Mauritius

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Gimee Etwarysing with her baby, Leah, in her sister’s home in Letterkenny, Co Donegal. Photograph: Joe Dunne

By the time her baby daughter, Leah was born, everybody at Letterkenny University Hospital knew Gimee Etwarysing. “They would say, ‘You’re the lady wh(...)

The MV Wakashio bulk carrier after it split in two. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

International experts and thousands of local volunteers were making frantic efforts on Sunday to protect Mauritius’s pristine beaches and rich marine (...)

Oil drifting ashore over coral reefs from the MV Wakashio, a Japanese-owned Panama-flagged bulk carrier ship run aground off the southeast coast of Mauritius.

Mauritian volunteers fished dead eels from oily waters on Tuesday as they tried to clean up damage to the Indian Ocean island’s most pristine beaches (...)

Oil leaking from the MV Wakashio, a bulk carrier ship that recently ran aground off the southeast coast of Mauritius. Photograph: Georges de La Tremoille/MU press/AP

A ship that ran aground off the shores of Mauritius, in the Indian Ocean, began spilling oil into the country’s famed blue lagoons this week, triggeri(...)

John and Michaela McAreavey on their wedding day at St Malachy’s Church, Ballymacilrory. McAreavey has pursued a campaign for justice since his new bride was strangled in their hotel room at a luxury resort in January 2011.  Photograph: Irish News/PA Wire

The widower of a honeymooner murdered in Mauritius in 2011 has said the country’s government has launched a new investigation into her death. John Mc(...)

Chicken pithiviers.

This dish is one of my all-time favourites and it is very easy and very tasty. This is also my favourite memory from when I was starting out my career(...)

Niamh Ramjuttun from Co Meath lives on Mauritius with her husband, Vick, and their son.

Niamh Ramjuttun, originally from Co Meath, lives on the east coast of Mauritius with her husband, Vick and their four-year-old son, Steven. She teache(...)

 Carolyn Hayes after winning the BMW National Series race at Dublin City Triathlon, Phoenix Park, 2018. Photograph: Bryan Keane/ Inpho

We’ve all had to make sacrifices in during the coronavirus lockdown, but what do you do if your dreams were within reach? Someone getting used to mak(...)

Midland Regional Hospital emergency department nurse Maria Cintra  at her home in Mullingar. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon

When Mullingar-based Maria Cintra first heard about the coronavirus preparations being made at Midland Regional Hospital in the Westmeath town she imm(...)

Yogesh Bhurtun’s baby daughter Tanvi,  with her sister Yashika

Just over a month ago, Yogesh Bhurtun, a nursing assistant at Dublin’s Mater Hospital, became a father for the second time. His daughter Tanvi was bor(...)

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