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Mick Wallace: The TD’s new clothes

The Ceann Comhairle, brave man, hosted members of the Leinster House press gallery to dinner in the Members’ Restaurant on Thursday night to mark 100 (...)

Michael D Higgins at a ceremony marking the centenary of Armistice Day at Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin. Photograph: Maxwell’s

President Michael D Higgins has warned against a new international arms race and the fuelling of wars in the Middle East and Africa, as he led the Sta(...)

Ohio businessman Ed Crawford

Businessman has been officially nominated by the Trump administration as the next US ambassador to Ireland. The Cabinet in Dublin signed off on his (...)

Kevin Hassett, chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers: blames former US administrations for multinationals’ decisions to funnel their profits through the Republic. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney Collins

It’s rare enough for the Republic to receive a pat on the back for its corporate tax policy these days. Sure, there may be grudging respect paid every(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar; Kevin Hassett, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers and Chargé d’Affaires Reece Smyth. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

One of US president Donald’s Trump’s top economic advisers has said he expects Ireland will continue to be a “voice of reason” alongside the United St(...)

Ohio businessman Ed Crawford, who has emerged as the front-runner to become the next US ambassador to Ireland, at the opening of an Irish Cultural Garden in Cleveland. Image: YouTube.

Ohio businessman Edward Crawford is expected to be nominated by the Trump administration as the next US ambassador to Ireland. The Cabinet in Dublin(...)

 Super-junior Minister for Disabilities Finian McGrath:  “I wouldn’t feel comfortable wining and dining there”

Several prominent politicians, including Ministers and party leaders, have declined invitations to attend the US embassy’s celebration of American ind(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar laying a wreath at UN Building in New York to Irish who died on UN peacekeeping missions. Photograph: Kim Haughton

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said there was “no vanity” in Ireland seeking a seat on the United Nations Security Council; the motivation was to protect (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar:  has travelled to the United States to launch Ireland’s election campaign for a seat on the United Nations Security Council. File Photograph: Laura Hutton/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has denied his Fine Gael colleagues were “swaggering around the place” as suggested by Independent TD Finian McGrath amid specu(...)

A social media depiction of the  Cárna-Caiseal GAA team   of 2005. Over half the players have left the area and their faces  are  blanked out – two further team members have left since those blank-outs were made. Photograph: Sportsfile

If a photograph can tell 1,000 words an image on social media can reflect the story of a whole lost generation from a western region. A photo of a s(...)

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