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Tightrope walker Chris Bullzini pictured at SeaFest at the Port of Cork. Photograph: Clare Keogh

Ireland is particularly aware of the threat climate change poses through sea level rises, given its island status, Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said. M(...)

Mauritius prime minister Pravind Jugnauth: said his country was prepared to enter into an agreement with United States or Britain or both, to be allowed unhindered operation of the Diego Garcia  airbase. Photograph: Chang W Lee/The New York Times

The United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly demanded on Wednesday that Britain give up control over the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean with(...)

Romantic dining in Mauritius.

Having prised myself from the caramel-cobalt beach that lines the west coast of Mauritius, I’m at chef Rakesh’s cooking class in the kitchen garden of(...)

Warner Bros chief Kevin Tsujihara steps down after 25 years with the company. File photograph:  Robyn Beck/ AFP/Getty Images

By now, we’re all familiar with the script. An older, powerful movie mogul and a promising, young female actor. A hotel-room meeting set up by interme(...)

The UK has said the Chagos Islands will be returned to Mauritius when the need for military facilities ends. Photograph: Getty Images

The United Kingdom must end its administration of the Chagos Islands “as rapidly as possible”, the United Nations’ highest court has said. Britain fo(...)

EuroMillions lottery winners Frances (centre) and Patrick  Connolly:  won the £114,969,775 million jackpot in the New Year’s Day draw. Photograph: Paul Faith

The first thing Northern Ireland’s £115 million (€127 million) EuroMillions jackpot winners are likely to want to do is take a holiday and they mentio(...)

Greyhounds in action at Shelbourne Park. The bet’s the thing, which is why dogs in Kilkenny can be a market in Kolkata. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Who gets their sporting jollies watching greyhound racing at half-eight in the morning? Presumably not a section of society preoccupied with their fi(...)

Migrant businesswomen: Lidiane Martins, The Alternut Food Co; Ana Tereza Rodrigues, ‘So You Cake Toppers’; Mariana Cruz, Mariana’s Cakes; Sancha Moran, Sancha’s Parties; Gabriela Szeplaki and Ling Lee, The Alternut Food Co. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Ana Tereza Rodrigues came to Ireland in 2008 to learn English. She worked as a childminder until a friend encouraged her to turn her love of art and c(...)

Adare Manor in Co Limerick has been voted Best Hotel in the World

The five-star Adare Manor and Golf Resort in Co Limerick has been named Hotel of the Year 2018 at the Virtuoso Best of the Best Awards in Las Vegas. V(...)

Visit the tomb of King Tutankhamun and see the ancient Pyramids and timeworn Sphinx with a visit to Egypt.

Historic heroes and present day paradise Visit the tomb of King Tutankhamun and see the ancient Pyramids and timeworn Sphinx with a visit to Egypt. (...)

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