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Joe Coffey: when anyone inquired if he was having a good day, he would reply  “I enjoy every day”.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Among the high-profile objectors to the Irish Cement plans are the businessman JP McManus. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced four days of oral hearings into Irish Cement’s controversial €10 million plans to burn waste a(...)

Fiat and Chrysler are now enjoying what appears to be a very happy marriage indeed. Photograph: iStock
Preparing for a happy marriage

Many of the world’s leading companies are actually the products of a series of mergers with and acquisitions of other household names over the years. (...)

Even the ‘Votegate’ controversy in the Dáil seems unlikely to hurt Fianna Fáil TD Niall Collins in his re-election bid. File photograph: Alan Betson

Limerick County (three seats) Current: 2 FG, 1 FF If there is to be an upset in Limerick County, it will likely come from an Independent taking one (...)

A large crater caused by a bomb destroyed part of the main Belfast to Dublin railway line close to Newry on June 30, 2000. The bomb was thought to have been the work of the dissident republican terrorist group the Real IRA. Photograph: AP Photo/Peter Morrison

An IRA bomb that exploded on the tracks of the Dublin to Belfast railway could have had “disastrous” consequences if a different train had been in ser(...)

Irish Cement Limited has been given the go-ahead to burn alternative fuels, including used tyres. Photograph: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

A protest march is to take place in Limerick next month after controversial plans by Irish Cement Limited to burn alternative fuels, including used ty(...)

  Ecocem’s plan to build a €45 million mill in the US has ground to a halt after its partner in the project withdrew. Photograph:  David Sleator

Irish cement maker Ecocem’s plan to build a €45 million mill in the United States has ground to a halt after its partner in the project withdrew. Eco(...)

Irish Cement had previous convictions arising out of two previous prosecutions for similar breaches, at Limerick District Court, in June 2017, and July 2018, the court heard. File photograph: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

Irish Cement has been fined €4,000 for breaching terms of its industrial emissions licence, when thick “glue-like” dust spilled from its Co Limerick p(...)

Limerick auctioneer, Kersten Mehl,  said  hadn’t seen such a shortage in rental stock locally since the late 1970s when Aughinish Alumina and Irish Cement were setting up their operations in Limerick and people had to rent properties as far as well as Ballybunion in Co Kerry and Ennis in Co Clare. Photograph: Getty Images

Growing demand allied to a shrinking supply of housing stock are the main driving forces behind a near 20 per cent increase in rents in both Limerick (...)

Irish societies in Africa are among the oldest in the world. Membership peaked in the post-independence era.

When we arrived in Zambia in 2008, the Wild Geese Society of Lusaka welcomed my husband and I with a ferocity that denied us any opportunity for lonel(...)

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