Long-haul traffic increased by 19 per cent last year, while short-haul traffic was up by 15 per cent

Dublin Airport could raise passenger charges to pay for the new runway that it looks increasingly likely to build, after passenger numbers hit a recor(...)

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(...)

Heba Alsharbaty (Mother) , Khilood Jaddoa (Grandmother) of 10 Month Old Yousif Hussein and (Grand father) Fadhil Alsharbaty origionally from Baghdad in Iraq, now living in Rathfarnham during the first of three citizenship ceremonies held at the Convention Centre earlier this year. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

On Wednesday US president Barack Obama altered his schedule to represent the United States government at a naturalisation ceremony in Washington. His (...)

Sunday Morning: Return to eternal summer inside the humid tropical forest of the Biod™me, a glass-roofed nature preserve containing multiple ecosystems. You might glimpse iguanas, frogs, bats, snakes, sloths and other exotic creatures as you wend your way among the dense vegetation, streams and stone caverns. Photograph: Robert Wright / The New York Times
Weekend in . . . Montreal
  • Travel
  • November 28, 2015, 04:00

W inter is right around the corner, and when the going gets cold – like -17 degrees cold – Montrealers get resourceful. Some dodge Canadian win(...)

Any study of Jamaica’s rich musical tapestry will always pay due respects to the work of Clement ‘Sir Coxsone’ Dodd. Lauded for his Studio One (...)

The whiff of weed is spreading across the globe as more countries decriminalise the possession of small quantities of cannabis. The Netherlands has(...)

Denis O’Brien: “It is clear to me that this is part of a campaign to undermine me and to disseminate false statements about me.” Photograph: Patrick Fallon/Bloomberg

In the sweltering Caribbean heat and humidity of an October day, 223 people gathered on the lawns of King’s House, the official residence of the gover(...)

Marlon James: has become the first Jamaican writer to carry off the award – with   his third work. Photograph: PA

There is nothing brief about this year’s winner of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction; nor is there the death count anywhere as low as the title suggest(...)

The Irish are more resilient to perceived threats, with many of us returning to Egypt over and over again despite many terrorist attacks

As we come to terms with how the world has changed in the past year it’s time to think where is still safe to go for winter sun holidays? The shift(...)

A south Dublin couple have collected their Lotto jackpot of €7,384,790. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A south Dublin couple have collected their Lotto jackpot of €7,384,790, following a September draw. The couple bought the winning ticket in the Super(...)