A couple watch the  sun set on St Kilda beach in Melbourne. Ireland now accounts for about 8 per cent of all subclass 457 visas issued there. Only the United Kingdom and India get more, but on a per capita basis, Ireland is far ahead. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/Reuters

Eimear Beattie (36) and her husband Anthony (39) made the final decision to move to Australia almost overnight. Things had stagnated in Ireland, Mr(...)

A Swiss woman with her face covered is taken to a hospital by police for her medical examination at Gwalior in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh March 16, 2013. Four men raped a 39-year-old Swiss woman camping with her husband in an Indian forest, police said on Saturday, turning the spotlight anew on the security of women in the world's largest democracy. REUTERS/Stringer (INDIA - Tags: CRIME LAW TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Six men accused of raping a Swiss tourist who was cycling with her husband in central India have appeared in court charged with gang rape. (...)

A Swiss woman with her face covered is taken to a hospital by police for her medical examination at Gwalior in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh yesterday.  Six men are being held in connection with the attack, police said today. Photograph: Reuters

Police have arrested six men accused of the gang-rape of a Swiss tourist who was camping with her husband in an India n forest in the central s(...)

A demonstrator lies on the ground during clashes with policemen following a protest after another rape in Delhi. Photograph: Reuters

Four men raped a 39-year-old Swiss woman camping with her husband in an India n forest, police said today, turning the spotlight anew on the se(...)

The Digital Marketing Institute is to create 30 new jobs this year, the education company said today. The company will add 10 new people (...)

The Government are urging people to avoid excessive drinking during St Patrick’s Day festivities. Photograph Johnny Green/PA Wire

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore has appealed to people to avoid the excessive drinking that sometimes mars St Patrick’s(...)

Michael Noonan will be the most senior minister in the country on St Patrick’s Day

A total of 20 Government representatives will travel abroad to represent Ireland on St Patrick’s Day. The Government Chief Whip will go (...)

Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan will in effect be left in charge of the State when Taoiseach Enda Kenny and other Government Ministers travel a(...)

24/10/11Mr.Malone the Principal for Colaiste Chiarain, a smart school where students use laptop computers and e-books for learning in Croom County Limerick.Pic Press 22.

International comparisons are making the Government’s boasts about Ireland ’s highly educated workforce hard to swallow when the evidence shows(...)