John Doyle

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 Traffic crossing the Border near Derry. Brexit provisions  afford the North the unique advantage of being simultaneously in the UK and in EU’s single market when it comes to trade in goods.  Photograph: Getty Images

Brexit, the controversies around the Northern Ireland Protocol and the possibility of Scottish independence and the eventual break-up of the UK have (...)

Northern Ireland  has fallen further behind the rest of the UK since the 1998 peace accord, which many believed would bring an economic dividend.  Photograph Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images

The level of subvention Northern Ireland receives from the UK exchequer has become, like so many things in the North, politicised. It is regularly – a(...)

UCC: It’s not every day that a university finds itself awarding a PhD to a student who has written one of the standard texts on their course.

It’s not every day that a university finds itself awarding a PhD to a student who has written one of the standard texts on their course but that’s exa(...)

‘Regardless of their preferences, policymakers and the public in both jurisdictions should be well informed.’ Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg/ File

A major academic initiative to avoid the pitfalls of the Brexit vote when it comes to a future referendum on Northern Ireland has been launched. The(...)

A dejected Conal Keaney of Dublin after their defeat to Kilkenny in the Leinster Senior Hurling  Championship final in Croke Park on July 3rd, 2011.  Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Say what you want about the GAA, but they’ll never be found wanting when it comes to the tricky business of soul-searching. We have seen and heard th(...)

Charlie Haughey arrived in Paris in 1987 to celebrate Stephen Roche’s Tour de France. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

It has been a shambolic week for poor old Ireland. In addition to lurching from calamity to travesty over a golf game, the Government has managed to d(...)

Glenamaddy Credit Union will amalgamate its operations with St Jarlath’s next month.  Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Two credit unions in Galway have merged in the first step of a wider consolidation in the region that will create an entity with about €500 million in(...)

Michael Dineen from Ard Mhuileann, Ballinwillin, Mitchelstown, had denied the murder of Paddy ‘Ginty’ O’Donnell (inset) but pleaded guilty to his manslaughter at Willie Andies Pub, New Square, Mitchelstown on June 1st, 2018. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A man has been found not guilty of murder but guilty of the manslaughter of his friend during a row over a pint in a Co Cork pub last year. Mich(...)

Limerick’s Darragh O’Donovan celebrates with the Liam MacCarthy after his team’s All-Ireland final victory over Galway. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

With the Allianz Football League about to start, it is worth recalling that the New Ireland Cup, which will be presented to the winners in April, cele(...)

Before the incident, Brendan Doule was very independent, used bus services independently, wrote for his local newspaper and enjoyed lots of hobbies. Photograph: Collins Courts

A 49-year-old man made blind by a medical error while in the care of Beaumont Hospital, Dublin has settled his High Court action for €5.9 million. B(...)

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