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 To secure a seat on the UN Security Council which has five permanent and 10 temporary members, Ireland needs 129 votes from the 193 members in the secret ballot. File photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images

The Republic has said it will represent small states if elected to the United Nations Security Council and one of the key calling cards in the campaig(...)

Galway East returned all three sitting TDs - Sean Canney (Ind); Ciaran Cannon (FG) and Anne Rabbitte (FF), but the count was not without drama as the 21-year-old Sinn Féin candidate Louis O’Hara was very close to pulling off a shock win. Photograph: Kevin O’Sullivan

Galway East returned all three sitting TDs - Sean Canney (Ind); Ciaran Cannon (FG) and Anne Rabbitte (FF), but the count was not without drama as the (...)

US Congressman Richard Neal speaks during a meeting with Tánaiste Simon Coveney in Dublin on April 16th, 2019. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters.

A member of the United States House of Representatives has warned that US Congress will not pass a trade deal with Britain if the Belfast Agreement is(...)

 Joan Collins told the Dáil  “it’s absolutely outrageous  ...  people are being subjected to this Budget”. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Independent TD Joan Collins acknowledged she should not have sworn during the ongoing Dáil debate on the Budget after she told the Government and Fian(...)

Waiting at arrivals at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

A new online information service aims to help make life easier for the increasing number of Irish citizens returning to Ireland from abroad. The ser(...)

Ben Kelly (L) and Alan Flanagan (R)are members of the Vica campaign ahead of he emigrant vote referendum. Photograph: Dave Meehan/ The Irish Times

The rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the enthusiastic group of people gathered in Dublin this week to kick off a campaign to urge people to vote Yes (...)

John Delaney was chief executive of the FAI at the time of the event in question. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

The Government has begun an inquiry into a €25,000 grant given to the Football Association of Ireland for a coaching conference just over a decade ago(...)

 Annie Waithira, Farah Elle and Patience Moyo at the launch of the programme for Africa Day 2018. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The annual flagship Africa Day event at the Farmleigh Estate in Dublin’s Phoenix Park will not take place this year. The Department of Foreign Affai(...)

US House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi makes a speech at Iveagh House, Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

US politicians are not taking sides in protecting the Northern Ireland peace agreement against Brexit but “just holding to our values,” said House of (...)

United Kingdom and Ireland map. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. 3d rendering

As Minister of State for the Diaspora, I am always impressed, and often moved, by the deep sense of connection with Ireland felt by so many people of (...)

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