Ireland

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Northern Ireland protocol bill will ‘diminish UK in eyes of world’, Theresa May tells MPs – live
Former PM condemns draft legislation; former Tory chief whip says bill ‘trashes our reputation’

Nadeem Badshah (now); Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

27, Jun, 2022 @9:03 PM

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Lost Irish history reclaimed in immersive 3D experience
Beyond 2022 project recreates documents and maps lost during Four Courts 1922 battle

Caroline Davies

27, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Ireland’s Tailteann games: forgotten Gaelic ‘Olympics’ that shaped a democracy
A century ago as the country emerged from civil war, an event that rivalled the 1924 Paris Games helped establish a viable nation

Rory Carroll, Ireland Correspondent

25, Jun, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Cork Midsummer festival review – ambitious shows make for an invigorating comeback
From reflections on exile to an erotic turn in a lighthouse and a play about the stark reality of war, the festival makes a dramatic return

Helen Meany

23, Jun, 2022 @10:58 AM

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Bodies of couple lay undiscovered in Irish home for 18 months
Police investigating cause of death of Britons Nicholas and Hilary Smith, 81 and 79, at bungalow in Tipperary

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

22, Jun, 2022 @11:24 AM

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Love of the Irish: why are Gaelic games so popular in Asia?
Hurling, camogie and other sports have pushed into places like Thailand and Vietnam, where players find them inclusive

Rebecca Root in Bangkok

21, Jun, 2022 @11:06 PM

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MP whose murder sparked Irish civil war to get Commons plaque
Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson was assassinated by IRA gunmen 100 years ago and then all but forgotten

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

21, Jun, 2022 @9:21 AM

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I negotiated a Northern Ireland deal that worked. Johnson’s Putinesque strategy will wreck it | Peter Hain
The 2007 settlement I worked on aimed to deepen the peace process – the vandals now in charge of Britain don’t care about it, says former Northern Ireland secretary Peter Hain

Peter Hain

20, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The forgotten ‘weird sisters’ of WB Yeats who helped forge Irish identity
Overlooked except for a scornful reference in Ulysses, Elizabeth and Lily ran a vibrant women-only arts and crafts enterprise

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

20, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Etsy paid just £128,000 in corporation tax in 2020 in the UK despite £160m in sales
US-based business would have been liable for almost £7m if it had booked all UK sales at Etsy UK, TaxWatch finds

Sarah Butler

19, Jun, 2022 @2:34 PM

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Ireland marks Bloomsday with play about Ulysses obscenity trial
1933 trial that vindicated ‘pornographic’ James Joyce novel made into play to be staged in Dublin

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

16, Jun, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Bulk of Tory MPs stand firm behind Northern Ireland protocol bill
Feared backlash fails to emerge despite leading Conservative warning of international law breach

Rowena Mason and Rory Carroll

14, Jun, 2022 @7:04 PM

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