Tue, 30 Jun, 2020
Tue, 21 Apr, 2020
The Department of Foreign Affairs promised to carry out a review of its system for “transmission of urgent and sensitive material” after it twice failed to pass on letters from the UN about the use of a former Irish naval vessel in the Libyan Civil War.
Sat, 15 Feb, 2020
In world terms, Ireland is a nice, middle-class neighbourhood where most children, after an orthodontist’s efforts, have perfect teeth, where there are at least two newish cars outside every house and where a decent broadband lights up a battery of screens, almost one in every window.
Tue, 05 Nov, 2019
President Michael D Higgins was right when he criticised the Turkish military intervention in Syria: “I am appalled by any possibility of coercion or forced returns of refugees and underline, in the strongest terms, that any attempt at demographic change is not acceptable.”
Wed, 16 Oct, 2019
The DUP’s Jeffrey Donaldson has called on the Irish courts and the Irish government to facilitate any extradition request for controversial former priest Patrick Ryan who confessed his involvement with the Brighton bombing on a BBC programme which is to be broadcast on Tuesday night.
Tue, 24 Sep, 2019
'My happiness does not come from money and fame. My happiness comes from seeing life without struggle,' is just one of the powerful messages by 17 young people living in Direct Provision who have launched a new book.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2019
Silence from the global community on a “direct assault” on the international criminal justice system by “ill-wishers” is not tactical and sends the wrong signal, the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) chief prosecutor has warned.
Tue, 25 Jun, 2019
Protesters carrying coffins draped with the flags of Iraq, Libya and Afghanistan have gathered outside Leinster House to urge Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to tell US president Donald Trump to stop invading other countries amid talk of a Venezuelan intervention.
Thu, 14 Mar, 2019
What do Bangladesh, India, Libya, the Ivory Coast, and Ethiopia have in common? Well, taking the latest projections from the IMF as gospel, that quintet will have the distinction of being the only countries in the world to have grown by more than Ireland, in terms of headline GDP in 2018, writes
Fri, 28 Dec, 2018