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Cork Chamber has warned of the impact of Ryanair’s decision to close its base in Cork Airport over the winter period

Ryanair’s closure of its Cork and Shannon airport bases for the winter threatens existing jobs along with efforts to ease the impact of Covid-19 and B(...)

Former SS camp guard ‘Bruno D’ of the Stutthof Nazi concentration camp near Danzig. Photograph: Daniel Bockwoldt/EPA

Some 75 years after the collapse of the Nazi regime, a Hamburg court has found a 93-year-old man guilty of complicity to murder for serving as a teena(...)

Take in Gdansk town hall then maybe head for the shipyards
Welcome to my place . . . Gdansk
  • Abroad
  • December 29, 2019, 06:10

Michael Gannon born in Roscommon. He married Renata, a Polish woman, and they have a teenage daughter, Julia. He lives in Gdansk, Poland where he work(...)

Michael Gannon (centre) in Gdansk this summer with Canadian rock group ‘Glass Tiger’ who  had a hit  with The Chieftains in the 1980s. He was their tour guide for the day.

Working Abroad Q&A: Each week Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week we chat to Michael Gannon(...)

In the eyes of the wily PiS leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski, securing enough seats for a second term would be his party’s just reward for a job well done. Photograph: Piotr Nowak/EPA

In advance of Poland’s general election on Sunday, all opinion polls indicate the national conservative Law and Justice (PiS) will triumph with an eve(...)

A pile of rubble inside Notre Dame Cathedral today after the devastating fire overnight. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

French president Emmanuel Macron has given an address on television on the burning of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, claiming the edifice will be reno(...)

People pray by the restored monument of  late Fr Henryk Jankowski in Gdansk: supporters accuse Polish liberals of a witch hunt  against traditional Catholic values. Photograph:  Agencja Gazeta/Bartosz Banka

For the second time in a month, the statue of a polarising Polish priest has vanished from the streetscape of Gdansk. Councillors in the northern Bal(...)

President of Poland Andrzej Duda and  director of the Polin Dariusz Stola: the national conservative Law and Justice government has complained the museum is too political. Photograph:  Celestino Arce/NurPhoto

Six years after it opened, Warsaw’s award-winning Jewish museum finds itself caught in a widening row over political history in Poland – and citizens’(...)

August, 1980: Lech Walesa, leader of the Polish Trade Union Solidarity, who wenton strike at the Lenin Shipyard in Gdansk. File photograph:  Keystone/Getty Images

The massive museum looks like a rusting ship’s hull and could be distant cousin of its sleeker Belfast equivalent. The Titanic Museum recalls a ship t(...)

A photograph of murdered Gdansk mayor Pawel Adamowicz against candles left by mourners on January 17th. Photograph:  Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Like a caged animal, Piotr Adamowicz paces the floor. We’re in a windowless room in Gdansk city hall where, for 20 years until last month, his younger(...)

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