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 Simon Coveney  said that personal relationships between the Irish and British governments, built up over the past two decades, remained strong despite the “challenging times for Anglo-Irish relations”. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

New relationship structures “for a post-Brexit environment” will be confirmed between Ireland and Britain at the next meeting of the intergovernmental(...)

A wall separates Palestinians (right) and the side to be used exclusively by Israelis in a settlement near Jerusalem. Photograph: Getty Images

Israel has reacted angrily to a vote by TDs to ban the sale of imported Israeli goods from the occupied territories in Palestine, describing it as an (...)

Nicolas Maduro poses after being sworn-in for the second term as Venezuela’s president  in Caracas on Wednesday.  Sinn Féin has defended its attendance at the event. Photograph: Miguel Gutierrez/EPA.

Sinn Féin has defended a decision to send two senior party members to the inauguration of Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro. The party has been cr(...)

 Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. It is widely expected he  will offer to open negotiations on an extension to the arrangement underpinning the minority government, possibly for another year

At times Fianna Fáil TDs are left to judge the political direction of their party by the mood of their leader rather than by anything he says. On the(...)

The Government’s special envoy to the US Congress John Deasy (right) with Congressman Richard Neal, who co-sponsored the Bill in the House of Representatives

Legislation that would extend E3 visas to Irish citizens was forwarded to the Senate on Thursday under an expedited process, although a vote is not ex(...)

In 2012, the Department of Foreign Affairs processed 45,646 passport applications from Britain. This nearly doubled to 80,752 last year, and the 2018 total stood at 73,583 up to the end of this October. File photograph: Getty Images

More than 158,000 people from Northern Ireland and Britain applied for Irish passports in the first 10 months of this year. Last year, 163,000 applic(...)

President Michael D Higgins and his wife, Sabina, at Dublin Castle on Saturday. Photograph: Tom Honan

President Michael D Higgins says he will bring fresh ideas to his second term to help the country face challenges such as Brexit and climate change. (...)

Presidential candidate Peter Casey arriving at Dublin Castle on Saturday where the final results will be announced. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

If the stronger than expected vote for Peter Casey is a kick against the establishment, the political establishment seems pretty relaxed about it. To(...)

Michael D Higgins has been accused of treating presidential debates like radio phone-in show ‘Liveline’. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

Michael D Higgins has been accused of treating presidential debates like radio phone-in show Liveline by failing to take part in some events yet calli(...)

Presidential candidate Sean Gallagher attended a defence Forces  protest outside  Leinster House on Wednesday and where he also met  some Fianna Fail   TDs. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney Collins

A Fianna Fáil TD has said he is likely to vote for Sean Gallagher in the presidential election despite Micheál Martin saying his parliamentary party w(...)

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