Chinese vice-president Wang Qishan, Salvadoran politician Medardo Gonzalez  and El Salvador’s foreign minister Carlos Castaneda during their meeting in Beijing on Tuesday. Photograph: Roman Pilipey/Getty Images

China’s “dollar diplomacy” campaign to win over the handful of small countries that still offer diplomatic recognition to self-ruled Taiwan has scored(...)

Condé Nast cited the city’s ‘picturesque, location’

Cork has been voted the third friendliest city in the world by Condé Nast Traveller in their August 2018 poll. The City by the Lee fended off competit(...)

“Those of Irish descent have a distinctively homogenous make-up, which makes it comparatively easy to map our susceptibility to disease, as well as our reaction to medication.”

Sixteen European Union countries have signed up to a European genome project to collaborate on DNA research and, regrettably, Ireland is not yet one o(...)

Beautiful day at Cap Cana seacoast in the Dominican Republic

Welcome back Turkey Turkey is back and on sale for June. Direct flights from Dublin to Dalaman from June 24th. The two popular resorts of Bodrum and (...)

Looking for a luxury resort at a bargain price? Choose your wedding date wisely. “If you can travel outside of peak dates such as July, August, and ho(...)

Margaret Wilkerson Sexton sensitively explores the generational impact of racial disparity in the South

A young black man in 1940s Louisiana works a menial job as he dreams of being a doctor. Saving money for tuition is hard – low wages, long hours and r(...)

England’s Ian Poulter  lines up a putt on the 18th green during  his first playoff hole at  the Houston Open  in Texas. Photograph:   Josh Hedges/Getty Images

A late invitation to a shindig is often the most rewarding, and for Ian Poulter, not so much a gate-crasher as a worthy invitee, securing his place in(...)

Inch beach in Co Kerry.

Inch beach on the Dingle peninsula has been awarded the top spot as Ireland’s best beach for 2018 by Tripadvisor. The Blue Flag Inch beach stretches (...)

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro speaking during a rally in Caracas on Wednesday. “The people have decided already: Nicolas Maduro is president of the republic for the 2019-2025 period,” he said.  Photograph:  Federico Parra/AFP/Getty Images

Venezuela on Wednesday set a presidential election for April 22nd after mediation talks between the leftist government and an opposition coalition col(...)

British Gas and Bord Gáis energy owner Centrica was the biggest loser on the FTSE on Thursday, falling by over 15 per cent. Photograph: PA Wire

Ireland’s benchmark Iseq overall index dropped by 0.51 per cent on Thursday - a day when no stocks were traded in New York due to Thanksgiving. Acro(...)

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