(...) gone and come back. Turnover is high.The other workers belong to a wandering international species(...)

Chinua Achebe: balances the richness of African folklore and native speech with the sterile politicking inherited from outsiders, who ruled, influenced, then left, leaving their mess behind. Photograph: Jerry Bauer

Africa endures and outstanding writers have won an international readership. African writers are very(...)

Barcelona captain Xavi Hernandez lifts up the Spanish first division soccer league trophy at the Camp Nou after his final appearance for the side against Deportivo La Coruna. Photo: Albert Gea/Reuters

Spain international, 35, announced on Thursday he was leaving the club after 17 seasons and 23 trophies(...)

People react to results coming in from constituencies around Ireland indicating an overwhelming majority voting in favour of same-sex marriage. Photograph: EPA/Aidan Crawley

(...) prominently in international media today.The Iona Institute issued a statement congratulating the Yes side “on(...)

Former Republic of Ireland international Steven Reid is expected to make his final appearance as a professional footballer for Burnley in their Premier league game against Aston Villa at Villa Park. Photo:   Phil Cole/PA

(...) problem. Former Republic of Ireland international Steven Reid is expected to make his final appearance(...)

Student Amée Dunne (left) and her fiancé Kathryn Nea at the launch of USI campaign: “We have an opportunity to protect our children, who are being bullied for being attracted to someone of the same gender. It’s not right and it’s not fair and it’s not equal.” Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography.

(...) recent weeks. “We couldn’t have won it without them,” Colm O’Gorman, director of Amnesty International(...)

(...) singing, the notion that melody can positively affect geopolitics, not to mention the international(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the Yes victory in Mayo was “a palpable movement of people who wanted to be involved in the voting process”. Photograph: Getty Images

Culleens – which attracted international media attention 30 years ago following reports that four local(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar shaking hands with Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin at the opening of the St Francis Hospice at Blanchardstown. Pictured left is Justice Peter Kelly and, centre, Tánaiste Joan Burton. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times 1:04

(...) same-sex marriage. The story featured prominently in international media throughout Saturday. Taoiseach(...)

(...). There isn’t a huge music scene, but there are a few festivals each year, like the Harare International(...)