Dr Ketlyn Mara Rosa, photographed at Blessington Street Basin. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

When Ketlyn Mara Rosa was eight years old, she heard music by The Beatles for the first time. She didn’t understand the lyrics on the vinyl records he(...)

Another burial in a cemetery in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The nation  registered  4,211 deaths from Covid-19 on Monday, a record for a 24-hour period. Photograph: Antonio Lacerda/EPA

Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro laughed off his country recording more than 4,000 Covid-related deaths in one day for the first time, asking support(...)

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro: Last week said he had ended the country’s Car Wash anti-corruption drive “because there is no more corruption in government”. Photograph: Evaristo Sa/AFP via Getty Images

A senior ally of Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro was found hiding money in his underwear by police investigating the embezzlement of publi(...)

The Chapecoense Cleber Santana, Willian Thiego, Kempes, Neto, Ananias, Gil, Tiaguinho, Josimar, Mateus Caramelo, Dener, and goalkeeper Danilo before the Copa Sudamericana semi-final second leg soccer match against San Lorenzo in Chapeco, Brazil on November 23rd. Photograph: Fernando Remor/EPA

The Colombian team that was scheduled to play Brazil’s ill-fated Chapecoense side in a South American championship final says it is offering the title(...)

A passenger bus plunged off a cliff in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina on Saturday, killing more than 40 people, emergency response officials said. It was en route to Parana State when the incident occurred. Image: Google maps.

A passenger bus plunged off a cliff in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina on Saturday, killing more than 40 people, emergency response of(...)

Brazil Independence day at University of Limerick

Despite the offer of a scholarship in Spain worth twice as much as one from Ireland, when it came to deciding where to do her doctoral research, Br(...)

 Robinho is another Brazilian footballer for whom religion plays an important role.  Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

In the corridor of souvenir shops near the vast, red-brick hangar of the Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida, just down from the (...)