Bus Éireann buses parked up at Broadstone Depot.  Photograph: PA

The strike at Bus Éireann was suspended for 48 hours last night to allow talks at the Labour Relations Commission to continue. Pickets by membe(...)

Brian May  performs onstage during the MTV Europe Music Awards 2011 live show at the Odyssey Arena  in Belfast. Photograph: Ian Gavan/Getty Images

Long before he became a star, Brian May was a stargazer. As a child he was inspired by Patrick Moore’s The (...)

Tens of thousands of Manchester United fans in Ireland are coming to terms with the end of an era for the club and have paid tribute to outgoin(...)

 Colm Murray: went on blind drug trials in June 2011.  Photograph:Brenda Fitzsimons

A drug trial involving the popular RTÉ broadcaster Colm Murray who has Motor Neurone Disease (MND) has failed. Stage II(...)

A HSE strategy introduced five years ago to combat falls among older people has not been implemented, a study has suggested. In 2008 the HSE introd(...)

The name plate of the Harcourt Street offices for the The Sunday Business Post and The Irish Examiner. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The former chairman of Thomas Crosbie Holdings (TCH) Alan Crosbie has said that he did not have the financial resources to invest in the compan(...)

To boldly go: Kristin Hadfield at Croke Park with a picture of her father, the Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield

Few astronauts have done more to involve the public in their work than the current commander of the International Space Station, Chris Hadfield(...)

Wind turbines on Scrine Hill outside Roscommon Town. Photograph: Gerard O’Loughlin

The proposals to build 2,300 wind turbines in the midlands to serve the UK market is already proving to be contentious even before a single one(...)

Video: Cruise on desire to film in Ireland

Ronan McGreevy Tom Cruise came to Dublin yesterday an honorary Oirishman after his dubious turn in Far and Away and left it feeling like(...)

Ronan McGreevy A simple blood test devised by Irish doctors has resulted in a near 40 per cent dec(...)