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“Major deals, which lead to tangible increases in exports and jobs in Ireland, are very often commenced or concluded on these missions.” Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton meets Dr Faleh Mohamed Hussain Ali, assistant secretary general for policy affairs at Qatar’s Supreme Council of Health. Photograph: Lydia Shaw

Ireland has a proud history of supporting the cause of human rights around the world. Unfortunately, our record of providing jobs for our people is fa(...)

An endangered east African black rhinoceros and her calf  walk. The Dallas Safari Club has auctioned a license to hunt a black rhino in Namibia with the  proceeds going to protect the endangered animals, a move seen by some animal rights groups as  ethically dubious conservation. Photograph: Reuters

A permit to hunt a black rhino in Namibia sold for $350,000 (€250,000) at an auction in Dallas last night with proceeds going to protect the endangere(...)

Attendees sing prior to the start of the state memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium in the Soweto township of Johannesburg on Tuesday. Photograph:  Daniel Berehulak/The New York Times

World leaders paid tribute to former South African president Nelson Mandela at his state memorial service in Johannesburg yesterday, but their praise (...)

Kerrymen Tommie Slattery (left) and Ryan Garner of Smart Farm Apps have developed apps for smartphones to help farmers

Since launching Smart Farm Apps just over two years ago, Kerry natives Tommie Slattery and Ryan Garner have seen global interest in their farming data(...)

The Department of Foreign Affairs is assisting the family of an Irish man who has died in Namibia. Image: Google Maps.

The Department of Foreign Affairs is assisting the family of an Irish man who has died in Namibia. Ray Prendiville, a former inter-county footballer w(...)

Dr Yvonne Crotty,  Jerome Morrissey,  Bessie Nyirenda,  Prof  Brian McCraith,  Hensen Seidisa,   Solange Mukanurenzi and    Dr Margaret Farren were at the ceremony.

Dublin City University held a graduation ceremony yesterday more than 7,000km from home, as the first participants in its “future African leaders” pro(...)

This week the Government and an organisation run by former president Mary Robinson hosted a conference in Dublin on some of the problems and ch(...)

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