Retail property agents in Britain are speculating that Dunnes Stores is planning to open up to 40 more stores there

If recent reports that Dunnes Stores is planning a major UK expansion translate into reality, Margaret Heffernan will need to draw on her legendary re(...)

West Cork drowning tragedy victim Barry Davis Ryan

West Cork drowning tragedy victim Barry Davis Ryan proved the depth of his love for his girlfriend Niamh O’Connor by heroically trying to rescue her(...)

A rally in support of Dunnes Stores workers earlier this year. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Trade unions want greater protection for workers. Employers want greater flexibility. But is there a middle ground which can provide both freedom and (...)

Sinéad Pembroke works in Trinity College Dublin’s School of Nursing and Midwifery: “I can’t think about buying a house or starting a family”. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A global shift has taken place since the financial crisis to more insecure jobs, according to the International Labour Organisation. Labour experts(...)

Niamh O’Connor (20), who was drowned off Baltimore, Co Cork, and who will be buried in Kilcully in Cork on Saturday.

Hundreds are expected to attend the funerals on Saturday and Sunday of victims of the drowning tragedy near Baltimore in west Cork earlier this week. (...)

Barry Ryan Snr and Niamh O’Connor, who drowned off the Cork coast, and Barry Davis Ryan, who is still missing.

Barry Ryan (51), who drowned off the coast of Baltimore in Co Cork, and his son Barry Davis Ryan (20), who is still missing at sea, are the son and gr(...)

When it comes to Northern Ireland, names such as JW Anderson and Sharon Wauchob immediately spring to mind as fashion designers who are recognised (...)

Models wearing award-winning Shuttleknit clothes at the Traveller Pride Awards. (From left) Doreen Donaghue, of Jobstown, Co Dublin, Mary Cassidy, of Jobstown, Co Dublin, Kathleen McCarthy, of Jobstown, Co Dublin, Kathleen Carthy, of Killinarden, Co Dublin, and Rebecca Byrne, of Dundalk, Co Louth. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A Traveller woman’s experience of discrimination, including being arrested a number of times when she protested at not being allowed into shops, pro(...)

Bannon estate agents is seeking in excess of €3 million for a 1.31-acre town centre site with planning for a large retail building in Naas

Penneys has dropped plans to develop a substantial new store in the centre of Naas, and will also sell its recently vacated outlet in the Co Kildare (...)

Google regains top spot from Volkswagen in this year’s rankings. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Google has been named as the most reputable and trustworthy organisation in Ireland by the latest RepTrak study of corporate reputations.The report, c(...)