Optical fibre: researchers at San Diego received data after it voyaged 12,000km through cables with standard amplifiers and no electronic regenerators.

(...) greater capacity between Europe, the US and elsewhere without having to install new fibre. From a(...)

Officer Commanding LÉ Samuel Beckett Lt Cdr Anthony Geraghty, Minister  for the Marine Simon Coveney, Conor Healy, chief executive  of Cork Chamber, and Bord Iascaigh Mhara chairman Kiernan Calnan. Photograph: Darragh Kane

(...) fisheries, Karmenu Vella, will lead a discussion on management and governance of oceans, enhancing Europe(...)

Samsung president of corporate affairs Sangwoo Kim: one of the speakers at  Asia Business Week

Kim, PwC Ireland managing partner Feargal O’Rourke, Mitsubishi (Europe) managing director Haruki(...)

Alternative für Deutschland’s  (AfD) new leader  Frauke Petry smiles  at the party congress in Essen, western Germany, at the weekend.  Photograph: Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters

(...) foreign to that which we know in Europe”. She also signalled that the AfD would open itself to supporters(...)

Sinéad Pembroke works in Trinity College Dublin’s School of Nursing and Midwifery: “I can’t think about buying a house or starting a family”. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Ireland’s minimum wage is one of the highest in Europe and is putting the sector at a competitive(...)

Jane Urquhart: ‘The Rás seemed to me to be a mythic thing when it began in the mid-1950s. God. The weather. And the potholes.’ Photograph: Stephen McCarthy

(...) refuel. “It struck me that everybody who had gone to North America from Europe, and vice versa, had(...)

Erasmus student Giulia Celli,  from Verona, enjoys  St Patricks Day festivities. Photograph: Alan Betson

(...) azure and golden flag of Europe. It hung there, like a friendly neighbour you never get to know(...)

The Merrion Hotel Dublin: cheapest room for next Sunday is €295, falling to €250 on Monday, according to tripadvisor.ie. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

(...) compared to this time last year, The average rate was put at €167 a night. Across Europe, the average year(...)

File image of young asylum seekers accommodated  at Knockalisheen, Meelick, Co Clare.  File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

(...) more effective and efficient. “Unlike the rest of Europe, we have a very complicated system with many(...)

Supporters of the No campaign react during the results of the referendum in Athens. Photograph: ORESTIS PANAGIOTOU/EPA

(...) tomorrow, Europe, whose heart is beating in Greece tonight, is starting to heal its wounds, our wounds(...)