Montserrat

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A video-grab  of the speaker of the Catalan regional parliament, Roger Torrent, as he testified  at the supreme court in Madrid in the so-called “process” trial against 12 Catalan separatists leaders. Photograph: EPA

The police’s handling of an outlawed referendum and the behaviour of pro-independence demonstrators have come under scrutiny during the trial of 12 Ca(...)

 Montserrat’s  St Patrick’s Day parade  features   dances that originated as a form of expression to allow slaves mock their masters without being recognised. Photograph: Frank Miller

PARIS March 17th, 1pm The first official St Patrick’s Day parade in the French capital will leave from the Irish Cultural Centre and will follow a r(...)

New York is among the more expensive destinations as four out of five secondary schools now organise tours abroad. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Schools have been urged to limit the costs of tours for their pupils following concerns that some parents are being asked to pay up to €1,800 for trip(...)

Undated painting of boxing pioneer Tom Molineaux.

Imagine the strangeness: an African-American moving through the Irish countryside in the late 1810s, the Famine more than 30 years in the country’s fu(...)

Denis O’Brien owned Digicel has said that its network in Anguilla and the Turks and Caicos Islands has suffered “extensive damage”. Photograph: Swoan Parker/Reuters

A significant portion of Digicel’s network in Anguilla and the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) in the Caribbean has suffered “extensive damage”, the co(...)

Just an hour from downtown Manhattan, the Bear  Mountain Bridge, located in Bear Mountain State Park, New York, spans the Hudson River. Photograph: Getty Images

An hour from New York There is no better way to cope with jet lag after landing in New York than by getting straight into the sea. Not many people re(...)

Worshippers wearing the Montserrat national dress of 'Irish tartan' attend mass in the town of Lookout. Customs officers stamp shamrocks in the passports of visitors to this tiny West Indies island. Photograph:Frank Miller

When Donaldson Romeo was a young black portrait artist fighting deportation from Britain, he never dreamed that within a short few years he would be (...)

Revellers taking part in the St Patrick’s Day parade through central London last Sunday. Photograph: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images

The time of year when people around the world grab as much green as possible and celebrate Irishness and being Irish is almost upon us. Here at iri(...)

Clare Langan’s Skellig Triptych

Tulca 2015: Seachange The Festival Gallery, Connaught Tribune Print Works, Market Street; Galway Arts Centre, Dominick Street; Nuns Island The(...)

Dubai Left Panel 1 by Clare Langan, from her exhibition The Floating World

The Floating World – Clare Langan Visual Centre, Carlow **** If you were asked to sum up Clare Langan’s The Floating World in three wo(...)

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