Emporium Kalu, one of the town’s best boutiques, is housed in a former pub
Shoptalk: Naas

In Naas, the thoroughbred county’s key shopping town there’s an air of expectation about next month’s Aintree and Punchestown festivals, the finale(...)

A Carlsberg flag flies outside the brewing group’s headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark, yesterday. Carlsberg, Russia’s biggest brewer, cut its full-year forecasts for revenue and earnings even as quarterly profit beat estimates, causing the shares to slump 3.6 percent. Photograph: Freya Ingrid Morales/Bloomberg

Trading was relatively flat across most of Europe following two consecutive days of gains. In the US, stocks rose to within five points of an all-t(...)

Mayo’s Chris Barrett tackles  Eddie Hoare of Galway during the Connacht final. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Mayo 3-14 Galway 0-16 Even if the ultimate ambition eludes them, this generation of Mayo footballer’s distinguished an era of remarkable commitment a(...)

Monaghan’s Paul Finlay in action. Photograph: Inpho/James Crombie

Monaghan 0-13 Galway 0-12 A draw would have been sufficien(...)

 Seán Cavanagh of Ulster with Connacht’s Joss Moore during the interprovincial championship final at Tuam Stadium. Photograph:  Mike Shaughnessy/inpho

Connacht 2-19Ulster 1-7 Connacht manager John Tobin said there was relief that the province has finally secured their first interprovi(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: appealed to the public last November to donate food. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Crosscare, the social support agency of Dublin’s Catholic archdiocese, has confirmed it is charging charities 50 cent per kilo for food given to it by(...)

He doesn’t have the data to back up his hunch, but Adrian Cummins suspects a lot of men buy restaurant vouchers as Christmas gifts. The chief execu(...)

Glanbia products: the company had a good day on the stock exchange, climbing 2.6 per cent to €9.85.  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

European markets surge as biggest firms including BP and UBS report earnings

A native of St John’s Park but resident in Ballygunner, where he represented Waterford City East, the late Cllr Gary Wyse was the sole Fianna Fá
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 as well as chair of the local authority’s Environment Strategic Policy Committee. Photograph: Facebook

Mayor of Waterford Cllr John Cummins yesterday led tributes to council colleague and father of four, Cllr Gary Wyse, who died suddenly today at the ag(...)

 Frederick Douglass wrote about how heartened he was by his visit to Ireland. Photograph: MPI/Getty Images

Leading anti-slavery campaigner and human rights champion Frederick Douglass was honoured in Waterford yesterday when a plaque was unveiled to mark a (...)