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Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate:  ‘It was very frustrating and hurtful for me to see that photo because a million questions came into my head . . . was I not fit to be in that photo?’ Photograph: Isaac Kasamani/AFP/Getty Images

In northern Uganda, at a music festival last year, a witchdoctor held up a smoking pipe to the grey, stormy sky. He was being paid roughly $50 for the(...)

 Labour leader Brendan Howlin, Taoiseach and Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar, Solidarity-People Before Profit’s Mick Barry, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin, Social Democrats co-leader Catherine Murphy, Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald and Green Party leader Eamon Ryan before the Tonight Show Leaders’ Debate on  Virgin Media One. Photograph:  Maxwells

The leaders of Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil have clashed over whether a freeze on rents could be delivered by the next government. In a heated televis(...)

Apple chief executive Tim Cook is presented with the inaugural IDA special recognition award   by IDA chief executive  Martin Shanahan, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and IDA chairman Frank Ryan. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

“How do I love thee? Let me count the ways,” begins the 19th century sonnet by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. In the case of tech giant Apple’s relation(...)

Supermarket magnate Galen Weston and his wife Hilary at the funeral of Penneys/Primark founder Arthur Ryan

Ireland has the fifth-largest number of billionaires per capita in the world, according to an Oxfam report published ahead of the World Economic Forum(...)

The rich list includes the family of beef magnate Larry Goodman, telecoms businessman Denis O’Brien and the Dunne and Heffernan families behind Dunnes Stores.

Ireland has the fifth-largest number of billionaires per capita in the world, Oxfam said in a report ahead of the World Economic Forum conference in t(...)

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Are you a selfless Santa? It may be better to give than to receive, but by donating to a worthy charity at the same time you can double up on that dop(...)

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How many of us have looked around on St Stephen’s Day at the piles of unwanted presents, bins full of wrapping paper and fridges stuffed with uneaten (...)

By the horns: mathematician Bruce Boghosian of Tufts University and others have developed a mathematical model that accurately reproduces real-life wealth inequalities in a wide range of free-market countries

An amazing article called The Inescapable Casino, written by mathematician Bruce Boghosian of Tufts University in the November edition of Scientific A(...)

 Coast guard divers prepare to go down to salvage a migrant boat that capsized and sunk  off Lampedusa, southern Italy. Photograph: Pasquale Claudio Montana Lampo/EPA

When an unspeakable tragedy occurs, it’s often hard not to think of the final moments of those involved. Thirty-nine people dead in the back of a lorr(...)

‘Just one more thing, ma’am . . .’ If the Solidarity-People Before Profit TD Paul Murphy's hunch is right, then ‘Fobgate’ could put the War of the Buttons into the ha’penny place. Photograph: John Ohle for The Irish Times

We don’t wish to alarm anyone, but Votegate may be only the tip of the iceberg. As the War of the Buttons simmers along gently, awaiting the results (...)

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