EU fails to reach crucial deal on migration crisis at ‘mini-summit’

EU fails to reach crucial deal on migration crisis at 'mini-summit' French President Emmanuel Macron is welcomed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the emergency summit in Brussels. Photo: ReutersGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel. Photo:...

New Zealand leader names daughter Neve

New Zealand leader names daughter Neve The baby’s full name is Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford. Jacinda Ardern and her partner at the Auckland City Hospital (Office of the Prime Minister of New Zealand via AP) New...

Great Irish Bake-Off with a difference: Mary Berry (83) to judge national competition –...

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Podcast future not all talk

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The James Connolly Reader: writings of a class warrior

The James Connolly Reader: writings of a class warrior Non-fiction: The James Connolly Reader, Edited by Shaun Harkin, Haymarket Books, paperback, 250 ­pages, €20.49 James ConnollyThe James Connolly Reader Marking 150 years since his birth, this book...

Why did no one shout stop over ‘that’ jacket?

Why did no one shout stop over 'that' jacket? Melania Trump stirred up theories with the slogan jacket she wore to a migrant children's centre, writes Emily Heil Wearing words: Melania’s jacket caused a controversy. Photo:...

Ex-South Korean premier and spy agency founder Kim Jong-pil dies

Ex-South Korean premier and spy agency founder Kim Jong-pil dies Kim Jong-pil, the founder of South Korea's spy agency who also served twice as prime minister, first under his dictator boss and later under a...

Trump press secretary says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant

Trump press secretary says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant She said the episode on Friday evening said far more about the owner of the restaurant than it did about her. White House press secretary...

Willie O’Dea gets RTÉ apology over ‘perjury’ comment

Willie O'Dea gets RTÉ apology over 'perjury' comment Willie O'Dea. Photo: Caroline Quinn Fianna Fáil TD Willie O'Dea has received an apology from RTÉ over comments made on a radio programme in 2017. The former minister consulted...

Ross and Flanagan lock horns over garda station

Ross and Flanagan lock horns over garda station Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross Photo: James Connolly Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan and Minister for Transport Shane Ross are on collision course for a...

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