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ApisProtect uses in-hive IoT-enabled sensors, machine learning and old-fashioned beekeeping knowledge to help beekeepers identify hive problems, diseases and pests

ApisProtect, a Cork-based start-up that uses the internet of things (IoT) and big data to help beekeepers reduce losses and increase productivity in h(...)

Going, going, gone?: Ray D’Arcy with Zig and Zag and, from top, Brain Freeze, Bosco and Twigín

It could have been a scene from one of those movies that will clog up the schedules for the next few weeks. Four weeks before Christmas the members of(...)

In Ireland, according to the isurance  industry, the average whiplash settlement is €15,000 compared with €5,000 in the UK

One in five people knows somebody who has exaggerated an insurance claim and 15 per cent are aware of someone who has falsified information, according(...)

Cork Ignite, one of this year’s Cork Culture Night events. Photograph:  Culture Night

GAA commentator Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh is to make the journey to Leeside later this month when he will act as cultural ambassador for Cork’s Culture(...)

The Intoxicating Liquor Act, when introduced in 1927, said alcoholic drinks could not be sold on Christmas Day, Good Friday and St Patrick’s Day. The St Patrick’s Day clause was repealed in 1960 to accommodate visitors coming from overseas to celebrate the national holiday

The ban on alcohol sales on Good Friday is set to cost the restaurant sector €15 million in revenue, the Restaurants Association of Ireland has cla(...)

The analysis shows that legal download services like Netflix seem to be having a marginal impact on consumer’s behaviour

As many as 1 in 5 adults in Ireland downloaded TV shows or or movies illegally over the last year, according to new research.The study, conducted by I(...)

Phantom 105.2 FM: Even Arctic Monkeys can’t save the station from swingeing cutbacks. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga

‘It is now safe to turn your radio on!” declares the website of Phantom 105.2 FM with all the enthusiasm of an operation that has just won its (...)

Research involving 15- and 16-year-olds found branded packets encourage young people to take up the habit, but that smokers would try to quit if all packets were the same. Photograph: PA Photo

Legislation to force tobacco companies to sell cigarettes in plain packages emblazoned with health warnings will be published shortly, Minister for Ja(...)