Financial analyst and mortgage broker Karl Deeter, along with three colleagues, monitored 1,947 repossession cases before the courts between February and July and found only 52 (2.7 per cent) ended in repossession

The tsunami of house repossessions predicted in the wake of the property crash has not materialised, according to a study of repossession cases before(...)

A public utility model is the best way of managing the State’s water service, the Dublin Economic Workshop annual conference heard. Brendan Murphy, wh(...)

A review led by Alf Smiddy recommended merging Cork county and city councils. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Cork Business Association (CBA) has described the recommendations of the Cork local government review in relation to the proposed merger of the city a(...)

The fountains of the Bellagio light up in the middle of the Las Vegas strip

For much of the summer, I flitted in and out of the United States. I revisited some favourite cities and discovered some new ones. I love America m(...)

Dublin’s Kevin Nolan: the former All Star decided to spend his summer in the United Stares. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Every day it seems we’re reading about the latest batch of young, talented GAA players heading over to the US, but believe it or not there have bee(...)

Carlow’s Brendan Murphy will be in the US this summer. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Carlow will have to manage without Brendan Murphy for a second consecutive championship campaign as the big midfielder intends on travelling to the US(...)

Wicklow’s Conor McGraynor scored two points as his team drew with Carlow. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Carlow 0-9 Wicklow 0-9The Carlow footballers remain unbeaten in Division Four of the Allianz Football League - but only after a close-in Wicklow free (...)

Carlow’s Seán Gannon: kicked three superb points from play against Waterford at  Fraher Field. Photograph: Inpho

Waterford 0-9 Carlow 0-11 Carlow turned around a five-point half-time deficit to take a spectacular win at Fraher Field against a Waterford s(...)

Seán Gannon led Carlow’s second-half revival in the Allianz League Division Four game against Waterford at Fraher Field. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Waterford 0-9 Carlow 0-11Carlow turned around a five-point half-time deficit to take a spectacular win at Fraher Field against a Waterford side whose (...)

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor make his first start of the year as his side face Monaghan at MacHale Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

SATURDAY Division One Tyrone v Derry, Healy Park, 7.0, Live Setanta Ireland  It’s been going from bad to worse for Derry and manage(...)