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Ireland may consider itself “neutral”, but the restrictions imposed on certain Irish TDs by Russia tell the real story. We align ourselves more and more with EU position and all that that entails, including closer ties with NATO. Instead of going with the EU, can we listen to the words of Ukrainian peace activist Yurii …

Published: Sat 19 Nov 2022, 08:45 Last update: Sat 19 Nov 2022, 09:38 Damian Spellman, PA Callum Robinson has challenged the Republic of Ireland to ensure they head into their dreaded Euro 2024 qualifier against France on the back of a win. Ireland had been hoping to emerge from their double friendly against Norway and …

Quinn will become the fifth Republic player to win 100 international caps Louise Quinn will captain the Republic of Ireland as she earns her 100th international cap in Monday’s friendly against Morocco in Marbella. Vera Pauw’s side are playing the game as part of their preparations for next summer’s World Cup final. Birmingham defender Quinn, …

GARTH Brooks fans can see the country sensation perform in Las Vegas next year – but his gigs will clash with U2’s Sin City run. The two mega stars are suspending their tours next year in favor of residencies in Nevada. 5 Bono and co are planning 12 shows, every Friday and Saturday evening over …

Norman Robson, from Doagh, near Ballyclare in County Antrim, was elected following the company’s recent AGM in Stirling. Norman becomes the third member of the Robson family to serve as president of the BSCS, his father Billy serving as president in 1985-86 and 1999-2000; and his brother Michael who held the position between 2011 and …

On October 30, the first phase of an “80 million euro border management programme” was signed between the EU and Egypt during a visit to Cairo by the European Commissioner for Neighborhood and enlargement, Olivér Várhelyi. The funding will help Egypt’s border and coast guards, Reuters news agency reported, while providing for “the purchase of …

At this year’s Web Summit, the First Lady of Ukraine, Olena Zelenska, called for technology leaders to help Ukraine and, in doing so, help make the world a safer place. Speaking at the event which kicked off in Lisbon on Tuesday, Ms Zelenska told delegates about the mental health crisis in Ukraine following the war …

left to right: John McCarthy, Operations and Commercial Services Manager, Ireland West Airport, Maura Murphy, Age Friendly Program Manager, Mayo County Council, Seamus Weir, Cathaoirleach, Mayo County Council, Marie Flanagan, Chair, Older Peoples Council Mayo, Sr Maureen Lally, Senior Friendly Ambassador Mayo, Kevin Kelly, CEO, County Council Mayo Knock Ireland West Airport and Shannon Airport …

The country can “stretch” further and take in more Ukrainians and others seeking international protection, despite current pressures on the system, the Taoiseach said. Speaking at the Women in Agriculture conference in Trim, Co Meath on Thursday, MIcheál Martin defended the state’s response to date and said there had been no ‘lack of capacity’ in …

SOUTH PLIAGE, Ind. – The Irish wrap up their home portion of the regular season schedule at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Oct. 25 in a midweek matchup against Michigan for Senior Night. The Senior Night ceremony will take place before the competition. The match will be televised on ACCN. NOTRE DAME vs. MICHIGANLocation: South …

Minutes after learning about her side’s journey to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, Canadian coach Bev Priestman was watching the draw in depth. Minutes after learning about her side’s journey to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, Canadian coach Bev Priestman was watching the draw in depth. The seventh-seeded Canadians avoided some of the …

After nine months of traveling through 17 countries, mostly in Latin America, I have seen and heard countless things you would hardly believe. I also learned a lot about Ireland and how unusual we are. Sometimes you have to step away to get perspective on your home. It quickly became apparent that Ireland is an …

The decision to introduce AIPZ to Northern Ireland follows the confirmation of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 in samples taken from captive birds at the Castle Espie Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT), Strangford Lough. There have been multiple detections of HPAI H5N1 in wild birds across the UK, with cases of the H5N1 strain …

The Irish College of General Practitioners said extending free medical care to an additional 400,000 patients in the 2023 budget could result in more than 640,000 additional consultations each year. He said most GP practices in urban and rural Ireland are unable to accept new patients, against a “growing workforce and workload crisis”. The group …

School dental screening services for children here are “virtually non-existent”, the Irish Dental Association said, with backlogs of nearly a decade in some parts of the country. He said children who should have three checks in primary school are now not seen until the fourth year of secondary school, and some then face numerous extractions …

Fate animates these Celtic cousins, disappointments too. They are united by a determination to avenge recent heartbreak, to forge new ground for a sport still largely ignored in their home countries. Something must be dividing them tonight, perhaps after two hours of drudgery, the macabre torture of penalties even. Yet even then, though one may …

Irish MEPs Mick Wallace and Clare Daly voted against a European Parliament resolution condemning Russia’s escalation of war against Ukraine. However, MPs backed sections of the resolution that condemned Russia’s actions in Ukraine. The resolution condemned the recent referendums in the Russian-occupied parts of eastern Ukraine, which served as a pretext for Vladimir Putin to …

An Irishman who fought in the war in Ukraine said he ‘should have died three or four times’ after being wounded on the front line in Kharkiv. Brian Meagher, who traveled to Ukraine in May, is fighting on the front lines in the east of the country. The Co Meath man said he was fighting …

Ireland spends less than 36 other developed countries on its education system, when spending is measured as part of the countries gross domestic product (GDP), according to a new OECD report. An annual education report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development found that Ireland spends 3.2% of its GDP on education, which is …

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, almost a fifth of the population, including more than 100,000 children, lived below the poverty line. There is no denying that the recent spike in food and fuel prices has had a detrimental effect on those who are already struggling, and the fact that one in 14 households …

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said it would be “in no one’s interest” for acts of sabotage to cause leaks discovered in Nord Stream gas pipelines. European countries are rushing to tighten security measures around critical infrastructure after denouncing a deliberate “sabotage” of two pipelines that provide a gas connection with Russia. Three major …

Evans earned his 99th cap for Northern Ireland in their last 2-1 win over Kosovo on Saturday Jonny Evans’ debut in Northern Ireland was one of the most memorable in the country’s history. However, a few days earlier, the manager had never heard of him. Lawrie Sanchez’s side had lost 3-0 at home to Iceland …

Ireland has joined Poland and the Baltic states in pushing for more hawkish sanctions against Russia, a sign of growing moral outrage in Europe. The Irish have added their ‘IE’ stamp to a 9-page long list of proposals, including banking and diamond industry bans, circulated in Brussels and seen by EUobserver on Friday 22 September. …

During a special event at today’s National Plowing Championships, Mary-Claire Fitzpatrick, TikTok influencer and RTÉ host, revealed the five secondary schools that have been selected as finalists in this year’s Angus Certified Irish Schools competition . Kaitlyn Ryan, Gráinne Callanan, Evie Smyth and Rebekah Smith from Ursuline Secondary School, Thurles were among pupils from schools …

April Gertler. Photo by Amber Rose. April Gertler has her work cut out for her, she says, explaining to an Irish audience why she’s concluded that soda bread is the country’s national cake. That there could be a national cake is an absurd idea, says the Berlin-based American artist. “The idea that you could identify …

Aid worker Ronan Scully has told how his adopted Ethiopian daughters begged him to tell the world the story of their country’s plight. Ronan, 56, from Galway, landed in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa last week to see firsthand the impact of successive years of drought in a region of Africa where up to 23 million …

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SOUTH PLIAGE, Ind. – Notre Dame stays on the road with a game against ACC foes Virginia at Klöckner Stadium at 7 p.m. ET on Friday, Sept. 16. The match will be broadcast on ACCNX through WatchESPN. NOTRE DAME versus VIRGINIALocation: Charlottesville, Virginia | Klockner StadiumDirect: ACCNXLive statistics: Click hereTwitter updates: @NDMenSoccerPlaying notes: at Virginia’s …

Non-EU migrant women in Ireland may face a ‘double disadvantage’ of being both a woman and a migrant, according to a new study. Additional challenges include access to health care, labor market barriers and gender-based violence, he also found. Research by the European Migration Network (EMN) and ESRI assessed the situation of non-EU migrant women …

There have been generations of British men and women who know no other head of state than Queen Elizabeth II. with whose death The country, which has been on the throne for seventy years, is entering the era of change and the new emperor will be, Carlos III, who recognizes the myriad challenges that the …

Met Éireann has issued a yellow status rain warning for two counties as the country experiences a spell of rain. The alert, which covers counties Cork and Waterford, is valid until 7am Wednesday. The national forecaster said there will be accumulations of water from heavy showers or longer spells of rain today and overnight with …

RED STICK – LSU’s men’s golf team will go with a veteran roster for its 2022-23 season-opening tournament that kicks off Sunday in South Bend, Indiana. The 54-hole Fighting Irish Classic hosted by Notre Dame will be a contest at the Warren Golf Course, which opened in 1999 and is a par-70 Coore Crenshaw design …

The Portuguese Minister of Health, Dr Marta Temido, resigned from her post on Tuesday August 30 after Indian tourist died while being transferred between hospitals in the capital of Lisbon. The woman was about seven months pregnant and had complained of shortness of breath. The Portuguese government said in a statement that Dr Temido had …

An analyst said Brexit was contributing to high energy prices across the UK. Christophe Dembikhead of macro analysis at Saxo Bank, told Express.co.uk: “The UK certainly faces as many economic problems as other European countries. “But on top of that there are also Brexit related disruptions. This has accentuated high inflation by increasing the shortage …

the greener E10 petrol will be rolled out across Northern Ireland from November, with a government campaign launched today to raise awareness move will bring Northern Ireland in line with Great Britain and could help reduce carbon emissions across the UK, equivalent to removing 350,000 cars from UK roads each year 95% of petrol cars …

Record employment and an increase in the number of people living in the state this year show the strength of the post-Covid rebound which is increasingly threatened by the fallout from the war in Ukraine. As the Irish Cities 2070 group notes, these figures reflect underlying trends which show that Ireland’s population is growing at …

Odd nicknames for football clubs abound – you have the Shrimpers at Southend, the Monkey Hangers at Hartlepool and, further on, you get like the Moody Diva at Eintracht Frankfurt. Unfortunately, however, we will no longer have the squirrels from Benin, a country in West Africa. Fans’ dissatisfaction with the nickname “squirrel” for the team, …

A British toddler has been killed by a car while on holiday in the Republic of Ireland. It is understood the boy, who was under two, was staying at a property in Co Roscommon with his parents. A local said the family were visiting the Ballinagare area, where they have connections. Irish police (gardai) said …

Pret A Manger, a well-known British chain of delicatessens and cafes, will open its first store in Dublin next week. The store will be located on Dawson Street in downtown south and will employ 25 people when it opens on Friday. It will be the first of 20 new stores the chain plans to open …

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America is an idea, they say. For me, it is the one that began to form while watching television in the 1980s. In Diff’rent Strokes and Cagney & Lacey, I understood that in the United States, difference is tolerated, even celebrated. In the United States, nobody would tell me who to be. Sometimes we are …

LEICESTER, UK – Following a campaign by art historians, the British government has added the masterpiece ‘Oldham Mural’ to its national heritage register. The church closed in 2017, jeopardizing the artwork titled “The Crucifixion”. The mural is located in Holy Rosary Church in Oldham – a town in the Greater Manchester region of England. It …

“To be a good postman, you need the patience of Job, the sagacity of Solomon and the insight of Plato.” Outlines continue to flow in Letters of a Country Postman, the adaptation of the short story by the late John B Keane, staged at the Everyman in Cork and directed by the theatre’s artistic director, …

Pathways to Participation: Engagement and Learning at the National Museum of Ireland during the Decade of Centenaries examines the ways in which the National Museum of Ireland (NMI) commemorated events associated with the complex period of Irish history between 1912 and 1923, and the ways it invited the public to participate in a stimulating, thoughtful …

Wind power has supplied 34% of Ireland’s electricity demand so far this year. The contribution of wind to the country’s overall needs reached 21% in July, double the same period last year. A report from Wind Energy Ireland, which represents the country’s wind industry, showed record numbers in recent months. Noel Cunniffe, the group’s chief …

The Euro 2022 decider’s attendance of 87,192 was the largest ever for a European final and comes after a world record 91,600 fans watching El Clasico in April. At home, tickets for Ireland’s decisive World Cup qualifier in Tallaght on September 1 sold out in less than 12 hours. 3 England won the Euro 2022 …

The National Gallery of Ireland has appointed Dr Caroline Campbell as its new director, the first time a woman has been selected to lead the gallery in its 158-year history. Dr Campbell replaces Sean Rainbird, a British art historian who had been director of the Merrion Square gallery in Dublin city center since 2012. The …

A policy to install hundreds of thousands of electric heat pumps in homes across Ireland could increase electricity costs by up to 46%, according to a research paper. n the 2021 Climate Plan, the Government plans to replace fuel oil and solid-state boilers with heat pumps powered by renewable electricity, with the objective of installing …

Ireland has joined the list of countries to introduce controversial farm emissions legislation. Photo: Irish Federation of Farmers IRELAND has been added to the list of countries committing to drastically reduce agricultural emissions, aiming for a 25% reduction between 2018 and 2030. The target has sparked furious debate in Ireland, with the tech farming lobby …

Coventry Area hosts judo competition at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Starting Monday and over three days, judokas from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland make up 38 of the 161 competitors in vying to be crowned Commonwealth Champion. Judo is making a welcome return to the Commonwealth Games program after last appearing at the …

A Broome County man-owned business has been acquired by a global supplier of building materials. National Pipe and Plastics has been sold to Oldcastle Infrastructure, which is a unit of CRH in Dublin, Ireland. David Culbertson of Vestal has owned National Pipe since 2004. According to the company’s website, he joined the company in 1997 …

Analysis: The WHO considers the epidemic to be “an extraordinary event” which poses a risk to public health through international transmission By Paul Hunter, University of East Anglia The World Health Organization (Who has declared the stream monkey pox epidemic a global health emergency. The committee of independent advisers which met on Thursday July 21 …

European Union countries are seeking to ease the bloc’s plan to force them to use less gas as Europe braces for a winter of uncertain supplies from its main gas supplier, Russia. The European Commission proposed last week that the 27 EU member states each cut their gas consumption by 15% from August to March. …

A state constable ordered his first compensation for not wearing a mask during the Covid-19 pandemic. At the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC), arbitrator Thomas O’Driscoll ordered a clinic to pay €3,000 compensation to an autistic patient over his complaint of discrimination related to not wearing a mask during Covid-19 brought under the aegis of the …

Seven Supreme Court justices are considering whether the proposed legislation could amount to a disproportionate interference with the rights of people who want to protest outside abortion clinics in Northern Ireland. Dame Brenda King, the Attorney General of Northern Ireland, has asked judges to consider a clause in the Abortion Services (Safe Access Areas) Bill. …

Environment, Climate, Communications and Transport Minister Eamon Ryan has urged people to ‘be careful out there’ after a third water-related death last week amid a period of warm weather. A man in his 60s died yesterday after having difficulty swimming in a lake near Portarlington, Co Laois yesterday afternoon. Speaking this afternoon, Mr Ryan said: …

A high temperature warning has been issued for Ireland from this weekend, with people urged to take precautions against sunburn or heatstroke. The yellow status alert is expected to be in effect from 6 a.m. Sunday to 9 p.m. Tuesday, with temperatures of up to 32C possible in places on Monday. Raising the alert on …

Dublin— The Northern Ireland Police Service said it was investigating a possible crime after an image of Pope Francis was burned in a bonfire. Other fires – lit by Protestants to commemorate a battle 332 years ago that ended the Catholic monarchy in England – also held signs reading “kill all Taigs”, a pejorative term …

Hundreds of parades will take place across Northern Ireland today as the faithful Protestant orders celebrate July 12. On Monday evening, around 250 bonfires were lit in Loyalist communities across the region to usher in the main date of the parade calendar. Police said they were gathering evidence after receiving a number of complaints about …

THE next prime minister must face the reality that Northern Ireland protocol is here to stay, says Michelle O’Neill. The Sinn Fein vice president said she had warned new regional secretary of state Shailesh Vara that the government needed to stop ‘appeasement of the DUP’ and start being ‘even-handed’ with political parties in Stormont. The …

Norway’s Guro Reiten, right, celebrates after scoring her team’s fourth goal from a free kick during the Women’s Euro 2022 football match between Norway and Northern Ireland at St. Mary’s Stadium, Southampton, on Thursday, July 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino) Alessandra Tarantino PA SOUTHAMPTON, England Norway didn’t need Ada Hegerberg to score to secure a …

“The Lemon Man” by Keith Bruton (Brash Books) Patrick Callen, a contract killer from Dublin, Ireland with mild obsessive-compulsive disorder, stays organized by making lists. On his first day in Keith Bruton’s debut novel, the list includes: – To buy food — Sleeping with Olivia — Visit My — Kill Henry O’Neil Patrick, who cruises …

The national flag of the Republic of Ireland flies in the Bogside area of ​​Londonderry in Northern Ireland, September 25, 2015. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DUBLIN, July 4 (Reuters) – Ireland’s reliance on just 10 multinationals to pay more than half of the country’s rising tax revenue represents …

National angst over what many predicted would be the end of the All Black’s winning streak at Eden Park took mere seconds to dissipate. To be more precise, that was the time it took Sevu Reece to pick up the ball from his own 22 and run away to score a try that put the …

When you first enter Eden Park, it is the extraordinary architectural blandness of the place that strikes you. “That’s it?” You ask yourself. “Why such a commotion?” You have to dig deeper than the physical to understand that it’s not bricks and mortar that make Eden Park the toughest place on the planet for away …

Ireland had the second most expensive food prices in the euro zone in 2021, according to new figures from the Central Statistics Office. Figures show that food prices are on average 17% higher than the EU average. Food prices in all categories except fish were above the EU average. Milk, cheese and eggs were 25% …

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India will face Ireland in a two-game T20I series on June 26-28. Both matches will be played at Malahide, Ireland’s venue for home games in recent years. Ireland will have the likes of South Africa, New Zealand and Afghanistan tour the country following the series against India in a long season at home. The BCCI …

An Afghan who has lived in Ireland since 2016 has expressed fear and concern for his family back home after an earthquake in the beleaguered country killed 1,000 people. The village where Hameed Ur Rehman Aryoubi grew up in Afghanistan’s Paktika province was reduced to rubble after Wednesday’s earthquake. “These village buildings are made of …

There is a real danger that Ireland will break away from the EU single market if the UK protocol bill becomes law, a former taoiseach has said. Ahern said that while it would be the last resort, the scenario is a “step or two closer” after the legislation is released. READ MORE: Nicola Sturgeon sets …

The National Transport Authority does not want ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft to be introduced in Ireland. It comes despite claims by Leo Varadkar that they could help solve Dublin’s taxi shortage. 2 Leo Varadkar says ridesharing services could help solve Dublin’s taxi shortage. 2 The NTA has told The Irish Sun that private …

IRELAND is expected to be as hot as Lanzarote, as temperatures will reach a sizzling 23°C. Met Eireann believe ‘hazy sunshine’ will become widespread this afternoon – with the best of the sunshine in the Midlands. 2 Sunscreen will be needed today with rising temperatures 2 24C is also expected in some areas tomorrow A …

Eddie O’Sullivan says he hasn’t lost faith in Ireland’s chances of success in New Zealand this summer, despite a poor end to the season for all four provinces. Leinster’s chances of a European and URC double have been crushed in recent weeks after defeats to La Rochelle and the Bulls, while Ulster suffered a painful …

After Rory McIlroy’s victory at the RBC Canadian Open on Sunday, the four-time major winner from Northern Ireland is now the strong favorite to win the US Open. McIlroy is the 11-1 favorite in the Westgate SuperBook to win the third major of the year, which begins Thursday at the Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts. …

Twelve hundred Ukrainian refugees have moved into homes pledged to the Irish Red Cross since the Russians invaded their country in February. Over 9,000 offers of accommodation from Irish citizens to house Ukrainian refugees have been forwarded to the government accommodation agency by the Irish Red Cross. But only a fraction of the properties are …

While nature and the Irish language have influenced our place names, we can also thank the Vikings, the Brits and even mispronunciations for providing names in our towns, villages and townlands. Cathy Scuffil, historian in residence with Dublin City Council, and linguist and folklorist Robbie Sinnott joined the Today With Claire Byrne show on RTÉ …

Conor Bradley has reflected on a ‘crazy year’ after making big strides with Liverpool and Northern Ireland. It’s been just over 12 months since 18-year-old Bradley made his international debut in a friendly against Malta despite never having played a senior match at club level, but since then he has won five more caps and …

The ‘Magnificent Seven’, who are all from Tipperary, will travel the country this month to raise money for the Irish Kidney Association – and plan to complete the feat in just 24 hours. The group will participate in a 600 km ultra cycle from Mizen to Malin, climbing 4,000 m of elevation, between June 25 …

Saturday’s Irish Lotto draw saw over 91,000 players take home prizes in the main draw, Lotto Plus 1 and Lotto Plus 2. Although the mega jackpot, worth €2,796,276, was once again unclaimed, 22 players took home a handsome sum. After matching five numbers, each player will receive €1,473 as soon as they contact the National …

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and its allies pledged Thursday to hold Russia accountable for crimes committed by its forces that invaded Ukraine on February 24 and strongly supported investigations by the International Criminal Court, United Nations and other bodies. US Under Secretary of State Uzra Zeya told a UN Security Council meeting …

LONDON (Reuters) – Actor Damian Lewis, author Ian Rankin and former First Minister of Northern Ireland Arlene Foster were among more than 1,100 people recognized by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth on her birthday annual. The list, which is released to mark the 96-year-old monarch’s official birthday, honors recipients for their “outstanding” contributions; most awards recognize public …

More than 1,000 passengers missed flights on Sunday due to long queues at Dublin Airport, according to the Dublin Airport Authority (daa). The number could rise as the airport conducts a final tally in conjunction with airline partners, with a spokesperson saying the number is already “well over” 1,000. The problems that have plagued the …

As we continue the process of remembering and reviewing the events of a century ago, there is no shortage of significant events or significant deaths. But the murder of Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson by two Irish Republicans outside his London home in June 1922, and the subsequent execution of his killers, certainly stands out. …

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has confirmed his intention to provide a state subsidy to post offices across the country. The move was first reported in the Irish Independent on Monday, which detailed plans for a proposed scheme to pay 900 postmasters and postmistresses across the country up to €1,000 a month in recognition of their provision …

The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has revealed an exact Lego model of its historic headquarters on Kildare Street, which was built to showcase the library’s ongoing redevelopments. master ego builders Breda and David Fennell spent five years creating the model that will be displayed in the library’s lobby next year. The model is one …

The All-Ireland Qualifying Draw featured top-flight fixtures, with Mayo v Monaghan and Tyrone v Armagh; match details will be announced in due course, with a match shown live on Sky Sports on Saturday 4 June Last update: 23/05/22 09:19 Armagh edged out Tyrone in the league in a fiery affair earlier this year The draw …

TULSA, Oklahoma. – The latest on the second round of the PGA Championship (all local times): ___ 11:15 a.m. Tiger Woods made an 8-footer bogey at par-4 ninth in the PGA Championship on Saturday for one of his worst nine-hole scores at a major. He finished the front side in 6 of 41 on a …

BORIS Johnson’s threats to rewrite part of the Brexit deal he signed would lead to retaliation from Brussels, the EU ambassador to the UK has said. Joao Vale de Almeida said there was no possibility of reopening negotiations on the Northern Ireland protocol and warned that ‘action calls for reaction’ if the UK decides to …

London will introduce new legislation in the coming weeks to ‘fix’ post-Brexit trade deals for Northern Ireland because of the pressure they put on the 1998 Good Friday Peace Agreement, the Parliament British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss. However, Truss insisted the UK had not abandoned talks with Brussels over the arrangements, which the UK government …

Finland has officially confirmed its intention to join NATO, abandoning decades of military non-alignment in a historic decision sparked by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “Finland is a candidate for NATO membership,” the country’s president, Sauli Niinistö, told a press conference. “A protected Finland is emerging as part of a stable, strong and responsible Nordic region. …

LONDON (AP) — Northern Ireland’s second-largest political party said it would block the formation of a labor legislature in Belfast on Friday and maintain the boycott until the British government tears up post trade rules. -Brexit, which he accuses of destabilizing the region. The Democratic Unionist Party’s decision deepens Northern Ireland’s political stalemate, which is …

Undocumented people traveling from Ukraine to the UK via Ireland could be considered for deportation to Rwanda, a senior Home Office official told MPs. During the same select committee hearing, a minister declined to say, after repeated questioning, whether Ukrainians arriving in the UK by boat could also be sent to the central African country. …

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There is a polished black granite memorial plaque at Bangor Castle, the seat of local government in the northern town of Co Down. “Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of Northern Ireland,” it says, “May 3, 2021.” One hundred and one years, plus three days, after the creation of Northern Ireland, which was founded, …

Tax Appeals Commission Decisions (32TACD2022 & 33TACD2022) on VAT Exemption for Professional Medical Care Services Two recent decisions of the Tax Appeals Commission (TAC) (32TACD2022 and 33TACD2022) examined the VAT exemption for professional medical care services. In both cases, the TAC determined that the Revenue Commissioners had adopted an overly narrow interpretation of the exemption …

The Communications Workers Union has warned that An Post’s future is “seriously uncertain” without government investment to protect and maintain vital services. Addressing the union’s biennial conference in Athlone, CWU general secretary Seán McDonagh said the financial impacts of Covid-19 had placed a huge burden on An Post. “With at least €100 million needed to …

Russian state television simulated another nuclear weapon attack – this time which would turn Ireland into a “radioactive wasteland”. The horrifying report came from Russian TV presenter Dmitry Kiselyov and showed an underwater missile being fired just off the Donegal coast. Putin’s puppets say it would destroy the ‘British Isles’ but never mention Ireland, despite …

Irish authorities have announced that they will not require passengers to wear face masks when traveling with international airlines if their home country has abolished such a requirement. Irish authorities, along with authorities in the European Union, continue to require airlines to require passengers to wear masks on board planes as part of efforts to …

When Jonathan Clibborn graduated from university in agriculture in 2007, he had several places to choose from. He wanted to travel and use his farming skills. It was a draw between Ukraine, Canada and Sierra Leone. Spotting the huge opportunities, he settled on Ukraine, which he describes as in the “Goldilocks zone”. “When the Soviet …

Yury Filatov, the Russian ambassador to Ireland, said the Russian embassy had secured a fuel oil supplier. The diplomat made the comments last Saturday as he attended the consecration of festive Easter food at Dublin’s only Russian Orthodox church. It follows that the embassy admitted earlier this month that it was short of supplies as …