A migrant boy shouts slogans near a banner reading “Save us or back to death” during a demonstration on a rail tracks at the northern Greek border point of Idomeni, Greece on Monday. Photograph: Amel Emric/AP

Somalia’s government said on Monday about 200 or more Somalis may have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea while trying to cross illegally to Europe, man(...)

British Airways “could have printed the passes if they wanted to”. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Caroline Byrne had what sounds like a nightmare experience with British Airways over the Easter bank holiday weekend. “We were to fly from Gatwick on(...)

Armed Belgian police apprehending a suspect, in this still image taken from video, in Molenbeek, near Brussels, last Friday. Belgian-born Salah Abdeslam, one of the main suspects from November’s Paris attacks, was arrested in the operation. Photograph: VTM via Reuters

For 125 days, the authorities in Belgium had failed to find Salah Abdeslam, the most wanted man in Europe, though they strongly believed he was holed (...)

Prof Valeria Nicolosi of Trinity College Dublin, who, with her team of 25 top scientists, has been awarded a €2.5m European Research grant. photograph: cyril byrne

Who says alchemy has to be about turning seemingly ordinary materials into gold? If you change them to ink, you have a licence to print money or at le(...)

This handout picture released by the Italian Police press office  shows arms found during an anti-mafia operation last month. Photograph: AFP/Italian Police

More than 100 suspected members of a Mafia clan based in the eastern Sicilian city of Catania have been arrested on charges of running extortion rack(...)

Knockranny House Hotel

Rua Deli, Bakery & Cafe in Castlebar, Co Mayo has come out on top as the overall winner of the Bord Bia Just Ask  Restaurant of the Year 2(...)

Jumping off the Forty Foot in Dublin: ‘When I first plunged into the water I set the seal to my new life.’ Photograph: Giovanni Frazzetto

It’s four o’clock on a Sunday afternoon and the Forty Foot is crowded. The tide is high, the water is choppy, a few kids swear as they jump from the r(...)

Prepping for its 75th anniversary next year, Jeep is one of those brands that has things you don’t quite expect, including an off-road ability that allows it to climb to the summit of an active volcano

I have something of an awkward relationship with volcanoes. The last time a spewing torrent of liquid magma and I crossed paths, it was the famous er(...)

Owner/Manager Russell Wilde and Head Chef David O’Byrne  at Richmond restaurant, Portobello, Dublin.

BERNARD SHAW GETS BEARDED The Real Bread Ireland movement and Bretzel Bakery are holding a gathering at the Bernard Shaw pub in Dublin 2 next W(...)

Seamus Moore and Gearoid Kenny Seamus, chief marketing officer at Groupon, and Gearoid, head of sales at a tech startup, met in 2009 in a Phoenix P(...)