Climate activist Greta Thunberg at the UN climate action summit in New York: Scolded leaders for robbing young people of a future  . Photograph: Johannes Eisele/Getty

Ireland’s decision to end fossil fuel exploration which was announced by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the UN climate summit means the Republic is among t(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny to address more than 120 other world leaders at the United Nations climate summit in New York today. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will address more than 120 other world leaders at the United Nations climate summit in New York today, telling them the Governme(...)