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A recycling facility in Clonshaugh, Dublin. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

It has been predicted there will be more plastic waste than fish in our oceans by 2050 – another indication of the scale of contamination it is wreaki(...)

Ramakrishnan Ramanathan with his wife, Suchi, and their children Maya and Meera at their home in Blanchardstown. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

When Ramakrishnan Ramanathan arrived in Ireland in 2007 he did not experience culture shock. He grew up in Mumbai and then spent his teenage years in (...)

Dubliner Linda Mulhall has been released at the expiry of her 15-year manslaughter sentence for her role in the killing of  Farah Swaleh Noor (39), a native of Kenya, on March 20th, 2005. File photograph: Garrett White/Collins

A woman jailed for a notorious killing involving the dismembering of a man’s remains has been released from prison. Dubliner Linda Mulhall has been r(...)

The Samuel family, originally from South Sudan, from left: Gabriel, Jennifer, Salome, Morgan, Emmanuel, Esther, Grace  and Victoria  at home in Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan.

“My parents don’t understand me” is the cry of most teenagers during the fraught years of establishing their independence from those who raised them. (...)

A column of Royal Marine Commandos march towards Port Stanley during the Falklands War in 1982

Thousands of government papers detailing some of the most controversial episodes in 20th century British history have vanished after civil servants re(...)

Heinrich Böll: Best remembered in Ireland for his Irish Journal. Photograph: Gordon Standing / THE IRISH TIMES

Today, in one of those accidental Christmas traditions, a group of people who would otherwise be strangers will meet once again in Dublin’s Mount Jero(...)

Washing up in Nairobi. Shalom works extensively in the Kibera slum in Nairobi, the biggest slum in Africa. Kibera is home to  250,000 of the 2.5m  slum dwellers in the city. Photograph: Getty Images

Kenya is undergoing yet more turmoil as Uhuru Kenyatta is sworn in for a second five-year presidential term after an unprecedented cancellation of the(...)

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta waves upon his arrival to his inauguration ceremony where he will be sworn in as president at Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi, Kenya. Photograph:  REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn in for a second five-year term as president of Kenya in a colourful ceremony that few believe will signal the end of po(...)

The TruTrade  platform is now being used in Uganda and Kenya, most recently to open up a direct European market for avocado farmers.

A cashless trading platform developed and operated by an Irish organisation is giving African farmers substantially better prices for their crops whil(...)

Kelly’s Resort Hotel in Rosslare, Co Wexford

Profits at the four-star Kelly’s Resort Hotel in Rosslare increased by 12 per cent in 2016 as a “bit more confidence” returned to the economy, the com(...)

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