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Question 100: What was Father Ted’s routine explanation for alleged financial misconduct?

What was Father Ted’s money doing? What did Mary Robinson’s electors rock in 1990? And could Lindsay Lohan play soccer for the Republic of Ireland? (...)

 A floral tribute left on Linwood Avenue near the Linwood Masjid in Christchurch, New Zealand. Photograph: Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images

Ireland rugby captain Rory Best has expressed solidarity with the people of New Zealand over the terror attacks which killed 49 people on Friday. Sp(...)

The faeces of  leopard seals can contain surprises like feathers, fish bones and birds’ feet. Photograph: Sylvain Cordier/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images

Krista Hupman, a biologist in New Zealand who studies the faeces of leopard seals, knows they can contain surprises like feathers, fish bones and bird(...)

LGBT solidarity group Rainbow New Zealand  said the ban on uniformed police was ‘contrary to the wishes of the vast majority’ of its members.

The New Zealand police, New Zealand Defence Force and numerous major sponsors have pulled out of the country’s largest pride parade after organisers b(...)

Ireland captain Willie Anderson faces up to New Zealand captain Wayne Shelford as the All Blacks preform the Haka at Lansdowne Road in 1989. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland 6 New Zealand 23 – Lansdowne Road, November 18th, 1989 It was the last big rugby international of the decade. In early December, Scotland wou(...)

Dublin born and raised in the Hutt Valley, Gerry Paul spent sixteen years touring the world and has performed in over forty countries

Ireland and New Zealand are poles apart geographically, but probably the most similar countries in the world. The population size, agricultural countr(...)

What is on offer for Irish teachers in New Zealand, and is it worth the move?

The global teacher shortage has prompted an innovative response from the New Zealand government: a NZ$5,000 (€2,850) relocation bonus for teachers com(...)

A yellow bus travels down Manners Street in downtown Wellington, New Zealand. Photograph: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images

Take one plan by the United States-based transport planner Jarrett Walker, add in an aggrieved workforce and a regional council skimping on vital infr(...)

Lucia Kickham and Philip Connaughton: ‘I’ve probably been very close to death several times but managed to wake up the next morning and carry on,’ Philip says

What book do you keep returning to? Philip The book I return to – and it’s the same as my dad – is Bram Stoker’s Dracula. My dad would always ha(...)

New Zealand landscape. In 1971 Wellington and the EEC agreed a special arrangement for New Zealand’s butter, cheese and lamb sectors, which were all vital to the national economy.

Brexiteers might not deem it a parallel befitting their wildly inflated sense of national self-importance, but the UK’s best hope is that Brexit turns(...)

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