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Tonie Walsh (left) and Brian Finnegan

What is your favourite destination to visit? Tonie: Tarifa in Andalucía, which I call the nipple of Spain, where the Med meets the Atlantic. I was in(...)

Donald Trump and Leo Varadkar: the Taoiseach speaks for a country that is being forced to think deeply about its place in the world. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty

Leo Varadkar does not often give set-piece speeches about Irish public values. Perhaps it is just as well. Last Wednesday he gave one in Washington D(...)

The students are demanding that proposed supplemental examination fees be scrapped; affordable rental options be introduced and that student fees not be increased. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Students who occupied a building in Trinity College Dublin have announced an end to the protest that began earlier this week over the introduction of (...)

Leo Varadkar tells listeners: ‘I’ve been told there’s no threat to food security’; less reassuringly, he also remarks that ‘the Army is on standby’

Putting a brave face on bad news is an essential skill for any head of government. Sounding cheerful about it is quite another thing. Despite facing t(...)

Matt Cooper (usually tieless but wearing one in this publicity shot) and Ivan Yates (vice versa) of the Tonight Show

Early this week, Matt Cooper, the generally tieless co-host of The Tonight Show (Monday-Thursday, TV3, 11pm), sounded concerned. “How frustrating is t(...)

Senator David Norris said he thought he was the first person in Ireland to include abortion in a manifesto. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Fianna Fail Senator Terry Leyden has said the media should realise any abortion legislation must be voted on by the Seanad as well as the Dáil. “It m(...)

David Norris in one of the reception rooms of his restored Georgian home. Norris was the winner of Celebrity Home of the Year 2017. Photograph: Ruth Medjber

Some time ago a Danish TV company hit upon an interesting idea: that if you can have contests for everything from singing and baking to modelling and (...)

Angela’s Ashes, the animation

Is there a trick to cooking Christmas dinner in minutes rather than slaving over a chopping board and a hot oven for hours? Order it from a deli or su(...)

Students gathered at a town hall-style meeting in Trinity on Monday night to voice their opposition to planned fee increases.

Postgraduate students at Trinity College Dublin have threatened industrial strike action in response to plans to increase their fees. Trinity is set(...)

Labour Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said there were at least 30,000 cases involving tracker mortgage issues. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The senior bankers who caused the tracker mortgage scandal were described as a “shower of bastards’’ by Labour’s Aodhán Ó Ríordáin in the Seanad on Th(...)

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