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Boris Johnson: to put £138m into new public awareness campaign. Photograph: Simon Dawson/EPA

The huge cost of a no-deal Brexit was laid bare on Wednesday as the British government announced plans to set aside an extra £2.1bn (€2.3bn) for prepa(...)

Jim O’Hara, chair of the Irish Cutural Centre in Hammersmith for 13 years. ‘During the 1970s and 80s it was a difficult time for the Irish community here in Britain. One felt self-conscious reading an Irish newspaper.’ Photograph: Joanne O’Brien

Walking around the bright and airy Irish Cultural Centre in Hammersmith, Jim O’Hara still holds the strong strains of the accent he brought with him i(...)

The UK’s  ambassador to the United States Kim Darroch: It is unclear precisely what Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be the next prime minister, will do. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

Britain and the US have been plunged into a full-scale diplomatic dispute, centred on Kim Darroch, the UK ambassador to Washington. On Tuesday, Donal(...)

Tessie Carroll brings her pram of clothes and bric-a-brac to ‘the Tuggers’ market for the last time on Saturday.

Almost every Saturday for the last 60 years Tessie Carroll has wheeled a pram full of clothes, bric-a-brac and bedding from her Hill Street home to th(...)

Fake photo: A “battle” in Tralee, in 1920, was restaged on Vico Road, Killiney, Co Dublin, by Dublin Castle press office

Fake news has come to the fore recently, particularly across the Atlantic. It is interesting that about 100 years ago in Ireland, practitioners of pro(...)

Lord Paul Bew said: “A new, modern case for the union must be developed, based on the principle of consent.” Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

The new British prime minister must make the case for the United Kingdom with a positive vision to counter the nationalist narrative, a prominent hist(...)

 A statue of president Trump tweeting on a toilet is seen as people march down Whitehall in London. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Donald Trump has dismissed protests against his visit to the UK as “organised flops”, saying that the larger crowds were made up of his supporters. T(...)

Phyllis Brady, of Inishmann Road, Gaeltacht Park, Whitehall, Dublin pictured at the Four Courts on Tuesday. Photograph: Collins Courts.

An 80-year-old woman whose life changed when a piece of overhead luggage fell on her on a Ryanair plane, has been awarded €67,000 damages. Circuit Co(...)

3 Pudding Row, Temple Bar

9 Pudding Row, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 Two bedroom duplex on the first and second floors of this corner building with secure car parking. Around 78 sq m (...)

Britain’s former secretary of state for defence Gavin Williamson: has denied that he was behind the leak, claiming that a police investigation would exonerate him. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Theresa May has rejected opposition calls to refer former defence secretary Gavin Williamson’s alleged leak from the National Security Council (NSC) t(...)

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