French authorities alone have uncovered falsified identification documents for 400 horses. File photograph: Sebastien Bozon/AFP/Getty Images

The Netherlands’ national prosecutor’s office said on Saturday it had detained three suspects as part of a French-led investigation into illegal tradi(...)

Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael  McGrath said: “I fully appreciate the pain that the Universal Social Charge represents for working families and the toll it takes on pay packets.”  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

(...) it takes on pay packets. “The economy is recovering and people deserve a dividend from that recovery(...)

A pilot with Virgin Atlantic is one of the brains behind a new Irish jewellery company called Harpur de Neve. Pilot Bernice de Neve and Johanna(...)

An Irish League of Credit Unions emblem. The organisation has warned that credit unions cannot become complacent despite having avoided the worst case scenario envisaged at the time of the financial crisis.

Credit unions cannot become complacent despite having avoided the worst case scenario envisaged at the time of the financial crisis, the Irish League (...)

An Irish man was killed in an incident on a construction site in NewYork on Friday. Photograph: Thinkstock/Getty Images.

Tributes have been paid to an Irish man who was killed in an incident on a construction site in New York on Friday. Trevor Loftus (40), or(...)

Former Department of Finance secretary general John Moran (left) has denied a claim by former IBRC chairman Alan Dukes (right) that he sought an executive position at IBRC prior to taking up his role at the department. Photographs: Alan Betson and Nick Bradshaw.

The controvery over the sale of Siteserv and deals involving the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation continued on Saturday with former Department of Fin(...)

Nepalese rescue members gather at the collapsed Darahara Tower in Kathmandu on April 25, 2015. A powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, causing massive damage in the capital Kathmandu with strong tremors felt across neighbouring countries. Photo: Prakash Mathema/AFP

(...) in the world.The economy of Nepal, a nation of 27.8 million people, is heavily dependent on tourism(...)

 Breton stripes add a dash of summer, such as this top from Zara, €9.99 4:28

Summer dressing means clothes for all seasons. It means swimwear and rainwear, sandals and shoes, coats and cardigans, it means buying for more tha(...)

Meet the Tomtato: You say tomato, I say potato . . . but now meet the “tomtato”. Gardeners have taken to this strange plant in a big way. Its ‘(...)

‘The ultimate test of Martin’s leadership will be whether Fianna Fáil can make serious strides on the road back and emerge as the second largest party after the next election.’ Above, Micheál Martin at the party’s  ard fheis last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

(...) distraction from the underlying reasons the banking sector and indeed the economy as a whole was brought to(...)