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 Fintan  O’Toole is nominated for his work in The Irish Times, the Guardian and the Observer. Photograph:  Alan Betson

Irish Times journalist Fintan O’Toole has been nominated for the 2017 Orwell Prize for political journalism. Writer Ruth Dudley Edwards has also bee(...)

If Leonard Cohen could do world tours until he was 80, I can surely find the energy needed to be in a classroom all day, teaching kids my favourite subject

A year from now I will not be at my desk at the Financial Times writing mocking columns about the madness of corporate life. I will be standing in fr(...)

“For the UK to concede a separate deal for Northern Ireland with Brussels would endanger Westminster sovereignty, notwithstanding Theresa May’s undertaking to involve the UK’s three devolved territories in the Brexit negotiations.” Illustration: The Irish Times

As Ireland contemplates the effects of Brexit, discussion is turning to how the Border can be kept open and whether that will be compatible with Europ(...)

Ibec CEO Danny McCoy with strategist and author Alastair Campbell  and Mary Rose Burke, Ibec director of strategy, international and corporate affairs. Photograph:  Conor McCabe Photography

Ireland may have to review its own membership of the EU if Britain votes to leave, according to Ibec’s chief executive Danny McCoy. He said Ireland (...)

‘A major and far-reaching new approach is needed to improve the supply and affordability of new housing, but wage hikes are not part of the solution.’  Ibec’s Danny McCoy. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Increasing wages to make property more affordable would see Ireland forget one of the major lessons learned in the aftermath of the recession, Ibec ch(...)

Raquel Moleiro, Hugo Franco and Joana Beleza, writing for Expresso Portugal, received the award at the European Press Prize in Prague for their piece “Killing and Dying for Allah - Five Portuguese Members of Islamic State”.

Three Portuguese journalists have been awarded the European Press innovation award for an article on membership of the Islamic State. Raquel Moleiro(...)

The US has standing in the Fifa cases because allegedly corrupt transactions were made through banks based in America. Photograph: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

It is half-time in the match between the US justice system and Fifa. In the first half, the Americans took a shock early lead, with the unexpected arr(...)

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