Africa

1928 results

Ruthie Ashenhurst, artist at home in Ballsbridge, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Born in Dublin, Ruthie Ashenhurst is a figurative and landscape artist. Having originally trained in fashion at the Grafton Academy in the 1970s, she (...)

Reports have piled up indicating that Ireland is moving more slowly to mitigate the causes of climate change than critics of government inaction feared. Photograph:  Lukas Schulze/Getty Images

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar admitted last January to the European Parliament that Ireland was a “laggard” in fulfilling its climate change treaty obligatio(...)

Apple CEO Tim Cook with 14-year-old app developer Niall Kehoe at Apple in Cork

“We are committed.” That was the message Apple chief executive Tim Cook wanted to hammer home when he visited Ireland this week. That may well come (...)

The Vatican: The Catholic Church considers that abortion is the worst sin a human can commit, and that terrorism and child sexual abuse are less serious sins.

In 2009, a nine-year-old Brazilian child had to have an emergency abortion when her mother brought her to hospital with stomach pains. The doctors dis(...)

Marian House, which is located next to the congregation’s headquarters, Kimmage Manor, is due to close.

The religious congregation that founded some of Ireland’s best-known fee-paying schools is closing its Dublin nursing home due to costs, forcing elder(...)

Diarrhoea is usually accompanied by abdominal pain, nausea and cramps and, sometimes, by fever

Few diseases have attracted such a wide range of euphemisms as traveller’s diarrhoea. The “runs” and gippy tummy are some of the milder monikers. Some(...)

Developer Seán Dunne. On July 10th, a US court will hear  an application from Mr Dunne’s bankruptcy trustee seeking an additional loan to fund the investigation and administration of Mr Dunne’s bankruptcy estate.

Seán Dunne’s US bankruptcy official wants another interest-free loan of $250,000 (€215,000) from the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) and Ulst(...)

Niall Burgess, secretary general, at Iveagh House: “It is about putting the right people with the right skills into the right place at the right time.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Department of Foreign Affairs must be “much more linguistically diverse” post-Brexit for the almost one-third increase in the number of diplomatic(...)

Chris Hyams of Indeed, on the rooftop of the company’s  new offices at Capital Docks, Grand Canal Docks, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Online recruiter Indeed will have space to increase its Irish workforce to 2,000 once its new offices are complete, according to chief executive Chris(...)

The Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, refurbished for the World Cup, is the biggest venue in the 2018 tournament, with a capacity of 81,000 people. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

As the Italian Conte Verde ocean liner set sail from Genoa to South America in 1930, this newspaper bore no mention of its departure or where it was g(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »