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Standish O’Grady

The Shattered Worlds of Standish O’Grady By Christopher Boettcher Four Courts Press, €55 Standish O’Grady’s background was west Cork landed gentry. Ea(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson speaks to the media ahead of his meeting with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at Government Buildings. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

At least he turned up when he said he would. Which counted as a good start. Supporters of the British prime minister may refuse to accept their man (...)

According to myth, the Milesians from Galicia sailed to Ireland after their leader Breogán built a tower based on the Roman tower of Hercules which still stands in A Coruña.

Spain’s most read newspaper, Marca, usually preoccupies itself with the comings and goings of the country’s largest football clubs especially Real and(...)

Shazam! seems part of a course correction toward more light-hearted, audience-friendly movies

With one Captain Marvel already flying high on the silver screen, Brie Larson’s character is about to be joined in cinemas by the first hero to bear t(...)

ASL Aviation handles cargo for international businesses such as FedEx and DHL. Photograph: Maxwells

European investor Star Capital is buying Irish airline ASL Aviation Holdings in a deal said to be worth more than €200 million. Swords, Co Dublin-bas(...)

Yemeni pro-government forces take part in military operations. Photograph: EPA

Saudi Arabia and the United States have agreed to end US refuelling of aircraft from the Saudi-led coalition battling Houthi insurgents in Yemen, endi(...)

Elderly people wait to board an aircraft at the airport in Palu, which has reopened after an earthquake triggered a devastating tsunami in the area. The wave, triggered by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake, slammed into Indonesia’s coastline on the island of Sulawesi, causing thousands of homes to collapse, along with hospitals, hotels and shopping centres. Photograph: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images

Indonesia scrambled on Monday to get help into quake-hit Sulawesi island as survivors streamed away from their ruined homes and accounts of devastatio(...)

Francis and John Brennan are ‘At Your Service’. Photograph: RTÉ

Imagine Francis Brennan emerging out of the mist like an unholy hybrid of Mary Poppins, Miggeldy Higgins and the Littlest Hobo in order to deliver a g(...)

ASL has several types of aircraft across its operations, including Boeing 737s, 747s and 757s, as well as the smaller ATR jets and Hercules

Turnover at ASL Aviation is heading for €1 billion as the Irish-based cargo and passenger carrier continues to build on relationships with the likes o(...)

Both the Airlink and Safair brands will continue to operate separately with their respective fleets, products and management teams. Photograph: iStock

Irish airline group ASL Aviation will take a minority stake in an enlarged South African carrier following a merger of its budget operator, Safair, wi(...)

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