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Irish emigrants embarking for America at Waterloo Docks, Liverpool, in 1850. Photograph: Ann Ronan Pictures/Print Collector/Getty Images

The extent of British government discomfort at commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Irish Famine is revealed in previously confidential files re(...)

In a Word . . . vowel

Dear reader, beware the misplaced vowel. Verily, I say unto you, it can land one in deepest doo-doo. There I was early last month – up with the owl f(...)

The report found there was ‘no real opposition to climate action; just opposition to lives being made more difficult’. Photograph: iStock

People care more about local development than climate action, so getting buy-in on decarbonising society will only be achieved by dialogue, community (...)

 US president-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden: World leaders have phoned him to offer congratulations on his election win.  Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP

Senior Democrats have lambasted Donald Trump’s refusal to accept the results of the US presidential election, accusing him of undermining American dem(...)

Family and local supporters of President-elect Joe Biden gather in Market Square to celebrate. Photograph: Paulo Nunes dos Santos/The New York Times

As America turned slowly blue, Ballina held its breath. Was it really possible that Joe Biden, considered a native son of this Co Mayo town , albeit f(...)

Irish people will have to get used to a return to the the situation in the 1970s and 1980s when few people went abroad, Professor Mary Horgan told the McGill Summer school. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/ The Irish Times

Irish people will have to get used to a return to the the situation in the 1970s and 1980s when few people went abroad, Professor Mary Horgan has sai(...)

From arts and media to politics and law, it’s the graduates of all-girls Catholic schools who are blazing a trail for independent women. Photograph: Marvin Recinos/ AFP/ Getty

The convent school prefect is having a moment. From arts and media to politics and law, it’s the graduates of all-girls Catholic schools who are blazi(...)

Green tea Taoiseach Micheál Martin was sorely disappointed with Nphet but determined to move on in a renewed spirit of working together for the sake of the nation. File photograph: The Irish Times

Their approach to business may have been different but there was no doubt this week that the Taoiseach and Tánaiste were fuming over Sunday night’s le(...)

Siobhán Molloy, the Irish boss of public relations group Weber Shandwick, has bought the business out of the ownership of multinational communications group Interpublic

The Irish boss of public relations group Weber Shandwick has bought the business out of the ownership of multinational communications group Interpubli(...)

Former president Mary Robinson was speaking at the remote Global Ireland 2020 conference. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ireland needs to approach climate diplomacy on the global stage “with a deep sense of humility”, given its past failures to address the consequences o(...)

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