Haiti

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Is William Fry still Dublin’s brainiest business? We will find out on January 22nd, when the business-backed Soul of Haiti charity holds its annual co(...)

Four thousand schools have been lost in Haiti, but the young population is booming. Photograph: AP

In Ireland, they’re increasingly invisible and referenced only as founders of some of our voluntary schools and hospitals. Yet behind the scenes and f(...)

Digicel, the telecoms group owned by businessman Denis O’Brien, operates mobile networks in the Caribbean, Central America and the south Pacific .Photograph: David Sleator

Digicel, the telecoms group owned by businessman Denis O’Brien, plans to borrow more than €360 million from the capital markets to cover general compa(...)

The performance of Denis O’Brien’s Digicel dipped sharply in Haiti, one of the company’s main markets. Photographe: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Total group revenues at Digicel, the mobile phone company owned by businessman Denis O’Brien, fell by $7 million to $691 million in the three months t(...)

Sabina Higgins: expressed gratitude to the missionaries for their “outstanding contribution” in many countries throughout the world

Irish missionaries who have each served between 40 and 60 years abroad were honoured at a special awards ceremony in Dublin City Hall yesterday. An in(...)

Members of the Australian National Critical Care and Trauma response team arrive in Tacloban on Thursday to help people affected byTyphoon Haiyan. Photograph:  Jeoffrey Maitem/Getty Images

Arc lamps turn the night time day as the propellers of a giant Hercules C131 transporter plane scream to a halt. More refugees are disgorged to safety(...)

Denis O’Brien hinted this week that he may look to enter the telecoms market of Ethiopia

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel is expected to submit a €1 billion offer this week for the Dominican Republic operations of Orange, formerly France Telecom, a(...)

Handout photo issued by Viatores Christi of Gena Heraty (left) and Maeve Bracken, two lay missionaries with Viatores Christi.

An Irishwoman working in a Haitian orphanage has survived a vicious assault which left one of her colleagues dead.Gena Heraty from Co Mayo is the dire(...)

From the heart: Christy Moore

Christy Moore is thinking about the songs he never wrote. The ones that remained unfinished, the ones that resisted polishing, the ones that failed to(...)

Siteserv, a construction services conglomerate assembled during the boom by Niall McFadden, was acquired by Denis O’Brien last year for €45 million

Sierra Support Services, which is owned by Denis O’Brien’s Siteserv group, is closing in on up to $30 million worth of state contracts in Papua New G(...)

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