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The Irish passport is ‘a representation of a real Irish person’, according to Fiona Penollar, who  heads the Passport Service. Photograph: Frank Miller

Lefortovo Prison in Moscow is named after a close ally of Tsar Peter The Great. During Stalin’s “Great Purge” in the late 1930s it served as a torture(...)

The Aughinish Alumina Refinery on the Shannon Estuary near Foynes Co Limerick.

The US Treasury has waived sanctions on Rusal, the Russian energy giant which owns Aughinish Alumina in Limerick, in a move that has been welcomed by(...)

The man detained at Dublin Airport described the incident as “probably the worst moment of my life”.

The legal team of a man from an Arab country, who was detained while transiting through Dublin Airport in June, has called on the Government to apolog(...)

Paul Whelan, a former US marine living in Michigan, has been arrested on spying charges in Russia. Photograph: Family handout/PA

Irish officials have sought permission from the Russian government to visit a former US marine being held on suspicion of espionage. It emerged on F(...)

“It’s the stuff of bad novels that you come within 10 minutes of being released and then you’re told you’re staying.” Photograph: AP/Stock

In June 2012 Irishman John said goodbye to his wife and two daughters and left for work. A few hours later he was sitting in a Kenyan police station b(...)

Journalist Joanna Bell (left) with Kim Kardashian. File photograph: Joanna Bell/Twitter

A Daily Mail journalist who was ejected from a party at the Irish embassy in London for heckling the Ambassador’s speech said she was annoyed at his s(...)

Mohammed Delowar with his wife Sumaia Rashid Samanta and their son Arham Ibn Delowar. Photograph: Mohammed Delowar

An accountant living in Cork, who is originally from Bangladesh, has called on the Government to reconsider its refusal of a visitor visa for his moth(...)

The mother, a native of an African country, is an Irish citizen and her disabled son has Irish residency.

A mother who is a full-time carer for her disabled son has won High Court orders directing the Minister for Justice to reconsider a refusal of visas f(...)

Count Laval Graf Nugent Von Westmeath: born in Ballynacor, Co Westmeath, in 1777

In her classic account of travels through 1930s Yugoslavia, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon, Rebecca West visited a castle formerly owned by one of Ireland(...)

Dominic Raab: “I would be happy to give evidence to the committee when a deal is finalised, and currently expect 21 November to be suitable.”  Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Britain and the European Union could conclude a deal within the next three weeks, Brexit secretary Dominic Raab has told a parliamentary committee at (...)

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