WHEN I think about the kind of child I was, I would say that I was the exact same kind of person that I am as an adult. I have always been fascinated by things that I don’t quite yet understand. I recognise that I hardly understand anything and that most of the world is and always has been so beautifully complex to me.
Sun, 19 Jan, 2020
Distance in today’s world erects no barriers to the spread of contagion, which is why Agriculture Minister Michael Creed and the president of the Irish Farmers’ Association have issued warnings about the westward path of African swine fever, an infection that threatens no harm to humans but which kills pigs and wild boar.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2019
Danske Bank has again apologised over its failure to monitor around €200bn in suspicious transactions that went through its Estonia branch over many years, as the lender posted a sharply lower net profit of 15bn Danish krone (€2bn) for 2018, in what it described as a “challenging year”.
Fri, 01 Feb, 2019
Does the EU’s Joint Research Centre science and knowledge service know something we don’t, when they predict livestock farming will decline by 2030 in Ireland, the Netherlands, the UK, Austria, Latvia, Estonia, Sweden and Finland, while expanding in Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia?
Thu, 29 Nov, 2018
There will be no marquee meeting with Celtic for Cork City in the first round of the Champions League but Ireland’s title-holders will still face tough opposition when the pairings are finalised at the draw in Switzerland this morning.
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018