Until recently, most large producers concentrated on well-known varieties that were in demand worldwide

W e Irish have always liked the wines of Chile. They currently outsell Australia, France and every other country. Chile offers well-made wines at ver(...)

An Aedes aegypti mosquito  in a laboratory in Campinas, Brazil, February 2nd, 2016. Photograph: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters

A new method to render male mosquitoes infertile by nuclear radiation could help reduce populations of insects carrying the Zika virus linked to thous(...)

Henry Worsley:  died in  hospital after suffering from exhaustion and dehydration, just 30 miles short of his goal. Photograph: PA Wire

The final journey of Antarctic explorer Henry Worsley was in many ways the most contemporary of events, a charity expedition followed in real time aro(...)

Former army officer Henry Worsley during a training run on the Korridoren glacier in Milne Land, Greenland. Photograph: Joel Ryan/PA Wire

Tributes have been paid to Antarctic explorer Henry Worsley who died in Chile at the weekend. The 55-year-old former British army officer from Fulham(...)

‘Given the good feeling between the two countries, and the new working holiday visa on offer, there couldn’t be a better time for Irish people to consider spending a year here.’

A recent visit to Ireland by Chile’s foreign minister Heraldo Muñoz led to several important developments in relations between the two countries. An a(...)

File photograph of Henry Worsley from Fulham, London, in 2008. Photograph: Joel Ryan/PA Wire

The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry have expressed their immense sadness at the death of explorer Henry Worsley, who was on the brink of making his(...)

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(...)

There is no limit to the number of Irish people who can travel to Chile under the new working-holiday scheme.

Are you looking to spend a year abroad, but wanting to go somewhere more unusual than Australia or Canada? Ever think about going to Chile? A new wor(...)

Black Square (still) by Grace Weir. Courtesy of the artist

3 Different Nights, Recurring – Grace Weir Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin ****  Artists who work with video and film ask a lot of the(...)

 William C. Campbell:  won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine. Photograph:  EPA/CJ GUNTHER

Every year science throws up remarkable discoveries, great advances, important decisions and new ideas, and 2015 was no different. For what it is wort(...)