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 EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier at the Ireland V France Six Nations rugby match at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Rugby supporters heading into the Aviva Stadium had mixed feelings about the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier attending the Ireland-France (...)

The film Threads will be Christmas viewing for all the family in a no-deal Brexit

If Britain crashes out of the EU with no deal this will have consequences for independent import/export operators like Santa Claus, who has hitherto, (...)

Boxing Day was when servants received a box of gifts from employers. Photograph: iStock

What is Christmas? The short answer is that it’s a Christian festival that celebrates the birth of Jesus. According to the nativity story, Mary and J(...)

Martin Kelleher working on Kelleher’s Christmas Tree Farm, Brannockstown, Naas, Co. Kildare. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Christmas tree farmer, Martin Kelleher says the part of growing Christmas trees he enjoys most is selling them to the public. From December 1st to 23r(...)

World Rugby  Player of the Year  Johnny Sexton and Ireland  captain Rory Best, with the  Team of the Year award, at  the World Rugby Awards  at the Monte-Carlo Sporting Club in Monaco. Photograph: Yann Coatsaliou/AFP/Getty Images

It dragged on interminably, like some of these more self-indulgent award ceremonies can do. Of course, the more preening and opulent, the more boring (...)

At 6’2” and with a long, black beard, John Nicholson was a tall, imposing figure, fierce and fearless. Photograph: Project Gutenberg/Wikimedia Commons

In 1857, a member of an Indian cult killed himself when he heard that the man he worshipped as a god had departed this life. The Nikal Seynis cult had(...)

Luxury vessels sit moored  in Monaco. File photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

A French-born aristocrat is suing France for €351 million in damages, claiming it tricked his family out of inheriting the throne of Monaco. Louis d(...)

Spectators gather to watch the rowing during day one of the 2018 Henley Royal Regatta alongside the River Thames. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

A wonderful first day for Irish crews at Henley Royal Regatta culminated with a thrilling win for NUIG. The coxed four gutted it out after trailing in(...)

Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain in Team Mercedes  leads Kimi Raikkonen of Finland  during the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix  in Monte Carlo on Sunday. The race was won by Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo. Photograph: Charles Coates/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton has said the Monaco Grand Prix must adapt if it is to present exciting racing. The race on Sunday was won by Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciard(...)

 Prince Charles and his wife Camilla Duchess of Cornwall, meeting locals on James’s Street, Kilkenny on their visit in May 2017. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Britain’s Prince Harry may be making the headlines this week with his marriage to American actress Meghan Markle but it’s his father, Prince Charles w(...)

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