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Waterford-based A&E nurse Berna Breen heads to Tegucigalpa in Honduras, one of the most violent places on Earth

It’s hard to guess at the precise intention behind Toughest Place To Be . . . (RTÉ One, Monday, 9.35pm), which you can watch as a sobering documentary(...)

Fyffes chairman David McCann at the company’s EGM in Dublin on Monday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Talk about trying to squeeze the last cent out of a deal. Fyffes’ stock price on the last day of trading in 2016 peeped one cent above a €2.25-a-sha(...)

Goal general manager Celine Fitzgerald: “It’s not like there’s a queue of other agencies that can do this. There isn’t.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Goal has changed beyond recognition since it was set up by the former journalist John O’Shea in 1977, but some things have remained constant. One is i(...)

Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen during a “transit stop” in Houston, Texas, where she met senior Republicans en route to Central America. Photograph: James Nielsen/Reuters

The Chinese state-owned tabloid Global Times has warned Donald Trump that China will “take revenge” if the US president-elect abandons the “one-China(...)

President Michael D Higgins with  international activists and NGO representatives in Dublin at the launch of the Human Rights Defenders Memorial. Photograph: Conor McCabe

President Michael D Higgins has said it is important to remember the names of murdered human rights defenders across the world and to “hold those who (...)

The Italian dish seppia con piselli (cuttlefish with peas): “It tastes like the sea and is just delicious”

For Carlinhos Cruz, nothing tastes quite as good as a well-prepared dish of rice and beans. When the Brazilian musician arrived in Ireland five years (...)

Mary  Robinson said she sympathised with Americans who had lost their jobs in polluting industries such as coal. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

This year is set to be the hottest year ever recorded globally, beating 2015’s record temperatures, the World Meteorological Organisation has said. G(...)

Packing it in: The decision to return was the easy part. “It was followed by long negotiations with employers, sad conversations with friends. Late-night emails to shipping companies. Frantic searches for  baptismal certs.”

Some people – smart people, sensible people – spends months, even years, planning their return home. They pack carefully labelled boxes. They have gro(...)

Governor Mike Pence, Donald Trump’s running mate, is named after his Sligo grandfather Richard Michael Cawley, a Chicago bus driver, with whom he was “especially close”. Photograph: Mark Makela/The New York Times

One Capitol Hill staffer recalls a question asked at a table quiz in Washington a few years ago: who is the only member of Congress to have cut turf i(...)

Rosanna Cooney: Without friends or the lure of the city, I changed. I woke up daily for sunrise

It has been one year since I was attacked, beaten and abused by a man in the Spanish city of Granada. In the aftermath of that attack I wrote an arti(...)

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