Shane Hickey

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So what would a post-Brexit Britain look like? Will a vote to remain settle the UK’s euroscepticism problem once and for all? The answer is, of course, that no one knows.  Photographs: AFP Photo

Amid the exasperating litany of lies, half-truths, estimations, projections, guesstimates and forecasts that have come from both sides about what a po(...)

Conservative MP Conor Burns, who supports the Leave side in the June 23rd Brexit vote, says the UK’s relationship with Ireland is probably the closest it has with any government and there would be no need for this to be altered seriously in the case of  a Brexit. File photograph: Conorburns.com

Although Taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned a departure by Britain from the European Union would prompt the reintroduction of Border controls, Conservati(...)

The audience at a debate last week organised by the London Irish Business Society

As the bingo cards and markers are put away in the early afternoon, chat in a Luton-Irish forum turns to Brexit. Richard Coogan, originally from How(...)

Construction continues apace in the City of London, April 18th, 2016. Photograph: Hannah McKay/EPA

On the website of the Vote Leave campaign is a live sterling figure which slowly ticks upwards. One second it stands at £508,669,966,129, a moment lat(...)

The anger at the mainstream press peaked last week when Buckingham Palace made a complaint to the press watchdog over claims in a front page story by ‘the Sun’ that the queen had expressed Eurosceptic views during a lunch in 2011. Photograph:  Andy Rain/EPA

In between the many battles lines drawn in the run-up to the referendum on Britain staying or leaving the European Union – among them immigration, tra(...)

The 52nd BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The winners of the social and behavioural sciences category at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS have been announced. Jun(...)

Pat Burke and Shane McGrath (above) terrorised the Sligo defence and contributed handsomely to their side’s scoring tally. Photograph: Inpho

Clare 0-22 Sligo 1-13 Clare enjoyed a comprehensive win over Sligo in Division Three of the Allianz football league at Cusack Park, Ennis, maki(...)

Louth’s Adrian Reid: rifled a shot to the net in the 20th minute in Drogheda. Photograph: Inpho

Louth 1-16 Clare 0-13 Colin Kelly claimed his first victory as Louth manager after seeing his side come from behind to dispatch of Clare at th(...)

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