Sally Mulread: “The biggest concern is the quarantine. A friend of mine said to me that she wanted to go home and visit family, and I told her how she would have to quarantine for 14 days. She said to me that she only wanted to go for 14 days”. Photograph: Christian Sinibaldi

Irish people living in Britain fear they will not be able to see their family in Ireland until 2021 as foreign travel remains a concern even after cor(...)

Rebecca Hoare (74)  in Bayswater, London, takes delivery of a new fridge from Matt Wilcock, of Quinn London,  which the Irish Elderly Advice Network organised. Photograph: Joanne O’Brien

Recently, Rebecca Hoare’s fridge broke. Usually, such a problem would be an annoyance, but no more than that for the 74-year-old Irishwoman living alo(...)

Alice Kennedy ‘worked tirelessly for others in her adoptive city, with the interests of the most vulnerable closest to her  heart’.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Rozzanne Stevens: “ I’ve sacrificed having the ‘normal’ settled life in exchange for freedom and flexibility.”

Can you live happily and fully in two cities? For some people, dividing their time between Ireland and a second country affords them the best of both (...)

Jim O’Hara, chair of the Irish Cutural Centre in Hammersmith for 13 years. ‘During the 1970s and 80s it was a difficult time for the Irish community here in Britain. One felt self-conscious reading an Irish newspaper.’ Photograph: Joanne O’Brien

Walking around the bright and airy Irish Cultural Centre in Hammersmith, Jim O’Hara still holds the strong strains of the accent he brought with him i(...)

Sr Moira Keane, who has been working with Irish prisoners  as part of the Irish Chaplaincy, is the 2019 winner of Irish in Britain’s Individual Volunteer award.

A nun from Co Galway has won an award for her work helping Irish prisoners in the UK. Sr Moira Keane, from the Sisters of Mercy who has been working(...)

John Hume’s wife Pat pictured in the Savoy Cinema in Dublin for the premiere of ‘In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America’ last November. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

Last Sunday, residents of the small town of Springfield, Massachusetts gathered for a screening of Maurice Fitzpatrick’s In the Name of Peace: John Hu(...)

The Commissioners of Irish Lights said on Thursday that a new rotating lantern on the lighthouse will have the same character as the existing light. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport courtesy of Baltimore RNLI

The long sweep of the beam from Ireland’s “teardrop” – west Cork’s Fastnet lighthouse – is due to shorten from Monday, the Irish lighthouse authority (...)

A maritime lawyer has appealed to the Taoiseach and the Irish lighthouse authority to save the original Fastnet lighthouse beam off west Cork. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport courtesy of Baltimore RNLI.

A maritime lawyer has appealed to the Taoiseach and the Irish lighthouse authority to save the original Fastnet lighthouse beam off west Cork as a “sy(...)

Kealan Duignan on air: ‘I wanted to make an Irish radio show, relevant to the younger generations of Irish people that have emigrated to London in recent times, rather than a show that was all country music and death notices.’

In the autumn of 2015 I decided to take up a new hobby. After producing television shows for a living for the previous 13 years, I thought I could tur(...)

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