Mauritius

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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(...)

Motorcyclists have their temperature  measured on a road outside the Nigerian capital, Abuja. Photograph: Kola Sulaimon/AFP via Getty

As Africa prepares for a surge in coronavirus cases, the lack of intensive care beds and ventilators in many countries is becoming starkly apparent. (...)

Pedestrians wearing protective face masks pass  shops in  Milan, Italy, on Tuesday. Photograph: Camilla Cerea/Bloomberg

Iran’s coronavirus death toll rose to 16 on Tuesday, the most outside China, increasing its international isolation as countries as far apart as Sout(...)

Nicole and Artwell Gani voting in Balbriggan, Co Dublin. Photograph: Jade Wilson

The population of the Co Dublin seaside town Balbriggan has grown hugely in recent years - it now has the youngest population in Ireland and is one of(...)

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