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Striped Jug and Flowers by Anne Redpath

A busy week in Dublin salerooms begins with Adam’s “Sunday Interiors” auction tomorrow at 11am with more than 600 lots including furniture, sil(...)

Former US president Jimmy Carter and former president Mary Robinson at the Department of Foreign Affairs Iveagh House during a visit hosted by Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The EU should move to introduce proper labelling of goods produced on illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank, for(...)

Former Irish president Mary Robinson and former US president Jimmy Carter. Photograph: Jeff Moore/The Elders

It began with a conversation between British tycoon Richard Branson and musician Peter Gabriel as they flew home after a fundraising concert for a (...)

President Michael D Higgins was saying the current ethos of the EU project, founded on the idea that markets know best, irrespective of the social cost, is an abomination.  Photograph: Frank Miller

There was nothing Michael D Higgins said to the European Parliament or in his interview with the Financial Times (...)

 President Michael D Higgins said Europe faced a “moral crisis” and called on European leaders to undertake a radical rethink about how they are handling the economic crisis. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

President Michael D Higgins’s forthright criticism of the European Union’s response to the financial crisis represents a direct intervention in(...)

Presidential boundaries

Not so long ago, the term “intellectual” qualified as a dirty word. It was used to dismiss people who challenged established orthodoxies. One o(...)

Climate change is a worthy issue which most of us feel we should be deeply concerned about - but not just yet. In the cosy Western World,(...)

This week the Government and an organisation run by former president Mary Robinson hosted a conference in Dublin on some of the problems and ch(...)

Former US vice-president Al Gore praised Ireland as a “world leader” in tackling hunger and poor nutrition. Photograph: Eric Luke

Ireland will push for a greater focus on the links between climate change, hunger and poor nutrition at international g(...)

President Michael D Higgins addressed the  conference on climate change and global hunger in Dublin. Photograph: Frank Miller /	THE IRISH TIMES

President Michael D Higgins today said global hunger represents the grossest of human rights violations and the greatest ethical challenge fac(...)

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