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Detective Inspector Kevin Hyland said the three women were beaten and forced to live a life of “invisible handcuffs”.

For now she is known only as “the Irish lady”. Her first bid for freedom came in a call to a charity from a carefully hidden mobile telephone on Octob(...)

Gavin Duffy, a patron of Bita (the British Irish Trading Alliance), and Patsy Brett, director of the Business Lounge and a Bita council member, at the launch of Bita in the Irish Embassy in London on Monday

Word reaches us from our man in London about the launch there of yet another networking organisation for Irish business people. So many have emerged a(...)

Sen Catherine Noone at the Oireachtas charity fashion show in support of Motor Neurone Disease Research held in the Shelbourne Hotel.

News has reached us of a distressing episode involving Mattie McGrath, his suitcase and a revolving door. It happened last Thursday week, but n(...)

Irish ambassador to Belgium Mr Éamonn Mac Aodha and General Sir Richard Shirreff, deputy supreme allied commander for Europe at the Remembrance Day Service of at St Symphorien Military Cemetery at Mons in Belgium. It was the first time an Irish ambassador has participated in the ceremony.

in Mons, BelgiumHundreds of people gathered in the cold winter sunshine near Mons in southern Belgium yesterday to pay tribute to men who died on both(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: “The option of not having a programme is still a strong option.”

Ireland may choose to exit its bailout programme without the support of a precautionary credit line, the Minister for Finance said yesterday following(...)

Photograph: Patrick Swan/Design Pics/Getty

In the coming weeks more than 20 new Ambassadors will take up postings at Embassies around the world in one of Ireland’s biggest diplomatic reshuff(...)

A man and his son drive past a building once used as offices for the Freedom and Justice Party that was linked to the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo. The Egyptian police yesterday arrested Mohammed Badie, spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, hours after a court ordered the release of former President Hosni Mubarak. Photograph: Bryan Denton/The New York Times

Concern for the fate of four Irish siblings detained during unrest in Cairo has increased following reports in the Egyptian media that they are amo(...)

 Ibrahim Halawa with his sisters Fatima, Omaima and Soumaya, who have been detained  at the security forces headquarters in the Tora district of Cairo. Photogrzaph: PA Wire

Egyptian media today reported that four Irish citizens are among nine foreigners to be jailed for up to 15 days pending investigation into charges (...)

Family handout photograph of (left to right) Ibrihim Halawa with his sisters Fatima, Omaima and Somaia, who were among hundreds of people forced to leave the Al Fateh mosque in Cairo by Egyptian security forces.

The four Irish citizens who were trapped in a besieged Egyptian mosque are now being held in Cairo’s Tora jail after the security forces stormed the (...)

“I call on the [Egyptian] authorities to show the utmost restraint at this point, and on all sides in Egypt to refrain from further violence, and to work to overcome their differences in the interests of their country and people,” Tánaister Eamon  Gilmore has said. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has urged the Egyptian authorities to show restraint following its crackdown on supporters of the ousted president that left mo(...)

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