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British cabinet office minister Michael Gove visited the Ulster Carpets factory in Co Armagh on Friday in the course of his visit to Northern Ireland. Photograph: Press Eye/PA Wire

An announcement of £650 million in funding for Northern Ireland was proclaimed by the British government as a “major . . . investment” and statement o(...)

Taoiseach  Micheál Martin at the EU summit.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said he feared that the EU summit was moving towards cutting the €750 billion rescue package as talks entered a third day. M(...)

Eason’s flagship store on O’Connell Street in Dublin. The sale of the property has been delayed due to the impact of Covid-19 on the economy.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

It was a momentous day in the landmark Apple tax case involving Ireland. Read Joe Brennan’s piece on how the EU’s second highest court struck down the(...)

Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe – new president of the Eurogroup. Photograph: AFP via Getty

Paschal Donohoe’s appointment as head of the powerful Eurogroup for the next two and a half years puts the Republic at the centre of discussions on th(...)

Dublin Airport: The open travel area between Britain and Ireland means  the  Government cannot join EU agreements on borders unless the British government does so too. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

All around the world, the coronavirus pandemic has caused borders to become more apparent. On the invisible division line that winds between Belgium a(...)

Britain’s lead Brexit negotiator David Frost in Brussels in Monday. The UK government has moved Mr Frost to a new role as national security adviser, which he will take up at the end of August. Photograph: John Thys/AFP via Getty Images

The UK has turned up the pressure dial on Brexit talks as negotiators begin their first face-to-face talks in Brussels since February to try to break (...)

Protesters outside Leinster House in May call for the end of direct provision. This year, direct provision will cost the State about €200 million. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

On a clear cold day in early May, onlookers peering through the gates of Leinster House could make out the figures of a handful of prominent Fianna Fá(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary accused the German government of using “the pretext of Covid-19” to prop up Lufthansa with a bailout.

Ryanair has accused rival German airline Lufthansa of a price-fixing cartel and has vowed to challenge its €6 billion bailout in the European Court of(...)

EU Commissioner for the Internal Market Thierry Breton, right, and economy commissioner Paolo Gentiloni at a media conference on the  InvestEU programme. Photograph: Olivier Matthys/pool/AFP via Getty

The European Commission has proposed pumping billions of euro into companies to help them survive the coronavirus pandemic. The EU’s executive body l(...)

 The Irish Times had 24 journalists in the top 100 list. Photograph: Olivier Douliery/AFP

Virgin Media political correspondent Gavan Reilly has been named Ireland’s most influential journalist on Twitter for 2019, topping a list of 100 user(...)

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