Refugees and migrants face Macedonian soldiers at the border fence with Greece  on April 11, 2016.  BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images

Across the world, women, men and children are being forced to leave their land. It is their distress that creates in them a motivation to leave. That (...)

Gillian Ackland and her partner Donal on day 155 of their trip in Vietnam

I have always suffered from wanderlust, but it was only when my boyfriend and I decided to move to Canada that the opportunity to see the world arose.(...)

Weekend in ... Luang Prabang, Laos
  • Travel
  • December 19, 2015, 04:00

In Southeast Asia, where preserving cultural heritage often takes a back seat to breakneck tourist development, Luang Prabang is a happy surprise: a (...)

O’Neill recaptioned this photograph to read: “This is the only shoot I’ve ever done that I actually enjoyed.”

An Australian teenager with more than half a million followers on Instagram has quit the platform, describing it as “contrived perfection made to get (...)

There’s a literary feast awaiting the country in the coming week, with three festivals taking place. We’ve rounded up some places to fill your bell(...)

Sally O’Neill (left) and Anne Enright in Honduras. Photo David Stephenson

Tributes have been paid to Sally O’Neill, Trócaire’s head of region for Latin America, who is to retire next month. Ms O’Neill has been at the heart o(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories .We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabulous weddin(...)

Chinese finance minister Lou Jiwei toasts with guests at the signing ceremony of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in Beijing.  Photograph: Takaki Yajima/Getty

Another sign of growing regional closeness came late last month with the launch of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, a China-driven institutio(...)

ESB International  has won a €1.5 million in new energy consultancy projects in Asia.  Pictured at the Asia Trade Forum which took place in Kuala Lumpur last week were (from left) Michael Quigley, business development director, ESB International, Jimmy Deenihan, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Trade with special responsibility for the Diaspora, and Paraic McGrath, business development manager, Asia, ESB International

Ireland’s business community in Asia gathered in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur for the eighth Asia Pacific Irish Business Forum, an event each y(...)

Dearg was born in June  at Fota Wildlife Park. Photograph: Neil Danton

Fota Wildlife Park in Cork has chosen a strong Irish name for its most recent arrival, a baby Red Panda Cub – named Dearg. Dearg was born in Ju(...)