An Irishwoman who has flown to the edge of space is hoping to boldly go one step further — but she needs your help to fulfil her childhood dream.
Thu, 31 Jan, 2013
The chairwoman of the Shannon Airport Authority (SAA) has revealed that Shannon is working with the Department of Transport on giving freedom rights to airlines from other countries to stop at Shannon before travelling on to the US.
Tue, 29 Jan, 2013
Talented engineer Norah Patten is hoping to become the first Irishwoman in space — and is appealing for votes to help her reach for the stars.
Mon, 14 Jan, 2013
The makers of a TV advertisement in which a woman purportedly puts her husband up for sale on a classified ads website have been warned to heed complaints made about it by the public that it trivialised slavery, even though it was not found to have breached advertising regulations.
Tue, 11 Sep, 2012
Lloyds was the biggest faller on London’s leading shares index today after it suffered a £3.5bn (€4.12bn) loss and warned of further problems ahead.
Fri, 24 Feb, 2012
RESTRUCTURING costs at the Irish arm of consumer food giant Unilever last year contributed to the company recording a €9.8 million loss, figures show.
Wed, 16 Nov, 2011
British helicopter crews in Afghanistan helped transport ballot boxes as the country voted in key parliamentary elections today.
Sat, 18 Sep, 2010
A GRIM warning was issued yesterday that the downward spiral in the fortunes of Shannon Airport would continue unless corrective action is taken to broaden its business base.
Tue, 16 Feb, 2010
BUDGET airline Ryanair has been grounded by the advertising complaints authority for a “250,000 flights, no taxes, fees or charges” email ad which was found to be less than airworthy.
Wed, 14 Nov, 2007
THE giant multinational Unilever — which owns HB, Flora, Knorr, Sunsilk and Persil among other well-known products — has placed an advertising ban on skinny models.
Wed, 16 May, 2007
A LEADING deodorant manufacturer has unveiled shocking new research — guys should spend more money to smell good.
Fri, 02 Mar, 2007
THE makers of Lynx deodorant were yesterday rapped for an advertisement featuring a woman wearing nothing but a jacket and lingerie next to the word “Clicktease”.
Fri, 09 Jun, 2006
A former member of notorious pop group So Solid Crew appeared in court today accused of being involved in a knife attack on a man.
Mon, 16 Aug, 2004
TOP of the pops and Ireland’s biggest-selling brand, Coca-Cola, has no fear of losing its fizz.
Fri, 06 Aug, 2004