Analysts say Irish bond yields have held up well on what has been a turbulent day on the markets

Irish bond yields have so far avoided the contagion engulfing Southern Europe stemming from the latest developments in Greece. Italian, Spanish and P(...)

Senator Averil Power claimed Fianna Fáil failed to launch a sufficiently strong canvass in support of the same-sex marriage referendum, and was critical of the party leadership before resigning last month. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin is to reshuffle some Seanad portfolios in the wake of the resignation of Senator Averil Power from the party. Senato(...)

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An order preventing the publication of financial information about Denis O’Brien was not intended to prohibit fair reporting of any utterances of the (...)

Senator Averil Power announcing her resignation from the Fianna Fail party on the plinth outside Leinster House last week. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A Fianna Fáil Senator has praised former colleague Averil Power’s contribution to the party. He said, in a statement, he regretted Ms Power’s decision(...)

Britain still ranks as Ireland’s main food export destination and by some way, accounting for nearly 40 per cent of all food exports.   Photograph: Bloomberg

In the space of three weeks last September, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan changed his growth forecast for the economy three times.It was a test(...)

John Wilkins (59) has admitted posing as a gynaecologist, sexually assaulting a young woman and conning her into paying him €4,000 for treatment at a clinic in Switzerland. Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

A 59-year-old man has admitted posing as a gynaecologist, sexually assaulting a young woman and conning her into paying him €4,000 for treatment at a (...)

Sarah Kelly carries  trophies into Punchestown for the annual racing festival. Photograph: Michael Chester

Up to 110,000 racegoers are expected to converge on Punchestown this week for the annual festival meeting.The total of €2.5 million in prize money in(...)

The casket housed O’Donovan Rossa’s remains on an Atlantic crossing from New York to Ireland.

A steel casket used to transport the remains of the famous Fenian leader Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa is be restored and placed on display in west Cork. H(...)

New orders hit a six-month high of 59.3 last month, according to the index

Irish manufacturing activity rebounded in February to a 15-year high after a relatively weak January as strong new orders helped boost employment in (...)

Most of the people in the valley received broadband through the National Broadband Scheme. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Every week Ger O’Sullivan, an internet engineer, gets into his car and drives 1,000km to and from Cork city. Mr O’Sullivan is one of the residents of (...)