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“People wanted to kick the government and Sinn Fein provided the shoe to do the kicking,” says Christy Parker, a journalist from the beautiful but de-industrialised town of Youghal in county Cork. He speaks of the “chasm” between the elite benefiting from Ireland’s impressive economic progress and the large part of the population that has been left behind.
The rise of Ireland’s Sinn Fein in Saturday’s parliamentary poll has transformed the country’s two-party political system by empowering a major third party for the first time during a century of Irish independence.
Johnson will sit down with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar at an undisclosed location in northwest England following several days of recriminations over the failure to find an acceptable compromise.
United States President Joe Biden’s helpless cry after a deranged gunman in Ovalde in Texas killed two teachers and over a dozen students of fourth grade at Robb Elementary School on Tuesday, saying “As a nation we have to ask when in God’s
T.L. Wali, a 66-year-old lawyer in Delhi’s high court, had been looking forward to retirement. But with India’s living costs soaring, he is now forced to dip into his savings and will need to keep working longer just to pay for medicine, travel and
I just checked on my two children, asleep in their beds. They’re both under 10, and I’m fretting about the fact that one has a sore throat, the other asthma and a bad cough. Earlier today, they came home from school, full of chatter about their day.
In a peaceful corner of northern France, Ukrainian Olympic athlete Tatyana Kolesnikova tends to a freshly planted vegetable field beside a medieval castle — the sounds of the war she fled replaced by a chorus of birdsong. The former world rowing