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Bears are going into the winter skinnier and in poorer condition. They are also smaller.

‘Caribou are who we are,” Sara James told me. “Our food, our dance, our clothing, our shelter. We are part of the caribou from time immemorial. We alw(...)

Ireland’s Cian O’Connor and Waterford Crystal celebrate winning the gold medal at the Athens Olympic Games in 2004. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

On the morning of the individual showjumping competition at the 2012 Olympics, Cian O’Connor got out of bed at six o’clock and took his competition wh(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has acknowledged that we can borrow very cheaply to spend more now, but at some stage the cost of borrowing could rise, potentially quite suddenly and significantly. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The nine scariest words in the English language, former US president Ronald Reagan declared in 1986, were: “I’m from the government and I’m here to he(...)

  Danny Healy-Rae   retained his seat in Kerry. He is pictured with his brother Michael, family and supporters at the Kerry count centre in Killarney. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

There has been a seismic shift, an historic breakthrough, a transformational change in this general election. And, that’s just Danny Healy Rae’s bela(...)

Adare Manor: When it was offered for sale in 1980, taoiseach Charles Haughey received many representations from people who believed the State should consider acquiring it. Photo: Murray Consultants

Speculation that Ireland might host a historic summit between US president George Bush Snr and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev encouraged Adare Manor (...)

John Bolton says he offered to resign as national security adviser after US  president Donald Trump informed him that his services were no longer needed. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has fired John Bolton as national security adviser after months of tension over policy towards Iran and North Korea, saying (...)

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a criminal investigation into the awarding of the 2010 contract.   Photograph: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters

Down Stephen’s Lane in the south of Dublin city centre, near what used to be Dobbins bistro, an empire sits behind a set of wrought iron gates. It doe(...)

David Davis with PwC Ireland managing partner Feargal O’Rourke. Photograph: Maxwell Photography

PwC Ireland paid UK MP David Davis £16,000 (€18,378) plus VAT for a speech he gave in Dublin on November 21st last year. Mr Davis was speaking at th(...)

“If a way is found to avoid a no-deal Brexit, then 2019 suddenly looks brighter for the economy, even with an international slowdown.”

Every new year brings uncertainty. But we head into 2019 facing more than normal. Along with most other western economies we have become used to an ex(...)

After he resigned as taoiseach in 1994, Albert Reynolds signed up to the Harry Walker Agency of New York. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

An announcement that former taoiseach Albert Reynolds was to start a lecture tour after he left office was met with “deep gloom” by a British diplomat(...)

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