Beerista: Sleeping Limes, from the Wild Beer Co, and Belly Dance, IPA, from YellowBelly and Big Belly

Adding a dash of lime cordial to your pint was a thing for a while – in the UCD student bar, anyway – sometime in the late 1990s or early noughties. I(...)

Leading Tory Eurosceptic Jacob Rees-Mogg. File photograph: Victoria Jones/PA

A Conservative Party investigation into allegedly Islamophobic comments by Boris Johnson has been denounced as a “show trial” by Jacob Rees-Mogg. Wri(...)

Guinness Cheddar cheese will be launched in the UK on Monday and goes on sale in Ireland later this month

The world’s first official Guinness Cheddar cheese, produced under licence by a UK company, launches in Selfridges in the UK on Monday and will go on (...)

A computer generated image of the Hinkely Point C reactor in southwest England. File photograph: Hayes Davidson/AFP/Getty Images

There are “alarming deficiencies” in the UK’s approach to assessing impacts of plans to expand its nuclear power programme on Ireland, according to th(...)

A while ago, I was standing at the office tea point when a colleague who had heard I was a runner asked me if I did ultramarathons – the term for any (...)

Attracta Uí Bhroin of the Environmental Law Implementation Group at a press briefing in Dublin on the UK’s nuclear power plans. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

The UK’s nuclear power expansion programme, including the building of the Hinkley Point C facility in Somerset, poses an unacceptable risk to the isla(...)

Reece Morrison of Wilsons Auctions helps display hundreds of items of memorabilia  which are to be auctioned at the firm’s showrooms in Mallusk, Co Antrim. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The auction of a huge collection of movie and TV memorabilia seized from a criminal who turned a nuclear bunker into a drugs factory has generated int(...)

Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom: “I was a proponent of leave for your sake, for my kids’ sake, for the next generation.” Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Sitting in the Youth Zone at the Conservative conference in Manchester with Andrea Leadsom and her mother, it was hard to escape the conclusion that t(...)

Undated police handout photo  of Ciaran Maxwell (31). Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire

A former Royal Marine from Larne, Co Antrim, who built explosives for dissident republicanism has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. On Monday, Ci(...)

One of the huge achievements of Debbie Horsfield’s adaptation of the Poldark novels is its determination to dramatise, alongside the bodice ripping, the core social conflicts experienced by the first industrial generation. Photograph: Robert Viglasky

The BBC drama series Poldark is becoming eerily relevant to our times. The hero, George Warleggan – a dashing banker and mining entrepreneur – has suc(...)

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