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Kilkeel harbour in Co Down. Photograph: James Forde

Fisherfolk in Kilkeel, Co Down, have had to fight inclement weather on the seas for weeks, along with the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic. Unlike t(...)

 Minister for Justice Helen McEntee. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A new preclearance/visa scheme is being introduced to ensure that non-EEA family members of UK nationals seeking to move to the Republic next year can(...)

Rosslare Europort. File photograph: Simon Carswell

A major European shipping line has decided to open new operations in Ireland out of concern that the UK landbridge route will be “non-viable” for expo(...)

 Tánaiste Leo Varadkar: ‘All businesses, large or small, need to assess their supply chains and take the necessary steps to mitigate against [Brexit-related] disruption.’ Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

1. Can you describe some of the adverse impacts on supply chains which Irish firms have had to contend with as a result of Covid-19? The onset of the(...)

Archbishop Eamon Martin with anti-abortion activists at the Rally for Life in Dublin on July 6th. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Westminster has acted “in an unprecedented way” in its bid to introduce abortion in Northern Ireland, which will have “a devastating impact” on the ri(...)

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg: Mohammad Dahlan, the former leader of the Gaza division of Palestinian group Fatah, has filed a case against Facebook Ireland.

The most damning and deliberately evocative line in this week’s UK parliamentary committee evisceration of Facebook’s business model and behaviour was(...)

Globally, the plant milk industry is estimated to be worth $16bn. Photograph: Getty Images

In the spring of 2018, New York was gripped by a sudden, very particular and, for some, calamitous food shortage. Gaps appeared on grocery shelves. Co(...)

Sisk: the Irish construction specialist  has contracts for the overall Circle Square project in Manchester, worth a total of £236 million sterling. Photograph:  Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Builder Sisk has won a contract for part of a development in Manchester that brings the value of its involvement in the overall project to almost €270(...)

Both global growth in 2017 and the growth forecast by the IMF for 2018 and 2019 are higher than in any year since the crisis, except for 2010 and 2011, the years of post-crisis recovery. This, then, is a time of fragile recovery.

The world economy is enjoying a period of strong economic growth. It is not growing as quickly as it did between 2003 and 2007, but, in view of how th(...)

Dutch flood expert Erik Kraaij (left) with Sean Antoin O Muiri of the Save Cork City group: Kraaij addressed a public meeting in Cork at the weekend

The €140 million flood protection plan for Cork may save the city from flooding but Corkonians need to decide whether the plan should also consider is(...)

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