Hugh Cooney, who has died aged 63, was an accountant who chaired the board of Enterprise Ireland from 2008 to 2013 in very difficult economic conditio(...)

 Minister for Health Leo Varadkar who said the HSE would be abolished over the term of the next government. Photograph: Collins

The Health Service Executive (HSE) is to be dismantled in the term of the next government, Minister for Health Leo Varadkar said on Saturday. He also(...)

Nexvet chief executive Dr Mark Heffernan

Animal healthcare group Nexvet Biopharma has bought a biologics manufacturing plant in Tullamore in a move that it expects will deliver 30 jobs over t(...)

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(...)

Two men have been arrested following seizures of cannabis plants worth more than €410,000 in Co Offaly this week.   File photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Two men have been arrested following seizures of cannabis plants worth more than €410,000 in Co Offaly. Gardaí from Edenderry searched a premises at C(...)

Tentative signs of economic recovery in the Republic have crept into the pocket money corner of personal finance, according to new research. Al(...)

Chris Henry wears jacket 425, shirt 160, twill trousers 135. Simon Zebo wears Bomber jacket 445, shirt 95, jeans 135. Jamie Heaslip wears Jacket 375, shirt 115, jeans 125. Photograph: Sean Jackson

Whether scrumhalves or flankers, they are built like tanks these days. Irish rugby stars are top athletes in prime condition, strong and ferociousl(...)

 Gardaí search an area of woodland off the Green Road in the townsland of Rosenallis, Co Laois near Mountmellick during a renewed search for the remains of Fiona Pender. Photograph: Collins

Gardaí have begun a fresh search for missing Offaly woman Fiona Pender on woodland at Capard, Rosenall is in Co Laois, a briefing in Portlaoise has b(...)

Fiona Pender: last seen at Church Street, Tullamore, Co Offaly, on August 23rd, 1996

Gardaí are to begin planning the logistics of a renewed search for the remains of the missing Co Offaly woman Fiona Pender. The Irish Times understan(...)

Fiona Pender was seven months pregnant when she went missing from her home in Tullamore, Co Offaly in 1996.

Gardaí are to begin digging at a new site in the midlands for the remains of Offaly woman Fiona Pender, who has been missing, presumed murdered, since(...)