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The Revenue Commissioners have made plans for emergency medicines coming into the State to be fast-tracked at customs entry points after Brexit. File photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

The Revenue Commissioners have made plans with the pharmaceutical industry for emergency medicines coming into the State to be fast-tracked at customs(...)

Rosslare and Waterford ports could take spillover traffic from Dublin Port, pictured above, in the event of a no-deal Brexit causing customs delays on goods crossing the Irish Sea. Photograph: Eric Luke.

Opting for a cashback mortgage could end up costing borrowers €30,000 more over the life of their mortgage, and younger and less-educated borrowers ar(...)

Former UK prime minister Sir John Major is pictured speaking at event in Duiblin’s Westin Hotel to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Downing Street Declaration. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Former British prime minister John Major has called for Brexit to be halted to create time to find a way through the United Kingdom’s political crisis(...)

“Divorce is regarded as a normal part of the wear and tear of life.” Photograph: iStock

Family law practitioners broadly support removing divorce from the Constitution in a referendum next year, though one warned that it might be “a bridg(...)

John West, former Ireland rugby international Trevor Ringland and John McNally in Holywood. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

The upmarket homes and gated estates of the Belfast professionals who live in north Co Down leave the town of Holywood open to gentle jibes about Nort(...)

Conservative MP Boris Johnson and DUP leader Arlene Foster  at the DUP annual conference  in Belfast. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/ Getty Images

Darren McCormick, a farmer and DUP supporter from Co Fermanagh, sells milk to dairies south of the Border but is not fazed by heavy tariffs that would(...)

Boris Johnson speaking at the DUP annual conference  in Belfast. Photograph: Michael Cooper/PA

The United Kingdom is “on the verge of making a historic mistake” if it votes through the draft Brexit agreement, former British foreign secretary Bor(...)

  Jeffrey Donaldson  rejected any suggestion that technological solutions might not work and said they should be explored and tested to dispense with the “backstop” that his party strongly opposes. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The Irish Government should consider examining whether technological solutions could work to avoid the contentious “backstop” solution to prevent a ha(...)

“Then, I said, let us begin and create in idea a State; but the true creator is necessity, who is the mother of invention.” So wrote Plato in “The Republic”

Tuesday evening was the awards dinner for The Irish Times Innovation Awards. As chair of the judging panel, and having been involved for several years(...)

Google employees stage a “women’s walkout” at their Googleplex offices in protest over the company’s handling of payouts to  managers who had allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct at the company in Mountain View, California. Photograph: REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Property developer Paddy McKillen and his business partner Tony Leonard have lost a bid to sue the former Anglo Irish Bank in the US courts over Mr Mc(...)

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