“An Cailín Ciúin” (“The Quiet Girl”) is Ireland's first film to be nominated for best foreign language film in the Academy Awards. Language enthusiasts in Ireland are hoping that the new film will give their mother tongue a much-needed boost in a country where less than 2% of the population speak it on a daily basis.
Thousands of passengers are arriving at their destinations without their luggage and little idea if they will ever see it again.
Despite the decriminalization of abortion in Northern Ireland several years ago after presiding over some of the harshest legislation in the world, access is far from straightforward. And campaigners on both sides of the issue are rallying after last month’s US Supreme Court leak that's suggested the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
The Irish teen comedy ended its run on UK television this week. But it has special significance for women who grew up in Northern Ireland in the 1990s, a period of conflict between Catholics and Protestants often known as the “troubles.”
Ireland is the first EU country to declare that Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories amount to de facto annexation.
There's a growing trend of activists using lawsuits to hold governments and powerful corporations accountable for their roles in climate change.
Top of the World: Israel and Hamas agree to a ceasefire, ending more than a week of hostilities. And Dr. Anthony Fauci weighs in on COVID-19 booster shots. Also, Spain plans to open up to UK tourists without PCR tests this summer.
Top of The World: Israeli military officials said ground forces have bombarded Gaza with artillery — but have not entered the territory. And, IT systems for the Irish Health Service have been shut down because of a “significant ransomware attack." Also, Colombia’s human rights ombudsman said Tuesday that 168 people have been reported missing
Ireland's health service shut down its IT systems on Friday after being targeted in what it called a "significant ransomware attack."
Last month's violence in Northern Ireland was blamed on anger over Brexit but, upon closer inspection, the issues run much deeper.
This Oscar contender mixes fantastical folktales and Irish history to tell a story that feels fresh.