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A member of a group calling themselves friends of Muslim Rohingya shouts “God is Great” during a rally in front of the Myanmar embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia on Monday. Photograph:  Ed Wray/Getty Images

Nearly 90,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since violence erupted in Myanmar in August, pressuring scarce resources of aid agencies and communitie(...)

 A cholera-infected child receives treatment at a makeshift tent at a hospital in  Yemen. Photograph: EPA/Yahya Arhab

One million Yemeni children are at risk of dying from cholera due to the war and blockade in the country, according to the charity Save the Children. (...)

Green & Black’s organic, Fairtrade chocolate bar, left, and the new Velvet Edition, right, which carries neither mark

Green & Black’s is launching its first chocolate bar that is neither organic nor Fairtrade-certified. The move by the organic chocolate maker – ow(...)

Senators Lynn Ruane, Colette Kelleher and Frances Black at the proposal of the new Bill. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Several Senators have launched a Bill to allow refugees to bring their grandparents, cousins, nephews, nieces and siblings to Ireland by expanding the(...)

Goal finds itself in a better position today than when the merger talks began in February. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Merger talks between the aid agencies Goal and Oxfam Ireland have ended without a deal. The two organisations began formal negotiations in February (...)

Cellist Jenny Dowdall playing in the FBD ‘Transition’ garden designed by Oliver and Liat Schurmann at Bloom. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

A full-sized piano is not a piece of garden furniture in the classical sense but for one of Bloom’s competitive designers, it was just grand. Ahead o(...)

Garden enthusiasts at Bloom in 2016. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Bloom’s Grand Pavilion is the place where you’ll find hordes of the country’s hardcore plantaholics dedicatedly scouring the handsome displays of spec(...)

Remarkably resilient: books seem to have turned the tide against ereaders. Photograph: Iain Masterton/Canopy/Getty

Technology rarely takes prisoners and it crushes – virtually – everything in its path. In the past 15 years technology has seen off almost all physica(...)

The living room to the rear of 54 Kenilworth Square in Rathgar basks in southerly light and features a wall of tightly packed bookshelves with a hanging library ladder.

A positive outcome of Ireland’s boom-and-bust years has been the restoration to family use of many fine townhouses in some of Dublin’s most handsome s(...)

The living room to the rear of 54 Kenilworth Square in Rathgar basks in southerly light and features a wall of tightly packed bookshelves with a hanging library ladder.

An upside to Ireland’s boom-and-bust years has been the restoration to family use of many fine townhouses in some of Dublin’s most handsome suburbs. T(...)

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