Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney met representatives of Meat Industry Ireland, the Ibec body representing meat processors, last night. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Irish beef producers received €9 million less for cattle than their UK counterparts between June and August, according to research by the Irish Cream(...)

Victoria Square:  one of the most expensive shopping centre ever built in the North is experiencing a revival

Consumers are happy to spend again in the North – at least that is what a new consumer confidence survey is telling us. Latest research from Da(...)

Dr Richard Haass, with Megan O’Sullivan, talks to the media at the Stormont hotel in Belfast, where all-party talks failed to resolve outstanding peace process issues in Northern Ireland. Photograph:  PA

Stressed in work today? Then say a prayer because workers who are religious tend to be happier than their colleagues who do not believe in God, a new (...)

Shoppers in Northern Ireland have gained renewed confidence with more people venturing into stores, it was revealed. A 2.6 per cent incre(...)