Supporters of far-right Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro taking part in a protest  in Brasilia on May 3rd. Photograph: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

For thousands of Venezuelans who sought refuge in the northern Brazilian city of Boa Vista, life was already tough. Fleeing economic collapse at home,(...)

The Irish passport is ‘a representation of a real Irish person’, according to Fiona Penollar, who  heads the Passport Service. Photograph: Frank Miller

Lefortovo Prison in Moscow is named after a close ally of Tsar Peter The Great. During Stalin’s “Great Purge” in the late 1930s it served as a torture(...)

Settlements amounting to more than €14.4 million were agreed with Revenue in the latest list of defaulters, which covers the first quarter of 2017.

The former private secretary to Princess Diana is among the names on the latest list of tax defaulters released by the Revenue Commissioners. Irish-(...)

Michael Keane was surrounded by his family when he died in his home in Sandyford, in Co Dublin.

Former Sunday Press editor Michael Keane, who died on Saturday morning, has been described by colleagues as a “man of integrity and courage”. Mr Kea(...)

After a surprise Pimms party on a boat that took guests from the city across Santander Bay, the reception was held at Cenador de Amos restaurant. Photograph: Yulia Ignatova, yuliaignatova.com

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Bill O’Herlihy pictured with John Giles, Eamon Dunphy and Liam Brady ahead of the FIFA 2014 World Cup Final in July last year as he prepared for his final broadcast for RTÉ Television. Photograph: Steve Langan/Inpho.

Former RTÉ presenter Bill O’Herlihy has died. He was 76. RTÉ said in a statement that he “passed away peacefully at home this morning”. O’Herlihy, a n(...)

Bill O’Herlihy will become a “senior director” of the merged company. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

O’Herlihy Communications, the public relations firm founded by the former RTÉ broadcaster Bill O’Herlihy, plans to merge with Insight Consultants, the(...)

PAC chairman John McGuinness said it was ‘not uncommon for officials and the chairman to meet with witnesses and for the chairman to explain the context and the procedures’. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The chairman of the Public Accounts Committee has reiterated his view that there was nothing unusual about his meeting with former Rehab chief executi(...)

File photograph of former Rehab chief Angela Kerins who has filed a High Court action for compensation arising from a PAC investigation. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Public Accounts Committee plans a “robust” response to former Rehab chief Angela Kerins after she filed a High Court action for compensation ar(...)