If UK Remainers could rerun the last 30 years, they would do things very differently.

Has Brexit killed off Irish Euroscepticism? After Britain’s shambolic effort to extricate itself from the European Union, Irish attachment to membersh(...)

Polls show Ireland’s voters retain the most positive image in the EU of the EU. Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard / AFP

In 1975, only two years after Ireland, the UK and Denmark joined the then European Economic Community (EEC), Garret FitzGerald, minister for foreign a(...)

British members of the European Parliament react during Wednesday’s vote confirming  Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union. Photograph: Yves Herman/EPA

At 11pm on Friday, January 31st, after 47 years in the European Economic Community and European Union, the United Kingdom is formally leaving the bloc(...)

 Leo Varadkar and  Boris Johnson meet at Thornton Manor Hotel, on The Wirral, Cheshire. Photograph: PA

As the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union on Friday, here’s a look back at how we got there. January 1st, 1973: The United Kingdom, (...)

DUP leader Ian Paisley, accompanied by deputy leader Peter Robinson (left), speaks to the media afer a meeting with members of the Irish government at Government Buildings, Dublin, in November 2005. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Former Northern Ireland first minister Ian Paisley “vigorously” backed the benefits of membership of the then European Economic Community and advocate(...)

Executive vice-president of the European Commission Frans Timmermans (L) and EU Environment, Oceans and Fisheries Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevicius (R). Photograph: Stephanie LeCocq/EPA

Britain has been unnecessarily damaged by Brexit and “more will follow”, the vice-president of the European Commission has written in a “love letter” (...)

Bank of America, PayPal and Netflix post their reults on Wednesday. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

MONDAY Results: GW Pharmaceuticals. Indicators: Irish trade statistics (Jul); Euro-zone industrial production (Aug). Meetings: Brexit: Are We in (...)

Tina McKenzie

Tina McKenzie is chair of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Northern Ireland and chief executive officer of Grafton Recruitment, which emplo(...)

The Seanad has heard that  some calves were sold for less than 50 cent at a mart in Bandon on Monday. Photograph: iStock

The beef crisis has reached such an extreme that dairy calves have been selling for less than 50 cent each, the Seanad has been told. Fine Gael Senat(...)

Professor Louden Ryan (right), then chairman of the National Planning Board in 1984 with Dr Peter Bacon, director of the board secretariat. Photograph: Paddy Whelan /The Irish Times .

Louden Ryan, one of the State’s most influential economists and one of Trinity College Dublin’s most charismatic professors, has died, at the age of 9(...)

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