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Taoiseach Garret FtizGerald and  British prime minister Margaret Thatcher signing  the Anglo-Irish agreement. “We will have to work with the British and they with us to get out of the present unfortunate situation.” Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Through years spent operating at the top of Anglo-Irish relations, Irish ex-diplomat Séan Ó hUigínn detected what he sees as a curious gap in British (...)

The front exterior of Conor McGregor’s new home at Castledillon, Co Kildare

Having strode the world of mixed martial arts in the manner of a chaotic colossus for the best part of a decade, it looks as if Conor McGregor has dec(...)

C&D Foods managing director Colm Dore. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

Longford-based pet food manufacturer C&D Foods has named Colm Dore as its new managing director. C&D is a subsidiary of ABP Food Group, which(...)

Ruth O’Sullivan and her daughter Madeleine Chivers: Madeleine was operated on for a brain tumour at age 11 and attended four summer camps at Barretstown before going back for leadership training. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography

When Ruth O’Sullivan opened a letter inviting her family to a camp in Barretstown, she was very upset at the apparent mistake. “I rang them immediatel(...)

Labour  leader Brendan Howlin: turns out his predecessor Pat Rabbitte supports the Government’s national broadband plan. Checkmate. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Perfidious Pat. Et tu, Rabbitte? How is a Labour leader supposed to vehemently oppose the Government’s broadband project when the silken words of an(...)

European chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier with  Simon Coveney:  The aura of competence that surrounds the Irish State when it is facing outwards evaporates when it is turned towards its own internal problems. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

We talk of “the Government” but it often seems these days that we have two governments. One is external, the other internal. And it is hard to make se(...)

Former Fianna Fáil TD Jackie Fahey, who has died aged 91. Photograph: Irish Examiner

The death has taken place of former Fianna Fáil TD Jackie Fahey, who held a Dáil seat for the party in two different constituencies. Fianna Fáil lead(...)

The head of intermediary sales management at Permanent TSB told brokers on Thursday that cashback might not be available for mortgages approved after June 30th, the Sunday Times says

Cashback mortgages Mortgage brokers have been told to prepare for a likely withdrawal of cashback incentives later this year amid mounting concerns t(...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams being applauded by delegates   after addressing the opening session of the Forum for Peace and Reconciliation at Dublin Castle in 1991. Photograph: Frank Miller

A decision by president Mary Robinson to meet Gerry Adams during a visit to west Belfast in 1993 was vehemently opposed by then Northern Ireland secre(...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams is applauded by delegates including taoiseach Albert Reynolds after addressing the Forum for Peace and Reconciliation in Dublin Castle in October 1994. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Newly-declassified documents have shed new light on Britain’s failed attempts to stop the Clinton administration issuing a visa to allow Sinn Féin lea(...)

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