A Dublin businessman has told a judge that long queues in his local AIB branch were creating difficulties for him in paying off an €84,000 arrears debt on his mortgage.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien.

A Dublin businessman has told a judge that long queues in his local AIB branch were creating difficulties for him in paying off an €84,000 arrears deb(...)

Currently about 6.5 per cent of Defence Forces members are women, which is slightly below the international median. Photograph: Alan Betson

Are you a young woman who likes playing football? Do you have a determination to win? If yes, prepare to be targeted by the Defence Forces, because (...)

PIMP MY CHOCOLATE BAR Coco Bó is Ireland’s first Made By Me customised chocolate counter, where you can have a bar made to your exact spec(...)

Shanbally Blazer looks on as Maria McNamara from Galway takes a phone call, at the Dublin Horse Show, in the RDS. Photograph: Eric Luke

Every corporate hospitality package has sold out for the five days of the horse show which opened at the RDS under gloomy skies yesterday. Grand Stan(...)

The radical new type of cantilevered saddle made from high-performance thermoplastic composites

Recent technological advances have led to lighter, more comfortable equipment and, subsequently, performance gains for sportspeople. Take cycling. (...)

A High Court judge has criticised the level and transparency of fees sought by a receiver and his lawyers for di(...)

Fergal Foley, prosecuting, told Judge Carmel Stewart the investigation  involved  “the most amazing piece of police work” in bringing the thief, Martin Ryan (48), before the court.

A man who stole €180,000 worth of jewellery from a house after helping a woman who was trying to deactivate the house alarm will be sentenced n(...)