According to details of payments made through the Department of Agriculture, a number of international applicants have received funding under the Common Agricultural Policy programme. File photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Payments made to farmers under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) have often been credited with keeping rural Ireland alive, but they are also boos(...)

The Jessbrook Equestrian Centre near Johnstownbridge, Enfield, Co. Kildare built by convicted drug trafficker John Gilligan beside his home. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The new owner of the equestrian centre formerly known as Jessbrook has said the facility will be put up for sale, only two months after its official u(...)

Awards season is once more upon us and so, without further ado, we’d like to present The Pyramid’s crummy CGI Anubis – the Jackal-headed god thingy(...)

James Buckley (left), new owner of the property formerly known as Jessbrook, and his father Noel who says “We knew it had history, but it’s got nothing to do with us.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan

The new owners of an equestrian centre formerly known as Jessbrook hope to give a fresh start to the facility’s shadowy past as they paint the fences.(...)

The sequel to the most startling box-office smash of recent years collapses over the finishing line with barely a breath of air still in its lungs. Th(...)

CRH gained 0.26% to finish at €17.105. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Better than expected company earnings and a boost for German investor confidence drove increases in most European markets yesterday, although the benc(...)