Tribute: a Turkish flag hangs in front of a makeshift memorial after the suicide attack in Istanbul last month. Photograph: Yasin Akgul/AFP/Getty Images

With summer on the horizon, many are wondering whether holidaying in Turkey is a good idea this year. For Irish sunseekers Turkey has for decades b(...)

The trophy for Euro 2016. Figures released by the FAI show that 70,480 Irish fans made about 275,000 ticket applications for the Republic of Ireland’s three group games against Sweden, Belgium and Italy in June

Upwards of 70,000 Irish fans are expected to travel to France this summer for Euro 2016 despite the FAI receiving less than 40,000 tickets. Figures (...)

FIFO (fly in fly out) contracts are especially common for workers on construction and mining projects in remote parts of Western Australia and Queensland. Photograph: Thinkstock

Thousands of Irish people are working in remote mining regions in Australia, employed on what are known as FIFO (fly in fly out) contracts. They spend(...)

Lyon: Aer Lingus and Ryanair have added extra flights to France during the tournament. Photograph: Robert Pratta/Reuters

Demand by football supporters to follow Ireland’s progress in the Euro 2016 championships is up to a third higher than the unsuccessful Polish campaig(...)

Sr Clare Theresa Crockett, from Derry, who was teaching guitar at the school when the earthquake struck. Photograph: Home of the Mother/PA Wire

An Irish nun was killed in Ecuador as she attempted to bring others to safety from a school damaged after an earthquake hit the country on Sunday. (...)

An Irish man has been arrested in Malaga, Spain under a European arrest warrant instigated by authorities in Ireland.

An Irish man has been arrested in Malaga, Spain under a European arrest warrant instigated by authorities in Ireland. The formerly Dublin-based, busi(...)

Joshua Molly told a newspaper correspondent in Syria last April he was partly motivated by a desire to fight Isis

An Irish man who has been in Syria fighting against Isis has been arrested in Iraq for alleged entering the country illegally. Joshua Molly, a 24-yea(...)

Emergency services search the rubble for survivors in the collapsed building in Tenerife. Photograph: Canarian Weekly/PA Wire

One woman died and nine are feared missing following the collapse of an apartment block in a Tenerife resort popular with tourists. Emergency service(...)

Ibrahim Halawa (20), from Firhouse, Dublin, is in prison in Egypt.

Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa was transferred between prisons in Egypt in recent days without the knowledge of the Irish Government or his family. The(...)

‘This wave of emigration will affect the development of Irish society for decades to come, just the same as every other exodus during the past four centuries.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Ireland is a small country with a huge diaspora. It is estimated that more than 70 million people across the globe claim some degree of Irish ancestry(...)