The Marianella seminary, church and grounds, on 3.28 hectares (8.11 acres), were sold to Cairn Homes last June

The final Mass at the Redemptorist congregation’s Marianella centre in Dublin’s Rathgar takes place tomorrow morning. The Marianella seminary, churc(...)

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 (...)

Spain heads the list of countries where Irish citizens are most likely to run into trouble with police, according to figures from the past five years (...)

Clockwise from top: Rwanda’s Paul Kagame; Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni; DRC president Joseph Kabila; and  Burundi’s Pierre Nkurunziza

The recent decision by Rwanda’s electorate to allow Paul Kagame to seek a third term in office – and Kagame’s confirmation last Friday that he will do(...)

Michael Carvill, managing director of Kenmare Resources, said if it cannot raise the extra portion to pay down debt, it would seek a debt-for-equity swap. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Iluka Resources, the Australian company that walked away this week from a drawn-out bid to buy Irish miner Kenmare Resources, says it remains interes(...)

Poachers realise that any animal that's got one of these collars or units attached to it is basically off the list

The war against rhino poaching in South Africa is going high tech in an attempt to curb a death toll that continues to spiral despite money (...)

South Africa’s foreign minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and her Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj in  New Delhi. Photograph: Prakash Singh/AFP/Getty Images

The third India-Africa summit in seven years opened this week at a sports stadium in New Delhi, amidst unprecedented security and chaotic traffic jams(...)

The “New Jungle”, where some 3,000 people have set up camp. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

When a friend asked me to travel with him on a “Convoy to Calais” to take supplies to refugees I was unsure, to say the least. Many people think abou(...)

 Bestselling Swedish crime writer Henning Mankel, whose most famous creation was the detective Kurt Wallander, has died  at the age of 67. Photograph: Nora Lorek/AFP/Getty Images

Henning Mankell, who has died aged 67, after being diagnosed with cancer last year, established almost single-handedly the global picture of Sweden as(...)

Kenmare said despite the current challenging pricing environment, the long-term outlook for Moma remains positive

Irish titanium and zircon miner Kenmare Resources said net losses narrowed during the first half of the year, despite a sharp decline in production at(...)