Eamon Gilmore

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Members of the public redeemed more than €800,000 worth of old Irish punts this year. Irish punt banknotes and coins were withdrawn in February 2002 (...)

 Minister for Foreign Affairs  Simon Coveney  after meeting Palestinian officials on December 3th, 2019, at the Palestinian Authority headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Photograph:  Abbas Momani/AFP via Getty Images

EU foreign ministers have endorsed a Dutch initiative to prepare legislation giving the union the ability to punish human rights abusers around the wo(...)

Students and professors of the University of Palestine carry placards at  a demonstration against the US policy shift on Israeli settlements. Photograph:  Said Khatib/AFP

EU foreign ministers will be asked on Monday to consider formal recognition of the state of Palestine. Meeting in Brussels the foreign ministers are(...)

Lavinia Kerwick: ‘When we support each other, we grow stronger. When we hear each other, we all learn.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The first rape victim to waive her anonymity after the man convicted of raping her walked free has called for more supports for survivors, especially (...)

Then government chief whip Séamus Brennan with Pat Rabbitte, Paul Bradford, Desmond O’Malley and John Gormley at a photocall on February 25th, 2002, to mark the introduction of electronic voting in the Dáil. Photograph: Maxwells/Handout

Thirty years ago, in 1989, Progressive Democrats leader Dessie O’Malley suggested to his coalition partner Charlie Haughey that it might be a good ide(...)

Former Workers’ Party members Pat Rabbitte, Proinsias De Rossa, Liz McManus and Eamonn Gilmore campaigning for Democratic Left in 2002. Photograph: Eric Luke

A growing number of political groups have positioned themselves further left of the Labour Party and Sinn Féin, including: People Before Profit The(...)

Speaking at the Parnell Summer School, Eamon  Gilmore said Ireland needed to pursue the goals in its foreign policy documents supporting multilateral institutions like the EU and UN. Photograph: Frank Miller

Ireland is one of the “most respected countries in the world” with an influence disproportionate to its size, the EU special representative for human (...)

US attorney general William Barr, who has announced the reinstatement of capital punishment by the US federal government. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters

US attorney general William Barr may be best known for his role as Robert Mueller’s chief antagonist during the Russia investigation, but this week he(...)

Irish naval vessel LÉ Róisín on a routine patrol off Rockall. Photograph: Irish Naval Service

Irish fisheries organisations are seeking legal advice about overturning a 2013 agreement between Ireland and the UK that includes Rockall in Britain’(...)

John Fell, the longest-serving Irish staff member at the ECB, is understood to be among individuals who put their names forward for the Central Bank governorship.

The most senior Irish member of staff at the European Central Bank (ECB) and the deputy secretary general of the Department of Health have emerged as (...)

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