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Invisible man: Boris Johnson fails to join Luxembourg prime minister Xavier Bettel for a joint press conference. Bettel gestures to an empty podium. Photograph: Joshua Sammer/Getty

Image of the week: Empty podium It wasn’t the best of trips to Luxembourg this week for Boris Johnson, who failed to show up at a press conference on(...)

Rose O’Halloran and her telescope. Image sketched by a San Francisco Call artist in 1895.

In 1895, Marie Evelyn, a journalist from the San Francisco Call was sent to interview an eccentric local figure, one Ms Rose O’Halloran, amateur astro(...)

Mary-Therese Blair from Blessington, Co Wicklow, now works as a wine writer in Auckland, New Zealand.

Mary-Therese Blair from Blessington, Co Wicklow, moved to New Zealand almost 12 years ago. Initially on a career break, she has spent the past seven y(...)

Roy O’Hara his partner Jenna Wiggill in Paradise near Queenstown

Working Abroad Q&A: Roy O’Hara, who is originally from Leitrim, lives in Auckland where he works as a sales manager for car-hire firm GO Rent(...)

Futrli currently provides software-as-a-service  products to more than 1,200 accountancy firms and 45,000 small firms globally

A UK-headquartered fintech company is to invest nearly £5.5 million (€6m) to establish a new delivery centre in Belfast which is expected to create 80(...)

The pace of growth slowed to 1.9 per cent year on year in Dublin in January. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Dublin has experienced one of the highest rates of property price inflation of any city in the world over the past five years, according to the Intern(...)

About 20,000  people attend the National Remembrance Service for victims of the Christchurch attacks. Photograph: Martin Hunter/EPA

Thousands stood in silence in a Christchurch park on Friday as the names of 50 people shot dead in two mosques were read out at a national memorial se(...)

People gather at the Ponsonby Masjid Mosque during an open service to all religions on March 22nd, 2019 in Auckland, New Zealand. Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images

People across New Zealand observed the Muslim call to prayer on Friday as the nation reflected on the moment one week ago when 50 people were killed a(...)

Noelle McCarthy: ‘New Zealand has its problems, but it’s a beautiful place and there are opportunities here for people with skills who want to work.’

Known in New Zealand as “the voice of summer”, broadcaster Noelle McCarthy had aspirations of living in the Antipodean country many years before landi(...)

Well-wishers light 49 candles as they pay respects to victims outside the hospital in Christchurch on March 16, 2019, after a shooting incident at two mosques in the city the previous day. Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP

A three- and four-year old are among the victims of the terrorist attack on two Christchurch mosques in New Zealand carried out on Friday. New Zealan(...)

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