Ireland could find its debt further alleviated if Greece is successful in renegotiating its debt burden.


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A Jammu and Kashmir state policeman performs a motorcycle stunt during Republic Day parade in Jammu, India, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Republic Day marks the anniversary of India’s democratic constitution taking force in 1950. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)



Driving on wrong side of roads on increase

A senior garda says that a growing number of elderly people are driving the wrong way on motorways — sometimes with fatal consequences — and they need to be educated on how to deal with fast, modern highways.


Oliver Mangan
Euro parity with dollar could be on the cards

With interest rates already at zero, the ECB, as had been widely expected, decided at last week’s council meeting to expand its asset purchase programme to include public debt, in effect launching a full-blown quantitative easing (QE) programme, writes <b>Oliver Mangan</b>.


Love Your Wife Day helps men open up to romance Jonathan de Burca Butler

Fashion & Beauty

Can we outface ageing?By Áilín Quinlan

Food & Drink

Delicious ways to enjoy your preservesBy Darina Allen

Health & Life

Cork University Hospital launches app explaining breast cancer in plain English

Home & Interiors

Stripes get star billing on the catwalksBy Carol O’Callaghan


The world’s your oyster, find out what’s hot for 2015By Isabel Conway

Arts, Books, Films & TV

West Cork artist puts her boxing sons on the canvasby Alan O’Riordan


The silver birch tree, an ideal focal point for your gardenBy Peter Dowdall