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Dublin Port is seeking planning permission for an estimated €320 million worth of projects that will bring it to “its maximum and ultimate capacity” by 2040

Dublin Port is seeking planning permission for an estimated €320 million worth of projects that will bring it to “its maximum and ultimate capacity” b(...)

The core of relationships, whether they are of the friendship or romantic sort, is being vulnerable. Photograph: iStock

Question: Nobody likes me, especially at any company I ever work for. People will gravitate toward me, make acquaintances, and share a laugh or two, b(...)

Dagogo Hart: “Not all people are ignorant, they understand who you are but they just don’t want you to be in their country.” Photograph: Dave Meehan for the Irish Times

Shortly after he arrived in Ireland, Dagogo Hart had to take a test to prove he could speak English. His initial amusement at the suggestion that a na(...)

 Boris Johnson, then foreign secretary, with Kim Darroch,  British ambassador to the US after a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington in November 2017. According to media reports, US president Donald Trump has said he will no longer work with Darroch after emails in which the ambassador referred to the White House as a ‘uniquely dysfunctional environment’ were  leaked. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

The fact that Kim Darroch qualified as a zoologist must have been a marvellous asset in the Foreign Office. It gave the UK ambassador to Washington a (...)

José Salas Subirat: “Translating is the most attentive way of reading.”

Although both James Joyce and his editor Sylvia Beach included Spain from the first moment in their international promotion strategy for Ulysses, and (...)

Besides agriculture, Phil Hogan has been an influential figure within the commission in articulating Ireland’s case on Brexit. Photograph: Ray Ryan

Guenther Oettinger has an impossible task as budget commissioner, it is being said, as he tries to frame a new European Union between 2021 and 2027 in(...)

The scene sealed off on Sunday at Adam Court, off Grafton Street, where up to 20 people were involved in a fracas. Photograph: Dan Griffin

Gardaí investigating a serious gang disturbance in central Dublin last weekend have appealed to people who witnessed it, and may have recorded video f(...)

Donald Trump with Theresa May on the second day of his three-day state visit to the UK in June. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Standing commandingly on Massachusetts Avenue in Washington is Britain’s embassy to the United States. The imposing compound is one of the largest dip(...)

The Reform Party candidate  Ross Perot addresses  a Christian Coalition conference in Washington during the 1996 US presidential election campaign. Photograph: Stephen Crowley/New York Times

H Ross Perot, the feisty Texas technology billionaire who rattled US politics with two independent presidential campaigns in the 1990s that struck a c(...)

In reporting his analysis of the Trump’s administration, Kim Darroch, the British ambassador to the US, was doing exactly what he is paid to do. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Donald Trump’s White House is inept, dysfunctional and riven by factions. The US president himself radiates insecurity. Scandal could cause his admini(...)

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