(...) better place, to Europe or beyond and that everything was going to be okay. Like all parents they had(...)

Forests and climate change

(...), at a mere 11 per cent, is the lowest in Europe. – Yours, etc, CAITRIONA LAWLOR, Mount Merrion, Co(...)

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi says the risks to the euro area growth outlook remain on the downside. Photograph: Reuters

European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi has opened the door to an increase in the “size, composition and duration” of the bank’s €1.1 trillion bond-b(...)

Police seek to detain a woman and child after a train from Budapest heading to the Austrian border was stopped in Bicske, west of the Hungarian capital, on September 3rd, 2015. Photograph: Istvan Bielik/AFP/Getty Images

The number of people seeking asylum in Europe accelerated sharply in the first six months of this(...)

 Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

(...), because Europe and European identity is rooted in Christianity.” The anger stoked by his written remarks(...)

‘Last April, as the small group began their commemorative march to Dublin, it was reported that as many as 700 migrants had drowned off the Libyan coast in the Mediterranean.’ Above: Ciara Blanch from Tallaght welcomes the Famine re-enactment walk from Roscommon to Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

(...). In the current migrant/ refugee crisis in Europe, Ireland has, to date, agreed with the European(...)

Paul O’Connell: optimistic about Amsterdam’s ability to become a start-up hub.

(...) as the “start-up capital of Europe’s west coast”. It has enjoyed some success as a result and has(...)

Sabina Higgins (third from left) with Bruk Hiwet (left) and Nati Yohannes (right) of the Makush art gallery Addis Ababa,  Ethopiaid executive director Liam Barnard and Harriet and Martin Andrews, who run the Hamlin fistula hospital in Addis Ababa. Photograph: Alan Betson

A major exhibition of more than 150 works by Ethiopian artists was opened in Dublin’s Smock Alley Theatre on Thursday evening by Sabina Higgins, wife (...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly said: “This Government will step up to the plate in the coming days and weeks.” File photograph: Dave Meehan

(...) will certainly take our fair share of refugees and show leadership to Europe and the world in doing so(...)

Migrants protest outside the Keleti railway station in Budapest, Hungary. Photograph: Reuters

(...) unfolding across Europe. The plan, to be revealed by European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker on(...)