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Matt Doherty in action during the Republic of Ireland training session in Abbotstown. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Matt Doherty looks set to get an opportunity to nail down a regular starting spot with Ireland over the coming week, with Mick McCarthy strongly hinti(...)

Pressing matter: last year the passport service received 200,000 applications from British-based people. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

‘I never wanted to be part of the German empire’ For some living in Britain today, applying for an Irish passport is an expression of resistance to B(...)

Seán Murray, who directed ‘Unquiet Graves: the Story of the Glennane Gang’, with actor Stephen Rea who narrates the documentary about the loyalist paramilitary group believed responsible for more than 120 killings in the early to mid 1970s.

A former RUC officer has alleged that British intelligence tried to persuade the Ulster Volunteer Force to attack a Catholic primary school in Co Arma(...)

Central Bank of Ireland deputy governor Ed Sibley has warned about the impact of a no-deal Brexit on the insurance sector. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Irish consumers may struggle to secure wedding, pet or gadget insurance in the event of the UK crashing out of the EU with no deal. Central Bank of (...)

Even with the plan to limit the impact on Irish insurance policy holders of the UK crashing out of the EU at the end of March without a withdrawal agreement, consumers may be hit in other ways.

The Republic is working on legislation to allow UK and Gibraltar-based insurers and brokers to continue to service Irish customers’ policies for a per(...)

African migrants with a bloody Spanish flag celebrate after breaching the border from Morocco into the Spanish exclave of Ceuta in August 2018. Photograph: Alexander Koerner/Getty

Moussa Keita smiles as he recalls the moment he first set foot in Europe, storming into the Spanish enclave of Ceuta with hundreds of others after cli(...)

Then-taoiseach Charles Haughey on the steps of No 10 Downing Street in London with then British prime minister Margaret Thatcher in 1980. File photograph: Keystone/Getty Images

Brexit may have provoked some tension between the Irish and British governments but documents released by the National Archives under the 30-year rule(...)

Ray Houghton  heads the Republic of Ireland winner past England’s Peter Shilton during the European Championship at Stuttgart, June 12th 1988. Photograph: Bob Thomas/Getty Images

January 11th: SDLP leader John Hume and Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams hold the first in a series of secretive meetings in Belfast. January 17th: Au(...)

Mairéad Farrell: one of the three members of an IRA active service unit, shot dead by the SAS in Gibraltar. Photograph: Pacemaker

The Irish government secretly reassured the British government in 1988 it would not take a case to the European Court of Human Rights challenging the (...)

Stalag XXA: Cpl Tom McGrath, who escaped from the German prisoner-of-war camp in 1942. Photograph courtesy family collection

Until two years ago Tom McGrath had no idea that his father had served in the British army in the second World War. Neither did he know that Tom snr h(...)

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