South Africa is having a resurgence in tourism traffic and starting to reappear on the honeymoon destinations list

Interest in, and traffic to, the African continent is steadily increasing from Ireland, particularly for business and honeymoons. Ethiopian Airways fl(...)

Indian schoolchildren in classroom. You can or combine a holiday with a taking part in a volunteer programme in dozens for interesting places around the world.
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Sometimes it is nice to take a holiday that involves doing things for other people. VSI.ie is a peace movement founded in 1965 in Ireland and has been(...)

The two-night ‘Ashford Castle Fairytale experience’ includes private chauffeur, afternoon tea, falconry and lots, lots more - if your pockets are deep enough to afford the €4,350 to €6,350 price tag

A “fairytale” experience at Ashford Castle has been listed as one of the 25 best travel experiences in the world. The listing was compiled by US trav(...)

The new crude pipeline will connect Uganda’s Hoima oilfields in the west to the port of Tanga in neighbouring Tanzania.  Photograph: iStock

Standard Bank Group’s Ugandan unit plans to raise $3 billion (€2.56bn) for a crude pipeline by the second half of next year as the east African countr(...)

Supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga protest in Nairobi, Kenya. Riots have been taking place in and around Nairobi since the announcement of Uhuru Kenyatta as president. Photograph: Daniel Irungu/EPA

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga on Sunday called for a strike to support his claim to the presidency and accused the ruling party of “spilling t(...)

Majella Duffy (35) was climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in memory of her father who died of a heart attack.

The death of a 35-year-old Irish woman on a charity climb of Mount Kilimanjaro in memory of her late father was described as “surreal” by a priest at (...)

Sr Anne Carr, a Medical Missionary of Mary sister,  took Bono  on a tour of a  hospital in Lilongwe in Malawi. “I said he was my nephew because strangers weren’t allowed in the hospital.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Rolling Stones may have had Sister Morphine but U2’s preference is for the altogether more savoury Sr Anne. A Medical Missionary of Mary, Sr Anne (...)

Majella Duffy died last Friday while climbing the mountain in memory of her late father.

A 35-year-old Irish woman who died while climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania has been described as “very kind and good natured”. Majella Duffy fr(...)

Nyibol Lual (13) helps her family to prepare the land for cultivation in Panthau, Northern Bahr al Ghazal, South Sudan.  Photograph: Albert Gonzalez Farran/AFP/Getty

Across east Africa, along a belt that stretches from South Sudan through Kenya and Ethiopia to Somalia, a staggering 24 million people are facing maln(...)

Majella Duffy from Co Cork who died while in Africa to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Photograph via Facebook

A 35-year-old Irish woman has died while climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. The woman has been named locally as Majella Duffy from Rathcormac, (...)