Frustration: ‘The most common, serious form of abuse in babies is babies being shaken and when we look at the causes of that, crying is very often the trigger.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

We all know babies cry – that’s how they communicate. But until you become a parent, you may not realise how piercing and persistent a baby’s crying c(...)

Connacht’s Tom McCartney. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Rugby is a small world alright, and smaller still in New Zealand. As if to prove the point, when the Connacht hooker Tom McCartney first sampled senio(...)

Matt Healy: switches to fullback in the absence of Tiernan O’Halloran. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Grenoble v Connacht Challenge Cup quarter-final Stade des Alpes, 8.05pm (Irish time) Live BT Sport Europe Connacht just can’t stop hogging th(...)

Students at Saint Kentigern College in Auckland were performing the opening night of Sweeney Todd for parents and other audience members when things went badly wrong.

A high school musical in New Zealand got a little too real when two boys ended up in hospital after a prop razor used in a throat-slitting scene cut (...)

“It wasn’t easy when I first arrived in Ireland.” Chilie Chan at work in MacNean House and Restaurant, Blacklion, Co Cavan. Photograph: James Connolly

Chilie Chan grew up in a house without an oven and was in her teens the first time she saw someone bake a cake. “They were doing a demonstration in(...)

England head coach Eddie Jones: “The destination for us is 2019, where I expect us to be at our best. That’s not to say we can’t win tournaments and Test matches along the way.” Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Eddie Jones and the war of words was well and truly won. The Irish Times’s profile on England’s first foreign head coach had been thoroughly researche(...)

Gráinne Moss is managing director of Bupa Care Services in Auckland

From becoming the first Irish woman to swim the English Channel to taking over as the head of New Zealand’s largest aged-care home-provider, Gráinne M(...)

Ireland’s ‘stable political environment’ is quoted as one of the principal reasons for its relatively high ranking among 230 other destinations.

Dublin has been ranked 33rd on a list measuring quality of living in cities throughout the world. As Ireland prepares to take to the polls, the coun(...)

Aerial view of the town of Tokoroa on New Zealand’s North Island. Photograph: Wikipedia

A GP in New Zealand has been trying to find a doctor to share his practice workload for the past two years without success. Despite offering a whoppi(...)

Rachel Farndon and Tiernan Ennis Rachel, from New Zealand, and Tiernan, from Killiney, met in Killarney in 2012 where they both worked for Paddywagon(...)