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The State is “ready” to issue around one million travel certificates to Irish people who have registered for vaccination, according to Minister of State, Ossian Smith.  Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Government is “ready” to issue certificates clearing one million Irish residents to travel in Europe, according to Minister of State, Ossian Smith(...)

Boris Johnson: “Now is the time to look forward to the future and to building a more global Britain.” Photograph: PA Wire

The European Parliament has voted overwhelmingly to approve the post-Brexit trade deal between the European Union and UK, bringing to a conclusion yea(...)

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen welcomed the vote, but warned that ‘faithful implementation is essential’.  Photograph: Thierry Monasse/Bloomberg

The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to approve the post-Brexit trade deal between the EU and the UK, bringing to a conclusion ye(...)

MEPs have been divided over banning the use of traditional meat terms for vegetarian and vegan products. Photograph: Daniel Roland/AFP via Getty

The European Parliament has voted by 379 to 284 to reject a proposed ban on using meat terms for vegetarian products such as vegan “burgers” or “sausa(...)

Christopher Burge, chief executive of Dublin-based Spark Crowdfunding, said the new rules were a “hugely positive development”

Businesses looking to raise equity and investors that want to back them via crowdfunding platforms are to benefit from better protection. Crowdfundin(...)

British members of the European Parliament react during Wednesday’s vote confirming  Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union. Photograph: Yves Herman/EPA

At 11pm on Friday, January 31st, after 47 years in the European Economic Community and European Union, the United Kingdom is formally leaving the bloc(...)

The seat of Fianna Fáil MEP for Dublin Barry Andrews is in ‘cold storage’ pending the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

The Alliance Party has welcomed a proposal that the three Northern Ireland MEPs, who will lose their seats once the United Kingdom leaves the European(...)

Fianna Fáil’s  Barry Andrews speaking to media during the European count in the RDS, Dublin. Photograph: Collins

The fourth MEP elected in Dublin, and the fifth in the Ireland South constituency, will have no formal or informal position, no salary, expenses or fa(...)

Counting at the Ireland South European elections count centre at Nemo Rangers GAA Club in Co Cork. Photograph: Michelle Devane/PA

A full recount is due to get under way in the constituency of Ireland South next Tuesday which will cost more than a €1 million and last up to 28 days(...)

Fine Gael MEP candidate Sean Kelly has been elected and Independents4Change candidate Mick Wallace is almost certainly home. Photograph: Michelle Devane/PA Wire

Good morning. It’s been a long week. Actually, it’s been a long few weeks. But we’re nearly there. Last night, the count was completed in the Midland(...)

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