Gordian Knot

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European Council president Donald Tusk and Britain’s prime minister Theresa May talk after a group photo-opportunity  in Brussels. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

The security checks at Heathrow Airport are divided into three lanes: the United Kingdom and Ireland, Europe, and then International. Brexit metaphors(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May meets  European Union Council president Donald Tusk  in London. Photograph: Reuters/ Frank Augstein

As Theresa May prepares to address EU leaders before dinner at Wednesday’s summit in Brussels, both sides are determined that there should be no repea(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin’s stance on Sinn Féin makes a reversal of the current arrangement with Fine Gael the most likely outcome of the next election. File photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Fianna Fáil today feels a strengthening wind behind it. Perhaps not one that will bring it back to the days of yore when its hegemony was un(...)

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with Ricardo Quaresma’ after his winning penalty against Poland in Marseille. Photograph: Reuters

Poland 1 Portugal 1 (Portugal win 5-3 on penalties) It has become increasingly possible to imagine Portugal with their name on the Euro 2016 trophy(...)

Richard and Peter Chambers: will shoot it out in one of the most early-awaited duels at  British trials.

Rowing in Ireland has had its problems, but administrators have not been shy of making innovative changes. Trinity Regatta has been the most tr(...)