Bank of Ireland was one of the main movers on the day, up 2.1 per cent at closing to 29.1 cent. Traders said 280 million shares changed hands on the day, and it was the most traded stock on the exchange. Photograph: Frank Miller

(...) watched rising tensions in Ukraine. National benchmark indexes fell in all the western European markets(...)

US Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen walks past a protester at the Jackson Hole economic symposium in Moran, Wyoming. Photograph: Bradly Boner/Bloomberg

(...) could lift interest rates from zero earlier in 2015 than markets currently expect. Labour market(...)

27. Prioritise State-owned infrastructure for development, with Co Mayo’s Great Western Greenway as an example.

Expansion of the specialty food and beverage sector with product development and access to export markets.24(...)

Being active is every bit as necessary to me for a great holiday as all the wine, cheese and merrymaking . . . and the long stretches of runnable sandy beach are drawing me in. Photograph: iStockphoto

(...) bikes, and are putting in 15-20km of bike riding each day, just getting to and from beaches and markets(...)

US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen tells conference slack remains in labour market following “the largest and most sustained loss of employment” since the Great Depression. Photograph: Reuters

(...) minutes of the July FOMC meeting, which showed officials growing more aware that labor markets are(...)

Capital Markets, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan Cazenove, Banca IMI, Banco Santander, HSBC and Mitsubishi UFJ(...)

Shopping trollies can be seen chained together as part of a protest by farmers over beef prices  outside a Tesco store in Naas,  Co Kildare yesterday. Photograph: IFA via Twitter

(...) industry with new markets in countries in Asia and the Middle East.He said the main reason for decline in(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan may get away with doing just €500m in austerity. Photograph; Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

(...) markets and favourable currency moves are aiding Irish exporters,” Investec chief economist Philip O(...)

The  Powerscourt Hotel in Co Wicklow

(...) acquire and get the right assets in place and then to look at the capital markets. We certainly won’t be(...)

 Learn from the best: Food stylist and writer Susan Spungen (left) and photographer and  writer Beth Kirby are travelling from the US to give a masterclass at Ballynahinch Castle in October

(...) demonstrations in St James’s Church, all-day street markets throughout the town, and the final judging of the(...)