History was made at the United Nations today. For the first time in its 71 years, the global body voted to begin negotiations on a treaty to ban nuclear weapons.
Irish people are never far from the land. A nation of farmers, we have built much of our economy on our island's good soil, temperate climate, and plentiful rainfall.
In Ireland, in 2016, women are fighting for the right to have full bodily autonomy from the state. On the Emerald Isle, locked into the Irish Constitution, is the Eighth Amendment which gives the unborn fetus equal rights to a living woman.
Our goal now is to work together to strengthen the European Union while ensuring as close a relationship as possible between the UK and EU.
Journalism's fact-checking process is supposed to identify errors, or outright lies, by presenting clear, undeniable facts that contradict someone's statement. Instead, however, the process has become a means of blurring the line between fact and opinion -- between easily demonstrable truths and more abstract, more challengeable viewpoints.
Most tourism to Ireland unfortunately misses the best parts. The cities are historical relics, but they can't compare to the natural beauty and splendor of the emerald island. While this is probably true of all countries, if you stick to the main cities and tourist attractions, you're missing out. This is true to a greater extent in Ireland.
Liz Longley is happy. Really, truly happy. Really.
That might be hard for some to believe, especially after hearing songs the expressive artist has ...
Freedom is not something you need to consistently fight for more of. Similar to income, there is a tipping point -- after you reach a certain point, having more money won't make you happier, and neither will having more freedom.
Ireland is one of those places on earth where time plays by its own rules. It can not be confined to any human rules and it waxes and wanes as it sees fit. As soon as I set foot on this magical emerald Isle, my wonders about time, space, movement and change began brewing.
Most American Catholics are descendants of immigrants from Ireland, Italy, Poland, Germany, or other European countries. So, when Mr. Trump makes immigrants and immigration his enemy, he's attacking us and the families of most American Catholics.
The Teeling Whiskey Company, Dublin's newest distillery
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When trying a place on for size, to determine whether it might be the overseas retirement haven with your name on it, we say: Rent before you buy. Maybe rent, period.
It's becoming known as the "Brexodus."
The United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union--"Brexit"--has inspired a global exodus of sorts, spar...
For Lisa Hannigan, it was time to either sink or swim.
The lovely Irish singer-songwriter blessed with an exquisite voice and enough vivid images and...
By Amanda Hackney of Pennsylvania State University
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America's penal system is grounded in a Protestant fundamentalist religious history, with a strong sense of right and wrong and a penchant for justifying abuse.