Helen McEntee, Eamon Mallie, Noel Murphy, Leo Varadkar, Katherine Zappone and Declan McGrath pose in front of Murphy’s portrait of all the women members of the Oireachtas.

Straight after Taoiseach’s Questions on Tuesday, Leo Varadkar rushed from the Dáil chamber and down the main staircase for a photocall in front of one(...)

Andreas Georgiou, president of the Hellenic Statistical Authority, remains under fire in Greece for restating the country’s indebtedness. Photograph: Roy Gutman/MCT via Getty Images

Homer’s Greek heroes had different qualities – mercurial Achilles was renowned for his bravery in battle, whereas the more patient Odysseus overcame h(...)

Reports have piled up indicating that Ireland is moving more slowly to mitigate the causes of climate change than critics of government inaction feared. Photograph:  Lukas Schulze/Getty Images

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar admitted last January to the European Parliament that Ireland was a “laggard” in fulfilling its climate change treaty obligatio(...)

‘This isn’t copyright reform. It’s copyright redefinition to benefit – surprise – corporations’

Wednesday was not a good day for the internet. In a morning vote in Brussels, the European Parliament Committee on Legal Affairs (JURI) voted 14-9 to(...)

Microsoft is among the tech giants that could see their power curbed under the new rules. Photograph: PA Wire

Google, Facebook, Microsoft and other tech giants could face more curbs on their market power after a European Parliament committee voted in favour of(...)

Phil Hogan: ‘I have never seen such solidarity in the Commission on any issue, as I have seen in relation to the problems that this can create for Ireland.’ File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Patience with the British Government is “wearing out” in Brussels over delays proposing solutions for how to avoid a hard border in Ireland, European (...)

Chris Baldwin: stepped down as  creative director of Galway 2020. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

The Galway 2020 European city of culture board intends to appoint a replacement for its creative director in July, according to its chief executive. (...)

Viktor Orban’s government enjoys a two-thirds majority and will easily pass the Bill. Photograph: Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images

Hungary is poised to pass a law on Wednesday to allow the imprisonment of people who help illegal migrants, ignoring criticism from the European Union(...)

New EU deal on renewable energy should see more electric vehicles being used.

A new EU target for renewable energy is expected to lead to an accelerated adoption of electric vehicles, but has been strongly criticised by Irish ag(...)

 Jacob Rees-Mogg: The European Parliament is not, he claims, “a serious parliament” or a proper democratic forum because it doesn’t represent a single people. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

Theresa May has spent much of this week struggling to reconcile the two ends of her party over Brexit, shuttling between former attorney general Domin(...)

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