Athenry

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Significant numbers of sunbathers and swimmers gathering at Burrow Beach, Sutton, Co Dublin, on Saturday afternoon. Photograph: Dean Ruxton

A location in Northern Ireland has reached the highest temperature ever recorded there, according to the Met Office, on what has become the hottest da(...)

Sales of protected urea have increased significantly this year with almost 40,000 tonnes sold between January and June this year

There are strong indications farmers are scaling up actions to reduce greenhouse gases (GHGs) arising from farming and investing in proven technologie(...)

Joseph Blowick: tapped into a sense of discontent with the political establishment

Coalition governments have been the norm in Irish politics for the past 30 years but for the previous almost 70 years, they were fairly rare; in fact,(...)

Frost is expected to be severe in some areas over the weekend.

Another freezing night has been forecast for Saturday after temperatures reached as low as -4 degrees early this morning. Saturday daytime is expecte(...)

Apple said sales for its fiscal second quarter would most likely be lower than Wall Street expected. Photograph: Jason Lee

Apple said sales for its fiscal second quarter would most likely be lower than Wall Street expected, a signal that it continues to face weak demand fo(...)

The Coast Guard came  to the assistance of a walker during high winds and swells on Dublin’s great south wall as the tail end of Storm Diana crossed the East Coast   on  November 27th. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Temperatures were above average in most places last month, according to Met Éireann’s latest weather reports. Average temperatures for November rang(...)

DAA chief executive Dalton Philips: “We could bring more flights into this country today if we had the capacity.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

One of DAA chief executive Dalton Philips’s first memories of Dublin Airport is of sitting on the grass close to one of its fringes watching his mothe(...)

A man sleeps in the shade in the Phoenix Park in  Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Ireland’s heatwave appears to have passed its peak but temperatures were still expected to rise to between 25 and 28 degrees in most places on Saturda(...)

 Minister for Education Richard Bruton: this new process has ‘the potential to change the course of education in Ireland by providing a system which reflects the changing needs of families’. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Parents are to be polled over the coming weeks on whether they want multi-denominational patrons to take over the running of Catholic schools. The mo(...)

The site of the proposed Apple data centre  at Athenry, Co Galway: Our planning laws allow fast tracking for vital infrastructure and big housing developments. However, a judicial review slows that down radically, rendering it redundant

Apple’s decision to drop its proposed €850 million data centre in Athenry, Co Galway prompted inevitable calls for planning reform. Those demands echo(...)

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