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A traditional Bawo Game during the festivities at Farmleigh House to mark a previous Africa Day at Farmleign House. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The national network of migrant women has criticised the Government for cancelling the flagship Africa Day event at Farmleigh Estate. The network sai(...)

 Annie Waithira, Farah Elle and Patience Moyo at the launch of the programme for Africa Day 2018. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The annual flagship Africa Day event at the Farmleigh Estate in Dublin’s Phoenix Park will not take place this year. The Department of Foreign Affai(...)

People stand near collected debris at the crash site of Ethiopia Airlines which killed 157 people near Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa on March 11th. Photograph:  Michael Tewelde/AFP/Getty Images

The crew of the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed shortly after take-off last month performed all of the procedures recommended by Boeing when the p(...)

Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX aircraft parked at Southern California Logistics Airport. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Boeing on Wednesday took its most aggressive moves yet to defend its core 737 airliner franchise, saying it had developed software fixes to prevent fa(...)

An elderly woman washes her belongings in the mud, in Chimanimani, Zimbabwe, earlier this week. An area of 394sq km had been flooded in the wake of a powerful cyclone. Photograph: Zinyange Auntony/AFP/Getty Images

Today’s news production cycle is measured not in days, hours or minutes, but in seconds. The lag between an event and its coverage has almost disappea(...)

Pallbearers carry empty  coffins representing  victims of the Ethiopian Airlines  crash during a ceremony at the Holy Trinity Cathedral Orthodox church in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Sunday. Photograph: Tiksa Negeri/Reuters

Preliminary information from the flight data recorder of the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed a week ago killing 157 people shows “clear similari(...)

Grounded: Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max aircraft on the tarmac in Arizona. Photograph: Ralph Freso/Getty

Leadership teams across the commercial aviation industry, including airlines, leasing companies and manufacturers, treat safety as a number one priori(...)

John Quindos, who lost his wife, his daughter and her three children in the Ethiopian Airlines aircraft crash. Photograph: Tyler Hicks/New York Times

John Quindos wailed and hyperventilated so violently that officials rushed him to a first-aid station. Then, as the magnitude sunk in, he lost his voi(...)

A SilkAir Boeing 737 Max 8 plane (behind) sits on the tarmac near a hangar after suspended operations for all Boeing 737 Max 8 planes at Changi Airport in Singapore. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued instructions to stop any Boeing 737 Max 8 commercial passenger flights arriving, departing or overf(...)

Family members of the victims involved in a plane crash react at Addis Ababa international airport Sunday. Photograph: Mulugeta Ayene/AP

There was shock in the seaside community of Lahinch, Co Clare, last night as it emerged local man Michael (Mick) Ryan was the only Irish victim of the(...)

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