Robin Walker

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British prime minister Theresa May and her senior ministers met at Chequers in an attempt to agree a common position on Britain’s future relationship with the EU. Photograph: PA

Britain could face a bill of £5 billion in extra contributions to the European Union budget if it extends a post-Brexit transition period beyond the 2(...)

Robin Walker: “We believe it is in everybody’s interest to come to a solution which facilitates the continuation of the single electricity market”

The United Kingdom and the European Union must negotiate a deal that will allow the single electricity market on the island of Ireland to continue aft(...)

UK Brexit minister Robin Walker emphasised the strength of the relationship between London and Dublin. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

After last week’s Sturm und Drang between Britain and Ireland over the Border, both governments have sought in recent days to cool the rhetoric. Brexi(...)

Ian Paisley: the DUP MP said Britain should punish Ireland by making future bilateral talks about fishing waters long and painful. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty

Britain will take no steps to harden the Border after it leaves the European Union, even if it crashes out without a deal, a Brexit minister has told (...)

Bord Fáilte building: “architecturally interesting” example from the early 1960s period or in  “very harsh” relationship with Baggot Street,  ignoring  the line of the Grand Canal.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A landmark of Dublin’s architectural heritage will be destroyed if the redevelopment the 1960s former Bord Fáilte headquarters at Baggot Street bridge(...)

The Robin Walker-designed former  Bord Fáilte HQ in Dublin: a submission calling on An Bord Pleanála   to preserve the modernist structure  compares it to a Renaissance villa

A ding-dong battle has developed over plans by Irish Life plc to demolish the former Bord Fáilte headquarters at Baggot Street bridge in Dublin and r(...)

Theresa May leaves Downing Street for the weekly prime minister’s questions at the House of Commons in London on Wednesday. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

UK prime minister Theresa May will launch a new business advisory group on Thursday as her government tries to build bridges with financial and trade (...)

Mimetic House, Leitrim designed by architect Dominic Stevens. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

Among the heated debates we’re noted for frequently resurrecting in this country, one that shows signs of emerging again into a full- on argument is (...)

Pure Codology by Elaine Byrne

Whenceness – Elaine Byrne  Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin ★★★★ Perhaps more than any other individual, James Joyce invented the idea of the wo(...)

Exploring Ireland’s postcolonial archictural identity: architect John McLaughlin and academic Gary Boyd. Photograph: Alice Clancy

While a Modernist revival arose during the Tiger’s cub years, fostered by the new breed of architecture, Ireland is not often associated with the ori(...)

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