Charlie Bird reaches the top of Croagh Patrick with his wife Claire Mould and supporters. Photograph:  Conor McKeown

Charlie Bird and his supporters reached the summit of Croagh Patrick in Co Mayo on Saturday afternoon in an effort to raise funds for the Ir(...)

Charlie Bird  trains for his Croagh Patrick climb: While Bird will lead hundreds up the famed pilgrimage route on Croagh Patrick, many more have organised their own treks in  support for his struggle with motor neurone disease. Photograph: Maxwells

From the Donegal highlands, to the drumlins of Cavan and onto the rocky headlands of Cork, Ireland is taking to its feet this weekend as thousands cou(...)

The Flying Kangaroo, a Qantas mascot, welcoming passengers arriving to Sydney on Monday as Australia reopened its borders. Photograph: Saeed Khan/AFP

Image of the week: Flying Kangaroo As if it wasn’t good news enough that Australia has reopened its borders for vaccinated visa holders, tourists and(...)

Firefighters battle a bushfire in Bridgetown, Western Australia, where multiple fires were raging across the state prompting evacuations. Photograph: Evan Collis/EPA

Bushfires are bearing down on the towns of Bridgetown and Denmark in Western Australia and homes are feared lost as the state braces for another day o(...)

 The Milky Way as viewed from Earth, with a star icon (at R-placed by source) marking the position of a mysterious repeating transient in space. Photograph: Natasha Hurley-Walker/International Centre for Radio A/AFP

A mysterious object unlike anything ever seen before has been spotted by astronomers observing the Milky Way. Observations of the “spooky” item showe(...)

Ciara Newport: ‘Because of Covid we weren’t able to get home  for the last two years and you miss out on so much’

Ireland's emigrants have struggled with tight lockdowns in Australia during the pandemic Lisa and Diarmaid Connolly lived in Sydney for nine yea(...)

One woman had to watch two funerals in her family ‘over the internet – it’s just so hard’

Opening an Irish pub had been a dream of Caroline McDaid’s for years. McDaid, from Shantallow, in Co Derry, moved to the Mornington Peninsula in Victo(...)

UCD president Prof Andrew Deeks will resign from the position in April 2022 to take up role in Perth. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

University College Dublin president, Andrew Deeks, has announced his intention to resign from the position in April 2022. Prof Deeks said following h(...)

Kangaroo a and crocodile meat skewers for sale at a food truck in Sydney, Australia. Photograph: iStock

The first experience I ever had with roadkill was back in 1987, when I was hitch-hiking around Australia by myself, with tent and rucksack. I was some(...)

About 120 members of the Yugunga-Nya attended the historic court hearing

A people’s deep-seated connection to their native land and the impact of colonisation is something Irish people readily understand. That may be why Ab(...)

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