Paula Hynes swapped her farm and family in Cork to spend almost three weeks with the Maasai in Kenya for a show on RTÉ tonight, writes
Wed, 02 May, 2018
Having whittled down the entries for the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition from 2,031 to 550, the judges will have a tough job crowning the overall winner tomorrow night.
Thu, 11 Jan, 2018
One person has been killed in confrontations between Kenyan police and supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga as tensions over the disputed presidential election continue.
Fri, 17 Nov, 2017
Priti Patel is thought to be on her way to Downing Street to learn her fate, after being summoned back from an official visit to Africa by Prime Minister Theresa May.
Wed, 08 Nov, 2017
Uhuru Kenyatta won last week's rerun presidential election in Kenya, which was boycotted by the main opposition group, the election commission has said.
Mon, 30 Oct, 2017
Three people have been killed in protests over the repeat of the presidential election in Kenya, police said.
Thu, 26 Oct, 2017
Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga has said he will not share power, days after the Supreme Court's decision to annul President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election and order a fresh election in 60 days.
Sun, 03 Sep, 2017
Seven girls died when a fire gutted their dormitory at a high school in Kenya's capital, the education minister said.
Sat, 02 Sep, 2017
Kenya's Supreme Court has nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta's election win last month and called for new elections within 60 days.
Fri, 01 Sep, 2017
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has urged his supporters to skip work on Monday to protest against what he claims were rigged elections that gave victory to President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Sun, 13 Aug, 2017
In an escalation of Kenya's deadly election violence, police have fired live ammunition at rioters and used tear gas on vehicles carrying opposition officials.
Sun, 13 Aug, 2017
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has won a second term, the country's election commission said.
Fri, 11 Aug, 2017
Two lions attacked and killed one person among a group of men grazing cattle in Kenya's Nairobi National Park at night, police said in a report highlighting the increasing conflict between wildlife and human communities as the capital city expands.
Mon, 07 Aug, 2017
It was a noise unlike anything I had heard before — a cacophonous racket of cheers, screams and thuds all blended together in a two-minute symphony. It built and built to one euphoric eruption, and once it happened all you could do was stand there in awe, aware once again that for all its flaws, there is nothing quite so invigorating as sport.
Fri, 28 Jul, 2017
Molly McCloskey’s novel, When Light is Like Water, is about an American woman who moves to Ireland and falls in love, and then divorces, as she did, says
Sat, 08 Jul, 2017
Mon, 22 May, 2017
A runaway tanker carrying volatile gas has slammed into other vehicles and burst into flames on a major road in Kenya, killing at least 39 people and injuring 10, officials said today.
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Sat, 15 Oct, 2016
Through its ‘Sponsor a Child’ programme, World Vision works with communities worldwide on projects to provide clean water, healthcare, and education and to improve farming methods.
Fri, 03 Jun, 2016
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Wed, 04 May, 2016
The Jungle Book
Sat, 16 Apr, 2016
Helen Mirren has always eased into typically male roles, and is still doing so at 70, she tells
Thu, 07 Apr, 2016
Equality, not nationalism, was at the heart of the struggle, says
Sat, 26 Mar, 2016
The head of Maynooth University Department of Anthropology,, says security on its own isn’t a sufficient response to terror, and explains his research into how we humans react to such incidents
Wed, 23 Mar, 2016
A first-of-its-kind study examining how people react in the first 10 minutes of a Paris-style terrorist attack is being conducted by Maynooth University.
Tue, 22 Mar, 2016
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
A lion injured a man after straying out of Kenya's Nairobi National Park on to one of the country's major highways during the morning rush-hour, wildlife officials said.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2016
Brought up as the eldest of seven, Clár was always interested in words.
Sat, 30 Jan, 2016
At least 20 people have been killed and 15 others injured in an air strike by the Saudi-led coalition on a building used by police in the capital of Yemen, security officials said.
Mon, 18 Jan, 2016
Mon, 28 Dec, 2015
Wed, 23 Dec, 2015
A drill to test terrorism preparedness at a leading Kenyan university led to a stampede in which one person died and 20 others were injured, the institution said.
Wed, 02 Dec, 2015
Fri, 27 Nov, 2015
Dublin is the ninth most expensive European city in which to live, according to an analysis of worldwide locations carried out by a global financial firm.
Sun, 20 Sep, 2015
Declaring Kenya at a “crossroads” between promise and peril, President Barack Obama pressed the nation of his father’s birth to root out corruption, treat women and minorities as equal citizens, and take responsibility for its future.
Mon, 27 Jul, 2015
Luca Cumani is looking forward to seeing Connecticut test his powers at a higher level later this summer following an impressive return to action in the totepool Pontefract Castle Stakes yesterday.
Mon, 22 Jun, 2015
Many grooms begrudgingly sign up to the church’s customary pre-marriage course — but it pales in comparison to the marathon series of rituals endured by one Kerryman to gain the hand his Kenyan bride.
Mon, 08 Jun, 2015
Al-Shabab gunmen attacked Kenyan police vehicles near Somalia’s border, injuring at least five officers and burning five cars, police have said.
Tue, 26 May, 2015
Kenya’s deputy president has said there is “no room” for homosexuality in Kenyan society, the latest comments from an African government to anger activists and likely also to annoy Western donors who say gay people are targeted on the continent.
Tue, 05 May, 2015
The Kenyan air force claims to have destroyed two al-Shabaab camps in Somalia, in the first major military response since the Islamist group massacred students at a Kenyan university last week.
Tue, 07 Apr, 2015
The son of a Kenyan government official was one of the masked gunmen who killed nearly 150 people at a university last week, the interior ministry said, as Kenyan churches hired armed guards to protect their Easter congregations.
Mon, 06 Apr, 2015