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# Globalisation

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# MV Ever Given
Trouble in the Suez: Stuck boat highlights globalisation stresses and the unseen labour of ship workers
Experts say the Suez crisis highlights how little we understand about global trade.
# factcheck
FactCheck: Is Ireland actually the world's "most globalised" country?
FactCheck looks into a claim that has been doing the rounds online in recent days.
# a small world
Irish drug dealers networking with criminal gangs in Colombia, Bolivia, Afghanistan
As these gangs become more sophisticated, gardaí are forced to constantly change up their tactics.
# universal translation
Microsoft reveals real-time language translator for Skype calls
The feature allows users to speak to each other in their native language, which Skype then translates in real-time.
Opinion: Irish farmers must stand up for change – or else sleep with one eye open
The reality is that this globalisation of our food and agricultural system is failing consumers, the environment and our farmers.
Column: We've been given an opportunity to re-think our values as a nation... so what are they?
Where do we stand as a nation on issues like neutrality, aid and inequality? Ireland’s Foreign Policy Review allows us to have our say, writes Hans Zomer.
Column: Like Ireland’s football fans, we all want to belong
We define ourselves against others in order to join social groups, writes Professor Tom Inglis – but that can have sinister consequences.
# Dell
EU asks for return of €6m in unspent Dell retraining funds
The European Commission gave Ireland almost €15 million to retrain workers laid off at Dell – but it hasn’t all been spent.