Aer Lingus shed 4 cent before settling at €1.399. Photograph: Tim Boyle/Bloomberg

Markets were not exactly on fire yesterday, but the general trend was positive as the bank holiday weekend approached. International data was mixed, w(...)

Markets in Ireland, Britain and Greece reopened yesterday following the bank holiday. Major indexes in Germany and the United States hit highs (...)

Tourists enjoy the snowfall at Sally Gap, Co Wicklow. Temperatures during March were well below normal everywhere in the State, according to preliminary figures from Met Éireann. Photograph: Eric Luke

March is likely to be confirmed as one of the coldest – if not the coldest – on record when Met Éireann publishes its monthly figures today. (...)

A lone figure walking near Dunboyne Co Meath on St Patrick’s Day. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

March is likely to be confirmed as one of the coldest - if not the coldest - on record when Met Éireann publishes its monthly figures tomorrow. (...)

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Junior has packed a lot into his 40-race career, including victories at both Royal Ascot and the Cheltenham Festival but could now try his luck(...)