Works are carried out on a section of  gas line at Aughoose, Co Mayo. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Natural gas is flowing into the national supply grid from the Corrib gas field off Co Mayo for the first time since it was discovered in 1996. One of(...)

Research activity is something that can deliver real jobs, based on the experience of Connemara Seafoods. Research is vital to sustain r(...)

 Michael Viney in his garden at Thallabawn. Photograph: Richard Johnson
The good life

In September 1961, London’s Evening Standard newspaper printed a small observation that was infused with incredulity. “In a few days’ time,” it report(...)

Michael Lynn: The Garda Bureau of Fraud Investigation has continued to pursue him.

Solicitor Michael Lynn has been arrested in Brazil and is due before the High Court there as early as today as part of the first step in the State’s e(...)

Alan Cawley leaving Swinford District Court, Co Mayo where he was charged with the murders of Tom and Jack Blaine. Photograph: Keith Heneghan / Phocus

A 26-year-old man from Ballina, Co Mayo, was remanded in custody today when he appeared in court charged with the murder of two elderly brothers at th(...)