August

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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(...)

Households received leaflets informing them of the plans to dump waste in Dublin Bay after concerns the move may go all but unnoticed. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Thousands of households have received leaflets about plans to dump 10 million tonnes of dredge waste in Dublin Bay, following concerns the applicatio(...)

A Fermanagh fan cheers on her team during Sunday’s quarter-final against Dublin in Croke Park. “They were 10 points down with 15 minutes go to and you would think they were the team winning.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

I found what happened in Croke Park this weekend to be eerie and genuinely disturbing. It made me fear for the game. The gap between the elite coun(...)

Striking bus drivers pictured outside the Dublin Bus garage in Donnybrook during a recent strike at the company.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Siptu has warned further strike action is inevitable if Dublin Bus unilaterally reimposes cost-savings measures.On Friday, Dublin Bus staff represente(...)