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Women travelling abroad for abortion services are  being refused permission to board flights amid confusion over their travel rights during the pandemic, an advocacy group has said.

Women travelling abroad for abortion services are facing increased costs and delays, and are being refused permission to board flights amid confusion (...)

Bruno Scabora with his wife, Ligia, and sons Pietro (4) and Leo (1). Bruno has been separated from his family since February because of the Government’s freeze on visa applications.

A Brazilian man who moved to Ireland for work but is separated from his wife and two sons because of a freeze on visa applications has called on the G(...)

 Patrick Bamford: “It’s amazing the amount of uproar that comes into the game when somebody’s pockets are getting hurt.” Photograph: Clive Brunskill / AFP

Further to Ray Burke’s Diary yesterday on the 1956 Tate Gallery theft, an interesting but lesser reported aspect of that crime was the paternal backgr(...)

Detail from Jour d’été (Summer’s Day) by Berthe Morisot (1879). National Gallery, London. An audacious theft 65 years ago this month highlighted the controversy over the Hugh Lane bequest.

Claims that there is no such thing as a victimless crime were undermined audaciously by a handful of Irish university students in London 65 years ago (...)

Emily Kelly: ’A flight tomorrow would cost €1,100, pre-booking the hotel would cost €1,800. There’s just too much uncertainty’

An Irish woman based in Qatar has criticised the State’s mandatory hotel quarantine system, saying there is no way to apply for an exemption before ar(...)

Sean McKenna and Charles and Andrew Hendy of The  Mary Wallopers in the cottage/barn near Dundalk where they live and run traditional music Youtube gigs. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Two Mary Wallopers take their laptop for a walk to show me where this interview is taking place. They’re in a newly created room above the barn behind(...)

US vice-president Kamala Harris participates in a virtual bilateral meeting with Taoiseach Micheál Martin. Photograph:  Alex Wong/Getty

The St Patrick’s Day celebrations may have been muted in Washington due to the pandemic, but a little touch of Ireland was still visible at the White (...)

Former SDLP leader John Hume died in August 2020. Mr Hume pictured in 1996. File photograph: Paul Faith

Former US president Bill Clinton and Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi are among those who will pay a virtual tribute to Nobel Laur(...)

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald, Gerry Adams and Michelle O’Neill: as well as engagement with decision-makers in the American capital, Sinn Féin’s US arm has also increased its online presence since the Covid-19 pandemic hit

Millions of Americans who opened their print and e-paper editions of the New York Times and Washington Post on Wednesday were greeted with an unusual (...)

  Machu Picchu in Peru. Photograph: iStock

More than €360,000 was spent repatriating 131 Irish citizens and their families from Peru last year when the Latin American nation closed its borders (...)

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