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Travellers returning to Ireland last Christmas. Photograph: Alan Betson

Chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan has poured cold water on hopes that air travel restrictions can be eased ahead of Christmas. “International tra(...)

Missouri Democratic congressional nominee Cori Bush: Pastor Cori is an African-American Democrat who represents a long tradition of African-American Evangelicals.  Photograph: Michael B Thomas/Getty

The eyes of the world are focused on the US elections. Whatever the results, the most powerful nation in the world is bracing itself for an avalanche (...)

Barnardos set up a support group for mothers whose children were adopted, three women share their stories.

Throughout much of its history, Ireland was a cold and inhospitable place for women who became pregnant outside of marriage. The recent campaign by su(...)

 Siobhán Talbot: “Through the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic the Glanbia portfolio has been resilient, particularly the Glanbia nutritionals segment and our joint ventures.” Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Glanbia has reported an increase in overall revenue in the third quarter despite the challenging conditions, but its performance nutrition business co(...)

A man wearing a protective face mask as a measure against the spread of the Covid-19  pandemic. Photograph: Philippe Desmazes/AFP

Europe’s reported new coronavirus cases more than doubled in 10 days, crossing 200,000 daily infections for the first time on Thursday, according to a(...)

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(...)

Mark Nolan is managing director at Dromoland Castle. Photograph: Eamon Ward

Hotelier Aaron Mansworth has already had to temporarily close one hotel at Cork Airport as a result of Covid-19. Now, with the Ryanair decision to pu(...)

Baked goods company Aryzta had been in sale talks with a US hedge fund, Elliott Management. Photograph: iStock

Aryzta’s new chairman said the baked goods group has received bid approaches for parts of the company since he was installed three weeks ago under a b(...)

 An ice cream seller walks through Gandhi Square in  Johannesburg. While  South Africa has been hard hit,  the continent is doing much better than many expected.  Photograph: Kim Ludbrook

Early in the spring, as Covid-19 swept across Europe and the United States and pushed some of the world’s most advanced health systems to the brink of(...)

The average length of stay on outbound trips was 7.2 nights. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Irish residents took more than 21 million overnight trips last year, according to new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO). The number of(...)

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