a room above MacCarthy’s bar in Castletownbere, Co Cork is a daily reminder that the world has survived worse travails than Covid-19. The ceremoni(...)

Zanyar Rasul Ahmadi has called for his case to be re-examined after spending more than four years in direct provision waiting for an answer on his asylum application. Photograph: Alan Betson

Zanyar Rasul Ahmadi arrived in Ireland in February 2016 with eight other asylum seekers and was discovered in the back of a lorry in Co Wexford that h(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at Phibblestown Community Centre in Dublin with Emer Currie  and Ted Leddy. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Finishing third in first preference vote share and in Dáil seats should not be cause for celebration, but Fine Gaelers see the outcome of the weekend’(...)

Mary Talbot celebrated her 100th birthday  surrounded by friends and family at the London Irish Centre’s luncheon club last year.

More than 30 years ago Irish woman Mary Talbot joined the London Irish Centre after her husband died. The second World War nurse and mother of six chi(...)

Artist Ian Parker: “It’s the technique of painting itself that is a challenge, to anyone, disabled or able-bodied. It requires skill and practice and patience.”

When artist Ian Parker was growing up in the West Sussex market town of Crawley, he didn’t see himself represented in the books he read. Parker was b(...)

Stéphane Coispel, manager of French transport firm AllianCeuropE, at Cherbourg port: “It is very expensive for us, you have damage to trailers and we must repair them.”  Photograph: Jack Power

Stéphane Coispel is sitting in his car beside the barbed-wire fence enclosing Cherbourg port, one of several points of crossing that for migrants in E(...)

Fionnuala Zinnecker’s family on the beach in Dunkirk, France.

No matter how long you live in a place as an immigrant, you never really have the same feeling of belonging or shared heritage that the locally born c(...)

Floral tributes on Eastern Avenue, Grays, Essex, where 39 bodies were discovered in a refrigerated lorry. Photograph:  Kirsty O’Connor/PA

A trailer in which 39 migrants were found dead made two stops in the same area where the discovery was made after returning from a trip to Belgium in (...)

Floral tributes at the Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, Essex, after 39 bodies were found inside a lorry trailer on the industrial estate. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

The trailer in which 39 people were found dead in England earlier this week was leased from one Irish company to a second business also run from the R(...)

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