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The Ireland funds Business Plan Competition 2013 took place in Dublin. Pictured are Richard Miller and Matthew Kyle of RMK Securities, watched by Matthew and Alex Moran, whose mother Ollwyn of Creeper Crawlers was also competing.

A babygro that aids neurological development in babies took top honours at the Ireland Funds Business Plan Competition which took place in Dublin yest(...)

British prime minister David Cameron and US president Barack Obama at the G8 summit at Lough Erne in Enniskillen yesterday. “I think all of the G8 leaders commented on how remarkable it was to hold this G8 here and what a powerful message it sent and what it meant to them,” said Mr Cameron. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

The G8 in Fermanagh allowed the world to see a Northern Ireland that was open for business and determined to be defined by a shared future, British pr(...)

Joe Kennedy with his family when he was US ambassador in London.

In 1848, Patrick Kennedy surveyed the moonscape that was Dunganstown, County Wexford. He regarded both the dead potatoes and his dead neighbours and c(...)

British prime minister David Cameron (centre) sits with (left-right) Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel, Russia’s president Vladimir Putin, US president Barack Obama and France’s president Francois Hollande during the second Plenary Session of the G8 Summit, at Lough Erne, today. Photograph: Ben Stansall/Pool/Reuters

G8 leaders have agreed to “stamp out” ransom payments to terrorists, David Cameron has said. The British prime minister claimed success in his push(...)

Michelle Obama with her husband US President Barack Obama, at the Waterfront in Belfast. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

President Barack Obama does have rare oratorical abilities, and so does the first lady, his wife Michelle. Yesterday they even succeeded in breaking t(...)

 US president Barack Obama   in Belfast this week. Photograph:  Paul Faith/Getty Images

“Jobs and opportunity are essential to peace.” That is what Northern Ireland wants to tell the world this week.And who better to get the message out t(...)

 Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper: twitter criticism for photo opportunity. Photograph: Peter Muhly PA/Getty Images)

The North was in the global spotlight yesterday as media around the world gave extensive coverage to the first day of the G8 summit at Lough Erne. Wh(...)

A call to civic engagement

When congratulatory words and diplomatic language are stripped away, the message President Barack Obama delivered to the young people of Northern Irel(...)

US president Barack Obama’s speech in the Waterfront Hall in Belfast “hit the nail on the head”, said Northern Ireland Minister for Finance Sammy Wilson. Photograph:  Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Northern Secretary Theresa Villiers said the Obama visit to Belfast and his Waterfront Hall speech made it “a great day for Northern Ireland, with one(...)

First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters  Malia (14) and Sasha (12) at the start of Riverdance at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

It isn’t often that a first lady orchestrates the ovation. But last evening in Dublin, Michelle Obama found herself on the other side of the applause,(...)

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