Storm Ophelia passing Porthcawl in Wales. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/Reuters

1. The wind that shakes the barley. 2. The wind that shakes everything else, but leaves Teresa Mannion heroically upright. 3. Wind that’s misspelt(...)

Overall sales by craft beer companies stood at €59 million last year, up eleven-fold since 2011. Photograph: iStock
Craft beer makers get canny

A certain well-known beer brand might like to suggest it is – probably - the best in the world but brewer Michael Cowan can make such a claim with aut(...)

An aerial view of the Apple data centre site at Athenry, Co Galway, that got the go-ahead recently after the Commercial Court backed An Bord Pleanála’s decision to grant permission to build the €850 million facility.

IDA Ireland may seek advance planning permission for future data centres to avoid disputes like the one that delayed Apple’s proposal for Athenry, Co (...)

Martin O’Neill:  despite the manager’s feat in guiding us to  the play-offs, we can’t keep the ball and  have the poorest scoring record of any team left.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

“Nobody will want to play us,” declared Joe Hart ahead of the knockout stages of last year’s Euros. After their goalless draw with Slovakia that(...)

Shipping Container House: Gordon and Maggie Kelley with their children Gordie (7) and Penny Bell (eight months), at their house built from shipping containers at Ringsend , Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Today kicks off Open House Dublin 2017, the annual extravaganza exploring all things architectural. From the Airbnb HQ, to the atmospheric Victorian (...)

The crude divorce rate in Ireland is 0.6 per cent, according to the Eurostat.

Ireland’s divorce rate remains remarkably low when compared with the rest of Europe and the wider world. According to the April 2016 census, as publi(...)

People from Athenry have demonstrated in support of Apple’s plans to invest in the town on several occasions in the past couple of years.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Apple, the company at the heart of the legal challenge, was silent following the outcome of the ruling on Thursday by Mr Justice Paul McDermott. The U(...)

The project is expected to be the single biggest private-sector investment in Connacht.

The Commercial Court has cleared the way for tech giant Apple to develop a data hall in Athenry, Co Galway, the first phase of a planned €850 million (...)

The trickle of customers who came into Colm’s Shop on Dublin’s Townsend St ahead of the lunchtime rush on Thursday afternoon were conflicted about the sugar tax and the hike in the price of cigarettes.

The trickle of customers who came into Colm’s Shop on Dublin’s Townsend St ahead of the lunchtime rush on Thursday afternoon were conflicted about the(...)

Skoda Karoq

It might have been a late arrival to the SUV party, but Skoda can’t keep up with the demand for its recent crossover, the Kodiaq. Brand director of Sk(...)