A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Fri, 15 May, 2020
Fri, 10 Apr, 2020
Sun, 05 Apr, 2020
The Greek island of Lesbos has been a transit point for hundreds of thousands of refugees and asylum seekers. Moria refugee camp is a former detention centre with capacity for less than 3,000 people. Caoimhe Butterly meets some of the families caught up in the chaos and despair.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2020
Connacht prop Paddy McAllister will make an emotional return to South Africa for the first time in 11 years to take on the Southern Kings.
Thu, 27 Feb, 2020
WRC Adjudication Officer Breiffni O’Neill has ordered that landlord, Martin Fleming pay Wally Nkikita the maximum compensation allowed under the Equal Status Act for harassment on the grounds of race.
Thu, 19 Dec, 2019
Garda Barry Purcell, said that in his 12 years in the gardaí, he never experienced such an assault or aggression.
Fri, 06 Dec, 2019
At least 30 people have been killed and 16 others injured in a bus accident in Congo.
Mon, 21 Oct, 2019
In an increasingly polarised world, the battlelines are all too obvious — and hardening. The rise of Trump, Orban, Putin, Ergodan and the Brexiteers’ coup bewilders those who cling to the belief that post-WWII liberal values still have transformative, positive possibilities.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2019
For a politician who once declared as a child that he would like to be ‘king of the world’,the leadership of his country may have to suffice, writes
Mon, 22 Jul, 2019
In recent times, our Defence Forces have been treated with serious neglect bordering on irresponsibility by Irish governments.
Sat, 20 Jul, 2019
Three years ago the men of Jadotville, Congo had their 15 minutes of fame. Jamie Dornan sprinkled stardust on these
Sat, 22 Jun, 2019
Sometime in the next couple weeks, either the Toronto Raptors or Golden State Warriors will proclaim themselves to be world champions.
Thu, 30 May, 2019
BMW will buy cobalt directly from mines in Australia and Morocco to ensure the metal purchased for its electric vehicles is sourced ‘responsibly’, according to the head of procurement at the German car maker.
Thu, 25 Apr, 2019
The death took place today of one of Mayo GAA’s best-known supporters, John Durcan.
Fri, 12 Apr, 2019
speaks with an Irish aid worker in one of Africa’s most volatile regions that has been hit with an outbreak of the ebola virus
Thu, 21 Feb, 2019
A man found dead in a hospital should not have been left to die in an emergency department waiting room, his family said yesterday.
Sun, 22 Apr, 2018
A vanity case belonging to the fiancee of Michael Collins is to go under the auction hammer next month.
Thu, 19 Apr, 2018
shares the latest news from the entertainment world.
Fri, 26 Jan, 2018
Mon, 22 Jan, 2018
A former army officer who set up a music school with the aim of promoting music as a tool for social inclusion is the winner of Cork Person of the Year Award.
Sat, 20 Jan, 2018
A train crash has killed at least 34 people and injured 26 others in Lualaba province in Democratic Republic of Congo.
Sun, 12 Nov, 2017
Oireachtas na Samhna will draw thousands of people to Co Kerry this weekend for the Gaelic social event of the year, writes
Wed, 01 Nov, 2017
The leader of a company of more than 150 Irish UN peacekeepers who held out with few arms against 3,000 highly-trained mercenaries in the heat of the Congo has been honoured.
Mon, 30 Oct, 2017
Bruce Parry’s new film has the former Tribe presenter seeking to reconnect us with some of the things modern society has forgotten, writes
Wed, 04 Oct, 2017
The Irish Refugee Council has called for asylum seekers to be allowed the right to work after spending six months in the country.
Thu, 21 Sep, 2017
UN human rights investigators have warned of ethnic cleansing in the Democratic Republic of Congo, documenting the recent killings of more than 250 people, including 62 children.
Fri, 04 Aug, 2017
From deployment in The Congo in the 1960s to present day operations in the Golan Heights Irish soldiers have found themselves in combat situations. Ryle Dwyer reads Dan Harvey’s book on our Blue Berets.
Sat, 22 Jul, 2017
Thick-skinned and fearless, Kajsa Norman goes behind the lines in Afrikanerdom, where she finds a racist, cultish and tribal people but, as Josephine Fenton discovers, she also finds some hope for a dying race
Sat, 17 Jun, 2017
Armed men have attacked a prison in the Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Beni.
Sun, 11 Jun, 2017
examines how the government is willing to turn a blind eye to some incursions into our territory by other nations but finds others to be unacceptable
Tue, 06 Jun, 2017
XOTIC names of places like Kabul, Kandahar and Khartoum were on the lips of many Irish people not only during the past 20 years but also in the 1870s and 1880s.
Sat, 20 May, 2017
Ebola was blamed for more than 11,000 deaths in west Africa during 2013-16.
Tue, 16 May, 2017
One person has been confirmed dead from Ebola in an outbreak in a remote corner of northern Congo as health authorities look into a total of nine suspected cases, including another death, the country's health minister said.
Fri, 12 May, 2017
In December last year Donald Trump took to twitter to lambast the United Nations calling it “a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time”.
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017
A moving story about a troop of heroic Irish soldiers on a mission in the Congo was the big winner at this year’s Irish Film and Television Awards, scooping three prestigious gongs.
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017
Sat, 25 Mar, 2017
Two United Nations officials, one American and one Swedish, have been kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the government said.
Mon, 13 Mar, 2017
Bob Seward, founder of the Cork Academy of Music, has been named February’s ‘Cork Person of the Month’ for his ground-breaking work in music education on the northside of Cork city.
Wed, 08 Mar, 2017
Tue, 03 Jan, 2017
It was called Route 6’6”. With the stocks of tall second rows at a critically low ebb, Leinster launched the search for alternatives around about this time five years ago.
Wed, 12 Oct, 2016
Sat, 08 Oct, 2016
A surge in killing African elephants for ivory has led to the “majestic” animal’s numbers falling by more than 100,000 in a decade, conservationists warned.
Mon, 26 Sep, 2016