Tullamore Dew  is now the second biggest Irish whiskey brand after Jameson.

Whiskey production has returned to Tullamore for the first time in 60 years.William Grant, the family behind the Tullamore Dew brand, has opened a new(...)

Wembley: Ireland will play at the renowned stadium for the first time when they take on Romania in their Pool D tie on Sunday, September 27th. Photograph: Tom Dulat/Getty Images

The World Cup is still the lifespan of a worker bee away so don’t panic; tomorrow’s release of tickets for sale is not a grab-all-you-can moment. The (...)

 Callum McGregor has signed a new five-year contract with Celtic. Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

Tottenham will be looking to replicate local rivals Arsenal’s recent success against Besiktas after being paired with the Turkish side in Group C of(...)

 Pro- choice protesters outside the Dail during the  debate on  the abortion / Protection of Life Bill. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

The trenchant criticism by the UN Human Rights Committee, which published its concluding observations yesterday, places yet another dark cloud over Ir(...)

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange yesterday. Stocks fell sharply, with the S&P 500 posting its biggest one-day percentage drop since April 10th  on news that a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet crashed near the Ukraine-Russia border. Photograph: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

European shares slumped yesterday, sharply extending losses at the end of the trading day on news that a Malaysian passenger plane had been shot down(...)

Espirito Santo plunged 11 per cent to 39.6 cents, its lowest price since June 2012. Photograph: Mario Proenca/Bloomberg

Markets went into retreat yesterday on renewed fears about Portugal’s Banco Espirito Santo and comments from Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen (...)

Uruguay are likely to try to hit Colombia them on the break through their  one remaining world-class player, striker Edinson Cavani (right). Photograph: EPA

Inevitably the Luis Suárez situation has overshadowed the build-up to today’s second round match. And while he will be absent the disgraced striker(...)

Greece and Ivory Coast are both appearing at their third World Cup and neither has ever reached the second round, but that could change today when the(...)

Ryanair and Aer Lingus were dragged down in a sector-wide slide in airline stock linked to Germany’s Lufthansa lowering of its profit forecast earlier in the week.

European stocks were little changed yesterday despite poor retail sales and jobs data from the US, while oil prices hit a three-month peak on escalat(...)

The private rented sector has nearly doubled in size in the five years to 2011, and around one in five of all households in the State are now housed in this sector of the market. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

A survey of the private rented sector including proposals to stabilise rents has been commissioned.The work has been ordered by the Private Residentia(...)