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A photo of Hurricane Epsilon. Photograph: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration via The New York Times

It never rains but it pours. Along with Level 5 restrictions and the clocks going back, a wet and windy weekend in Ireland over the next few days will(...)

In 1927, a 30ft Celtic cross was erected on Partridge Island, New Brunswick, Canada, to the memory of all who had died during the typhus pandemic 80 years before.

As our cargo ship moved towards the port of St John, New Brunswick, Canada, our captain sent a telegram to the shipping agents requesting medical atte(...)

Great Irish movies: Eamonn Owens as Francie Brady in The Butcher Boy, directed by Neil Jordan

IN VERY PARTICULAR ORDER, HERE’S OUR (CURRENTLY DEFINITIVE) PICK OF THE GREATEST IRISH MOVIES EVER MADE No sane person will sincerely claim that(...)

Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers surround a suspect at a gas station in Enfield, Nova Scotia on Sunday. Photograph: Tim Krochak/ The Canadian Press via AP

Justin Trudeau has called on Canadians to stand unified in the face of “senseless violence” as the death toll from the country’s deadliest mass shooti(...)

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (c) with his mother Ata and father Rocky. Photo: Michael Tran/FilmMagic

There was a time in America when black men trying to turn a buck in professional wrestling might be expected to dress as pimps or to quaff watermelon (...)

(Back row) Bruce Shiel, Matthias John, Ceola McGowan, Vaughan Mason, Matt Wilson with (front L-R) Ashley Glover, Fiona Alston and Oonagh McMorrow. at axe-throwing training in Co Wicklow. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

On a wet dark winter’s evening I took the opportunity to join the Wicklow axe throwers on one of their regular practice evenings, held in a barn, on t(...)

Gerald Cotten died abruptly as the only one with permissions to access funds of more than $190 million. Photograph: Getty Images

Lawyers for customers of an insolvent cryptocurrency exchange have asked police to exhume the body of the company’s founder, amid efforts to recover a(...)

Canadian prime minister and Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau said: ‘I should have known better then, but I didn’t, and I am deeply sorry for it.’ Photograph: Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press/ AP

Justin Trudeau’s campaign has moved to contain a growing scandal after a yearbook photo surfaced of the Canadian prime minister in “brownface” make-up(...)

Enterprise Ireland chief executive  Julie Sinnamon with Orreco chief executive  Dr Brian Moore (centre) and Robert O’Driscoll, Irish Consul General at the launch of the company’s LA base.

Irish sports tech company Orreco has joined forces with North American athlete management system Kinduct to develop products aimed at elite sports org(...)

Gabhann Dunne: ‘Crossing the Salt’ explores migration. Photograph: Studioworks

On the wall of a gallery in Limerick is a painted garland of flowers. There’s creeping buttercup, water mint, Irish lady’s tresses, bog asphodel, cuck(...)

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