Sinead Walsh

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Peter Benson from Naas and Sinéad Walsh from Kill   protesting outside the Houses of Parliament in London. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

As Brexit lumbers on, more and more people have taken to gathering outside parliament in London to make their voices heard on the issue. Ev(...)

Mabella Market in Freetown, Sierra Leone: Many Sierra Leoneans put themselves at great risk – and often paid with their lives – to treat the sick, clean hospital wards, bury the dead and mobilise a public response. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

In early 2015, as the Ebola epidemic that had killed almost 4,000 people in Sierra Leone was finally coming under control, Sinead Walsh, then Irish am(...)

Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland Martin McGuinness  walks with Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams  and party colleagues Mary Lou McDonald  and Michelle O’Neill  outside Stormont. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

The PSNI announced on Tuesday it was calling off its investigation into allegations of irregularities in some MLAs’ expenses claims. Det Supt Kevin Ge(...)

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini arrives to attend a conference on Ebola on Tuesday in  Brussels. Leaders of Ebola-hit countries in west Africa attend an international conference in Brussels  to mobilise a final push to end the outbreak and ensure the delivery of nearly $5 billion in aid pledges. Photograph: AFP

Western countries must continue their efforts to combat the Ebola epidemic which is continuing to claim hundreds of lives in west Africa, according to(...)

Police officers hold up posters about Ebola in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Photograph: Youssouf Bah/AP

Three members of the Defence Forces will be sent to Sierra Leone as part of Ireland’s contribution to the fight against Ebola, according to a proposa(...)

Princess Squire and Annie Mafinda in the Irish-funded Rainbo centre in the main maternity hospital in Freetown.

Imagine starting a country from scratch. That’s what it feels like everyone is doing in Sierra Leone, a country now 10 years out of a civil war, but s(...)

Adventures in Sierra Leone

It might have been a box-office hit, but Leo di Caprio’s Blood Diamonds cut a deep scar on Sierra Leone’s international reputation. The savage civil w(...)