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The Reverend Canon Dr Christopher Collingwood, Canon Chancellor of York Minster and Joshua Daniels from University of York Jewish Society light some of the 600 candles shaped as a Star of David on the floor of the Chapter House of York Minster as part of a commemoration for Holocaust Memorial Day last Thursday. Photograph: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images

Ever since the liberation of Auschwitz by the Red Army in 1945, opinions have diverged on whether the Holocaust should be commemorated as a singular h(...)

TODAY Results: Amgen, Sprint. Meetings: EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier gives William J Clinton speech titled Reflections on Brexit and the Euro(...)

Maurice Cohen (left), chair of the Jewish Representative Council of Ireland, pictured with President Michael D Higgins.

Last week’s commemoration at the Yad Vashem memorial in Jerusalem of the liberation of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz 75 years ago was “ a trul(...)

Bulgarian prime minister Boyko Borissov (left) and Russian president Vladimir Putin. Bulgaria declared two Russian diplomats as personae non gratae for allegedly gathering state secrets. Photograph: Alexei Druzhinin

Moscow has sharply criticised Bulgaria after it expelled two Russians for alleged spying and charged three others in a mysterious poisoning case, in m(...)

The problem is that this unity of national purpose functions within a nation that does not actually exist: non-metropolitan England and parts of English-speaking Wales. Photograph: iStock

We know what the week running up to the glorious day of Brexit is supposed to be like. A few nights before the original chosen date of March 29th, 201(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin, Sinn Féin leader Mary-Lou McDonald and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are the State’s two biggest political parties, according to opinion polls, followed closely behind by Sinn Féin. All three a(...)

Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Negotiating a trade deal with the UK post-Brexit “essentially in 10 months” will be difficult and challenging, according to Minister of State for Euro(...)

It takes herculean efforts in not thinking about the lives playing out in doorways, or tented villages. Photograph: Alan Betson

I had dinner in the Celtic Tiger the other evening. At least, it felt like that. I was spending the night in Dublin, staying with a friend who warned(...)

Bonnie Neiland: has more than 436,000 followers on TikTok

One day last March, Shauna Davitt decided to have a look at TikTok. The app allows users to create and upload short-form videos, but the Wexford teena(...)

James Horan: led Mayo to the league title last season with a victory over Kerry in the final at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Allianz Football League [Matches at 2.0 unless stated]  Division One Tyrone v Meath, Healy Park – Back in the big time, Meath face familiar oppo(...)

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