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Veronica Fegan-Smith, her husband Tom and their children Griffin, Fiona, Erin and Kieran moved from New York to rural Clare last year. Photograph: Eamon Ward

Is the system for exempting schoolchildren from studying Irish fair? It’s a question that goes to the heart of a forthcoming Department of Educat(...)

Damage in  Roseau on the Caribbean island of Dominica, following the passage of Hurricane Maria in 2017. Photograph:  Cedrick Isham Calvados/AFP/Getty Images

Global temperatures have continued to rise in the past 10 months, with 2018 expected to be the fourth warmest year on record. Average temperatures aro(...)

CRH chief executive Albert Manifold in the Roadstone Cement Quarry in Dublin. The company’s share price has been battered in recent months. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A day after Ireland’s largest plc published its latest quarterly update, Mary Rhinehart, who only joined the board last month, stumped up $27,340 for (...)

‘CRH’s trading update is largely as expected, with third-quarter trading impacted by wet US weather,’ said Davy analyst Robert Gardiner. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

CRH forecast on Tuesday that earnings would reach an all-time high of €3.35 billion this year but analysts are likely to lower their estimates, as the(...)

Fabella Hospital, Manila: about 60 women give birth here each day. Photograph: Kimberly dela Cruz

“Watch out! That wire is live.” We duck under a tangle of electric wires hanging over the door, and enter a tiny concrete room in the Manila slum of M(...)

Yan’an, in the Shanbei region of China’s Shaanxi province: “the dusty birthplace of an epochal story of social change, where an agrarian, inward-looking country evolved into the world’s second-biggest economy”. Photograph:  Getty Images

The sun is setting above Yan’an, where the 1949 revolution in China that swept the communists to power under the leadership of chairman Mao Zedong spr(...)

Argentina’s Emiliano Boffelli scores a try in the Rugby Championship, despite a tackle from Ardie Savea of New Zealand. Photograph: Inpho

If the New Zealand rugby team eclipse all other considerations when it comes to Ireland’s four match November Test series given the heightened levels (...)

Undated photograph of Cesar Sayoc arrested on allegations  he was the person that mailed pipe bomb devices that targeted critics of  Donald Trump.  Photograph: Broward County Sheriff’s Office/Getty Images)

Long before Cesar Sayoc was arrested on Friday for allegedly sending pipe bombs to critics of US president Donald Trump, the 56-year-old former stripp(...)

A unique four-in-a-row in Australia’s all-aged championship event would extend Winx’s winning streak to 29 races and cement her place in Australian sporting folklore. Photograph: Vince Caligiuri/Getty  *

Beating the Australian national institution that is Winx could prove a task beyond even Aidan O’Brien although this is a bank holiday weekend that cou(...)

A person holds up a sign during rally to protest the Trump administration’s reported transgender proposal to narrow the definition of gender to male or female at birth, at City Hall in New York City. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

The US mission to the United Nations is seeking to eliminate the word “gender” from UN human rights documents, most often replacing it with “woman”, a(...)

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