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Johnson to submit Brexit grand bargain but Ireland sceptical

Johnson to submit Brexit grand bargain but Ireland sceptical

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will shortly present the European Union with proposals for an amended Brexit agreement, including new ideas that remove the contested insurance policy for the Irish border that Britain previously signed up to. More than three years since the 2016 referendum, the United Kingdom is heading towards an Oct. 31 exit date […]

P&ID: Meet Quinn, Irish man on verge of claiming $9.6bn from Nigerian govt

P&ID: Meet Quinn, Irish man on verge of claiming $9.6bn from Nigerian govt

Michael Quinn grew up in Drimnagh, a tough neighborhood in Dublin. After leaving school as a teenager in the 1950s, he trained as a mechanic. An ordinary blue-collar life might have beckoned had one of his neighbours not started a show band, the Royal Olympics. These groups were unique to ’60s and ’70s Ireland: shiny-suited […]

Ireland starts moves to change abortion law

Ireland starts moves to change abortion law

The Irish government gave the green light Tuesday for new abortion laws to be drawn up following a historic referendum that overturned a constitutional ban in the predominantly Catholic country.

Ireland lauds Obaseki’s reintegration plan for Libya returnees

Ireland lauds Obaseki’s reintegration plan for Libya returnees

Impressed by the Edo State government’s holistic plan for receiving and reintegrating Libya returnees, the Ambassador of Ireland to Nigeria, Sean Hoy, has expressed his country’s readiness to collaborate with the state government in training the returnees on technical and vocational skills to become self reliant and employers of labour.