Human Rights Campaigner Graca Michel with Mary Robinson during her visit to Ballina, Co Mayo, where she delivered the second Mary Robinson Centre International Human Rights lecture. Photograph: Henry Wills.

Former president Mary Robinson has said she is “hopeful” that there will be sufficient political will to secure an agreement on climate chang(...)

 Fyffes said it severed links with Mr Zabaneh and his interests in 2012 when the treasury department’s office of foreign assets control named him under the legislation.  Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Fruit importer Fyffes has stopped buying bananas from the biggest producer in Belize because of its links to a local businessman named by US authoriti(...)

 Sint Maarten in the Caribbean, Lesotho and Kazakhstan, are among the countries where Irish people chose to marry last year.

The small Caribbean island of Sint Maarten, the landlocked African country of Lesotho and the former Soviet republic Kazakhstan, are just some of the(...)

Like most jazz musicians of his generation, guitarist Dan Messore draws on a pretty wide variety of influences in his music, and some are what(...)

A young woman hikes along a hanging bridge near Arenal Volcano National Park in Costa Rica.

My husband is really interested in the tropical forest and wildlife. What destination would you recommend which would give him some experience of t(...)

Brighten your home with wall-mounted vases from Hook and Ladder

  Wallflowers to brighten up a white wall Freshen up the look of bare white walls with wall dots, tiny wall- mounted vases, 15.24cm by(...)

The seaside town of Baska, Croatia is one of the more popular places, though it gets very busy in summer

My friend and I are planning an inter-railing trip this summer. We’re flying into Berlin, then going by rail to Prague for three days, then Budapes(...)

The charges against Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner are the latest developments in a political crisis in Argentina. Photograph: Enrique Marcarian/Reuters

An Argentine prosecutor has formally charged the country’s president Cristina Kirchner with attempting to cover up Iran’s involvement in the 1994 t(...)

Paris St Germain’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic: the reality of financial fair play has kicked in for his team.  Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters

The study of the market in 2014 showed that despite the introduction of Uefa’s financial fair play (FFP) rules, the booming broadcast market and growi(...)

Former President and UN Special Envoy on Climate Change Mary Robinson

UN Special Envoy for Climate Change Mary Robinson has said that 2015 will be a crucial year for climate change.She said December’s UN conference in Pa(...)