A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Laois delivered a strong second-half display to deliver Joe McDonagh Cup silverware at Croke Park this afternoon.
Sun, 30 Jun, 2019
Electricity customers could benefit from a decision by the energy regulator to cut a so-called 'green levy'.
Tue, 11 Jun, 2019
A qualifying round of the Motorsport Ireland National Navigation Trial Championship was suspended over the weekend due to the withdrawal of IRDS insurance cover.
Mon, 14 Jan, 2019
Limerick surged in popularity as a destination for staycations last year but neighbouring Clare fell out of favour with domestic tourists.
Sat, 14 Jul, 2018
The State’s national body tasked with developing services for victims of child sexual abuse has not met since October 2016.
Sat, 07 Apr, 2018
Despite some challenges, we’re in better economic shape than the last time a big freeze hit, says
Sat, 03 Mar, 2018
Over recent days, questions about how citizens might use technology to try to protect communities or individuals from criminals — violent thieves or suspected paedophiles — have been pushed to the fore of public discourse.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017
I have a friend and neighbour who, many years ago, planted trees on most of his farm. He now has a large mixed woodland and it’s right beside an even larger one, Donadea Forest Park, which is an old demesne wood now managed by Coillte, writes.
Mon, 22 May, 2017
Wind and rain will continue to blight parts of Britain threatening further travel chaos after torrential downpours caused flash-flooding and disruption across most of the country.
Tue, 22 Nov, 2016
Official figures show that the economy is producing lots of jobs, but still struggles to deliver jobs in parts of the country outside Dublin, a leading analyst has said.
Wed, 25 May, 2016
The Irish economy will face down a slew of threats facing the world economy and continue to post strong growth through 2017, the ESRI think tank has predicted.
Wed, 16 Mar, 2016
St Helen’s Rugby and Cricket Ground catches the eye as you drive down the coastal stretch that is Swansea’s Mumbles Road. A relic of times past, it is watched over by four archaic floodlights and its hotchpotch of stands and terraces sit gloriously at odds with each other like a bad set of teeth.
Sat, 17 Oct, 2015
Former Irish National and Tarmac Group N champion, Kerry’s Alan Ring, admits that it’s taking him time to adjust the power and pace of the Mel Evans S12B Subaru WRC.
Fri, 17 Apr, 2015
Thu, 12 Feb, 2015
Research by Fáilte Ireland indicates that counties off the main tourist trails were the main beneficiaries of The Gathering tourism initiative.
Mon, 27 Oct, 2014
Irish Rural Link has demanded that the Government prioritise fibre-optic broadband to hundreds of thousands of homes and provide exact figures as to the funding that will be required.
Wed, 15 Oct, 2014
A decision on the inclusion of the Quality Hotel West Cork Rally as a counting round of the Irish Tarmac Championship is still awaited.
Fri, 04 Jul, 2014
Yellowbird’s legacy is a bright ray of light in the bleak Chinese political landscape, writes
Mon, 09 Jun, 2014
Counselling is being provided to students at a rural Co Offaly school after an 11-year-old pupil died yesterday morning in a road accident.
Fri, 04 Apr, 2014
Ireland’s older population will almost double over the next two decades, new figures have shown.
Thu, 12 Dec, 2013
ONE night recently, as I drove my daughter and her husband west from Cork airport, they spotted a pine marten with its bushy tail and white bib loping into the woodland skirting the Bandon River near Inishannon.
Tue, 06 Aug, 2013
The Labour Court has found in favour of a clinical nurse manager who moved from her job at Tullamore Hospital after her line manager accused her of being “emotional and hormonal” due to her pregnancy.
Mon, 22 Apr, 2013
After almost 24 gruelling hours of squabbling between EU leaders, the Irish Government can afford to be well pleased at the outcome of negotiations on how Europe will spend almost €1tn between 2014 and 2020.
Sat, 09 Feb, 2013
Ireland is battling to ensure as big a slice of EU funds as possible as EU leaders gather in Brussels to finalise a seven-year budget of close to €1,000bn.
Thu, 07 Feb, 2013
Four people are dead and 17 others are injured after a train slammed into a parade float heading to a US event honouring wounded veterans.
Fri, 16 Nov, 2012
“You’ve changed, man.” It says a lot that the style of the phrase surprises Michael Quinn a lot more than the actual meaning and his reaction is merely a smile and a knowing laugh. He’s well aware that he’s changed. More importantly, he’s glad that he’s changed.
Sat, 19 May, 2012
Dairy strongholds in counties Waterford, Cork, Tipperary and Wexford have all added to their number of cattle per farm over the past decade, according to the 2010 CSO Census of Agriculture.
Tue, 21 Feb, 2012
Around 7,000 homeowners are still without electricity this afternoon.
Tue, 03 Jan, 2012
About 15,000 homes have been hit by power cuts after severe storm-force winds swept across Ireland.
Tue, 03 Jan, 2012
ON a couple of occasions over the past few weeks I’ve mentioned my concerns over the conservation status of grouse in this country and questioned the wisdom of having a legal shooting season.
Mon, 14 Nov, 2011
Rainfall for the month of September was above average almost everywhere in the country, it was confirmed today.
Mon, 03 Oct, 2011
RED warning lights should be attached to a report highlighting the spread of heroin across the country, former prison governor John Lonergan has said.
Sat, 25 Sep, 2010
THE number of heroin users in Dublin continues to grow – with an extra 642 new drug-injectors seeking help last year from one of the country’s leading charities working with drug users.
Fri, 24 Sep, 2010
An air ambulance crashed shortly after takeoff from a US airport, killing all five people on board.
Mon, 05 Jul, 2010
The amount of people in full-time employment fell by 193,200 on an annual basis, according to official figures released today.
Wed, 24 Mar, 2010
GRANTS totalling €28 million from the European Regional Development Fund have been approved for transport and regeneration projects for designated towns throughout the country.
Fri, 09 Oct, 2009
A FORMER soldier’s life will be in the hands of a western Kentucky jury after the panel convicted him of raping and murdering a 14-year-old girl and killing her family in Iraq.
Sat, 09 May, 2009
A US federal jury has convicted a former soldier of raping and fatally shooting a 14-year-old girl after killing her parents and younger sister while he was serving in Iraq.
Fri, 08 May, 2009
AN ex-soldier charged with raping and killing a 14-year-old Iraqi girl and slaying her family set the girl’s body ablaze after shooting her several times, prosecutors said during opening statements at his federal trial.
Wed, 29 Apr, 2009
An ex-soldier charged with raping and killing a 14-year-old Iraqi girl and murdering her family set the girl’s body on fire after shooting her several times, a US court was told today.
Tue, 28 Apr, 2009
KENNETH EGAN caused a major sensation in Irish boxing long before last night’s big home international against the USA got underway when the Olympic silver medallist failed to show up for the weigh-in.
Sat, 28 Feb, 2009
Waving cardboard red, white and blue “W”s, thousands welcomed George Bush and his wife Laura to their post-presidential home in Texas.
Wed, 21 Jan, 2009
The presidential finale for George Bush includes a goodbye to Washington and a hello from fellow Texans.
Tue, 20 Jan, 2009