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Tina Kisyombe, who came to Ireland from Malawi in 2015 and lives with her mother in direct provision.

On Wednesday morning Amani Balemba joined his school friends from CBS Westland Row secondary school in Dublin to collect his Leaving Cert results. Unl(...)

 Brother Donatus Forkan, the provincial of St John of God, at the organisation’s base in Stillorgan, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The St John of God order, which has been embroiled in controversy over the millions in undisclosed payments it gave to its executives, has not ruled o(...)

Sr Anne Carr, a Medical Missionary of Mary sister,  took Bono  on a tour of a  hospital in Lilongwe in Malawi. “I said he was my nephew because strangers weren’t allowed in the hospital.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Rolling Stones may have had Sister Morphine but U2’s preference is for the altogether more savoury Sr Anne. A Medical Missionary of Mary, Sr Anne (...)

Salesforce staff taking part in the company’s “Canal Clean  Up” event at Binn’s Bridge, Dublin. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

When it comes to their careers, most millennials (roughly those born between 1980 and 2000) are not driven by money. They are natural job hoppers and (...)

Eoin Bird’s pigs at The Wooded Pig

Quite how common pigs and wild boar once were in the Irish landscape can now only be gauged from placenames such as Kanturk (boar’s headland) and Muck(...)

The killings of two bald men in Mozambique have prompted police to warn of the danger of ritual attacks. Photograph: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters

Police in Mozambique has warned that bald people could be the targets of ritual attacks, after the brutal killing of two men whose body parts were tho(...)

 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(...)

Archbishop Thomas White was only the second Irish man in the history of the Catholic Church to have served as a Papal Nuncio in a country where he did not already hold a bishopric.

Archbishop Thomas White, who has died aged 85, had a long and distinguished career in the Vatican diplomatic corps and served in Africa, Asia, the Ame(...)

Mass at St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican.  Photograph: EPA

The death has taken place of Archbishop Thomas White (85), a priest of Ossory diocese who had one of the most varied careers an Irishman has had with (...)

Battling killer disease

The introduction by the World Health Organisation of the world’s first malaria vaccine is a significant milestone for global health. Ghana, Kenya and (...)

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