Argentinian president Mauricio Macri greets supporters at the Cambiemos headquarters in Buenos Aires on Sunday. Photograph: David Fernandez/EPA

Candidates allied with Argentine president Mauricio Macri enjoyed sweeping victories in Sunday’s mid-term election, strengthening his position in Cong(...)

Juan Martin Guevara, brother Che Guevara. Eitan Abramovich/Getty

The father of Che Guevara embraced his Gaelic heritage, especially the rebellious nature of the Irish and their fondness for partying, according to th(...)

Herman and Candelaria Zapp, with their children, Pampa, Tehue, Paloma,  and Wallaby. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

In January 2000, Herman and Candelaria Zapp stepped inside a vintage car, turned on the engine, and began what they believed would be a six-month trip(...)

 Pope Francis took aim at priests who were ‘rigid and afraid to communicate’. Photograph: /Tony Gentile/Reuters

Pope Francis has revealed that he sought the help of a psychoanalyst for six months when he was 42 and the leader of the Jesuit order in Argentina dur(...)

United Airlines employees examining  Brooks Brothers’ uniform prototype. Photograph: Wayne Slezak

Chaotic border checks complaints Four major aviation representative groups have written to the European Union to complain about the chaotic way new b(...)

The fourth Big Grill Fest takes place in Herbert Park in Dublin 4 from Thursday to Sunday.

A whole cow on a spit, awfully adventurous ways with offal, “dirty grilling”, hot smoking and a chilli eating challenge – there’s a heat haze over the(...)

Rufino Varela:  says the pope, in his phone call, asked for pardon in the name of the church, and said, “Rufino, you have a mission [to expose abuse]”.

Pope Francis has phoned a man in Argentina following reports the man was sexually abused by an Irish priest who was chaplain at an elite Christian Bro(...)

A security officer of the supreme court shows an image of a type of grenade that President Nicolas Maduro’s government say rogue policemen used to attack the court and interior ministry. Photograph: Marco Bello/Reuters

Venezuela is reversing the usual order. History there is playing out first as farce, then as tragedy.  The barely credible latest from the crisi(...)

Former Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner arrives to a rally in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Photograph: Reuters/Marcos Brindicci

Former Argentine president Cristina Kirchner has announced her return to frontline politics saying she will contest a senate seat in midterm elections(...)

 Aoife McDonnell of Donegal, Lee Chin of Wexford and Jamie Clarke of Armagh at the  launch of the 2017 Global Games Development Fund at Iveagh House on Wednesday.  Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Was your GAA club one of the 59 across the globe that received news of a windfall when the Global Games Development Fund 2017 was launched today? Some(...)