One of the undercover officers, Mark Kennedy, made several visits to Ireland, including attending a Shell to Sea workshop in Mayo. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Campaigners opposed to the Corrib gas project have paid tribute to seven women in Britain who have received an apology from the Metropolitan Police f(...)

The ink is dry at last on the rumoured £8 million deal for Northern Ireland’s only five-star golf resort

It has taken the best part of a year to finalise, but the ink is finally dry on the rumoured £8 million deal for Northern Ireland’s only five-star gol(...)

The five-star, 600-acre property sits on its own peninsula between the shorelines of Lough Erne and Castle Hume Lough, close to Enniskillen

Northern Ireland’s only five star resort has been sold for an estimated €11 million to a group of US investors led by financier Michael Saliba, it was(...)

Not such a bad spot: Ireland scored highly in terms of having friendly and welcoming people and a beautiful country

Ireland has been ranked in 11th place out of 55 countries in a new survey ranking nations by their reputation. The Republic was ranked ahead of the (...)

“Thirty years (to the day) since Live Aid and its model of celebrities backing global campaigns, the approach seems alive and well.”... Photograph:  Terry Thorp

Celebrities seem super-busy backing big causes this summer: One Direction is backing Action/2015, Chris Martin and Ed Sheeran are lining up for the Gl(...)

  Liberian nurses in 2014 carrying  the body of an Ebola victim from a home   on the outskirts of Monrovia  . Photograph:L EPA/Ahmed Jallanzo

British Prime Minister David Cameron will award Ebola medals on Tuesday to UK citizens who served in West Africa over the last nine months. Two GOAL (...)

Group of seven: Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe; Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper; US president Barack Obama; German chancellor Angela Merkel; French president François Hollande; British prime minister David Cameron; and Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi on their way into Elmau Castle near Garmisch-Partenkirchen on Sunday. Photograph: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images

Everything went right on Sunday for Angela Merkel’s Amazing Alpine Spectacular. As the Magnificent Seven leaders arrived – first by helicopter, then g(...)

Members of the anti-war women’s group Code Pink wave placards as they interrupt a meeting of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images
Kerry still confident of Iran deal
  • US
  • April 15, 2015, 11:30

US secretary of state John Kerry has said he is still confident of a nuclear deal with Iran after president Barack Obama agreed to sign legislation gi(...)

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has called the killing of journalist Kenji Goto, seen here on a street screen in Tokyo,  “unforgivable and cowardly”. Photograph: Yuya Shino/Reuters

Islamic militants have told Japan that its citizens are legitimate targets for attacks following the beheading of journalist Kenji Goto. The threa(...)

Northern Ireland Secretary of Sate, Theresa Villiers: said she believed the Bill had the potential to create thousands of jobs and stimulate growth. Photograph: Stephen Davison

New legislation that will give the Northern Ireland Executive the power to set a different rate of corporation tax than elsewhere in the UK, represen(...)