The idea that  Trump could carry Republican hopes and lead the party of Abraham Lincoln into November’s election  is now a very real prospect. If he wins in the Iowa caucuses next Monday, it could be difficult to stop him. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

Cast your mind back seven months to that moment Donald Trump descended that escalator at Trump Tower into the presidential race to the strains of Neil(...)

The difference between what we pay and what people pay in other countries varied according to each wine. However, Ireland is comfortably the most expensive country in which to buy almost all of the wines I looked at

I often meet wine Irish Times readers who holiday in France and complain bitterly about the price of wine here. These are, I would imagine, mostly mo(...)

A victim of the Air India Flight 182 bombing  is removed from Cork Airport on a stretcher in June 1985.

Sikh militant Inderjit Singh Reyat, who was convicted for his role in the bombing of an Air India flight off the Irish coast in 1985, has been release(...)

Entry to Canada is going electronic from March 15th

E-visas required for Canada from March Entry to Canada is going electronic from March 15th, when visitors to the country will have to have an electron(...)

A health ministry employee fumigates a home against the Aedes aegypti mosquito to prevent the spread of the Zika virus in Soyapango, San Salvador. Health authorities have issued a national alert against the Aedes Aegypti mosquito, because of the link between the Zika virus and microcephaly and Guillain-Barré Syndrome in fetuses. Marvin Recinos/AFP/Getty Images.

The mosquito-borne Zika virus, which is suspected of causing brain damage to babies in Brazil, is likely to spread to all countries in the Americas e(...)

The outside of La Loche Community School is shown on Friday January 22nd. Photograph: Joshua Mercredi/The Canadian Press via AP

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The outside of La Loche Community School in La Loche, Saskatchewan, Canada is shown on Friday January 22nd. Photograph: Joshua Mercredi/The Canadian Press via AP

Police on Saturday charged a 17-year-old boy with four counts of first-degree murder and seven counts of attempted murder in a mass shooting at a scho(...)

The outside of La Loche Community School in Saskatchewan, Canada on Friday. Photograph:  Joshua Mercredi/The Canadian Press via AP

The gunman suspected of killing four people and injuring several others in Canada’s worst school violence in a decade first shot his two brothers at (...)

Brian Hanley, co-ordinator with the Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas, and Bishop John Kirby , ICPO chaiman,  in  Maynooth, Co Kildare. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The man stood in the arrivals hall in Dublin Airport, feeling euphoric, but also lost, one of an increasing number of Irish people who are deported ba(...)

Leah Fletcher and James DeMello Leah, a teacher from Athlone, moved to Canada five years ago. She planned to stay for only a year but after meeting(...)