Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and  British prime minister Theresa May: the Brexit loan scheme will be aimed at SMEs as they deal with the UK’s exit from the European Union in 2019. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe unveiled a €300 million Brexit loan scheme to be available at rates of about 4 per cent for small businesses as (...)

 Players from both teams scuffle at Owenbeg. Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

Slaughtneil 1-18 Dunloy 2-8 Slaughtneil survived an early scare to defeat Dunloy by seven points at Owenbeg. The Antrim champions hit the holders wit(...)

 St Judes’ Kevin McManamon in action against Cuala. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

St Jude’s and Ballymun Kickhams progressed to the semi-finals of the Dublin senior football championship after their respective wins over Cuala and St(...)

Dunloy turn the tables on Cushendall
  • Hurling
  • September 24, 2017, 18:10

Cuchullains, Dunloy 2-15 Ruairi Og, Cushendall 2-9 Five unanswered points at the start of the second half paved the way for Dunloy’s 12th Antrim seni(...)

Duran Duran playing  the main stage at Electric Picnic on Sunday night. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

And lo, the rains came. At 3am yesterday, The Irish Times (I think I can speak for the whole paper) trudges tipsily and sunburnt through storm and mud(...)

Many people believe they live further away from potential flood risk areas than is actually the case, a new Irish study has found. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Many people believe they live further away from potential flood risk areas than is actually the case, a new Irish study has found. While conducting i(...)

The funeral of Roger Casement in Dublin. Casement’s remains were removed from England where he was hanged for high treason and reburied in Glasnevin Cemetery. Photograph: McMahon/Getty Images

Roger Casement endured a horrible death, disgraced and sordid. But most of all, it was unfair. The executions of 15 of the leaders of the 1916 Rising(...)

The Corn Mill development: the investment currently produces a rental income of €221,000

Eoin O’Neill Property Advisers are seeking €3,850,000 for 10 three-bedroom townhouses and a two-bedroom apartment in the Corn Mill development at Clon(...)

Luas Strike Commuters take to the tracks and walk along the Luas line at Ranelagh. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Many commuters in Dublin have been forced to make alternative travel arrangements this morning as Luas drivers began a two-day strike in a dispute ove(...)

Flood defences in Holland. Making space for floodwaters is the concept now being pursued by the Dutch becuase it affords greater protection by seeking to replicate natural processes.

Arising from the wettest December ever recorded in most parts, many of our rivers have spread across their flood plains, exposing people and propertie(...)