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Sanctuary Runners at the Run Killarney 10k event in July, 2019.

The entrance to the IDA business park in Dungarvan is pretty unremarkable. If you didn’t work there you’d miss it. But for me it’s a cherished spot. (...)

Seamus Mallon and David Trimble at Stormont following their election as deputy first minister and first minister. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

He walked into the room, an olive-green Donegal tweed light suit, pocket watch chain in the waistcoat, and held out his hand. “I’m Seamus,” he said, a(...)

Medical personnel wearing protective suits interact with two patients  with  the coronavirus in an isolation room at Cho Ray hospital in Ho Chi Minh City , Vietnam. Photograph: STR/Vietnam News Agency/AFP via Getty Images

Four people in Scotland are being tested for suspected coronavirus and another person is being treated for for symptoms associated with the illness in(...)

People wear masks in Hankou railway station in Wuhan, China. Coronavirus cases have been found in the US, Thailand, Japan, Taiwan and South Korea. Photograph: Xiaolu Chu/Getty

Global health bodies are warning of an increased likelihood of a new flu-like virus in China spreading to Ireland and other parts of Europe. A World(...)

Sligo Rovers chairman Martin Heraghty, a former civil servant at the Department of Agriculture, is already a member of the FAI board. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

The election to succeed Donal Conway as president of the FAI will be a two-horse race between Sligo Rovers chairman Martin Heraghty and long-time Defe(...)

Phil Hogan hit out at the US for its characterisation of the trade imbalance between the EU and the United States

EU Commissioner Phil Hogan has warned Britain that negotiations with the United States over a trade deal post-Brexit will be more difficult than expec(...)

 Former speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow opened his address in Dublin with “ciúnas, ciúnas!”; the nearest Irish equivalent to “order, order!” File photograph:  Yui Mok/PA Wire

The former speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow said he would prefer to speak about values for the future rather than talk about Brexit during (...)

The Garda has no plans to send a liaison officer to Colombia to assist in the case of a Wexford father of three reported missing and possibly kidnappe(...)

Northern secretary James Prior and minister for justice Michael Noonan at Iveagh House, Dublin, in 1984. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

Presumably the Anglo-Irish desk at the Department of Foreign Affairs was a clearing house for gossip, insights and even some kites, leaks and scoops t(...)

Paul Hogan, who has died aged 85

Paul Hogan Born: October 30th, 1934 Died: November 7th, 2019 Paul Hogan, the Dublin-born designer and senior trade adviser at the State export devel(...)

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