A screen shows the final tally for the Dow Jones Industrial Average on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, yesterday.  Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

World stock markets tumbled towards their worst week of the year yesterday and commodities got another kicking, as more alarming data from China sent(...)

A Royal Irish Fusilier at Gallipoli in 1915 attempts to draw the fire of a Turkish sniper to reveal his position. Photograph: Getty Images

On August 15th, 1915, the 10th (Irish) Division attacked a mountain called Kiretch Tepe Sirt which overlooked Suvla Bay, where they had landed a we(...)

Seventeen food safety enforcement orders were issued against various premises in July, the third highest number ever distributed in one month during t(...)

A Royal Irish Fusilier at Gallipoli in 1915 attempts to draw the fire of a Turkish sniper to reveal his position. Photograph: Getty

One hundred years ago today the 10th (Irish) Division landed at Suvla Bay in Gallipoli. Its 17,000 men were mostly volunteers who had signed up at (...)

Ireland has one of the highest rates of hepatitis B in Europe, according to new data released to mark World Hepatitis Day today. Although the rates of(...)

Summer is the season for picnics with punnets of strawberries, BBQs with fresh fruit side salads and chins streaked with watermelon juice. Most(...)

Temperatures continue to soar in Azerbaijan, rising above 35 degrees yesterday, which of course meant spending the morning down by the pool. As in (...)

Dividends at C&C, which produces Bulmers cider, rose by 22.8% to 7 cent.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

C&C put its best foot forward yesterday, highlighting what it termed a strong performance in Ireland and Scotland where operating profit grew by 1(...)

More than 550,000 equities in building materials giant CRH changed hands in Dublin

Retailers and miners helped European stocks post their best three-day advance since January. Analysts believe both sides will find a way to hold off (...)

Denis Bastick scores  Dublin’sopening goal during the Allianz Football League Fivision One game against Mayo at   MacHale Park in Castlebar. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Mayo 0-10 Dublin 2-18 Beware the Ides of March. It is hard to believe that if and when these heavyweight teams collide in high summer that this cold n(...)