Tue, 30 Jun, 2020
Capable of handling some of the largest liners in Cobh, the Port of Cork welcomed over 243,000 passengers and crew in 2019, writes Brendan Keating
Sun, 10 Nov, 2019
New ESRI research has found the levels of integration here are higher than other Western European countries and the US.
Wed, 26 Jun, 2019
A year ago, the European Central Bank took advantage of a temporary uptick in prices to declare victory in its fight to bring eurozone inflation up to its target of “below, but close to, 2%” writes Daniel Gros.
Thu, 11 Apr, 2019
We lag behind other European countries in how quickly new medicines are made available to patients and this could be exacerbated by Brexit, says Bernard Mallee.
Thu, 02 Aug, 2018
A Seanad report laying bare the underfunded state of children’s mental health services has been welcomed by support groups who said its recommendations must be implemented.
Thu, 19 Oct, 2017
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said it is "only a matter of time" before same-sex marriage is introduced in Northern Ireland, as he attended a gay Pride event in Belfast.
Sat, 05 Aug, 2017
One in five Irish employees would be prepared to pay a bribe or act unethically if they knew it would lead to a pay rise — while almost half of Irish employees believe corruption is widespread, a survey has found.
Wed, 07 Jun, 2017
Irish-headquartered builders’ merchants and DIY firm Grafton Group have bought a market leading Dutch company in its biggest ever deal in Continental Europe.
Wed, 28 Oct, 2015
Hungarian authorities began busing weary migrants and refugees to a nearby registration centre, defusing some tensions at Hungary’s southern border with Serbia.
Wed, 09 Sep, 2015
Grafton, the Dublin-headquartered builders merchanting and DIY retail group, is actively reviewing opportunities to expand its operational presence in western Europe.
Wed, 13 May, 2015
Petko Angelov grabs an old, rusted sickle and leads people clad in folk costumes to a ritual harvest in his fields in southern Bulgaria sown with the first ever wheat planted by humanity — the einkorn.
Wed, 15 Aug, 2012
Vladimir Putin appears all but certain to return to the Kremlin in tomorrow’s Russian presidential election, but he will find himself in charge of a country far more willing to challenge him.
Sat, 03 Mar, 2012
Kate O’Brien’s dissection of Irish society will be discussed at this weekend’s celebration of her life, writes Colette Sheridan
Thu, 23 Feb, 2012
Carlos the Jackal has been sentenced to life in prison – again – in a Paris trial that ended with him rallying for revolution and weeping for Muammar Gaddafi.
Fri, 16 Dec, 2011
A French court has convicted terror leader Carlos the Jackal of organising four deadly attacks in France in the 1980s and sentenced him to life in prison.
Thu, 15 Dec, 2011
The FTSE 100 Index marched further towards the 6000 mark as stocks shook off disappointing economic news in the UK and US.
Wed, 22 Dec, 2010
Downing Street today condemned the publication of leaked US diplomatic cables thought to feature embarrassing criticism of David Cameron, the Duke of York and the British military.
Mon, 29 Nov, 2010
Arab rulers secretly lobbied America to launch air strikes to destroy Iran’s nuclear programme according to leaked US diplomatic cables, it was reported tonight.
Sun, 28 Nov, 2010
IBEC and the IFSC have both weighed in on the debate over the prospect of Ireland having to raise its corporate tax rate in return for a bailout agreement, saying such a move would be “counter-productive” and “against basic EU policy”.
Fri, 19 Nov, 2010
A newborn baby and four children were among the 395 people newly diagnosed with HIV last year, it was disclosed today.
Tue, 15 Jun, 2010
HUNDREDS of sufferers of debilitating conditions like Parkinson’s, essential tremor and dystonia are set to benefit from a revolutionary surgery allowing them to control the outward symptoms of the diseases.
Sat, 25 Apr, 2009
New treatments are improving cancer cure rates for women in Ireland, according to a report published today.
Thu, 27 Nov, 2008
A top Russian prosecutor today said the killer of journalist Anna Politkovskaya is hiding in Western Europe.
Tue, 01 Jul, 2008
ONLY one-in-10 Irish adults have some degree of flexibility over their working time, according to a new EU survey.
Mon, 06 Aug, 2007
A MAJOR research project is to be undertaken to determine the scale of the illegal trafficking of woman and children into Ireland.
Fri, 03 Aug, 2007
INWARD investment to Ireland increased by 10% last year, according to the latest Ernst & Young report.
Tue, 03 Jul, 2007
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrives in Moscow today for high-level meetings amid growing Russia-US tensions underlined by President Vladimir Putin’s increasing criticism of the American administration.
Mon, 14 May, 2007
The number of diagnosed cancer cases will more than double between 2000 and 2030, primarily in poor countries, A United Nations research agency said today.
Wed, 04 Apr, 2007
Media and advertising giant WPP reported a hike in revenues today, but admitted markets in the UK and Western European remained challenging.
Fri, 27 Oct, 2006
The outgoing chairman of mobile phone giant Vodafone robustly defended its chief executive today after shareholders expressed concerns over his leadership.
Tue, 25 Jul, 2006
The urgent roll-out of national screening programmes was called for today after a study revealed the cancer death rate among Irish women is higher than in most other European countries.
Mon, 27 Feb, 2006
Irish women are more likely to die from cancer than those in most other western European nations, according to a report published today by the Women's Health Council and the National Cancer Registry.
The stand-off between Russia and Ukraine over gas supplies sent a shiver running through western European countries fearing they may become innocent victims of the dispute between Moscow and Kiev.
Mon, 02 Jan, 2006
The Government was today urged to implement tighter controls at airports and ports to prevent the spread of bird flu, after a parrot which died in quarantine in the UK was found to have the disease.
Sat, 22 Oct, 2005
BUFFETED by the Portlaoise breeze, the shabby red carpet leading to the entrance of the Heritage Hotel was a fitting welcome for Enda Kenny, the man who would be king.
Wed, 14 Sep, 2005
Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko, visiting Moscow on a trip to mend relations after a bitter election campaign, appointed the Gas Princess as his prime minister today – a move likely to anger the Kremlin.
Mon, 24 Jan, 2005
MILITARY chiefs have been struggling to bring control to the chaotic aftermath of the siege at a school in southern Russia, an expert said.
Sat, 04 Sep, 2004
Military chiefs have been struggling to bring control to the chaotic aftermath of the siege at a school in southern Russia, an expert said today.
Fri, 03 Sep, 2004
Irish workers reportedly get less paid holidays than workers in any other western European nation.
Fri, 02 Jul, 2004
IRELAND tops the table in Western Europe for ecstasy and amphetamine use, according to a United Nations drug report.
Wed, 30 Jun, 2004
TRAFFIC accidents are the main cause of almost a third of all child deaths in Western Europe, a new report from the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows.
Sat, 19 Jun, 2004
Turkish rescue teams were searching for about 60 illegal immigrants missing in the Mediterranean today after their boat sank.
Sun, 21 Dec, 2003
LARGE parts of Europe continued to swelter yesterday under a record-breaking heatwave that has already caused deadly forest fires, a crisis for many farmers and dangerously high ozone levels.
Tue, 05 Aug, 2003
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