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Countess Markievicz: she was  the first woman elected to Westminster,  a seat she never took up

A hundred years after the formation of the first Dáil Éireann, which convened between 1919 and 1921, after a landslide victory for Sinn Féin in the 19(...)

Farmer Les Jones on his farm in the Goolhi area in northwest New South Wales on Monday. Photograph: Peter Lorimer/EPA

A four-day downpour across Australia’s east coast has brought relief after months of devastating bushfires and years of drought, but also widespread s(...)

Dublin is Indeed’s second largest global location

Employees at the Irish offices of online recruiter Indeed have been told to work from home this week due to concerns that a staff member may have been(...)

More people are opting to buy in cheaper commuter belt areas, all of which results in a sub-optimal use of land and a more congested transport system. Photograph: Getty Images

Not everyone can afford to live in big cities. It’s a fact in Dublin, London, Sydney and Shanghai. For most people it means you have to commute. Is th(...)

(left to right) Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin, Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar and Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald during the final TV leaders’ debate at the RTÉ studios in Donnybrook, Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

As the country prepares to go to the polls on Saturday, thousands of Irish people living around the world are watching and waiting for the outcome of (...)

Cormac Barry, chief executive of CarTrawler: the company currently has about 100 airlines and 2,500 online travel brand partners on its books. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Having played a key role in making Paddy Power an online success, there were raised eyebrows when it emerged that Cormac Barry was leaving the group’s(...)

Garry Ringrose’s departure had a major impact on Ireland’s attack against Scotland. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Attrition remains Farrell’s true enemy Four bodies per game. The rate of attrition for this Six Nations has been set. If Dave Kilcoyne and Caelan Dor(...)

Jonathon Sexton at the Sport Ireland Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin. Photograph: Brian Reilly-Troy/Inpho

The pride and joy Johnny Sexton takes in captaining Ireland could hardly be more evident. For a player who has achieved almost everything possible in (...)

 A C-130 Hercules plane from the New South Wales Rural Fire Service dropping fire retardent to protect a property during an operation to douse bushfires on January 10th. Photograph: Saeed Khan/AFP

A Canadian-owned C-130 Hercules air tanker crashed while fighting bushfires in Australia’s alpine region on Thursday, killing all three of its crew, (...)

The Ireland resident and former Sydney Rose visits home in the midst of the bushfires: AUSTRALIA AS A COUNTRY MIGHT HAVE BEEN COLONISED, SHE WRITES(...)

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