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‘The view here seems to be that if the UK does crash out we will be back’

We have obtained a top- secret, highly classified cable sent by a British diplomat in Dublin back to Whitehall. It reads as follows . . . To say that(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: checks on live animals and products could be carried out at ports in Northern Ireland and the Republic if the British government and the EU agreed to treat the island of Ireland as a single zone. Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP

Britain will face decades of economic decline after Brexit, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has predicted, adding that the UK is “struggling to cope” with its (...)

UN high commissioner for refugees Filippo Grandi speaks to  Simon Carswell in Dublin this week. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/The Irish Times

Record numbers of refugees – and the forced mass movement of many more from conflict, poverty, disease and climate change – have made the planet a mor(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said progress was being made, but it had been slow. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has urged psychiatric nurses to use the State’s industrial relations machinery rather than the overtime ban they have begun bec(...)

Fianna Fáil Brexit spokeswoman Lisa Chambers.  Photograph: Fran Veale

Ireland’s deteriorating relationship with the UK over Brexit and the “hostility” between the two sides, has caused damage and must be addressed urgent(...)

Brendan Grace and Noel Whelan

Tributes were paid in the Dáil to two “giants of public life” barrister and commentator Noel Whelan and entertainer Brendan Grace. Fianna Fáil deputy(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Good morning, We bring you some very sad news this morning. Noel Whelan, our political columnist, barrister, author and well-known political analyst,(...)

Bonfire builders complete their structure near the peace wall in west Belfast on July 9th. Photograph:  Paul Faith/AFP/Getty

The banner at Ulster’s Freedom Corner in east Belfast proclaims “Tomorrow belongs to us” under the red hand of Ulster, the symbol of loyalism to the B(...)

Fresh report from Northern Ireland civil service warns that at least 40,000 jobs would be lost if UK crashes out without  deal.

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has accused Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt of having an “utterly disingenuous debate” on Brexit in their con(...)

 Orange Order grand secretary Mervyn Gibson, at the Museum of Orange Heritage,  Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney

A stack of leaflets in the reception of the Museum of Orange Heritage in south Belfast shows a cartoon of golf club wielding Orangemen marching on to (...)

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