The Supreme Court on June 24, 2022, issued a ruling that overturned decades of constitutional abortion rights for women in the US. Scholars explain the significance of the decision.
While tracing his own family’s journey from Ireland to Aotearoa New Zealand, Richard Shaw encountered how much ‘selective amnesia’ about the colonial past still shapes our lives today.
Translations by Brian Friel is an eternally relevant examination of the significance of the Irish language, the power of storytelling and the importance of history.
Western European states are ignoring the international legal rights of children and using national security arguments to avoid responsibility for them.
After 1922, the people that had supported independence often weren’t the ones who benefited from it.
In 1983, a constitutional referendum outlawed abortion in Ireland. In 2018, another referendum repealed the ban and legalized abortion during the first trimester of pregnancy. What happened?
A new scheme in the Republic of Ireland provides a compelling model for supporting Australian artists.
Irish-born writers from the late 1700s to 1900 who spent time in present-day Canada influenced colonial narratives about Canadian identity or defended Irish linguistic and political autonomy.
The Irish government recently declared a national holiday for St. Brigid. A medieval historian explains her fascinating life and history.
Only one in three of the children in our research project did their schoolwork on a laptop or computer.
The coming year will reveal if the country is serious about developing its wind energy.
A church service marking Northern Ireland’s centenary has stirred up debate. But amid the past few years’ tensions, the island’s Christian leaders have coordinated closely.
When it came to managing the spread of COVID-19, Canada fared better than the United States and the United Kingdom, but worse than other welfare states like New Zealand and Japan.
New data shows the recent damage to UK’s prized services sector – and potentially to Europe as a whole.
Ireland is the latest country to make the mistake of thinking that algorithms by themselves are the route to untold prosperity.
Estonia and Hungary are arguing that EU member states cannot legally implement the OECD agreement on corporation tax.
Northern Ireland’s Orange Order will take to the streets on July 12 to commemorate a Protestant military victory. A scholar explains why this year the risk of unrest is heightened.
The G-7 wants to set a minimum global tax rate, which would make it harder for countries to act as tax havens.
In Lough Hyne’s shallows, animals and plants thrive that would otherwise be found in the ocean’s depths.
Some countries made abortion access easier during the pandemic. Others used it as an excuse for a crackdown.