The New York Times has revealed that it sought intervention from the Irish government to prevent the expected arrest of a journalist in Egypt.
Tue, 24 Sep, 2019
Mr Donohoe was speaking in the Irish Embassy in London after a meeting with British Chancellor Sajid Javid about the UK government’s plans for exiting the EU.
Tue, 06 Aug, 2019
The wife of Keith Byrne said that the day her husband was arrested was the "worst thing imaginable" and is now doing everything she can to "get him in front of a judge".
Thu, 18 Jul, 2019
Former solicitor Michael Lynn, who is on bail awaiting trial on multi-million euro theft charges, has brought a High Court challenge to a refusal to grant him disability benefit.
Mon, 01 Jul, 2019
In penning this column over many years, there has been quite a bit of reaction to certain issues raised but nothing to come near the response to last week’s piece on cycling in Copenhagen.
Mon, 01 Jul, 2019
Hurling took a step closer to Intangible Cultural Heritage recognition from UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) last night as a GAA delegation made a presentation to members of the body in Paris.
Fri, 19 Oct, 2018
According to the Irish Embassy in Riyadh, “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a welcoming and hospitable country with many unique traditions.”
Mon, 03 Sep, 2018
Farmers have welcomed a beef deal with China which will open up a multimillion-euro market to Irish producers.
Tue, 17 Apr, 2018
Cork camogie goalkeeper Aoife Murray is undecided about whether or not she will extend her inter-county career into a 17th season.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017
“At the very worst time in life, we saw the very best of others."
Mon, 16 Oct, 2017
Reporting restrictions imposed on broadcast stations during referendums should be adopted for the online world.
Mon, 02 Oct, 2017
London Police are reviewing CCTV in the hunt for those responsible for the terrorist blast on a tube train this morning.
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017
Dublin Airport’s first ever direct route to the Asia-Pacific region will operate a new direct to Hong Kong service four times per week from next June with Cathay Pacific.
Thu, 31 Aug, 2017
Police in Canada are searching for a missing Irish man who is believed may have drowned.
Sun, 02 Jul, 2017
Pat Hickey has warned he'll decide if he'll sue after he clears his name.
Wed, 28 Jun, 2017
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Association Ireland has condemned the attack in Manchester.
Tue, 23 May, 2017
An Irishman who narrowly escaped being directly caught up in Wednesday’s terror attack in London says he was thinking of the crew of Rescue 116 helicopter when he came onto the scene on Westminster Bridge.
Fri, 24 Mar, 2017
The young Donegal woman was murdered while traveling in Goa in India this week.
Sat, 18 Mar, 2017
Sat, 11 Mar, 2017
President Higgins is on his way back to Ireland after an official three-country visit to South America.
Sat, 18 Feb, 2017
An Irish Senator is warning that the undocumented Irish in the US are currently in "uncharted waters".
Sat, 18 Feb, 2017
Tue, 14 Feb, 2017
It was a day to forget for dear old Enda Kenny. Feeling the chill wind of the Polish winter, our dear leader stepped into minus-10-degree conditions and that was just his meeting with the Polish Prime Minister, Beata Szydlo.
Fri, 10 Feb, 2017
Nobody will come to you even if you’re sick, nobody will come to your room to ask are you ok, writes
Thu, 12 Jan, 2017
The minister for agriculture has pledged to seek more markets for Irish produce after it emerged that Irish beef will be sold to Egypt for the first time in almost 20 years.
Fri, 06 Jan, 2017
Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster, leader of the once staunchly anti-papist Democratic Unionists, has vowed to meet Pope Francis during an expected trip to the region.
Mon, 28 Nov, 2016
Mon, 14 Nov, 2016
Gunmen attacked a busy shopping centre in the German city of Munich yesterday evening, spraying bullets as people fled in horror from what police said was a terrorist attack.
Sat, 23 Jul, 2016
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Fri, 15 Jul, 2016
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Wed, 15 Jun, 2016
Foreign Affairs Minister, Charlie Flanagan, has warned Irish soccer fans travelling to France for the European Championships to “exercise a high degree of caution”. There are concerns the tournament could be a target for a terrorist attack.
Wed, 08 Jun, 2016
Mon, 30 May, 2016
Irish football fans have been given advice for this summer's European Championships - with the final tip being a shout out to the Boys In Green.
Tue, 19 Apr, 2016
Sun, 24 Jan, 2016
The Irish Aviation Authority is not withdrawing its direction to Irish airlines to avoid the Sinai Peninsula and Sharm el Sheikh Airport despite complaints by the Egyptian Ambassador.
Sat, 07 Nov, 2015
Eygpt’s ambassador to Ireland snubbed efforts by an Oireachtas committee to attend yesterday’s scheduled court hearing in Cairo of the mass trial involving Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa.
Mon, 05 Oct, 2015
The French President Francois Hollande will visit Ireland next year.
Thu, 03 Sep, 2015
The coffin bearing the remains of Limerick man, Jason Corbett, who died violently at his home in North Carolina, is due to arrive at Dublin airport at 9.30am this morning.
Thu, 13 Aug, 2015
The Department of Foreign Affairs has drawn up contingency plans to help out holidaymakers who could face a cashflow crisis in Greece.
Wed, 08 Jul, 2015
A Garda investigation is under way in relation to life insurance policies worth €2.2m taken out on a woman who died in a tragic drowning accident in India last year, the Commercial Court has heard.
Tue, 07 Jul, 2015
The UN recognised the impact of the work of mathematician and former UCC Professor George Boole at a plenary session of the General Assembly in New York this week.
Sat, 06 Jun, 2015
The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to the family of a Sligo man, whose body has been found in Sweden.
Sat, 22 Nov, 2014
Defence Minister Simon Coveney has said an incident in which a soldier was tied up and subjected to a number of electric shocks to his feet and chest "should not have happened" and would be thoroughly investigated.
Sat, 15 Nov, 2014