A mural depicting a European Union flag being chiseled by a workman sits on the side of a disused building near the ferry terminal in Dover, England, last May. Street artist Banksy claimed credit for the mural. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The strong support for Ireland’s continued membership of the European Union shown in an opinion poll this week confirms the trend in other polls condu(...)

Just one in nine voters say Ireland should quit the EU, down from nearly three times that level five years ago, a new poll for the European Movement in Ireland has found. Photograph: Yves Herman

The number of those who believe Ireland should follow the United Kingdom out of the European Union has shown a sharp and continuing decline. Just one(...)

In addition to sector-specific skills, transversal and cross-sectoral employability skills are increasingly being sought by employers. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty

Undergraduates expecting to secure employment upon graduation might be surprised to discover that they may lack a range of core skills which employers(...)

Peter Sutherland, the former European commissioner, attorney general and chairman of Goldman Sachs International, has died aged 71. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Leading academics, European figures and Irish business executives have reacted with sadness to the death of Peter Sutherland. Mr Sutherland was prai(...)

An overwhelming majority of Irish people wish to remain in the EU. Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images

An overwhelming majority of Irish people wish to remain in the EU, but almost half believe that Brexit will result in a hard border with Northern Irel(...)

The intersection between finance and technology has undergone a huge shift which is changing the face of the financial services landscape. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

Undergraduates expecting to secure employment upon graduation might be surprised to discover that they may lack a range of core skills which employers(...)

Senior former European politicians including former taoiseach John Bruton have written to EU leaders urging bold actions in advance of a pre-Brexit summit this week. Photograph: David Sleator

A group of senior former European politicians, including former taoiseach John Bruton and former European Commission president Jacques Delors, have wr(...)

“Arthur Guinness would want us to vote on Thursday to remain in the European Union.” Photograph: Eric Luke

My family has been involved with brewing beer in Dublin since 1759, and the world of beer faces its largest threat in very many years. As a family, we(...)

Noel Whelan: “The most significant impact of a vote for Brexit would be further dramatic political and economic instability within the EU at what is already a vulnerable time.”

Referendums campaigns are peculiar political animals. They give rise to alliances and divisions other than along traditional political fault lines or (...)

The absence of a government is undermining the extent to which a contingency plan can be drawn up for Ireland if Britain votes to exit the European Union in a referendum in June, a leading Irish academic has warned.

The absence of a government is undermining the extent to which a contingency plan can be drawn up for Ireland if Britain votes to exit the European U(...)

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