Redressing the balance: organisers of Our Table pop-up restaurant Fiona Corbett (left) and Michelle Darmody (second right) with Annet Mphahlele (second left) and Ellie Kisyombe: “This is another way of bringing in people, making friendships.” Photograph: Eric Luke

This month marks 16 years since a temporary measure for housing asylum seekers became the long-term limbo thousands of people have been channelled th(...)

Migrant Rights Centre Ireland’s training session on Ireland’s political system for new voters held in Dublin last month. Photograph: Migrant Rights Centre Ireland

Election candidates are failing to reach out to migrants and address issues of integration in an increasingly diverse state, an umbrella body for migr(...)

An EmPower cookstove in use charging a mobile phone. Image: Anthony Robinson/TCD

Irish engineers have developed an inexpensive stove for use in the developing world that cooks food but also produces enough electricity to power ligh(...)

Zimbabwean children watch as their mother collects water from a communal tap in Harare. El Niño is hitting the production of staple foods in affected regions, including maize, rice and wheat. Photograph: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters

Nearly one million children need treatment for severe malnutrition in eastern and southern Africa due to drought that is putting millions more at ris(...)

A member of the Malawi Mouse Boys being recorded by Ian Brennan in Malawi

A pitfall of capturing music in any permanent, reproducible medium is that it can arrest the artistic growth and progress of that musical form. The ar(...)

Mozambican refugees wait to  register at the Kapise refugee camp on the  Mozambican border  in Malawi. Photograph: Eldson  Chagara/AFP/Getty Images

When Mozambican troops hunting opposition fighters attacked his village this week, 10-year-old Wit Messenger ran away, leaving behind parents he may (...)

Lake Malawi’s water levels are at a ten-year low, forcing hydro power stations to operate below capacity, causing power cuts and pumped water shortage(...)

In a village near the town of Mchinji, in Malawi, a mother of six proudly demonstrates her latest household acquisition. A “tippy tap”, made from an o(...)

Laura, a pharmacist from Lucan, Co Dublin, moved to Haiti in 2012 to work with global health organisation Partners in Health. During her time there s(...)

Capt Deirdre Carbery of the Defence Forces says there is a direct correlation between gender, inequality and insecurity.

Transforming men’s attitudes and behaviours to help end violence against women and girls will be at the core of a conference on gender-based violence (...)