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Akwasi Frimpong of Ghana during day six of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea.  Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

One is a former illegal immigrant from Ghana who sold vacuum cleaners door to door to fund his “crazy” Winter Olympic dream. The other is a Jamaican w(...)

Guinness, owned by Diageo, is one of a number of Irish companies with a significant presence in Ghana. Photograph: iStock

The Republic has signed a double taxation agreement with Ghana in a move seen as an important step towards increased trade with West Africa. The agr(...)

Tullow Oil chief executive Paul McDade: “It’s a very strong outcome, it puts us in a great position to move forward with the growth of the company.”

Irish explorer Tullow Oil reported a surprise €18 million operating profit on Wednesday after three years in the red and said it expected the first oi(...)

Silvio Berlusconi has pledged to deport 600,000 illegal immigrants from Italy should his coalition enter government after elections on March 4th.  File photograph: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images

Silvio Berlusconi has pledged to deport 600,000 illegal immigrants from Italy should his coalition enter government after elections on March 4th, as t(...)

Ryanair has announced plans for the fifth year of its Always Getting Better programme for 2018. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Air liberalisation coming to Africa Africa’s aviation industry is expected to be transformed after an agreement on liberalisation was signed on Monda(...)

Michaella Itaire and her father Michael  pictured with former taoiseach Enda Kenny. The pair say they were refused entry onto their flight from Ghana back to Europe due to luggage issues. Michaella Itaire and her father Michael  pictured with former taoiseach Enda Kenny. The pair say they were refused entry onto their flight from Ghana back to Europe due to luggage issues.

An Irish woman and her father who were left stranded in Ghana at the weekend after their airline refused to let them board their flight home have arri(...)

Michaella Itaire and her father Michael  pictured with former taoiseach Enda Kenny. The pair say they were refused entry onto their flight from Ghana back to Europe due to luggage issues. Michaella Itaire and her father Michael  pictured with former taoiseach Enda Kenny. The pair say they were refused entry onto their flight from Ghana back to Europe due to luggage issues.

An Irish woman and her father were left stranded in Ghana on Saturday after their airline refused to let them board their flight back to Europe due to(...)

Over the past decade, 356,600 Irish-born people have emigrated. Photograph: iStock

Michael Noonan’s quip in 2012 about emigration being a “free choice of lifestyle” for young people must be one of the most defining quotes of the rece(...)

Steve Conneely of the Maria Magdalena III fishing vessel, with Ernest Okutu. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Migrant crew members on Irish fishing vessels are subject to discrimination, exploitation, verbal and physical abuse and “severe underpayment”, accord(...)

In this part of the world, we’re lucky enough to be familiar with the socially aware but genre-mindful cinema of Alan Clark and Ken Loach. But I Am No(...)

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