The main talking point in this year’s Teagasc National Farm Survey results is the stellar rise in dairy farm incomes for 2017, increasing 65% about 2016 levels.
Thu, 07 Jun, 2018
Sat, 07 Apr, 2018
The conversion of the hall into a hostel was ruled to be in material contravention of the area's local development plan.
Wed, 11 Oct, 2017
Prosecutors in the North are considering appealing against the sentences of a couple convicted of sexually abusing a mentally disordered woman while holding her captive for eight years.
Wed, 05 Apr, 2017
The British state, in the UK and Ireland, had done little more than exterminate ‘unwanted’ babies, writes
Thu, 16 Mar, 2017
A man who was attacked and had boiling water thrown over him as he watched a rugby match in a Dublin city hostel has sued for damages in the High Court.
Fri, 20 Jan, 2017
Tue, 06 Dec, 2016
Mon, 24 Oct, 2016
Former bride-to-be Yiru Sun refused to let life get her down after being forced to cancel her wedding.
Wed, 11 May, 2016
A prosthetic leg, a life-sized Spiderman doll and “enough musical instruments to form a band” have been lost on London’s travel network.
Mon, 01 Feb, 2016
Sat, 26 Dec, 2015
US: A 40-year-old St Louis woman has spent months trying to convince credit reporting agencies that she’s alive.
Mon, 03 Aug, 2015
A Berlin coffee business found stimulants it didn’t expect in a shipment of unroasted coffee from Brazil: 33kg (nearly 73lb) of cocaine.
Sat, 20 Dec, 2014
Body art is not for animals, at least not in New York.
Wed, 17 Dec, 2014
Police in England rescued eight people from “cramped and filthy” conditions at a caravan site following an investigation into them potentially being held as slaves and subjected to work exploitation.
Mon, 15 Sep, 2014
Police in England have rescued eight men from a farm following an investigation into potential slavery and servitude.
Tue, 12 Aug, 2014
The Californian has since received a reward for his honesty.
Fri, 30 May, 2014
With all the screaming and carrying on, their neighbours thought they’d won the lottery. But it was a lumpy old sofa stuffed with $40,000 in cash that had three young roommates raising a ruckus.
Sat, 17 May, 2014
Three young US roommates found more than $40,000 in cash in an old sofa they bought from a second-hand shop.
Fri, 16 May, 2014
At least we were not alone in treating orphans and children belonging to unmarried mothers abominably in the past.
Fri, 21 Feb, 2014
Cracks appear as Ford drops another clanger
Fri, 20 Dec, 2013
Six of the people arrested in the UK in connection with a slavery ring have been released on bail.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2013
Three men who are believed to be victims of slavery have been taken to a place of safety following a series of raids by UK police.
Sun, 08 Dec, 2013
Butcher’s body was found floating off Co Down coast, says David Young
Sat, 14 Sep, 2013
Philip Stewart tells Pádraic Killeen how the Salvation Army provided musical inspiration for GB Shaw’s Major Barbara
Mon, 29 Jul, 2013
HOW MANY times has someone come back from the shops, picked up a Penneys’ item and wondered “How do they make it for this price?”
Sun, 28 Jul, 2013
Nelson Mandela's granddaughter has told reporters outside the hospital where he is being treated that her grandfather is "critical but ... in a stable condition".
Thu, 27 Jun, 2013
Six people were killed when a building that was being demolished collapsed, raining bricks on a neighbouring charity shop and injuring at least 13 others.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2013
A woman and at least 13 people have been injured in an accident in Philadelphia that at least one witness said was bound to happen.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2013
A four-story building being demolished has collapsed in Philadelphia, injuring 12 people and trapping two others, the fire commissioner said.
Wed, 05 Jun, 2013
Just when you think you've seen everything the internet has to offer, up pop the animated highlights of the 2013 Six Nations Championship - in LEGO.
Tue, 26 Mar, 2013
The violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic as the oceanliner sank has been unearthed, a British auction house revealed.
Sat, 16 Mar, 2013
Tommy Barker slipped and sloped back into skiing after 30 years away, with some chalet highlife in spectacular Meribel.
Sun, 23 Sep, 2012
A British Royal Marine Commando will abseil with the Olympic flame into the Tower of London today.
Fri, 20 Jul, 2012
Disco star Donna Summer has died aged 63, her publicist said.
Thu, 17 May, 2012
A serious fire has “severely damaged” celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage Park Farm.
Wed, 08 Feb, 2012
Joanna Yeates suffered a slow and painful death as her next-door neighbour strangled her with his bare hands, a court heard today.
Tue, 11 Oct, 2011
FURTHER revelations about criminal activity at the News of the World are likely to surface as the police investigation intensifies into Britain’s best-selling tabloid, which will cease publication tomorrow.
Sat, 09 Jul, 2011
Budgets are tight and bonuses are scarce but this hasn’t stopped Irish companies from getting into the festive spirit for charity. Niamh Hennessy takes a look at what firms did for charity this Christmas.
Tue, 28 Dec, 2010
NUMBERS of homeless people seeking emergency accommodation through an after-hours helpline almost doubled over a six-month period this year in a surge described as “unsustainable with the current resource” by Community Welfare Officers (CWOs).
Mon, 11 Oct, 2010
NEW Zealand prepared for further destruction as after shocks and an approaching storm threatened an area hit by the most devastating earthquake in decades.
Mon, 06 Sep, 2010
US rescuers today resumed the desperate search for dozens of campers still missing after flash floods swept through a busy Arkansas campsite, killing at least 17.
Sat, 12 Jun, 2010