A man was working near turbine-type machinery at a factory on the outskirts of   Mitchelstown, Co Cork at about 10am today when he was electrocuted. File photograph: Getty Images

A 38-year-old man is fighting for his life at Cork University Hospital after he was electrocuted at a site in Mitchelstown, Co Cork. The man was work(...)

Methodist notes

The Omagh & Fintona Methodist Circuit will present Gospel Fest Goes West today. This night of Gospel music will feature both local and visiting a(...)

Ornua’s new Mitchelstown plant, which will be known as Kerrygold Park, places the co-op in direct competition with its members for the first time

Undaunted by the global slump in dairy, Ornua, formerly the Irish Dairy Board, has been on a major expansion drive. In the last 18 months, the group (...)

The Bank of Ireland branch at Lower Rathmines Road, Dublin 6 – guide price of €1.65 million

Two Bank of Ireland branches in Dublin city and two more in Cork are to be offered for sale in one lot or on an individual basis. The €8,750,000 portf(...)

 Dara Murphy: “I do regret if people feel that I did something inappropriate.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dara Murphy, who has been criticised for allowing gardaí to drive him from Cork to Dublin Airport after his car broke down, has said “if Ministers ha(...)

Minister of State for European Affairs Dara Murphy who has defended his decision after   gardaí drove him from Mitchelstown, Co Cork to Dublin Airport to catch a flight to Brussels to attend talks on the migrant crisis. Photographer:  Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A Government Minister and a taxi driver have given conflicting accounts of their dealings on a night the Minister’s car broke down and he ended up bei(...)

Castlepalooza music and arts festival takes place until Sunday on the grounds of Charleville Castle in Tullamore, Co Offaly

Beatyard takes place today and tomorrow at Dún Laoghaire harbour from 2pm. A day ticket costs €59 or €95 for the weekend. Described as a seaside ce(...)

Pearl River take away in Phibsborough, Dublin 7 which was issued a closure order last month. Photograph: Google street view

Eight businesses were served with closure orders last month for violations of food safety regulations. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) se(...)

The Irish Dairy Board’s rebranding as Ornua became official today on the eve of the lifting of EU milk quotas.The co-op, which trades under the Kerryg(...)

On the moo-ve: after more than three decades, the milk quota regime is being abolished. Photograph: AFP/George Gobet

Dairy farmers are going to be partying like it’s the early 1980s tomorrow night because, after more than three decades, the milk quota regime is being(...)