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College apartheid continues, 40 years after we voted for change

College apartheid continues, 40 years after we voted for change The University Panel election system is the nearest thing to pocket boroughs we still have TRINITY: Graduates can vote Few residents of north, west...

My cultural life: pianist Dearbhla Collins

My cultural life: pianist Dearbhla Collins Dearbhla CollinsBilly JoelAlone in BerlinUnbearable Lightness of Being Dearbhla Collins is one of Ireland's foremost pianists. She performs recitals with singers Benjamin Appl, Patricia Bardon and Tara...

State agencies beef up staff numbers to meet Brexit threat

State agencies beef up staff numbers to meet Brexit threat   British Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg demanded Ireland’s ‘bluff’ be called over the border With Jacob Rees-Mogg "threatening to call the Irish government's bluff"...

Ireland ranked among ‘the bad and the ugly’ in EU for climate change action

Ireland ranked among 'the bad and the ugly' in EU for climate change action Communications Minister Denis Naughten. Photo: Doug O'Connor Ireland is among the worst countries in the EU for taking action...

Apartment owners set for property tax discount under new plans

Apartment owners set for property tax discount under new plans Government to consider Fianna Fail proposal (Stock picture) Apartment owners who pay management fees could be in line for property tax discounts under new...

Greece and Macedonia signed deal to resolve decades-old dispute

Greece and Macedonia signed deal to resolve decades-old dispute Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev gesture before the signing of an accord to settle a long dispute...

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First boat in Aquarius convoy with 630 migrants docks in Spain The Aquarius and two Italian boats are carrying migrants rescued by the Aquarius while attempting to cross the Mediterranean. Migrants leave the...

Leaving Cert diary: It’s almost time to focus on the things that don’t involve...

Leaving Cert diary: It's almost time to focus on the things that don't involve revision Exam diary Claire Roche, Colin Moriarty and Benita von Freier look over the Leaving Cert German exam at...

Rural broadband now an ’emergency’ issue, warn campaigners

Rural broadband now an 'emergency' issue, warn campaigners Nationwide roll-out of high-speed network should be non-negotiable, says ICMSA (stock image) The government needs to hold an emergency Cabinet meeting to prove to the people...

Stephen Hawking laid to rest between graves of Newton and Darwin

Stephen Hawking laid to rest between graves of Newton and Darwin The world-famous physicist’s first wife Jane was among those laying flowers during the service at Westminster Abbey. Jane Hawking lays flowers as...