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The town of Kanokupolu on Tongatapu island, the main island of Tonga a day before the eruption of nearby Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano. Photograph: 2022 Planet Labs PBC/AFP

Three of Tonga’s smaller islands suffered serious damage from tsunami waves, officials said, as a wider picture emerges of the destruction caused by t(...)

An explosive eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano, located in the South Pacific Kingdom of Tonga. Photograph: Rammb/EPA

The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption receded on Sunday but a massive ash cloud covering the tiny island nation(...)

 Luke Pearce shows a yellow card to Codie Taylor of New Zealand. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

“There’ll be days like this. When all the parts of the puzzle start to look like they fit . . . there’ll be days like this.” Van Morrison. Very hard (...)

Ireland players celebrate Jacob Stockdale scoring a try during the win over New Zealand in 2018. Photo: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Only the All Blacks could be sitting on 12 wins from 13 Tests in 2021 and fretting that their season will have the taint of failure clinging to it sho(...)

Digicel struck a deal with certain bondholders in early 2019, after months of hard negotiations, to delay getting their money back, as it struggled under a then $7 billion-plus debt mountain and declining earnings.

Denis O’Brien-owned Digicel’s improved creditworthiness from an up to $1.85 billion (€1.6 billion) deal to sell its Pacific unit will be limited as a (...)

Under fire: an out-of-control forest blaze approaching the Greek village of Pefki on Evia  island, in August. Photograph: Angelos Tzortzinis/AFP via Getty Images

The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), which launches on October 31st, will dominate world news with heightened expectation that it wil(...)

Telstra said in late July that it was in discussions to buy Digicel Pacific, the least-indebted and most valuable part of businessmen Denis O’Brien’s Digicel Group

Telstra’s chief executive, Andy Penn, said on Thursday that he sees Digicel Pacific being run separately to the Australian telecoms giant’s main busi(...)

Digicel founder Denis O’Brien.

The downward spiral in relations between China and Australia in the past year has played into the hands of businessman Denis O’Brien as he looks to fu(...)

Ireland’s Johnny Sexton celebrates kicking a drop-goal to win the 2018 Six Nations match against France at the Stade de France. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

There is a reckoning that takes place in every player’s head when the clock moves on. The realisation that they are playing in the twilight of their c(...)

Shandon street residents with the Rebel Supporters Band pictured on Shannon Street, Cork city ahead of tomorrow’s All-Ireland Hurling final. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Forza Corcaigh – that’s the chant that will go up on Sunday from adopted Corkman Riccardo Rinaldi and his family at their home in Mantua in northern I(...)

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