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World Food Programme deputy chief engineer, Michael Ryan from Co Clare who was killed when Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 crashed minutes after take off.

A memorial service for Co Clare engineer Micheál (Mick) Ryan killed when Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 crashed in March has been told someone must t(...)

Lisa McNamee: A rose crown was placed on the bride’s head, and she was seated in the centre of a large circle.

It’s the time of the year when wedding celebrations are in full flow in Ireland, with most following a familiar formula . But what unusual and surpris(...)

Videograb of Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed, dressed in military uniform, addressing the public on television after the failed coup attempt. Photograph: Getty Image

The general accused of organising a failed coup in Ethiopia last weekend was killed by security forces on Monday, the government announced, as the pri(...)

In this videograb released by the Ethiopian TV broadcast, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed addresses the public on television on June 23, 2019 after a failed coup. Photograph: AFP/Getty

Ethiopia’s army chief of staff and the regional president of the northern state of Amhara were killed in two related attacks when a general tried to s(...)

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed, arrives to mediate in the political crisis that has followed after the overthrow of Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir, at the airport in Khartoum, Sudan on Friday. Photograph: Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters

Ethiopia’s prime minister sought to mediate Sudan’s political crisis on Friday, urging military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise “bravery” i(...)

Members of Sudan’s security forces patrol in Khartoum on Thursday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Sudan has been suspended from the African Union (AU) amid growing fears that splits among the ruling military regime could lead to civil war and anarc(...)

Boeing 737 Mac airplanes in Washington. Photograph: Lindsey Wasson/The New York Times

An Ethiopian Airlines pilot told senior managers at the carrier months before one of its Boeing 737 Max jets crashed that more training and better com(...)

People pray around Saint George, one of the 11 rock-hewn churches in Lalibela, Ethiopia, an ancient site that draws tens of thousands of foreign tourists every year. According to legend, angels helped King Lalibela build the churches in the 11th and 12th century after he received an order by God to create a new Jerusalem in Ethiopia. Photograph: Radu Sigheti/Reuters

In the early morning light in Lalibela, while tourists are still in bed or perhaps just making it to breakfast, crowds of Ethiopians clad in white sha(...)

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(...)

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