Tomorrow’s by-election in Dublin Bay South to fill the seat left vacant by former Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy is a key moment for this government. It is the first post-general election test for all parties and as with all by-elections, it is an occasion for the public to judge the performance of those in office. …

England will try to reach the European Championship final for the first time when they face Denmark at Wembley on Wednesday. The Three Lions will try to reach their first big final since their 1966 World Cup victory, while the Danes hope to take another step to repeat their surprise success at the Euro in …

At each stage of the state’s response to the Covid-19 emergency, it has had to face, broadly speaking, two types of problems: those it can control and those it cannot. Even though his management of the former – in areas such as testing, hospital capacity or, more recently, vaccination – has improved, he has always …

Pro-British Unionist protesters in Belfast protesting the Northern Ireland Protocol affecting trade with the UK. Photo: Jason Cairnduff / Reuters. British Jewish leaders on Tuesday warned that the very survival of Belfast’s 150-year-old Jewish community was in jeopardy, citing new trade rules linked to the UK’s departure from the EU that could cut food supply …

Last week, the Taoiseach pushed back the planned reopening of the hotel sector following stern advice from the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet). he reopening of the hotel business has been delayed again – and it is now based on the controversial introduction of a vaccine pass system by the government. InFocus Podcast: Vaccine …

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has been asked to help secure the release of an Irish resident who has been detained without charge in Iraq since April 7. Robert Pether is an Australian citizen, but he lives in Elphin in County Roscommon with his wife, Desree; two sons, Flynn …

Breathtaking photos, funny stories, connection stories? We want to share your photos and stories. Read on to find out how to share your vacation memories with our global audience. It’s been a strange few years, to say the least. Most of us have had to change or delay all of our vacation plans and those …

As we move closer and closer to the start of 2021 Florida State Seminoles football season, Tomahawk Nation breaks down every opponent the Noles will face during the year. After a short run in the Atlantic Coast Conference that saw him win the ACC Championship – and lose the ACC Championship – Notre Dame is …

Russian higher education institutions should allow foreign students who have been inoculated with any vaccine study in the country. “The universities will have a common policy on this issue. I think we will accept any vaccine, ”said Pavel Shevtsov, deputy director of Rossotrudnichestvo, an agency of the Foreign Ministry that supervises students. Brazil’s top prosecutor …

Dessie Farrell has said Stephen Cluxton has not retired but has asked for time to consider his future as Dublin captain and goalkeeper. In the aftermath of their eight-point win over Wexford in the Leinster quarter-final, Farrell, back on the sidelines after a three-month suspension, said he was unsure whether Cluxton would be back for …