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Irish emergency medicine doctors have added their voice to criticisms of the country’s first community-funded air ambulance over the absence of a doctor on board. Photograph: Don MacMonagle/PA

Irish emergency medicine specialists have added their voice to criticisms of the country’s first community-funded air ambulance over the absence of a (...)

A six-meter high cartoon baby blimp of Donald Trump is flown as a protest against his visit in Parliament Square in London, England in July. Photograph: Matt Dunham/AP Photo

Even by the standards of the Trump presidency, this week’s developments regarding the US president’s visit to Ireland were bewildering. Less than two (...)

Ohio businessman Ed Crawford, who has emerged as the front-runner to become the next US ambassador to Ireland, at the opening of an Irish Cultural Garden in Cleveland. Image: YouTube.

Ohio businessman Edward Crawford is expected to be nominated by the Trump administration as the next US ambassador to Ireland. The Cabinet in Dublin(...)

The Department of Justice informed the woman in recent days of the revocation of a deportation order made in 2011. She had contested the order in the courts.

The Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has revoked a deportation order for a woman whose 9-year-old Irish born son died recently from severe sickle(...)

The death has occurred of a nine-year-old Irish-born boy with a severe form of sickle cell disease who earlier this year lost an appeal over deportati(...)

 Super-junior Minister for Disabilities Finian McGrath:  “I wouldn’t feel comfortable wining and dining there”

Several prominent politicians, including Ministers and party leaders, have declined invitations to attend the US embassy’s celebration of American ind(...)

The High Court heard the man claimed it would be ‘unduly harsh and unlawful’ if he is returned to Iraq and alleges the deportation is invalid.

An Iraqi man who has been married to an EU national woman for the past seven years told the High Court Wednesday their lives would be devastated if th(...)

The State wants clarity on the extent of the constitutional rights of the unborn due to a number of apparently conflicting High Court judgments on that issue. File photograph: Getty Images

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by the State concerning a significant High Court judgment which found the word “unborn” in the Constitu(...)

Ohio businessman Ed Crawford, who has emerged as the front-runner to become the next US ambassador to Ireland, at the opening of an Irish Cultural Garden in Cleveland. Image: YouTube.

Ohio businessman Ed Crawford has emerged as the front-runner to become the next US ambassador to Ireland. A long-time Republican party donor, Mr Cra(...)

Back in campaign mode: President Trump leaves Wednesday’s rally in Cedar Rapids. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

After the endless controversies, and incessant scandals, this week brought something of a reprieve for Donald Trump. The US president got a big boost (...)

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