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Trócaire has outlined five priority areas for the next Government including championing the Paris Agreement on climate change. Photograph: Kim Haughton

Trócaire, the Catholic bishops overseas development agency, has called on all political parties to put climate action and human rights at the heart of(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at Virgin Media One’s studios in Dublin on Wednesday for his television debate with Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Republic has the most progressive tax system in the European Union in terms of delivering income equality, according to a study by the Economic an(...)

Daniel Mackey and Peter Coppinger of Teamwork.com, last year’s winners of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Monday Results: Analog Devices, Campbell Soup. Indicators: US housing market index (Nov). Meetings: Dublin Chamber Future of Cruise Tourism in (...)

Greta Thunberg and 15 other children have filed a complaint with the UN alleging five of the world’s major economies have violated their human rights. Photograph: Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty

UN secretary general António Guterres has declared the first global summit on climate action a success in generating better momentum to meet the criti(...)

Too late? A protester on a rally against climate change inaction in Manhattan, on Friday. Photograph: Brittainy Newman/ New York Times

The scale of climate protests globally has heaped much additional pressure on global leaders meeting in New York this weekend to make more meaningful (...)

Fossil-fuel emissions. Renewable Energy Ireland  has describing the plan  as “a road map for turning Ireland into a climate-change leader”. Photograph: Getty Images

The Government’s long-awaited plan to address the threat of climate breakdown “is the biggest innovation in Irish climate policy in 20 years”, accordi(...)

 Sally O’Neill pictured at Áras An Uachtarain in March 2015 with President Michael D Higgins and Sabina Higgins. Photograph: Maxwell’s

Tributes have been paid to Sally O’Neill, a leading figure in the overseas development organisation Trócaire, after her death in a car crash in Guatem(...)

Donegal Airport’s runway, voted most scenic in the world. Photograph: Owen Clarke

Donegal Airport has been named the most scenic in the world for the second year in a row. The airstrip at Carrickfinn finished ahead of Barra Airport(...)

Maria Mercedes Gomez (65) is from the Rio Blanco community in Honduras who are resisting the construction of a hydro-electric dam. Photograph: Garry Walsh/Trócaire.

Almost 250 people around the world were murdered last year for defending land, indigenous people and environmental rights, according to a report by Tr(...)

Corkwoman Mary Elmes, who saved Jewish children in occupied France from Nazi concentration camps

A Cork woman who became known as the Irish Oskar Schindler for her efforts to save Jewish children in occupied France from the concentration camps has(...)

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