Adrian O Neill

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Martin Fraser, Secretary General to the Government and the Department of the Taoiseach. File photograph: Maxwell’s

The current secretary general to the Government, Martin Fraser, is to move to London next year to become Ireland’s ambassador to the UK. Minister for(...)

The conference will also feature performances from Grammy-award-winning Rhiannon Giddens and Sorcha Richardson

Chief Justice Frank Clarke. aerospace engineer and economist Sinéad O’Sullivan, and writer and documentary-maker Manchán Magan and are among the line(...)

Anna Burns: “To go from being a wee girl haggling over library cards with my siblings, my friends, neighbours, my parents and my aunt, to be standing here today receiving this award is phenomenal for me.” Photograph: Eleni Stefanou

Irish author Anna Burns has won this year’s International Dublin Literary Award for her novel, Milkman. Set in Troubles-era Belfast, Milkman has alr(...)

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(...)

Alice Kennedy of the Irish Pensioners Choir about to go on stage at the London St Patrick’s Festival, Trafalgar Square, in 2014. Photograph: Malcolm McNally

Seamus Culleton says the hardest part about losing his sister Alice earlier this month was that none of their family could be with her in her final mo(...)

Alice Kennedy of the Irish Pensioners Choir about to go on stage at the London St Patrick’s Festival, Trafalgar Square,  March 6th,  2014.  Photograph: Malcolm McNally

Tributes have been paid to Alice Kennedy, chair of the Irish Elderly Advice Network in London, who has died from coronavirus. The 83-year-old, who wa(...)

‘Unfortunately, some [businesses] will react by postponing any preparations.’ Photograph: Revenue

Businesses will be reluctant to recruit staff for Brexit because of the uncertainty around the timing of the UK’s departure despite last week’s six-mo(...)

Adrian O’Neill (left) shows a portrait of Séamus Heaney by artist Mark Baker to Britain’s Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall as they attend a dinner to mark St Patrick’s Day and celebrate UK-Irish relations on March 6th, 2019 in London. File photograph:  Jeff Spicer/Getty

The Irish Ambassador to the United Kingdom has accused the Spectator magazine of publishing “snide and hostile” articles about Ireland. Adrian O’Nei(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney welcomes Britain’s Prince Charles before dinner at the Irish embassy in London on March 6th.

It’s been a busy week for Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney as Britain’s Brexit bandwagon lurches unsteadily towards God only kn(...)

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(...)

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