Illustration: Emma Peer

Introducing... Mary Lou McDonald

Richard Swift introduces Mary Lou McDonald, who led her party to an astounding result in the Irish Republic’s general election.

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NI 525 - The fight for clean air - May, 2020
Previous page:  Students perform Irish dancing at the Queens Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, New York. For people from ethnic minority backgrounds living in Ireland, the friendly image of the ‘invisible border’ does not apply – racial profiling by police and immigration officials takes place at crossing points and in-country.Photo: Richard Levine/Alamy

Ireland’s invisible frontier

The threat of Brexit has caused great anxiety about the return of a ‘hard border’ in Ireland. Yet it’s minority communities who have the most to fear, writes Luke Butterly.

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NI 523 - Borders - Freedom to move, for everyone - January, 2020
Dubliners resist

Dubliners resist

Report from Ireland by Megan Nolan.

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NI 516 - The dirt on waste - November, 2018
Dressed as characters from ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’, members of Rosa (Reproductive rights against oppression, sexism and austerity) protest outside the Irish Parliament. Photo: Laura Hutton/Alamy Live News

‘Repeal the eighth!’

Update from Ireland by Megan Nolan.

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NI 511 - Humanitarianism under attack - April, 2018
Photo: World Travel & Tourism Council

Introducing... Leo Varadkar

Will Leo Varadkar, Ireland’s new, gay Taoiseach, live up to high expectations? Richard Swift reports.

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NI 507 - Humans vs robots - November, 2017

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The fight for clean air May, 2020
Borders - Freedom to move, for everyone January, 2020
The dirt on waste November, 2018
Humanitarianism under attack April, 2018
Humans vs robots November, 2017
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