Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney, watches Brendan Graham shearing a sheep outside the Department of Agriculture in Dublin yesterday at the announcment of details of the World Sheep Shearing Championships, which runs from May 17th to 25th in Gorey, Co Wexford. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill 1:12

Sheep were gambolling outside the Department of Agriculture yesterday. Did this signal the return to the days of the militant far(...)

Tesco Extra store in Gorey, Co Wexford: Igal Ahouvi’s investment will show a return of just over 7 per cent

A wealthy Israeli investor has bought the newly opened Tesco Extra store in Gorey, Co Wexford, for a price believed to be in the region of €21 (...)

With Irish buyers once again bidding on Dublin property investments priced up to €5 million, Turley Property Advisors is today launching a portfolio o(...)

Abandoned: the unfinished Coill Na Giuise housing estate at Ballytegan, Gorey, Co Wexford. Photograph: Garry O’Neill

Coill na Giúise is the archetypal ghost estate, from the locked gates to the remnants of the billboard that once advertised the development outside Go(...)

Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn.  Photograph: Frank Miller

A “penniless” schoolteacher priest, who was cleared by his school board of allegations of sexually abusing a student, has been granted leave by the Hi(...)

Frank Brownrigg, Ferns, Co Wexford, leaving court yesterday after the opening day of a High Court action taken by him against Wexford auctioneers. Photographs: Collins/Courts

A farmer has alleged that two auctioneers were negligent in the advice and valuations they gave concerning land he wanted to sell in 2007 just before (...)

Auction ResultsTuesday, July 9th Ashgrove Auction Rooms, Naas, Co Kildare. Curragh Plains by Peter Curling, €2,000 (€2,000-€3,000).Forthcoming Auction(...)