Dr Tim Aubry of the University of Ottawa will meet housing officials in Dublin City Council.

A radical Canadian experiment to tackle homelessness has resulted in significant savings across hospital, mental health, criminal justice and addicti(...)

Ibrahim Halawa  is due to face his 12th court hearing today in a mass trial with over 400 other prisoners and potentially faces the death penalty. Picture Nick Bradshaw

Ibrahim Halawa has now spent 876 days without trial in a squalid Egyptian prison. My involvement with the campaign for his release began in April 2014(...)

There are more than 25 billion one and two cent coins in circulation across the EU, costing more than €400 million. Photograph: Ulrich Baumgarten via Getty Images

This week, the Central Bank will publish details of how it plans to phase out one and two cent coins from widespread circulation. The coins will re(...)

Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau gives his victory speech after Canada’s federal election in Montreal, Quebec, October 19th, 2015. Photograph: Chris Wattie/Reuters

Canada’s Liberal leader Justin Trudeau rode a late campaign surge to a stunning election victory on Monday, toppling prime minister Stephen Harper’s C(...)

The crew of An Tonaí moor the vessel at Parkmore Pier for the festival. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Canadian ambassador to Ireland Kevin Vickers has had a very different life since he foiled a gunman’s attack in the Canadian parliament last October, (...)

 Yassin Salhi is escorted by police officers during investigations in Saint-Priest, near Lyons. Photograph: Emmanuel Foudrot/Reuters

The suspect held over an attack against a French chemical plant has admitted killing his manager, a source close to the investigation said on Sunday. (...)

Dr Padmini Turlapati at the   30th anniversary commemoration of the Air India bombing  at the Flight 182 Memorial, Ahakista, West Cork, June 23rd, 2015. Dr Turlapati lost  two sons, Sanjay (14) and Deepak (11), in the terrorist attack. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A woman who lost two sons in the Air India bombing off the Irish coast in 1985 has criticised the Canadian government for failing to prosecute more pe(...)

The first round of this year’s quota of popular Canadian working holiday permits will open to Irish citizens on Tuesday evening.

The first round of this year’s quota of popular Canadian working holiday permits were snapped up in 12 minutes on Tuesday night.They were expected to (...)

Annie Russell and her husband, Walter Maunder, in India to observe a total solar eclipse in 1898

One of the first professional women astronomers in these islands was Annie Russell, or Mrs Annie Maunder, and April 14th marks the anniversary of t(...)

The new Blackberry Classic smartphone. Samsung recently offered to buy BlackBerry for as much as $7.5 billion, seeking its valuable patents as it battles Apple in the corporate market.

Samsung recently offered to buy BlackBerry for as much as $7.5 billion, seeking its valuable patents as it battles Apple in the corporate market, acco(...)