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Tom Vaughan-Lawlor as Nigel ‘Nidge’ Delaney in Love/Hate

From Nidge and Connell Waldron to Gretta Conroy, Rashers Tierney and Pegeen Mike, all of these people emerged from acts of imagination – but are so(...)

US stocks rose on Wednesday as a slew of positive earnings updates and hopes for assurances of continued support from the Federal Reserve overshadowed concerns about next steps for the government’s coronavirus relief plan. Photograph: AP Photo/Richard Drew

Europe’s main stocks benchmark closed nearly flat on Wednesday, as investors waited to hear from the US Federal Reserve, but a flurry of earnings repo(...)

Imvax chief executive John Furey

Imvax, a US-based clinical-stage biotechnology company led by Irishman John Furey, has raised $112 million (€97.7m) to advance brain cancer cell thera(...)

 DeSean Jackson announced his intention to visit Auschwitz and to continue to educate himself about the suffering of the Jewish people after recent anti-Semitic social media posts. Photograph:  Mitchell Leff/Getty Images

Earlier this month, the Philadelphia Eagles’ DeSean Jackson posted what he believed to be an Adolf Hitler quote on Instagram. It read: “because the wh(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks during the Fourth of July ‘Salute to America’ event in Washington, DC. Photograph: Samuel Corum/EPA

US president Donald Trump has vowed to “safeguard” America’s values from enemies within in a speech to celebrate the Fourth of July. Mr Trump watched(...)

European shares closed at a near one-week low on Monday. Photograph: Yuriko Nakao/Bloomberg

European shares closed at a near one-week low on Monday as signs of a resurgence in coronavirus cases in Germany and elsewhere unnerved investors hopi(...)

A demonstration against the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody that was held in New York on June 2nd, and monitored by government drones, helicopters and aircraft. Photograph: Juan Arredondo/New York Times

The Department of Homeland Security deployed helicopters, aircraft and drones over 15 cities where demonstrators gathered to protest the death of Geor(...)

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed:  €1,653 has been lost on  flights for him and his private secretary to Chicago. Photograph: Tom Honan

Some Government departments and local authorities spent thousands of euro on St Patrick’s Day travel arrangements that they were forced to cancel due (...)

‘The White Woman of the Genesee’: statue to Irishwoman Mary Jemison.

When we think of migrants we think of those who have left their homelands for a life elsewhere, people who simultaneously belong both here and there. (...)

Pallbearers bring the casket bearing the remains of George Floyd into the Fountain of Praise church in Houston, Texas. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images

The funeral of George Floyd, the 46 year-old man who died in police custody two weeks ago, will take place in Houston, Texas on Tuesday. Mourners gat(...)

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