The dramatic fall-off in the value of Sterling relative to the Euro has triggered a tsunami of imported second-hand cars from the UK

In its pre-budget submission, the Society of the Irish Motor Industry provided a list, showing how the 10 per cent overall decline in new car sales th(...)

Garda whistleblower Keith Harrison with his partner Marissa Simms: was transferred to Donegal town after revelation. Photograph: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

A retired garda sergeant told the Charleton tribunal on Monday that the death of a colleague in the line of duty had “a devastating effect” on officer(...)

The Junior Cert materials technology (wood) exam was worth just a third of marks, with the remainder resting on practical work completed by students earlier in the year. Photo: iStock

The Junior Cert woodwork exam papers were fair and well-structured to reward students with a wide knowledge of the syllabus, according to teachers. T(...)

Technical graphics: many Junior Cert students found themselves under “extreme time pressure” to complete today’s higher-level exam. Photo: iStock

Many Junior Cert students found themselves under “extreme time pressure” to complete today’s higher-level technical-graphics exam. Some teachers said(...)

The Government is expected to stump up about half the cost of the National Broadband Plan here, which could be between €1 billion and €1.5 billion

The Government is expected to finalise the number of homes and businesses covered by the National Broadband Plan (NBP) this week. This follows a repo(...)

Bus Feda driver Donal Sweeney at IT Sligo on the company’s Donegal/Galway route. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Brian O’Donnell, who runs the Donegal-based private bus company, Bus Feda, will not entertain charges that he has cherry-picked a lucrative bus route(...)

Contributors to the influential travel website rated Mulberry Garden as the best restaurant in Ireland based on an aggregate of reviews by the public.  File photograph: TripAdvisor

Mulberry Garden, a small restaurant down a side street in Dublin 4, is Ireland’s best, according to TripAdvisor. Contributors to the influential tra(...)

The harshly beautiful but treacherous Donegal coastline

If “a place apart” can survive in a globalised world the sequestered Glencolumbkille truly ticks the right boxes. Startlingly green while surrounded (...)

 Emer Fitzpatrick and Russell Hart in The Stop B&B at Fr Griffin Road in Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Many people have fanciful notions of giving up their day job and heading to the countryside to start a B&B in a fixer-upper farmhouse. But, for Em(...)

O’Connell’s Victuallers, Limerick city, opened in 1919 by Paddy O’Connell and taken over by Philip Craughan and run now by his son Paul, “has the friendliest and most genuine staff,” says Grace Sheridan.

The family-run section of Best Shops competition has readers writing in their droves. Ian McKenna loves Mullins in Donegal Town, run by Kieran and se(...)