A transcript recently emerged of an analyst warning about the debt carried by Digicel which is owned by Denis O’Brien. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Jamaican cinema magnate Douglas Graham told his shareholders last week that Digicel, Denis O’Brien’s Caribbean telco, had outbid his Palace Amusement (...)

Denis O’Brien has turned to consultants McKinsey and Goetzpartners to help plot a way forward for Digicel. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

As he briefed bond investors this week on the “substantial risks” facing Denis O’Brien’s Digicel, CreditSights debt analyst Michael Chakardjian evoked(...)

A saleswoman shows lamps to a customers while other people flock to the supermarket to take care of last minute shopping as Hurricane Matthew approaches in Kingston, Jamaica. Photograph: Henry Romero/Reuters

Haiti issued a red alert and evacuated families from tiny outlying islands as Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to cross the Caribbean in years, (...)

Jamaicans stand next to shopping trolleys filled with bottled water and other items outside a supermarket, pending the arrival of Hurricane Matthew in Kingston. Photograph: Reuters

Hurricane Matthew weakened slightly on Saturday as it headed towards Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba, but with winds reaching 230 kilometres per hour, locals (...)

Lorraine Maher, aged nine and today, who is curating the  exhibition of photos of mixed-race Irish people at the London Irish Centre in Camden.

Lorraine Maher’s son Aaron died from cancer two years ago. Aaron, who along with his brothers, Dwayne, Darnel and Rù-ffel, had visited his mother’s h(...)

We know we’re generalising here, but men tend to spend a lot more on gadgets than women.

How to be a Man is a series exploring masculinity and the challenges facing men in Ireland today It is not news that it costs l(...)

John DeGioia, president of Georgetown University, announces a series of steps to atone for institution’s sale of 272 slaves in 1838, at the school in Washington. Photograph: Gabriella Demczuk/the New York Times

Georgetown, the Jesuit university in Washington, has become the latest US third-level college to take steps to atone for the past: namely, its histori(...)

Birr Castle hosts the Irish Game and Country Fair

NEWS Fair game: This weekend, Birr Castle (above) hosts the Irish Game and Country Fair, a two-day celebration for all things country pursuit. Try yo(...)

F or months Brazil’s people had been hoping for the best and fearing the worst. How will the Olympic Games ultimately then be best remembered? What is(...)

The UK does not have to turn its back on Europe to trade with the Commonwealth. Photograph: Getty Images

The British Commonwealth, that ramshackle totem of former imperial glory, is open for business with post-Brexit Britain. Rekindling trade with English(...)