Fine Gael TD Nicky McFadden, who has died aged 51 years after a two-year battle with motor neurone disease, was a Government backbencher who se(...)

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Bruce Cozadd, chairman and chief executive of Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc, in  Monksland, Athlone, Co Roscommon, on Monday.

Jazz Pharmaceuticals is investing €50 million on a new manufacturing plant outside Athlone, Co Roscommon, that will create 50 high-skilled full-time j(...)

 Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces Lieut-Gen Seán McCann at the launch of the  fuchsia appeal to raise funds for former members of the Defence Forces who have fallen on hard times, accompanied by John Gus Hennessy (right) president of  the Organisation of ex-Servicemen and Women. Photograph:  Alan Betson

The age profile of former Defence Force members in need of accommodation after falling on hard times has become younger since the recession began, it (...)

B&Q Ireland sought the appointment of an examiner on January in a bid to rescue the business which was significantly loss-making. Photograph: Reuters/Luke MacGregor

DIY chain B&Q Ireland has exited examinership today, saving over 600 jobs. The High Court earlier approved an investment plan for th(...)

Outgoing Bishop of Kerry Dr Bill Murphy.

Anne Lucey A 56-year-old parish priest in Roscommon is to be the new Bishop of Kerry. Raymond A Browne, a graduate of St Patrick’s (...)

“My daughter woke up this week and cried about how much she missed her friends at school in the Mercy in Galway,” said a former resident of Lisbrook House. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

A cross-party group of Senators is lending its support to a nationwide “day of action” tomorrow to highlight the “inhumanity” of the direct pro(...)

Richard Pops, chief executive  of Alkermes pictured in their Dublin offices in May 2012 following the EDT deal. Photo: Aidan Crawley

Alkermes, the US company that acquired Elan’s drug manufacturing business in Athlone, announced today that it will cut almost a third of the wo(...)

The foothills of the Blackstairs Mountains, on the Carlow-Wexford border, have never witnessed the likes. A sheepdog named Rothko – if you don’(...)