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The next government must navigate how to manage the relationship with London in a world in which officials and politicians from both sides no longer work closely together through EU institutions.

Depending on your view, the absence of foreign policy from the Irish general election campaign is either a sign of the sensible bipartisan consensus t(...)

Trinity College Dublin hosts matriculation exams in April in a limited number of subjects. Photograph: iStock

I am sitting the Leaving in June and have listed Bess (business, economics and social studies) in Trinity as my first choice. A friend tells me there (...)

Sesame scientific director Giorgio Paolucci points out one of the magnetic devices used to accelerate electrons around the synchrotron’s ring at the facility in Jordan. Photograph: GeekWire/Alan Boyle

The road to Sesame climbs through the hills on the outskirts of the Jordanian capital Amman, past suburban villages, small farms and fields of olive t(...)

Balata is by far the most densely populated among the 19 West Bank camps

Life in Balata is a disaster, says Sadya Khateeb. Balata – a refugee camp in the West Bank – was set up after the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. It was to be (...)

The Bayraktar TB2 drone is pictured on December 16th at Gecitkale Airport in Famagusta in the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Photograph: Birol Bebek/AFP via Getty

A Turkish military drone has begun patrolling off Cyprus in support of Ankara’s natural gas exploration and drilling activities, which are regarded as(...)

 Minister for Foreign Affairs  Simon Coveney  after meeting Palestinian officials on December 3th, 2019, at the Palestinian Authority headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Photograph:  Abbas Momani/AFP via Getty Images

EU foreign ministers have endorsed a Dutch initiative to prepare legislation giving the union the ability to punish human rights abusers around the wo(...)

Christmas cheer:  Micheál Martin, Finian McGrath, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Mary Lou McDonald, Róisín Shortall and Shane Ross at the Oireachtas Christmas tree lights switching-on ceremony at Leinster House.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The numbers alternated slightly on the board that hangs in Seán Kyne’s office, but the Government Chief Whip’s calculations always pointed to a Govern(...)

Minister for Housing: The Dáil vote on the motion of no confidence in him is expected at around 10pm. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy seems set to survive a Dáil motion of no confidence on Tuesday evening, although a number of Independent TDs whose (...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney is set to visit Israel and Palestine. Photograph: John Thys/AFP via Getty Images

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney is to visit Palestine and Israel today, his fourth such visit in his current role. Mr Coveney(...)

Omar Shakir, the Human Rights Watch Israel and Palestine director: tweeted that if he is deported, Israel will “join ranks of Iran, N Korea & Egypt in blocking access for @hrw official. We won’t stop.” Photograph: Ammar Awad

The Israel and the Palestine director of Human Rights Watch, Omar Shakir, is expected to leave Israel this month after the country’s supreme court uph(...)

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