Republic of Ireland  fans soak up the atmosphere.

He’s been to 130 Republic of Ireland away matches, every major tournament the ‘Boys in Green’ have ever been to and he’s spent an estimated €400,000 (...)

Attending the launch of Ulster Bank’s new broker product are (l-r): Karl Deeter, MDC Mortgages Brokers; Jim Ryan, head of branch banking at Ulster Bank; Sean L’Estrange, head of lending and deposits at Ulster Bank; Des Healy, head of intermediary mortgage sales at Ulster Bank, and Trevor Grant, chairman of the Association of Expert Mortgage Advisors. (Photograph: Peter Houlihan, Fennell Photography)

Ulster Bank is looking to beef up competition in the residential mortgage market with its decision to return to the broker channel.On Tuesday the bank(...)

Upon my word, I have thought that it takes a lot to take the wind out of MY sails but it was done a matter of days ago by the sinister mafia who call (...)

GAA President Liam O’Neill with Home to Hurl players Kevin Maher, on his arrival home from Melbourne, and fellow members of the Gornahoe Glengoole hurling team in Tipperary who have also arrived home  for the charity match. Photograph: Alan Betson

Meet a GAA player who flies 10,000 miles across the world for a single game and you meet a spirit of determination. It is the lure of a winter’s match(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has attempted to ease the burden on the “squeezed middle” of taxpayers by confirming a reduction in the top rate of income tax from 41 per cent to 40 per cent. File photograph:  Joe St Leger/The Irish Times

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has attempted to ease the burden on the “squeezed middle” of taxpayers by confirming a reduction in the top rate o(...)

Economic indicators – and the growing numbers in employment – have been saying for some months now that Ireland has turned the corner since its(...)

Irish Roots

Flyleaf Press (www.flyleaf.ie) is the only publishing house in Ireland that concentrates exclusively on genealogical material. They specialise in high(...)

 Alan Cawley (26), Ballina,  arriving at Swinford District Court charged with the murders of Tommy and Jack Blaine last month. He has been remanded to appear at Harristown District Court on September 6th. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

A 26-year-old man charged with the murder of two pensioner brothers has been further remanded in custody.Alan Cawley (26), who is charged with the mur(...)

Some of the many shops that  have closed for business on George’s Street in Dún Laoghaire. Photograph: Eric Luke

“Marks and Spencer closing isn’t the end of the world. It’s just another shop,” states Graham Mongey. Mongey is one of three family members who own JJ(...)