Correspondence between religious  congregations and the Department of Education, obtained by The Irish Times under the Freedom of Information Act, shows the  orders are taking a firm line against further contributions that would meet the Government’s target of an equal sharing of redress costs. File photograph: Reuters

Religious congregations who have failed to make promised payments to cover their share of institutional redress costs have blamed the shortfall on flu(...)

Food manufacturer Dawn Fresh Foods has announced that it is to close its plant in Fethard, Co Tipperary on a phased basis with the loss of 104 jobs by the end of the year. Image: Google Streetview.

Food manufacturer Dawn Fresh Foods has announced that it is to close its plant in Fethard, Co Tipperary on a phased basis with the loss of 104 jobs by(...)

COLM KEENA, Public Affairs Correspondent An Irish meat processing company found horse protein in beef consignments from Poland last June (...)