A man has been released without charge  after being arrested for threatening water meter installers with a rifle in Clarecastle, Clare. Photograph: Press 22

A 59-year-old man was released without charge in Clarecastle, Co Clare yesterday after being arrested for threatening water meter installers with a ri(...)

Gardaí and members of Clare Civil Defence carried out a search along the River Fergus in Clarecastle where they located the firearm in the water.  Photograph: Press 22

A man was arrested in Clarecastle, Co Clare this morning following reports that water meter installers had been threatened with a rifle. The 59-year-o(...)

Dropping the drug was a major blow for Roche, which had seen it as a way to break into the cardiovascular market. Photograph: Getty Images

The Irish operations of Swiss drug giant Roche returned to profit last year as it recovered from the setback of a failed drug in 2012.Turnover jumped(...)

The main Irish unit of Swiss-owned pharma giant Roche plunged into the red last year as it abandoned plans to produce a potential new blockbuster drug(...)