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The meat industry continues to deal with the fact that its customers want high-quality products as cheaply as possible, while its suppliers argue that the prices they receive make it difficult for them to make a living. Photograph: iStock

Covid-19 has thrust the Republic’s multibillion-euro meat industry into the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. Outbreaks of the virus among workers (...)

The Makarav handgun recovered in a car the two suspects were travelling in is from Russia and has been issued to the police and military there. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gardaí believe plans for a gangland murder were thwarted on Tuesday when detectives discovered of a loaded semi-automatic Makarov handgun in a car. T(...)

A building, on left, formerly used as Crossakiel Garda station. Photograph: Tim O’Brien

A family who bought a former Garda station within the Dublin commuter belt for €6,000 from the Office of Public Works has said it may rent out the bui(...)

The former Garda station in Inistioge, Co Kilkenny, sold for €132,000 at an auction in Kilkenny

Rural Garda stations may no longer be of service to the State but they appear to have growing appeal for home buyers and community groups around th(...)

Tilting at wind turbines

Sir, – Pat Rabbitte, Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources stated that the Midlands was traditionally “one of the most econ(...)