Noel White

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Ireland’s Katie Taylor drops to her knees after being announced as the winner of the women’s lightweight final against Russia’s Sofya Ochigava at the ExCel Arena during the 2012 London Olympics. Photograph: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images

Day one. It was her dad Pete who suggested using a private room at the back of the building. Being Katie Taylor had started to kick in. Already it was(...)

Ireland’s Tim Murtagh walks off the field after taking five  wickets Ian Kington/AFP/Getty

England v Ireland sporting occasions are usually filled with intense rivalry. Wednesday’s historic Test match in Lord's between the sides could n(...)

Among the challenges seen in recent times by the EU is evidence of Russian sponsoring of far-right and far-left parties. Photograph: iStock

Europe is under attack. Reports from several capitals – Paris, Rome and Madrid – suggest concerted, crippling cyberattacks on key infrastructure. Sou(...)

Serena Williams cartoon: Mark Knight’s depiction of the tennis player has been condemned as racist and sexist. Photograph: Herald Sun/AFP/Getty

Look at this cartoon. What do you see: a clever bit of satire, poking fun at a tennis legend’s petulant behaviour; or an image with dark resonances of(...)

Unconditional love: I met Richard 15 years ago, and we’ve been together for 10. We became civil partners, at Adare Manor in Ireland, two years ago, which has been very important to us, but marriage means so much more

I left Ireland for Australia, in 1991, for the simple reason that I am gay. It is a beautiful irony that, next year, I will return to marry my part(...)

Fergus Doyle: ‘A lot of the young kids who come here have a trade or a degree, but they are not prepared to dirty their hands to get a start.’

There are Irish business people all over the world, but not many have had the Irish Ambassador step in on their behalf after a slight from a journalis(...)

Ireland’s Andy McBrine  celebrates after he dismissed South Africa’s captain AB de Villiers for 24 runs during the  World Cup match at Manuka Oval in Canberra. Photo: Jason Reed/Reuters

If you take a look at the scorecard from our defeat to South Africa you might say to yourself there’s not much you can take out of a 201-run defeat.So(...)

Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

As we take more trips abroad, and more of us move overseas, the number of people falling on hard times while they are away is on the rise. This wee(...)

A screengrab of the Canberra Times website.

Ireland’s Ambassador to Australia Noel White has complained to an Australian newspaper after it described a man who was brain damaged in an attack as (...)