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People enjoy the hot weather at Hyde Park in London. Photogaph: Andy Rain/EPA

Britain and most of Europe is sweltering as temperatures are reaching record breaking highs this week. The Met Office said Britain has experienced its(...)

Alan Rownan (right) and his dad share a love of golf.

“How are things in London?” “Ah grand,” I say, “all good back home?” “Well, I was hitting the ball great at the range yesterday, don’t know what hap(...)

Cormac Lambe, from Dundalk, Co Louth who works as a university lecturer in Atlanta, Georgia, writes about the people of Atlanta standing up to the Imm(...)

A group from the Irish Elderly Advice Network outside Cassidy’s Hotel in Parnell Square after arriving in Dublin for the Gathering in 2013.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons /The Irish Times

More than 130 members of the Irish community attended a funeral service in London on Tuesday for an elderly Irishman who died without no mourners(...)

Ben Kelly (L) and Alan Flanagan (R)are members of the Vica campaign ahead of he emigrant vote referendum. Photograph: Dave Meehan/ The Irish Times

The rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the enthusiastic group of people gathered in Dublin this week to kick off a campaign to urge people to vote Yes (...)

‘Is home always where family is?’

When I returned to Ireland for Christmas after living in Germany for four months, a friend asked: “When are you going home?” They were referring to my(...)

‘Witnessing the birth revealed not just the wonder of a new life, but it was a tear in the curtain.’

It’s a midsummer’s morning in Oslo. In an operating suite on the delivery ward in the University Hospital I am, for the first time, assisting on a cae(...)

A boy gets refreshed at a water fountain in Montpellier in France. Photograph: Pascal Guyot/AFP

Europe is sweltering under one of the most extreme heatwaves in decades, with record-breaking temperatures exceeding 45 degrees Celsius expected in&nb(...)

Philip Lynch: ‘Soon, at last, it will be time to experience summer in Ireland.’

As we edge deeper into Tasmania’s winter, misty mornings, scant sunshine and darkness by five o’clock are the norm. I’m now starting to get excited ab(...)

Lara O’Brien with her daughter  Francesca: ‘I weigh up my excitement and creeping fears.’

I’ve been thinking about Dublin recently. Dublin, Ireland, home. I took a four-month trip to the US in 1994 when I got the Morrison visa, and stayed (...)

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