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Bob Geldof  on the Late Late Show

Bob Geldof decided to return his Freedom of the City of Dublin as he did not want to be associated with the “pig” Aung San Suu Kyi, who previously rec(...)

The Gloaming Live at the National Concert Hall in March 2018. Photograph: York Tillyer

The Late Late Show Friday, RTÉ One, 9.35pm Rock star and charity campaigner Bob Geldof leads the names joining Ryan Tubridy on Good Friday’s Late La(...)

Win Myint waves after he was elected as Myanmar’s president in parliament at Naypyitaw, Myanmar on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters

Myanmar’s parliament on Wednesday picked a close ally of de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi as the country’s new president, a move unlikely to affect a (...)

1) Cystic Fibrosis Ireland is hosting its annual conference in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dundalk on April 6th and 7th. The theme is independent living(...)

Pope Francis arrives in St Peter’s Square for his weekly general audience, at the Vatican on Wednesday, March 21st, 2018. Photograph: Andrew Medichini/AP

Pope Francis will make the first papal trip to Ireland in nearly 40 years, visiting Dublin on August 25th and 26th. The head of the Roman Catholic ch(...)

Keiran Rabbitt and Karim Ainsworth of Cube Digital: “There are some big global brands – Grab and Uber – that have already come in in the last six months, and some smaller Myanmar digital developers are cutting their teeth. But there’s no one grabbing the mass market with something that’s relevant and localised,” says Rabbitt

When Kieran Rabbitt stepped off a plane and into the heavy Yangon heat four years ago, little did he think he’d still be in Myanmar today, at the cutt(...)

Baileys Almande, a ‘creamy’ alcoholic liqueur that combines almond oil and extract with vanilla.

Vegan-friendly Baileys A vegan-friendly, dairy-free beverage has joined the Baileys range, with the launch of Almande, a “creamy” alcoholic liqueur t(...)

Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage: his suggestion that June 23rd, when Britain voted to leave the EU, should be declared “independence day” has received surprisingly scant support.  File photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters

Name something that Denmark and the United Kingdom probably don’t have that probably every other country probably does have. As you can already tell,(...)

A Sri Lankan Muslim from among the Moor community standing at his business establishment in Pallekelle, Kandy, on Wednesday, after it  had been attacked and looted. Photograph: MA Pushpa Kumara/EPA

Sri Lanka barred social messaging networks including Facebook on Wednesday to stem violence against minority Muslims after mob attacks continued despi(...)

Sri Lankan soldiers stand guard amid unrest in Digana, Kandy district. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters

Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday declared a nationwide state of emergency for seven days in a bid to curb violence after clashes e(...)

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