Maushmi Arun and Christophe Moreau in Cork city. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Maushmi Arun and Christophe Moreau say you need to be slightly crazy to leave a stable, well-paid job to open a tapas fusion restaurant in west Cork.(...)

Saturday February 20th is a date that will never be erased from my memory. Weather reports warned Tropical Cyclone Winston had done a u-turn, and was (...)

Muamua on Vanua Blava Island in Fiji, after Cyclone Winston tore through the island nation. Photograph: New Zealand Defence Force/AP

Fiji began a massive cleanup on Monday after one of the most powerful storms recorded in the southern hemisphere tore through the Pacific island natio(...)

The aftermath of tropical cyclone Winston  in Ba, Fiji. The category 5 tropical cyclone. Photograph: EPA

Downed power lines and flooding are hampering relief efforts in Fiji after one of the most powerful storms recorded in the southern hemisphere tore t(...)

Residents gather at a market as they prepare for Cyclone Winston in the Fijian town of Nausori. Photograph: Kris Parsad/AFP/Getty Images

Fiji declared a nationwide curfew on Saturday, as airlines suspended flights and the prime minister warned people to seek refuge from a cyclone that c(...)

As part of the friendship series running in The Irish Times this week, we asked Generation Emigration readers to submit their friendship stories. Bel(...)

New Irish ambassadors to Australia, Canada and Greece are among 11 senior diplomatic nominees  approved by Cabinet.

New Irish ambassadors to Australia, Canada and Greece are among 11 senior diplomatic nominees who have been approved by the Cabinet. Breandán Ó Caoll(...)

Jasa Veremalua scores a try for Fiji against England in the final of the Dubai Rugby Sevens on Saturday. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images.

It was a weekend of the same game played in different ways and also one that wasn’t played at all. Rugby sevens is the new kid on the block. Although (...)

Irish troops  in eastern  Chad in 2008. When the Army Ranger Wing was about to travel there, news broke of an all-out rebel assault on the capital. Photograph:  Finbarr O’Reilly/Reuters

The terrorist attack in Mali could not have come at a more alarming time for the Irish Government. Armed extremists struck the luxury hotel in the ver(...)

Wales coach Warren Gatland speaking at a press conference two days before his side’s World Cup quarter-final with South Africa. Photo: Martin Bureau/Getty Images

Warren Gatland was at his world weary best at the Wales team base in Weybridge, barely glancing up as he summed up the opposition. “It will be the sam(...)