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The Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe, in Belgium

Maynooth University has cancelled a visit by some of its students to the Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe because of concerns over governance at(...)

 James Byrne and James McMahon attend last weekend’s Irexit: Freedom to Prosper conference in Dublin. Photograph: Bryan Meade

Flames of populism may have ignited the political infernos of Donald Trump and Brexit in 2016 and sparked growing Euroscepticism across Europe, but in(...)

Sgt Valerie Cole 55th Infantry Group Irish Defence Forces. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Federica Mogherini, the European Union’s foreign policy chief, has worked for the last year with EU states on plans to deepen EU co-operation in secur(...)

The Home Office in London, England. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Britain’s Home Office, the government department responsible for border control and immigration, has admitted it has not consulted any external expert(...)

Irish security services: the emergency-response unit training in October 2016. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Since the Manchester Arena and London Bridge attacks, Irish intelligence experts have ruminated on Ireland’s ability both to predict and to handle suc(...)

International Atomic Energy Agency  chief nuclear inspector Herman Nackaerts speaks to journalists as he arrives for a meeting about Tehran’s disputed nuclear programme

It is quite an experience to listen to an Israeli, an Iranian, an Egyptian and a Finn discuss nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament efforts in the(...)