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Ford cars come off the assembly line in Cork in the early 1950s.

The centenary of US inventor Henry Ford’s decision to set up a plant in Cork was commemorated last year – but now the stories of the workers who staff(...)

France has achieved a 25 per cent decline in alcohol consumption since introducing advertising restrictions via the “Loi Evin”. Photograph: Fran Veale

A new opinion poll, commissioned by Alcohol Health Alliance Ireland from polling company Ireland Thinks, demonstrates that 82 per cent of the public s(...)

Former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank, Seán Fitzpatrick (68).

The judge in the trial of the former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank Seán FitzPatrick on Tuesday acquitted him on all charges at the Circuit Criminal Cou(...)

Flooding along the banks of the Shannon River near Athlone Town in 2015. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Government has rejected a Fianna Fáil Bill requiring insurance companies to provide cover in areas where flood relief has been completed to Europe(...)

Simon Harris, Leo Varadkar, Katherine Zappone and Simon Coveney.

Minster for Health Simon Harris The Department of Health has put an end to many a political ambition. How many new ministers have started full of(...)

A file photograph of gay activists displaying signs along the St Patrick’s Day parade route in New York in protest at being excluded from the annual event. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images.

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio is ending a two-year boycott of Manhattan’s St Patrick’s Day parade and has agreed to march this year after organi(...)

A significant number of so-called accountants operate outside the regulated sector. In most major European countries the law prohibits abuse of the term ‘accountant’

When is an accountant not really an accountant? And what about a engineer? Consumers may believe they understand the qualifications of someone they(...)