People were openly crying as they arrived at the Islamic Cultural Center of Ireland (ICCI) in Clonskeagh in Dublin for the start of the Eid al-Adha celebrations. none had seen other members of the Muslim community since the start of the pandemic and hearing the call to prayer coming from the complex that houses its …

Sarah Hawkshaw has spent much of the past year alone on the field hockey pitches. In his home country of Ireland, national lockdowns prevented people from moving more than two kilometers from their homes. Hawkshaw, a 2018 UMass graduate, knew the Irish women’s field hockey team had a place at the Tokyo Olympics. She was …

The Northern Ireland office insisted it had “no intention” to introduce a “code of ethics” prohibiting the media from investigating the unsolved murders of the Troubles if a statute of limitations was introduced by the government. rivate Eye reported allegations that an NIO official said the government was preparing a code of ethics for the …

Des O’Malley, who was a dominant figure in Irish politics for four decades, has died at the age of 82. r O’Malley was less than two years of TD when he was appointed Minister of Justice in a government in crisis, affected by a cabinet plot to import weapons for the IRA, as sectarian violence …

Google will receive the IDA Ireland Special Recognition Award 2021. The award “will recognize and celebrate the contribution Google has made to Ireland over the past 18 years,” according to a state agency statement. The award will be presented to Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, by An Tánaiste and Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, …

The alleged inhumane practices surrounding the slaughter of horses in the UK – including several hundred Irish racehorses – contained in a BBC documentary would never happen in Ireland, the Department of Agriculture said. ‘Food and Navy. BBC Panorama has revealed that thousands of racehorses are sent to slaughter in Ireland and the UK. A …

MPs will return to Stormont on Tuesday to tell the British government that they will not agree to plans to end the prosecution for the crimes of Troubles. The House has been recalled from its summer recess as anger grows over proposals revealed last week by Secretary of State Brandon Lewis to address legacy issues …

With emotions still running high, Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald cut a lonely figure as he tried to reflect on the end of his side’s championship run, having lost by three points to his native Clare after a classic of qualification. Walking away from the action that had taken place on the green lawn of Semple …

When the Blue Water Trolley arrived at Desmond Landing Monday afternoon, longtime tour guide Pat “PJ” Jackson was greeted with a string of congratulatory hugs. The 70-year-old, dressed in a bright green Port Huron t-shirt and anchor earrings, has helped introduce the city to residents and visitors for eight years. But Monday marked her last …

When it comes to moving from carbon-based energy systems to renewable energy systems, Americans are on board. However, they are less inclined to have these new energy infrastructures – wind turbines or solar farms – being built close to their homes, which creates obstacles for policy makers. That’s according to a study by University of …