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Demonstrators hold placards and EU flags as they take part in a march organised by the People's Vote organisation in central London last weekend. Photograph: Niklas Halle'n/ AFP

Despite a Brexit deal being struck between London and Brussels, there is little cheer for it among Irish people living in Britain, who remain uneasy a(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the European Council summit in Brussels. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Brexit was originally due to happen on March 29th, two years after then UK prime minister Theresa May triggered the exit process known as Article 50. (...)

Patricia King, general secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Trade unions have said the Brexit proposals tabled by the UK government have enormous implications for workers and that the authorities in Ireland mus(...)

 Bridie Higgins and Barbara Carroll  in the garden at Greenpark Nursing Home in  Tuam, Co Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Why do nursing homes have such bad press? “I keep asking myself that question,”  says Cora McNamara, who established the Greenpark Nursing Home i(...)

Britain’s prime minister, Boris Johnson, who is due to meet French leader Emmanuel Macron, German chancellor Angela Merkel and US president Donald Trump this month. Photograph: Toby Melville/AFP/Getty Images

A planned meeting between Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and UK prime minister Boris Johnston may not take place until early September and may be indefinitely(...)

England’s cricket captain, Ireland’s Eoin Morgan, sings the anthem during the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. Photograph: Getty Images

If the England captain gets to lift the ICC World Cup trophy above his head on Sunday evening, cricketers all over north Dublin will nod their heads s(...)

‘The long term consequences of Britain’s Brexit disaster will be more than just economic or political - they will be existential, defining what it means to be British for generations of people.’ Photograph: iStock

Walking through Warsaw on Polish Independence Day, for a moment I thought I’d boarded the wrong flight and stumbled upon an English Defence League ral(...)

Illustration of a European eel (Anguilla anguilla)

I confess to approaching this week’s letter with some trepidation. Your correspondent was given the firmest of reprimands by an Irish diplomat here f(...)

 Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster said: ‘Mrs May will now be able to demonstrate to the Brussels’ negotiators that changes are required if any deal is to command the support of parliament’ Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/ EPA

The DUP leader Arlene Foster called on British prime minister Theresa May to now to go back to Brussels and compel the European Union to make “fundame(...)

Raymond McDaid in Doherty’s Cafe, in the Bogside, Derry

There’s never any shortage of chat in Doherty’s Cafe in the heart of Derry’s Bogside, where staff wearing elf costumes to mark the Christmas season se(...)

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