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Former Bóthar chief executive David Moloney. The allegations against him include that the charity  funded a €10,000 hay shed on a farm he owns. File image: Press 22

The former chief executive of Bóthar has admitted misappropriating funds from the Limerick charity and has said he shared tens of thousands of euro in(...)

Sr Viji Dahli is one of the  founding members of the Daughters of Mary Immaculate and Collaborators and its mission director in Africa

“That they can have some hope in their lives, that is our biggest ambition,” says Sister Treasa, a native of Chennai in Tamil Nadu, India, who works w(...)

Refugees seek shelter at a centre in Afungi, Mozambique after fleeing attacks in Palma. Photograph: AP Photo

Southern African leaders have vowed to deliver a “proportionate” response to jihadists who attacked a northern Mozambican town last month, following a(...)

Ms Justice Nuala Butler ordered that Mr Moloney not reduce his assets below a value of €465,000. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Well-known charity Bóthar has claimed before the High Court that its former CEO David Moloney has misappropriated hundreds of thousands of Euro donate(...)

Elaine Baker with some of the waste that has built up in her hotel room. Ms Baker and her daughters Tara (10) and Jena (8) arrived from Tanzania a week ago

A family in quarantine at a Dublin hotel has expressed shock at the “mountains” of waste plastic and paper that has built up in just one week of their(...)

Mandatory quarantine: Dublin Airport Crowne Plaza is the first hotel being used under the scheme. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

We have a mandatory quarantine system in place now, don’t we? Yes. The booking system is now open, with the quarantine hotels themselves ope(...)

Tanzania’s new president Samia Suluhu Hassan, centre, is sworn in at a ceremony at State House in Dar es Salaam on Friday. Photograph: AP

Tanzania’s new president Samia Suluhu Hassan said on Friday the country should unite and avoid pointing fingers after the death of John Magufuli, her(...)

Tanzanian president John Pombe Magufuli. Photograph: Michele Spatari/AFP via Getty

Reports that Tanzania’s president, John Magufuli, is in hospital and seriously ill from Covid-19 are circulating across a country that has refused to (...)

A young Shuar boy fills a water gourd in the river. When children gain excess weight, the culprit is more likely to be eating too much than moving too little, according to a fascinating new study of children in Ecuador. Photograph: Samuel S Urlacher/New York Times

When children gain excess weight, the culprit is more likely to be eating too much than moving too little, according to a fascinating new study of chi(...)

Fr Martin Kelly, provincial of the Spiritans: ‘These men’s lives carry their own value for those who care to look.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/ The Irish Times

Covid-19 has had its deadliest impact on older people, particularly those living in nursing homes. It is not a surprise then that members of the clerg(...)

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