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Antony Blinken, US Secretary of State, said the international community was “concerned” by the Taliban’s new interim government and called on it to prove its commitment by allowing foreign nationals and vulnerable Afghans to leave the country. In a joint press conference with Heiko Maas, German Foreign Minister, at the US military base in Ramstein …

Political progress is not smooth and cannot be taken for granted. Sometimes it’s two steps forward, one step back. It is a process of securing agreements and building for the future. Defend what has been achieved while looking at what is not yet. In the fall, we will face two important challenges for the progress …

Le Taoiseach said the government is looking at how the country moves from an emergency to a more normal environment, but said much remains to be decided. Micheál Martin today did not confirm a report from the Irish Independent that the National Public Health Emergency Team, along with two other emergency committees, will be disbanded …

Earlier this month, in a stunning example of culture cancellation gone awry, President Judy Olian of Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut, announced the permanent closure of the Great Hunger Museum of Ireland, Musaem An Ghorta Mhóir, the gem of Quinnipiac and the only museum in the world to feature a comprehensive collection of art and …

The Institute for Economic and Social Research, in its quarterly economic commentary published in June, argued for increased government capital spending in the current environment of very low interest rates. He recognized the need for prudent management of current spending to reduce the budget deficit and put public finances back on a sustainable basis after …

On February 10, 2018, after more than 34 years at the helm, Irish politician Gerry Adams resigned as leader of Sinn Féin, the largest pro-Irish party in the reunification of the Republic of Ireland and the region of Northern Ireland controlled by the United Kingdom. In her place was Mary Lou McDonald, who set out …

The general manager of Leopardstown racecourse is hopeful that up to 5,000 people could be allowed to attend Irish Champions Weekend, although he admits a crowd of 1,000 is more likely. Ahead of next month’s Champions Weekend and the Listowel Festival, Irish races await the next government announcements on measures to deal with rising rates …

A Co Donegal priest has said one of the reasons he will be holding his first communions this weekend is because he fears an increase in Covid-19 infections in the coming weeks. Father John Joe Duffy of St Michael’s Church in Creeslough will celebrate First Communion with 18 students from two local schools. It will …

Ógra Fianna Fáil called on Leo Varadkar to resign and accused him of “rude double standard” on Merriongate. Fianna Fáil base members are furious at Mr. Varadkar’s presence at the infamous Merrion Hotel garden party for 50 VIP guests last month. And this has now manifested itself in a demand from the party’s official youth …