An Aer Lingus plane lands at Frankfurt Airport, Germany this week. Photograph: Thorsten Wagner/EPA

Several Irish support organisations around the world are advising Irish citizens with insecure work or short-term visas to consider flying home. The (...)

A Qantas Airways aircraft is docked at Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia. Qantas is cutting almost all overseas flights and more than half its domestic schedule as the coronavirus outbreak paralyses travel worldwide. Photograph: Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg

Australia and Taiwan joined a growing list of countries offering financial aid to their ailing aviation sectors as global airlines announced deeper c(...)

Fire and Rescue personal run to move their truck as a bushfire burns next to a major road and homes on the outskirts of the town of Bilpin on December 19th, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. Photograph: David Gray/Getty Images

The recent bushfires in Australia were exacerbated not only by global warming but also by other factors. There is no doubt climate change must be tack(...)

People queue to buy face masks from a shop in Hong Kong as a preventative measure following a virus outbreak which began in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Photograph: Philip Fong/AFP/Getty Images.

Several countries have closed their borders to arrivals from China as countries around the world raced to contain the coronavirus outbreak amid a risi(...)

 Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Adelkhah Fariba believe they are being held as political hostages.  Photographs: Thomas Arrive/Sciences Po/AFP via Getty Images/Australian Department for Foreign Affairs and Trade/PA

A British-Iranian citizen imprisoned for four years has said she will go on hunger strike in solidarity with another dual national being held in Iran.(...)

Joanna Murphy, CEO of Taxback.com. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Anyone who has worked abroad, even for a summer on a J1 visa, is well aware of the dystopian nightmare that the chore of filing unfamiliar tax returns(...)

Irish tax advisory group Taxback. com has scored a landmark victory in Australia against the country’s so-called “backpacker tax” – but Irish travell(...)

Is acceptance of the carbon tax all about trusting the Government to use the money wisely? Photograph: PA

There were reports of some motorists queueing to fill up their tanks ahead of the imposition of the additional carbon tax at midnight on Budget night.(...)

Dr Mairead Heaney is originally from Galway and is  consultant anaesthetist and intensivist at Perth Children’s hospital, where this photograph was taken

Working Abroad Q&A: Each week Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week Dr Mairéad Heaney, w(...)

Donald Trump and Scott Morrison. Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

US president Donald Trump recently asked the Australian prime minister and other foreign leaders to help US Attorney General William Barr with an inve(...)

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