66 bites were documented in 2018, compared with 88 the previous year. Photograph: iStock

Researchers at a university in the United States say far fewer shark bites were reported worldwide last year. According to the University of Florida’(...)

Aoibheann Sweeney (right) with her partner Inez Murray and their children Finn Murray-Sweeney (7) and Willa Murray-Sweeney (11)

Like many people with metastatic cancer, I spend a lot of time waiting for results. I moved to Ireland three years ago and at the beginning of this su(...)

Croatia’s tiny and remote Vis island, pictured here, is enjoying its final days of obscurity as it takes on the role of a Greek Island in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, due to hit the cinemas this weekend.

Croatia’s tiny and remote Vis island, with its endless beaches, is enjoying its final days of obscurity as it takes on the role of a Greek Island in M(...)

Nollaig Healy and James Earley.

When were you closest to death? Nollaig: Childbirth, I think. And being exhausted afterwards, thinking ‘can people die from tiredness?’ James: Speak(...)

Pádraig Schäler with family and friends  visited Cape Cod,   where he was injured as a cyclist five years ago, to raise awareness of road safety. Photograph: Courtesy Reinhard Schäler.

A young Irish cyclist in the US on a J1 visa suffered a catastrophic brain injury when he was involved in a serious road accident in Cape Cod five yea(...)

Pádraig Schäler with family and friends aim to raise awareness of road safety in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, where he was injured as a cyclist five years ago.

A young Irish cyclist who suffered a catastrophic brain injury when he was involved in a serious road accident in Cape Cod five years ago returned to (...)

Jennifer, her sister Sheelagh Nannie Muriel.

When I think of my Nannie Muriel, I recall her energy. Her spunk. Her zest for life. Her honesty and faith. Her Irish strength. Growing up in New Jer(...)

More than 500 seasonal workers were hired for the summer season, many of whom were Irish J-1ers like me.

Visiting the Statue of Liberty, the Grand Canyon, the Las Vegas strip… a summer spent in the United States on a J-1 summer work and travel visa is con(...)

The coastguard said that the boat was struggling and overloaded with passengers before it overturned. Photograph: US Coast Guard

An eight-year-old boy from Tipperary has died in hospital following a boating accident in Massachusetts. Twelve people including three children were (...)

 Cork Airport managing director Niall MacCarthy and Norwegian Air International  chief executive Tore Jansen ahead of the first  scheduled transatlantic flight from the airport. Photograph: Brian Lougheed

Cork Airport’s first transatlantic flight took off at the weekend when Norwegian Air International left for Providence, Rhode Island, in the northeast(...)

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