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Thaiand’s Jazz Janewattananond in his final day orange. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Orange is the new black It’s not just American Rickie Fowler that likes to wear orange on a Sunday, a tradition that dates back to his time in colleg(...)

Airasia flew 52 million passengers last year.

Short-haul flying is likely to recover first from the impact of Covid-19 on travel, Airasia founder, Tony Fernandes, believes. Speaking in a video-li(...)

Irish visitors to the four countries face considerable restrictions when they arrive. Photograph: Tobias Schwarz / AFP

There are just four countries on the new travel green list issued this week and none of them are popular destinations for Irish travellers. Only Cyp(...)

Former president Mary McAleese. Her new memoir, Here’s The Story, details her extraordinary life and career. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The former president on criticising the church, building bridges, life during lockdown – and her new memoir Mary McAleese’s apartment in the Dub(...)

Andrew O’Shaughnessy of Poppulo. Photograph: Cathal Noonan

The last four of eight nominees in the international category of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year competition are profiled this week. The awards are ru(...)

There has been evidence of rich Thais looking at private banking products in Singapore as they hunt for global investments. File photograph: iStock

Asia’s wealthy are readying cash to take advantage of opportunities in financial markets and private equity once the impact of the coronavirus pandemi(...)

Commuters board a London Overground train in south Londonafter a range of new restrictions to combat the rise in coronavirus cases in England were announced. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet decided on Thursday to tighten Israel’s coronavirus lockdown after he voiced alarm that a surge i(...)

Groups representing Irish and EU aviation and tourism – including Ryanair and Aer Lingus – have called for the European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen to introduce an EU-wide testing protocol to avoid quarantines and reopen borders. Photograph: Tobias Schwarz / AFP

Travel to and from Ireland remains shrouded in a fog of unprecedented uncertainty. With the list of countries Irish people can visit without restricti(...)

Globally airlines pay out an estimated €50bn   in compensation every year. Photograph: iStock

Irish-based One Sky Claims Solutions (OSS), which advises airlines on handling passenger compensation, is joining forces with an Australian player in (...)

Dr Roddy Evans: practised medicine on five continents

Dr Roddy Evans, who died in Belfast on September 9th, aged 97, played rugby and cricket for Leinster schoolboys, was a skilled surgeon who practised m(...)

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