More than 1,000 people in Bombardier’s Belfast plant are directly employed manufacturing wings for CSeries planes. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The US Department of Commerce has delivered a further blow to Bombardier workers in Belfast by adding another tariff of nearly 80 per cent on sales of(...)

The mauve stinger: one of the two varieties of jellyfish responsible for the salmon kills.  File photograph: Franco Banfi/Getty Images

Swarms of stinger jellyfish have wiped out large stocks of salmon after invading four fish farms along the west coast of Ireland in recent weeks. It (...)

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(...)

A Department of Health spokeswoman said “Waiting times are often unacceptably long”

According to the Huntington’s Disease Association of Ireland there are about 700 people with the condition in the State and a further 3,000 at risk. T(...)

Mickey McNulty, who lives in Gortin, just outside Omagh, has tested positive for Huntington’s disease. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty

Huntington’s disease sufferers in Northern Ireland say their battle with the “devastating” and “cruel” condition is being made more difficult by the f(...)

German fans celebrate in Windsor Park. Photograph: William Cherry/Presseye/Inpho

World champions Germany may have won 3-1 at Windsor Park on Thursday night but Northern Ireland are still parading, if not yet to Russia, then almost(...)

Colum Eastwood, leader of the SDLP, delivering the annual Parnell Commemoration Lecture and graveside oration,  at Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin, last weekend. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Politicians must demonstrate the same level of courage as the leaders of the civil rights movement half a century ago to ensure that powersharing gove(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon at  Governments Buildings. Photograph: Tom Honan/PA Wire

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon told business leaders in Dublin that the UK should remain in the single market and customs union after Brexit.(...)

Concentrix senior vice president Philip Cassidy (left)  and president Chris Caldwell at the opening of the global business services company’s new  facility at Maysfield, Belfast. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Press Eye

Concentrix, the American business services company, says its new £14 million purpose-built facility in the heart of Belfast, which it officially opene(...)

A National Biodiversity Action Plan for the period 2017-2021 was launched by Ciaran O’Keeffe, Prof Yvonne Buckley, Minister for Heritage Heather Humphreys TD and Matthew Jebb at the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland. Photograph: Maxwells

More than 90 per cent of Ireland’s protected habitats, such as grasslands and peatlands, are in “bad or inadequate condition”, according to a major bi(...)