The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council to protect women and children's rights 'before, during and after conflict' as the council passed resolution on violence against women in conflict yesterday.
Wed, 24 Apr, 2019
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.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
LÉ Samuel Beckett’s crew saved 106 migrants from drowning, revived an unresponsive baby, searched ships for suspected gun-running and, at night, watched gun battles rage on the shore between rival militias fighting for control of Libya.
Sat, 21 Jul, 2018
It is all too easy to conflate one of the great social crimes of our age — having the temerity to be judgemental — with one of the great human tragedies of the age— mass immigration — and criticise the vote taken last week by a Clare community.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2018
AS our political discourse frets judicial appointments, as it tosses and turns about Brexit, as it tries to keep up with revelations about more unearthed Garda accounts and wallows in angst provoked by the gender balance of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s cabinet, 20m people in four East African countries face starvation.
Sat, 24 Jun, 2017
Boris Johnson is to meet Donald Trump's national security adviser in Washington DC on Tuesday to attempt to draw a line under the diplomatic row sparked by claims Britain spied on the president, it is understood.
Tue, 21 Mar, 2017
This weekend, as Kilkenny and Tipperary enthralled; as our rugby team fell short again; as TV panellists at Crufts discussed joint replacement for dogs, the UN warned the world faces the largest humanitarian crisis since the Second World War.
Mon, 13 Mar, 2017