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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: ‘We are in the process of trying to arrange a meeting with prime minister Johnson next week. Time is tight.’ Photograph: Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP via Getty

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is expected to meet with the British prime minister Boris Johnson next week as he said he believes a Brexit deal can still be s(...)

Murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (left) and Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman: Ireland’s silence in the face of state violence may begin to sound uncomfortably like tolerance.  Photographs: Mohammed al-Shaikh and Oscar del Pozo

In a ranking of coveted electoral endorsements, a public nod of approval from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia would, under any circumstances, place fairly(...)

Prof Hugh Brady, vice-chancellor of the University of Bristol and a former president of UCD, says the decline of Irish universities is  linked to the global financial crisis and the threat of Brexit. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The state of Ireland’s higher education and research system should be viewed as a national crisis, according to the head of a UK university. Speaking(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney says if Mr Johnson’s proposals are the final offer then there will not be a deal. Photograph: Getty

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said “personalised attacks” on individual politicians to try to get them to agree to British prime minister Boris Johnson’s(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster speaking to media outside Belfast City airport. She said the UK’s new Brexit proposals would ensure that Northern Ireland could not be “trapped at the whim of Dublin or the EU”. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

The DUP has reacted angrily to concerns raised by the Irish Government about the role for Stormont in the new British proposals on Brexit. DUP leader(...)

Families of the victims of the Birmingham pub bombings with Tánaiste Simon Coveney. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Relatives of those killed in the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings, who have formed the Justice For The 21 group, were in Ireland to ask the Irish Governme(...)

The governor of the Central Bank,  Gabriel Makhlouf, during his visit to  Dundalk Institute of Technology. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Irish Central Bank’s new governor, Gabriel Makhlouf, warned on Thursday that all the outcomes of the UK leaving the EU were damaging for the count(...)

Liquor produced in the Republic, including Bailey’s, will be affected by the tariffs.

The majority of whiskey exported from Ireland is expected to be excluded from new US tariff rules, although a small proportion of Bushmills’ output in(...)

Archbishop Eamon Martin: “I would go so far to say the factionalism that has emerged in the whole Brexit debate has become dangerous.” File photograph: Tom Honan

Northern Ireland Catholics have been left out of the Brexit debate in the UK, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland Eamon Martin has said. “(...)

 Border Communities Against Brexit posted two photographs online of seven brand new customs patrol cars arriving at a Revenue Commissioners yard in the Border town on Tuesday.

A campaign group representing communities along the Border opposed to Brexit have reacted with concern at the arrival of a fleet of new Revenue custom(...)

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