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Driver John Carroll gets ready to  leave  Dublin for  Germany.  Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

It’s a Saturday afternoon in Mulhuddart, west Dublin and lorry driver John Carroll is packing up for his two-day, six-country journey to Germany. Eve(...)

 German chancellor Angela Merkel  and US president Donald Trump at  the G7 summit in Charlevoix, Canada on Friday. Photograph:  Clemens Bilan/EPA

 German chancellor Angela Merkel has described as “sobering and a bit depressing” US president Donald Trump’s collapse of the G7 meeting via Twit(...)

Sean Mulryan, whose Markland Holdings cut its debt to Nama to €37.8 million at the end of 2016 from €260.7 million 12 months earlier, according to accounts just filed. Photograph: Alan Betson

The sale of properties, including a landmark department store, aided Sean Mulryan’s Markland Holdings in cutting debts due to State agency Nama by €22(...)

Irish baritone Benjamin Russell returns from his base in Germany to play the title role in Benjamin Britten’s Owen Wingrave.

I moved to Germany in June of 2014 and I wasn’t quite sure what was in store for me in Wiesbaden. I had previously spent a year in the International O(...)

Two girls at a tribute close to the Olympia Einkaufszentrum shopping centre in Munich. Photograph: Christof Stache/AFP/Getty

German police have launched a crackdown on social media users who deliberately post false or misleading information online. Since the July 22nd mass(...)

File photograph of a worker  controlling  a blast furnace at Europe’s largest steel factory  in the western German city of Duisburg. Germany’s economy crept back into growth in the first quarter of the year after a sharp contraction at the end of 2012. Photograph: Ina Fassbender/Reuters.

The German economy returned to growth in the first quarter but limp construction activity and investment brought about by a severe winter and a(...)