Among those present at the committee were Derry woman Emma de Souza. She wants to exercise a European Union right to bring her American-born husband, Jake (left), to live with her in Derry. File photograph: Emma de Souza

Irish citizens in the North “have had enough” and want to see the Irish Government stand up for them to ensure that they do not have a “second-class v(...)

Irish people reported significantly better health than the next healthiest country Cyprus (78 per cent). Photograph: Hoxton/Sam Edwards/Getty

Irish people believe themselves to be the healthiest in Europe, according to new European Union statistics. Some 83 per cent of Irish people rate the(...)

Irish Water has confirmed that it is considering the option of recycling sewage to bolster the water supply.

Irish Water has confirmed that it is considering the option of recycling sewage to bolster the water supply. The measure is being considered as part(...)

Lenny Abrahamson said men like Weinstein are only able to get away with their actions because ‘people in a position to challenge abuse choose to look the other way’. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Irish film director Lenny Abrahamson has described the film producer Harvey Weinstein as a “monster”. Abrahamson, one of Ireland’s highest profile d(...)

The Economist Intelligence Unit  report stated that practical support for Irish women returning to work is ‘highly limited’. Photograph: Istock

Irish breast cancer patients and survivors have less support in returning to work than sufferers of the disease in other European countries, an intern(...)

Reflections in Lake Matheson  near the Fox Glacier in  New Zealand which  is seeking Irish truck drivers.

Irish long distance drivers are being invited to travel a very long distance to get work. New Zealand is looking to recruit up to 1,000 truck drivers (...)

The self-steering on  Mr O’Coineen’s boat, the Kilcullen Voyager - Team Ireland, malfunctioned. Photograph: Kilcullen Voyager Team Ireland/Facebook

Irish sailor Enda O’Coineen has spoken of his devastation at having to quit the Vendée Globe round-the-world yacht race after losing his mast. After(...)

Launching the novel ‘Teethmarks on My Tongue’, Prof Jenny Williams (left with author) said it was a special writer who could cross  “shark-infested waters” between being a literary critic and a novelist.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Irish Times literary correspondent Eileen Battersby has launched her first novel Teethmarks on My Tongue. The book tells the story of an American t(...)

 Saoirse Ronan in ‘Brooklyn’, John Crowley’s film adaptation of Colm Tóibín’s novel. Photograph: Kerry Brown/Mongrel Media

Irish film and television has come of age this year with a number of critical and box office success stories, Irish Film Board chief executive James H(...)

Levels of tolerance are similar in Ireland to the Netherlands, Sweden and Denmark, the most tolerant countries in the EU. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish people are some of the most tolerant in the EU and are becoming more tolerant year by year, a Europe-wide survey has found. The Irish are now a(...)

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