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‘Kerry, Donegal and Wexford have large shares of employment in the “accommodation and food service” industry sector, which was strongly affected by business closures due to Covid-19,’ said the Central Bank. File photograph: Getty

Borrowers behind 58.9 per cent of small businesses in the food and accommodation sector with loans secured payment breaks of up to six months from ban(...)

The CSO data shows that in 2016, 37% of total water use was accounted for by just 10% of households. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Domestic water consumption has dropped significantly following efforts to fix household leaks, new data of metered households shows. Figures released(...)

Twitter stock fell after the Washington Post reported that the social media company suspended over 70m fake accounts in May and June. Photograph:Spencer Platt/Getty Images

European shares advanced on Monday as investors looked beyond the growing US-China trade dispute and political turmoil in the UK. Despite British pri(...)

The fragmented transport links in Dublin means students in disadvantaged areas are more likely to attend their local IT rather than heading to university

Students in more affluent areas in the capital are progressing to college at a rate up to four time those of pupils in disadvantaged areas. When brok(...)

The Fatted Calf pub in Co Westmeath.

Thirty four pubs in the Republic and Northern Ireland have been included in the new Michelin Eating Out in Pubs Guide for 2014 published today - a ris(...)