Teacher says   some students who didn’t sit the exam and went for accredited grades instead may have quite liked the paper. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Leaving Cert construction studies: Working from home features on a straightforward paper Passive houses and sustainable living featured on a fair and(...)

Ballaghaderreen-born twins Kathleen Galligan and Margaret Gilna have always been close and married on the same day. They took the train to Galway to celebrate their 90th birthdays. Photograph: Jason Clarke

Twin sisters Kathleen Galligan and Margaret Gilna got to celebrate their 90th birthday on Tuesday by setting off together from Dublin to Galway by tra(...)

Aurivo processes 400m litres of milk annually

A no-deal Brexit could hit a significant part of co-op Aurivo’s milk processing business, its chief executive Aaron Forde has warned. Operating profi(...)

Archbishop Éamon Martin says Thomas Flynn’s “great love for Catholic education was known throughout Ireland”. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The death has taken place of the retired bishop of Achonry, Thomas Flynn (84). He was born in Ballaghadereen, Co Roscommon in 1931 and was ordained a (...)

150 Howth Road, Sutton, Co Dublin

Address: 150 Howth Road, Sutton, Co Dublin Agent: Sherry FitzGerald This detached two-storey 260sq m (2,799sq ft) house, which needs an up(...)