Irish Water was explicitly designed to meet the criteria of the market corporation test. The design is a failure, and an embarrassment for the Government, writes Seamus Coffey.


Man crushed to death in Eurotunnel rush

For a second night, migrants have repeatedly rushed the tunnel linking France and England, leaving one man crushed to death by a truck in the chaos, deepening tensions surrounding the thousands of people camped in Calais, the French port city.


MEPs urge tougher stand on corporation tax

Multinationals should pay a withholding tax before moving their profits out of EU countries to ensure they are being taxed somewhere, according to a draft report from the European Parliament.


Women are now funnier than menEd Power

Fashion & Beauty

Product watch: Five top contouring tipsRachel Marie Walsh

Food & Drink

Chargrilled Achill Mountain Lamb with Labneh, Pomegranate and Fresh Mint LeavesDarina Allen

Health & Life

Don’t accept age-related vision lossSharon Ní Chonchúir

Home & Interiors

Give your wooden wares some loving care


Rotterdam is a city emerging from the shadow of neighbouring AmsterdamTony Clayton-Lea

Arts, Books, Films & TV

Song of the Sea: Seven steps to the big screenRichard Fitzpatrick


Best ways to attract butterflies