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Helen McEntee  pictured before going on maternity leave. Photograph: Tom Honan

Helen McEntee has become the first serving Cabinet Minister to give birth while in office. Ms McEntee temporarily stepped aside on Tuesday as Ministe(...)

A facilitator from the charity Goal leads a training for community mobilisers who will help their areas create action plans focused on what to do if Ebola spreads across the border to Sierra Leone. Photograph: Sally Hayden

In a secondary school classroom in Mafaray town, about 10km from Sierra Leone’s border with Guinea, 12 men and women in matching white T-shirts sit b(...)

Clay stoves, manufactured mainly by women, are now deployed in half of all rural homes in Malawi. File photograph: Concern

The Government has committed to at least double by 2030 the percentage of official development assistance (ODA) spent on supporting developing countri(...)

Minister of State Colm Brophy confirmed normal service will resume ‘once restrictions are eased’. Photograph: iStock

The Department of Foreign Affairs has been criticised for the failure to have staff present in the Passport Office to answer the phone or deal with o(...)

Some 52 per cent of 1,131 people asked by polling company Ireland Thinks last month said that all Irish citizens abroad should be entitled to vote, with 39 per cent opposed to the idea.

A narrow majority of people believe that all Irish citizens with valid passports who are living abroad should be allowed to vote in future presidentia(...)

British soldiers take aim at civil rights demonstrators in the Falls Road, Belfast, 1970. File photograph: Malcolm Stroud/Express/Getty Images

The Government will consider buying the rights to the out-of-print Lost Lives book that details each of the 3,700 people who died in the Troubles and (...)

A high-security facility near what is believed to be a re-education camp where mostly Muslim ethnic minorities are detained, on the outskirts of Hotan, in China’s northwestern Xinjiang region. File photograph: Greg Baker/AFP via Getty

Ireland should take a lead role in raising the Chinese government’s campaign of “genocide” against the Uighur people when it takes its seat on the UN (...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin addresses the  nation at Government Buildings in Dublin on Monday night. Photograph: Julien Behal/Pool/AFP via Getty

The Government has announced Level 5 restrictions across the State for six weeks from Wednesday night/ Thursday morning at midnight until December 1st(...)

Green Party TD Neasa Hourigan also called for clarity on the help-to-buy scheme which had cost €310 million since July 2016. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

No proper explanation has been given for almost €1 billion going to landlords for private rental accommodation, a Government TD has said. Chairwoman (...)

The donations, the alliance says, will go towards food, water and medical care, as well as providing soap, masks and “vital information” to prevent the spread of the virus. Photograph: iStock

Six of Ireland’s leading international charities have formed a new alliance to respond to the coronavirus pandemic and assist some of the most vulnera(...)

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