Piglets feeding on grain at the IFA protest outside the European Commission offices in Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Farmers dumped grain in front of the European Commission buildings in Dublin yesterday and warned that farm incomes were being “ripped apart”. (...)

Pigs feed on grain as Irish Farmers Association members protest outside the EU Commission offices, on Lower Mount Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill 0:53

Farmers dumped grain on the streets of Dublin at lunchtime on Monday in protest at falling incomes across many sectors of the industry. The grain was(...)

Differences in culture, business approach and regulation may put many people off the possibility of growing into places such as Africa but that doesn’t mean there aren’t major opportunities there

Terms such as “tech start-up” and “developing world” are not frequently heard in the same sentence. Irish companies looking to go big usually aim for (...)

Being Irish has been a big advantage to John Murphy. “There is a huge reservoir of goodwill,” he says

John Murphy first went to the United States 22 years ago on a scholarship with the Augustinians of Good Counsel in New Ross, to go to college in Erie,(...)

Ten  men and six women appeared before Cork District Court on Wednesday morning,  where one man was charged with six fraud offences, a second was charged with four fraud offences and the remaining 14 people were each charged with two fraud offences.

Sixteen people have been remanded on bail after they appeared in court on charges arising from a three-year Garda investigation into an alleged insura(...)

The father of a man who took his own life told an inquest he believes his son died because he was not “happy about how he was being treated by the Sta(...)

Website of the  Australian Customs and Border Protection Service. Its head, Roman Quadvlieg, has said a new investigations division was being created to target “entities seeking to commit visa fraud here in Australia”.

The Australian offices of construction company Murphy Pipe and Civil (MPC) have been raided, and documents seized, in an investigation into alleged wo(...)

One Donegal farmer who took three health service users on to his farm during the project said his family and the wider community had benefited. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The use of farming as a therapy for people with special needs or mental health difficulties could be helping more than 1,000 people within three year(...)

Patrizia and Raymond Crowley at Ennis Circuit Court.

A 67-year-old Co Clare man told gardaí he never threatened to kill his neighbour, but instead asked him to smile.At Ennis Circuit Court yesterday, evi(...)

Two directors of the Cork-based Kentech group employing 3,000 people worldwide have secured a two month stay on execution of judgments for some US$683,000 against them.

Two directors of the Cork-based Kentech group employing 3,000 people worldwide have secured a two month stay on execution of judgments for some US$(...)