The lime-green leaves of the knotweed plant: eradication of this invasive species can be challenging and expensive. Photograph: Thinkstock

(...) are shield shaped with a flat base and pointed tip. In winter the leaves will die back leaving a(...)

Kenmare Resources managing director Michael Carvill. The Irish mining company  has reported an operating loss of $17.9 million for the six months to June-end. Photo: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

(...) director Michael Carvill said revenues have remained broadly flat as higher sales volumes have been offset(...)

Dan Martin (blue jersey) finishes fifth behind stage winner John Degenkolb of Germany in Cordoba yesterday. photograph: Jose Jordan/Getty

Fifth in a flat sprint, no, you didn’t imagine it. Some of you might have been surprised to see me(...)

Top left, Nike x Liberty collaboration; bottom left, Adidas Stan Smith trainers; right, Dior’s Fusion trainers

(...) maximum comfort with minimum effort. Autumn is set to be the season of the flat shoe, as fashion turns(...)

Gene Murtagh, CEO Kingspan, said that the group delivered strong growth in profitability in the first six months of the year, and its order book has carried good momentum into the second half of the year, “driven by continued growth in the demand for low energy buildings”. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

(...) commissioned in the second quarter.Environmental sales were flat overall and have stabilised, the company said(...)

Martha Godsil outside her home in Artane, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

(...). Martha Godsil is 87 and lives in a small flat in Artane, north Dublin. She grew up in East Wall and lived(...)

When you sat down at the table in that lovely restaurant, did you check your messages or switch off?  Photograph: Thinkstock

(...) task – think of it as an Ikea flat-pack attention booster – and need to understand and complete the(...)

The peleton in action in action during the second stage of the Vuelta a España over 174.4km from Algeciras to San Fernando, southern Spain. Photograph: Carrasco Ragel/EPA

(...) flat road race with one climb early on and a big sprint to the line at the end. French rider Nacer(...)

Dolphin House flat complex, Dolphin’s Barn, Dublin: flats will be amalgamated to make larger units, and the orientation of the flats, which face away from the Grand Canal, would be changed to make better use of the canal as an amenity. Photograph: David Sleator.

A €16 million regeneration of one of the largest local authority flat complexes in the State is to(...)

The senior citizens’ flats complex at Ballygall Road East, Finglas, which was  part of a “deep retro-fitting” scheme by Dublin City Council. Photograph: Dave Meehan

(...) widespread demolition and reconstruction of its older flat complexes in favour of extensive renovation(...)