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Trevor and Kevin Baker-O’Haire on the grounds of Ashford Castle where they both work after moving to Ireland in 2015. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Trevor Baker-O’Haire has always considered himself Irish. Born in London to Irish parents, he spent his teenage years during the 1980s in Co Mayo afte(...)

 Boris Johnson: his gamble of scrapping all restrictions in July has  fallen flat as economic growth almost ground to a halt because of a surge in coronavirus cases.  Photograph:  Richard Pohle/The Times/PA

  Boris Johnson’s plan to avoid further lockdowns in the winter rests heavily on next week’s rollout of booster vaccine shots for the over-50s, w(...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson abandoned a plan to introduce vaccine passports for entry to nightclubs and mass events from the end of this month. Photograph: Richard Pohle/The Times/PA Wire

Britain will start rolling out booster coronavirus vaccines next week in an effort to keep case numbers, hospitalisations and deaths under control as (...)

Chijindu Ujah in action for  Britain in the final of the  4x100m relay at the Tokyo Olympics. Photograph:  Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

British Olympic 4x100m relay silver medallist Chijindu Ujah’s B-sample has also confirmed an Adverse Analytical Finding (AAF) and his case will be ref(...)

Sally Rooney’s Beautiful World, Where Are You,  on sale in Hodges Figgis, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Sally Rooney’s Beautiful World, Where Are You has sold a phenomenal 12,632 copies on its first few days on sale in Ireland. Its nearest rivals, 56 Day(...)

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar (centre) speaking to media at the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party meeting at Trim Castle Hotel, Trim Co Meath. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar claimed Sinn Féin has a “very scary set of policies”, ahead of the resumption of the Dáil term and a vote of confidence in his d(...)

 Emma Raducanu poses on the red carpet at the  2021 Met Gala, the annual benefit for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, in New York. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

Britain’s newest sporting star, Emma Raducanu, has put her stunning success at the US Open down to her “very hard-to-please parents”, who she said had(...)

Minister for Health in Northern Ireland, Robin Swann, said the move would “help protect young people from catching Covid-19 and is expected to prevent disruption in schools by reducing transmission’.

Young people aged 12 to 15-years-old in Northern Ireland are to be offered a first dose of Covid-19 vaccine. The jabs are expected to be delivered t(...)

JD Sports has been expanding in the last few years, buying up US rivals Finish Line, DTLR and Footasylum, as it takes advantage of the rising popularity of comfortable athletic clothing that can be worn anywhere. Photograph: iStock

JD Sports reported a record first-half profit as lockdowns eased and people visited its shops, sending its shares to an all-time high as investors loo(...)

Industry sources in the logistics and customs sector have also said the government’s infrastructure was not ready to impose full checks. Photograph: iStock

Britain has postponed a range of post-Brexit checks on imports from the European Union for a second time, saying businesses needed more time to recove(...)

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