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“This is literally the worst person I’ve ever sat beside,” I moaned at an attendant. “On by far the longest flight”

Not that long ago I did something that friends in Australia had been telling me to do for ages: take the 17-hour non-stop flight from Heathrow to Pert(...)

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg walks with protesters during the Global Climate Strike march in New York. Photograph:  Getty Images

Millions of students and protesters took to the streets across the world on Friday, including thousands in Ireland, to demand urgent action from polit(...)

Grace Shaw: ‘I started listening to this guy Allday. I went to one of his concerts and I felt so inspired’

Since she was 16 years old, musician Grace Shaw’s been living the average teenager’s fever dream. Like every other adolescent detainee, she used to ga(...)

Elaine Fitzgerald and John Fitzpatrick, director of Cork Choral festival. Photograph: Barry Roche

Some 50,000 visitors are expected to attend over 100 scheduled events which are part of the Cork International Choral Festivaland this weekend The fe(...)

Niall Prendergast, originally from Rathfarnham in Dublin now lives in Brisbane Australia where he works as a reliability engineer for Komatsu Australia

Niall Prendergast, originally from Rathfarnham in Dublin, now lives in Brisbane, Australia where he works as a reliability engineer for Komatsu Austra(...)

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The pound plunged in a swift turnaround from an earlier rally after the UK attorney general said the revised Brexit deal doesn’t remove legal risks on(...)

Michael Jackson arriving for the first day of his trial, on charges of molesting a 13-year-old boy,   at the Santa Barbara county superior court in Santa Maria, California, on February 28th, 2005. He was found not guilty on all counts. Photograph: Michael A Mariant/AP

When Dan Reed ordered up a score for his documentary, he asked the composer to evoke the image of a shimmering sprite leading two boys deeper and deep(...)

Teatree Bay, Noosa national park

I’m standing ankle-deep in warm waters, just off Lady Elliot Island at the southern-most tip of the Great Barrier Reef, gingerly holding a sea cucumbe(...)

Nicola Holly is originally from Tralee but now lives in Brisbane, where she works as the galleries manager for the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University in Brisbane

Working Abroad Q&A: Nicola Holly from Tralee, Co Kerry  is the galleries manager for the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University (...)

Ciara Moore, a 32-year-old nurse from Greystones, moved to Sydney in 2015.

In the past decade, almost 100,000 people have boarded a plane and moved to Australia. That’s an average of 27 people every day, for 10 years. When th(...)

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