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The Marine Casualty Investigation Board has recommended that recreational craft operators be reminded of their requirement to wear a personal flotation device following an investigation into a drowning tragedy off west Cork. Image: iStock.

The Marine Casualty Investigation Board has recommended that recreational craft operators be reminded of their requirement to wear a personal flotatio(...)

The action by Ballyboden Tidy Towns Group (BTTG) concerns An Bord Pleanála’s permission for the development on a site at Taylor’s Lane and Edmondstown Road in Ballyboden. Photograph: iStock

A community group has brought a legal challenge aimed at overturning permission for a development of 496 apartments in Ballyboden in south county Dubl(...)

Horseshoe bats. Photograph: iStock

How did Covid-19 come to be? It’s a puzzle that involves tolerant bats, possibly middlemen pangolins and a virus that gathered structures and tricks a(...)

Kentucky BioProcessing (KBP), the unit developing the vaccine, could produce between one million and three million doses per week starting in June, the company said. Photograph: Getty Images

British American Tobacco (BAT) , the maker of Benson & Hedges and Lucky Strike cigarettes, said on Wednesday its US biotech unit was working on a (...)

Sheena Wilkinson’s latest  novel explores Northern Ireland in the early 20th century.

“Nobody really wants us here. The Catholics see us as Protestant do-gooders, the Protestants think we’re fenian hoors; everyone’s suspicious of us. No(...)

European shares retreated from recent peaks on Monday as investors paused before launching into a week packed with economic data and the European Central Bank’s first policy meeting of the year.

European shares retreated from recent peaks on Monday as investors paused before launching into a week packed with economic data and the European Cent(...)

US health officials have reported more than 2,000 cases of vaping-related lung illness and 47 deaths linked to its use in the country. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

The world’s second largest tobacco maker, British American Tobacco (BAT), said on Wednesday a slowdown in the US vaping market would lead to lower rev(...)

Bank of Ireland dropped 4.2 per cent to €4.26, while Permanent TSB dipped 0.5 per cent to €1.23.

The Iseq stock index stood out as a weak spot across European markets as uncertainty over whether UK prime minister Boris Johnson would secure support(...)

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The e-cigarette was supposed to be the future of tobacco - an innovation marketed as “reduced risk” that could offer a growth story to an industry who(...)

US stocks gained in early trading on Thursday after the US delayed scheduled tariff hikes on billions worth of Chinese imports. Photograph: Reuters

A gauge of global stock markets touched its highest since late July on Thursday after fresh hints of progress in the US-China trade dispute, sending b(...)

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