Tommy Furey of the Marine Institute onboard the Celtic Explorer with maps of mountains in the Atlantic Ocean. Ireland is leading the world in deep-sea mapping. Photograph: Andrew Downes/XPOSURE

The Earth’s oceans cover about 70 per cent of the surface of the planet. Human beings have explored only 10 per cent. The deepest oceans are largel(...)

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson  at the RDS for the rebranding of UPC Ireland. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

When the Virgin juggernaut rolls into town you pay attention. And you couldn’t fail to miss Richard Branson when he made his entrance into the RDS: he(...)

Head of Virgin Media in Ireland Magnus Tsernsjo said the change would not be a simple rebrand, promising a “transformation” of the Irish company

UPC Ireland is getting a new image, as it changes over to the Virgin Media brand. Virgin Group founder Richard Branson was on hand to help launch th(...)

Protestors and family members gather to demonstrate against the scheduled execution of death row inmate Richard Glossip outside the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Oklahoma September 30th, 2015. Photograph: Nick Oxford/Reuters

A US man on death row in Oklahoma has been granted a last minute stay of execution, and said he was happy to have 37 more days. Governor Mary Fallin a(...)

Sir Richard Branson: Virgin Media founder is “delighted” to bring the company to Ireland with the UPC rebrand

Richard Branson-founded Virgin Media will launched in Ireland this Thursday, with cable broadband and TV provider UPC Ireland moving to the Virgin Med(...)

Sir Bob Geldof and Jeanne Marine photographed earlier this month at  The Royal Opera House in London. Photograph: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

Sir Bob Geldof (63) married his long-term partner Jeanne Marine (49) on Saturday in the south of France. Celebrities at the wedding included Bono, en(...)

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Who you gonna call? Not Eircom anymore, apparently.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Management at Eircom, Ireland’s biggest telecoms group, is planning to rebrand the company, some 16 years after it took on its current name. The com(...)

Get ready to say goodbye to the UPC logo as the company is rebranding as Virgin Media

UPC Ireland has announced plans to rebrand as Virgin Media. The move comes after it became a part of the Virgin group last December. Both companies ar(...)

Bernice Moran: ‘We plan to have shops in capital cities in the next few years

Virgin Atlantic 747 pilot Bernice Moran is co-founder and director of The Be Sweet Company with her sister Linda Moran. The business specialises in(...)