Rob Penn: “I couldn’t believe that in Ireland, the game of hurley was still being played with an ash stick.”

When Robert Penn was a boy, he grew to love the ash tree by the gate that led to the field where he played near his home on the Isle of Man. It was a(...)

Norovirus was found in a raw-oyster-processing plant in Co Donegal, Hong Kong’s centre for food safety said.

It hasn’t all been good news on the export front for food targeting the Asian market of late.An outbreak of the food- poisoning novovirus has led to t(...)

Enda Kenny: “We want these offices to be embraced as part of the local authorities, to become synonymous with enterprise, with investment.” Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The Taoiseach, Tánaiste and two Cabinet Ministers were on hand for the national launch of the Local Enterpris(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny (c), Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore, and Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton attended an Action Plan for Jobs press conference  at Government Buildings today. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

The Government has announced that its new network of local enterprise offices will be up and running by April this year with an additional €3.5 millio(...)

 Christopher Coburn and Patrick Lavelle put the finishing touches on the polling station at the Labour Relations Commission on Haddington Road, Dublin .

There was a barely submerged rage against the possible dying of the light among Senators yesterday as the House sat for the last time before today’s r(...)