The farmer who dropped by to give unasked-for advice to my friend and his wife clearing their newly bought quarter of an acre of long, abandoned terraces on a steep slope on the island of La Gomera in the Canaries was unequivocal: “Cut it down!”
Tullow Oil shares fell by almost 16% after the company warned of a likely $1.5bn (€1.3bn) financial hit to its 2019 figures due to a lower oil price forecast and a reduction in reserves at one of its flagship fields offshore Ghana.
Ensuring equitable mobile access is a powerful, scalable way to enable women and girls to make informed decisions about their lives. But connecting them to the Internet is only the first step; we must consider what they find when they get there, says
The seventh World Happiness Report, compiled by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network, ranked 156 countries in terms of happiness, with Ireland placing 16th on the list, down from 14th in the last report.
The CIA's release of documents seized during the 2011 raid that killed al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden has again raised questions about Iran's support of the extremist network leading up to the September 11 terror attacks.
Locals in a Cork village who recently attended a charity coffee morning for a woman who was going to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania could never have anticipated she would become ill and lose her life on the trip, her funeral Mass heard.