August

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Deputy chief medical officer Dr Ronan Glynn: The incidence of Covid-19 disease outlook over the coming days is uncertain. Some uncertainty relates to the effect of the August bank holiday on case numbers and referral patterns. Photograph: Paddy Cummins

University Hospital Limerick is the hospital with the highest number of Covid-19 patients in the State, with 25 confirmed and 29 suspected cases. The(...)

Hollywood lake in Co Monaghan. Photograph: Google Street View

A 14-year-old boy who got into difficulties while swimming in a lake in Co Monaghan has died, bringing the number of swimming-related fatalities on th(...)

Darragh Ó Sé tracks Tipperary’s Derry Foley in 1997. Photograph: Matt Browne/Inpho

A few minutes after Tipperary had fallen to All-Ireland champions Kerry in the Munster final of 1998, their captain Brian Bourke summed up the feeling(...)

Passengers wearing face masks disembark their trains at Heuston Station, Dublin, last Friday. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Over the summer public transport officials held a series of meetings with employer groups and third level colleges, facing an unprecedented need to ga(...)

Shop owner Joan King and her daughter Lisa King, chairwoman of the Connemara Chamber of Commerce. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Bunowen pier is one of the Earth’s more beautiful final stops; the last on the road from Ballyconneely, with a backdrop of Connemara’s pastels of wild(...)

Providence Resources, led by chief executive Tony O’Reilly jnr, revealed  it had decided to make all its technical and support staff redundant.

Oil and gas explorer Providence Resources, whose shares have been rattled in the past two months by funding delays for its main project, saw its share(...)

Swimmers enjoy the sunshine at Seapoint in Dublin. The August bank holiday will start off dry and sunny but will turn wet on Monday with the possibility of torrential rain and spot flooding.  Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times.

The August bank holiday weekend will start off dry and sunny but will turn wet on Monday with the possibility of torrential rain and spot flooding. (...)

VW’s UK sales were down by 55%   in September, and by 62%  in the same period in Germany

Sales of new cars are plummeting across Europe as the new WLTP emissions and economy test comes into force. Car-makers are struggling to get their ran(...)

One of the many antique shops in the bustling town of L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, which holds Europe’s largest flea market twice a year. Photograph: Getty Images

For a small place, L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue isn’t short of antiques shops. Filled with tiny, walkable quarters specialising in different types of vintage,(...)

Dublin Zoo offers endless entertainment, so consider an annual membership. Photograph: Patrick Bolger

Summer is here. Finally. Or at least it was back when Pricewatch was locked in a basement writing these words and staring sadly out at people walking(...)

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