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 Ibrahim Halawa  has been acquitted of all charges in Egypt after four years in jail.

The Egyptian legal authorities have not yet begun to process the paperwork for Ibrahim Halawa’s release from jail. “The first stage hasn’t even been (...)

After four years of detention, Irish man Ibrahim Halawa was cleared of all charges relating to a protest in August 2013.  Photograph: Family Handout/PA Wire

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney says he is very frustrated by the delays in the release of Ibrahim Halawa. However, he said he wanted to (...)

 London-Irish Abortion Rights campaigners outside the Irish Embassy  on Chapel Street, Belgravia, London, as they host the London March for Choice. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Pro-choice campaigners have gathered in London to call for a change to Ireland’s strict abortion laws, urging an engagement in “respectful debate” ahe(...)

Imam Hussein Halawa stayed relatively quiety during the campaign for his son’s release, saying “I didn’t want people to think I was using and exploiting my platform, position and job for personal advantag.”

Hussein Halawa was about to head to the mosque in Clonskeagh on Monday when he got a text saying his son Ibrahim’s trial was being broadcast live on a(...)

Jean O’Sullivan at the marché d’Aligre in Paris.

Jean O’Sullivan, who has died aged 63, was a central figure in the Irish community in Paris for more than three decades, during which she also led a s(...)

Dalton Philips. Photograph:  Mike Goldwater

Dalton Philips, the former chief executive of the British supermarket chain Morrisons, and the Brown Thomas group, has been named as the new head of D(...)

A Cathay Pacific 747 passenger plane taxis upon landing at Hong Kong’s international airport. Photograph: Laurent Fievet / Getty Images

Businesses have said “huge opportunities” exist in Hong Kong as Dublin Airport announced direct flights from the Republic to the autonomous territory (...)

Former president of the Olympic Council of Ireland Pat Hickey is facing trial on seven separate charges in Brazil after he was arrested in Rio last year. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Oireachtas committee on sport has agreed to send the report on the ticket-touting controversy to the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforceme(...)

A memorial to Irish soldiers who died during the Battle of Passchendaele being unveiled near the village of Zonnebeke outside Ypres in Belgium. Photograph: Daphne Vangheluwe

A memorial to Irish soldiers who died during the Battle of Passchendaele has been unveiled on the spot in Belgium where hundreds were killed in 1(...)

‘There is a lot of fear. People don’t know what is going on,’ said Misty Barker

Irish citizens in Barcelona described a tense atmosphere in the city on Thursday night with residents told to remain inside amid concerns over the whe(...)

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