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US president Donald Trump will visit Co Clare in early June,  the White House said.  Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty

US president Donald Trump will visit Co Clare in early June, his first visit to Ireland as president, the White House has announced. Mr Trump will t(...)

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour will not support the  prime minister’s withdrawal Bill unless it has reached an agreement on the Brexit deal. Photograph: Jessica Taylor

 Theresa May’s decision to introduce the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) next month gives MPs one last chance to back the Brexit deal they have r(...)

The remains of a D-Day Mulberry harbour at Arromanches, Normandy. Photograph: iStock

In the weeks leading up to D-Day, 75 years ago, one of the operation’s crucial components was still lying on the bottom of the sea off southern Englan(...)

The three towers at the old port of La Rochelle.

We hadn’t all been on holiday together since the 1980s, when our Volkswagen Jetta was a regular fixture on the Irish Ferries boat to France as soon as(...)

Munster backs’ coach Felix Jones: “I think I’ve learned more about rugby in the last 18 months than I ever did as a player.” Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

At just 30 years of age, Felix Jones is the youngest full-time coach with any of the provincial set-ups. It’s been a rapid rise since his playing car(...)