Aleks Stanek, a fine art graduate from Northern Ireland, has run the length of the Irish border in 7 days to highlight the potential introduction of a hard border with checkpoints
The rise of the nationalist Sinn Fein party has taken even itself by surprise. The onetime castaway of Irish politics is now the country's most popular party — notwithstanding continued questions about its dark past.
A cultural awakening is set to overcome decades of political and historical struggle as Rijeka in Croatia and Galway in Ireland take up the crown of European Capitals of Culture. Opening celebrations are underway.
The Taoiseach has said he would consult with his Cabinet before announcing a date. But lawmakers and media outlets have suggested that the country could head to the polls as early as February 7, just days after Brexit.
The pro-British Democratic Unionist Party has cautiously backed a draft deal to restore Northern Ireland's regional assembly. The province has been without a government since the beginning of 2017.
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