European stocks fell on Tuesday, extending the losses of recent weeks after weak manufacturing data from China again raised concerns over the health of its economy. Photo: Reuters

(...) data from China again raised concerns over the health of its economy. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300(...)

Nurses claim the scale of overcrowding in hospital emergency departments last month was 40 per cent higher than in August of last year. Image: Thinkstock.

The provision of additional staff, beds and funding has not yet reduced the level of hospital overcrowding, Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has said.(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he has nothing to fear from the publication of the Fennelly report. Photograph:  Julien Behal/PA Wire. 1:16

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he has nothing to fear from the publication of the Fennelly report. Tánaiste Joan Burton said she expected the report by(...)

Volkswagen Golf: the topselling car in Ireland in August

(...) in the year-to-date. “As consumer and business confidence continues to grow in the economy, we see(...)

Unemployment rose slightly last month for the first time in over two years. Official figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) suggest the num(...)

Coca-Cola is still the nation’s favourite brand

Today, Checkout magazine publishes its annual Top 100 Brands report. Produced in association with Nielsen, the Top 100 Brands is the most accurate bro(...)

World stocks and commodity prices tumbled on Tuesday, as poor Chinese data saw fears about its economic health intensify. Photo: Reuters

(...) transition (in China) to a more market-based economy and the unwinding of risks built up in recent years is(...)

The labour market in Germany stands in stark contrast to the job situation in southern European countries such as Greece and Spain, which have unemployment rates of around 25 per cent and 22 per cent respectively

(...) economy this year. The Federal Labour Office reported on Tuesday that the seasonally-adjusted unemployment(...)

Dunnes Stores posted the strongest sales figures of the mainstream supermarkets in the last quarter and the latest market share figures show it increasing its sales in the 12 weeks to the middle of August by 8.2 per cent giving it a total share of 22.4 per cent.

Dunnes Stores posted the strongest sales figures of the mainstream supermarkets in the last quarter and the latest market share figures show it increa(...)

My column about homelessness (“It takes a lot of strength to survive homelessness,” published on August 18th) brought comments from both sides of most(...)