Kieron and Claire Moran of Moran’s Homestore, who make jams and preserves, are among the 30 small food businesses progressing to the advanced level of Food Academy

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said today that the 200 small food producers who have participated in Food Academy, a Bord Bia, SuperValu and L(...)

The Mayo News was founded in 1892 by nationalist PJ Doris, espousing an ethos of “independence and progressiveness, while serving the local community”. Photograph: www.mayonews.ie

Irish weekly publication The Mayo News has won best local newspaper in Europe at the 2014 European Newspaper Design and Concept Awards.The Westport-ba(...)

Mary Heanue, Inis Turk; John Walsh, Bere Island; Simon Murray, Inis Boffin; Aisling Moran, Sherkin Island and Mairtin O’ Mealóid, Cape Clear met to discuss a move by two government departments to temporarily avert funding cuts for development offices. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

English-speaking island communities say they are “not one bit happy” with a move by two government departments to temporarily avert funding cuts for d(...)

   Plastic bottles, aluminium cans, cigarette butts, fishing litter such as ropes and nets and “sewage-related” litter such as cotton bud sticks are among the main items collected, an Taisce’s coastal programmes manager Annabel FitzGerald told the “Clean Coasts” symposium today in Dublin. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES

Cotton bud sticks and baby wipes are still among the top ten marine polluters found during coastal clean-ups, a marine litter conference hosted by An (...)

Ambulance driver Grzegorz Kolek (34) had pleaded not guilty  to dangerous driving on November 8th, 2012.

A jury took just over two hours today to acquit a ambulance driver of a charge of dangerous driving causing death.Polish national, Grzegorz Kolek (34)(...)

Thousands of householders who have been paying for water services on group schemes in rural areas still have no clarity about their future with Irish (...)

Regina Cunnane: “Our niche is really in high quality product with quirky, interesting clothes”

Design House Barna is a high-end fashion boutique catering for women over 30. What sets your business apart from the competition? I would have to say (...)

The High Court ruled a man who has been living in a run-down house near Galway city centre is not entitled to claim squatters’ rights.

A man who has lived all his life in a run-down house near Galway city centre is not entitled to claim squatters’ rights over the property, the High Co(...)

Declan Maher had worked for AIB for 28 years up to the time of his dismissal in 2011.

A bank manager who breached the trust of AIB and was fired, has won his case for unfair dismissal and has been awarded €25,000.The action of Declan Ma(...)

Sleeper, by Mark Wallinger

Tulca Festival of Visual Arts 2014: Neutral Various venues, Galway ****   Curator Alison Prior – best-known for her work with (...)