The BMW i5 seems to be winning the race to put ‘hydrogen’ cars into commercial production

After pushing electric power in the i3 and hybrid urge in the i8, expect BMW’s next “i” model to be hydrogen-powered.Germany’s carmakers are locked in(...)

Members of the investigative team pictured at the Trident Hotel in Kinsale. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

A plumbing and heating contractor charged with the manslaughter of a woman who died from carbon monoxide poisoning in a Co Cork hotel initially told g(...)

Investment bank Lazard is reviewing the bids for Quinn Glass which is based in Derrylin, Co Fermanagh and Cheshire, England. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Nine initial bids have been received for the former Quinn Glass, the most valuable part of the manufacturing group built by entrepreneur Sean Quinn. (...)

The Irish government and Russia’s A1 are planning to auction a logistics park once owned by former billionaire Sean Quinn. Photo: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Irish government and Russia’s A1 are planning to auction a logistics park once owned by former billionaire Sean Quinn, Kommersant reports.A1, part(...)

For some buyers the idea of a fixer-upper is a nightmare, but for others the attraction of renovating a property to their taste and specifications ca(...)

The privately-held German company said it would pay $105.60 for each TRW share, representing a premium of 16%.  Photograph: Peter Steffen/AFP/GettyImages

ZF Friedrichshafen has agreed to acquire US rival TRW Automotive for $13.5 billion, including debt, as the German car parts supplier looks to build gl(...)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk with the new right-hand-drive Model S. “We want to accelerate the advent of electric cars,” he said. Photograph: David Rawcliffe/Propaganda

Rival car firms could have a chance to catch up with Tesla, the world’s most advanced manufacturer of electric cars, after boss Elon Musk said he want(...)

The average tap uses seven litres of water per minute, so it’s a good idea to turn it off when you brush your teeth. Photograph: Thinkstock

People have become very interested in water conservation, says Mark Burke of bathroom product manufacturers Roca Ireland. This is because average a(...)

Railway Union produced Ireland’s first win in the top tier of European women’s club hockey as they saw off Azerbaijan side Atasport 5-2 in thei(...)

Clifden, Co Galway: €895,000, Matt O’Sullivan Auctioneers
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Ireland: Co GalwayMatt O’Sullivan Auctioneers is seeking €895,000 for this four-bed house on the Errislannan Peninsula overlooking Mannin Bay in Conn(...)