Drinking during pregnancy is highly prevalent and “socially pervasive” in Ireland, research published in the British medical journal BMJ Open says. File photograph: Thinkstock Photos

(...) studies and one international study. Alcohol consumption during pregnancy in Ireland was found to vary(...)

“No” supporters shout slogans during celebrations following Sunday’s referendum   in Athens. Photograph:  Reuters/Dimitris Michalakis

President Jean-Claude Juncker warned that what he called “the Anglo-Saxon world”, meaning international(...)

Speculation has been growing that Shamrock Rovers are ready to sign former Ireland international Damien Duff but Pat Fenlon has been keen to avoid talking about it. Photo: Donall Farmer/INPHO

(...) growing sense Rovers will sign Damien Duff over the coming week or so. No money The former international(...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel and French president François Hollande speak to the press at the Elysée Palace in Paris, yesterday. Photograph: Bertrand Guay/Getty Images

(...) the International Monetary Fund. On July 1st, the French leader distanced himself from Dr Merkel. The(...)

Today   international visitors pour from tourist coaches to   queue for the Library of Trinity College to see the Gospels in the form of the Book of Kells.

(...) points out that Shakespeare quotes the Bible over 1,000 times.Today there are international visitors(...)

Veerappan moustache wax has triggered an online protest petition which demands that the global cosmetics company rename its  product. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

(...) bandit has been resurrected by an international cosmetics manufacturer – on the lid of its moustache wax(...)

US secretary of state John Kerry: said the negotiations “could go either way”. Photograph: Reuters/Leonhard Foeger

(...). Negotiations between Iran and the US-led group of six international powers are approaching a critical moment in(...)

Dmitri Atbashyan, head of Nagorno Karabakh’s civil aviation authority, at the unrecognised statelet’s unused airport. Photograph: Mary Boland

Mountains like a shining, defiant emblem of national pride. The departures screen lists an international(...)

New Greek finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos (right)  with Greek president Prokopios Pavlopoulos (centre) and Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras  in Athens yesterday.  Photograph: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images

(...) been deeply involved in months of negotiations with Greece’s international lenders. But by replacing(...)

European Commission vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis: European taxpayers had offered “unprecedented financial assistance” to Greece. Photograph: François Lenoir/Reuters

(...) the ball was firmly in Greece’s court, they sent a clear signal on what they felt any new EU-International(...)