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Chernobyl drama: Irish actor Jessie Buckley portrays Lyudmilla Ignatenko, whose husband Vasily was one of the first firefighters on the scene of the 1986 disaster

A new five-part miniseries dramatising the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear explosion will bring “fresh eyes” to the disaster and its subsequent cover-up, Chern(...)

 Tatjana Klemanskiene, originally from Lithuania, believes most employers were reluctant to hire a woman with a disability. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

On her very first day in Ireland Tatjana Klemanskiene put her baby son in the buggy and went for a walk around her new neighbourhood in Celbridge, Co (...)

Cityjet’s new deal with Aer Lingus means that the airline will no longer fly its own scheduled routes under its own brand from October, when its bigge(...)

CityJet CEO Pat Byrne and Aer Lingus CEO Stephen Kavanagh

CityJet will operate its Dublin to London City Airport service on behalf of Aer Lingus under a new deal that will see the airline swap its brand for t(...)

 Sabina Higgins congratulates President Michael D Higgins after his conferral with an honorary doctorate at Vytautas Magnus University, Vilnius, Lithuania, by chairman of the university senate, Professor Zigmas Lydeka. Photograph: Maxwell’s

Europe must embrace social and economic reforms to restore confidence among citizens, President Michael D Higgins has said. Speaking to business lead(...)

President Michael D Higgins meets his Lithuanian counterpart  Dalia Grybauskaite during his two day visit to Lithuania. Photograph: Maxwells.

The European Union must find a solution to keep an open Border on the island of Ireland as people should not be separated in peaceful times, Lithuania(...)

Delegates pose for the group shot at the Women Political Leaders conference in the Seimas, Vilnius. Photograph: Elaine Edwards/The Irish Times

The key to future prosperity is attracting girls and women into careers in the digital area and also into science, technology, engineering and maths, (...)

Cityjet’s trainee pilots’ mentoring programme will be managed by CAE Oxford Aviation Academy.

Irish-based regional airline Cityjet plans to hire a further 10 trainee pilots for entry into a mentoring programme managed by CAE Oxford Aviation Aca(...)

Soldiers work on a map of Poland for the peace conference following the first World War. Photograph: Paul Thompson/FPG/Getty Images

Nearly 100 years ago, the Great War ended with the defeat of the Central Powers. Their military collapse went hand-in-hand with the disappearance from(...)

End of an era: KLM is saying goodbye to the Fokker aircraft, after 97 years of service. On Sunday, a special Fokker monument will be unveiled  at Schiphol-Oost at about 10am

KLM will be retiring the workhorse of their fleet this weekend in Amsterdam after 97 years of faithful service. The back bone of the short-haul fleet (...)

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