As many as 24 people were killed in the villages of Karida and Peta since Saturday

More than 20 people including pregnant women and children have been killed in recent tribal violence in Papua New Guinea, according to media reports. (...)

Former taoiseach Bertie Ahern spoke with UN secretary general António Guterres in New York on Wednesday. Photograph: Evan Schneider/Flickr

Former taoiseach Bertie Ahern on Wednesday stressed to the UN the need for focus on maintaining peace in Papua New Guinea after an independence refere(...)

Tightrope walker Chris Bullzini pictured at SeaFest at the Port of Cork. Photograph: Clare Keogh

Ireland is particularly aware of the threat climate change poses through sea level rises, given its island status, Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said. M(...)

Mom is right when she says to eat your peas. In one of the largest surveys of data on global dietary habits and longevity, researchers found that con(...)

Dr Tara Shine with Irish scientists Dr Deirdre Collins and Dr Charlotte Conn during the 2018 Homeward Bound voyage to Antartica.

“You can’t be what you can’t see” is a phrase used to explain in part why women are underrepresented in the Stem disciplines (science, technology, eng(...)

Robert Armstrong, ‘Kiribat’

Robert Armstrong: Squeegee Paintings ★★★★☆ Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Chancery Lane, Dublin  Soon, Robert Armstrong is off to Hong Kong for a spe(...)

Sr Maura O’Donoghue, a Medical Missionary of Mary from Kilfenora, in Co Clare

Reports last week Pope Francis said the Catholic Church has faced a persistent problem of sexual abuse of nuns by priests and even bishops, seem to ha(...)

Former taoiseach Bertie Ahern said members of the British Conservative party were “always anti-Europe, always trouble and always the bold kid in the class”.

Former taoiseach Bertie Ahern has described DUP leader Arlene Foster as a great friend who he tries to get everyone to love despite it being a “bloody(...)

Cairn Homes bucked the Iseq trend Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

European shares fell for the fourth straight session on Monday amid lingering concerns over Brexit and as Apple shares fell into a bear market on Wall(...)

Ambai, who fled to a women’s shelter after her husband hit her with a tire iron and put a gun to her neck, in Goroka, Papua New Guinea. Photograph: Ben C Solomon/The New York Times

Claiming that the rice she had cooked for dinner was too hot, Ambai’s husband suddenly punched her in the temple and dragged her out of the house by h(...)

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