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Tony Kelly of the HSE’s motorcycle response unit: Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The number of people killed on Ireland’s roads over the past year looks set to be similar to the number who died in 2017. As of midday on Friday, 149(...)

Photo of a multi generation family having a celebratory toast over  Thanksgiving dining table, during dinner

The easiest way to go about pairing beer with your Christmas dinner is to think about matching intensities. If you’re going for a light starter, serve(...)

Dundee cake

If you’ve left it too late to make a traditional Christmas cake, this week’s recipe is just for you. This gorgeous Dundee cake is understated, old-sch(...)

Fr Rewas Anba Bishoy celebrates Mass at Saints Maximus and Domadius Coptic Church on St Alphonsus Road, Dublin. Photograph: Shawn Pogatchnik

You may think Christmas is done and dusted for another year, but in the Coptic corners of Ireland, the greatest celebration of the season arrives at m(...)

‘The whole pagan idea of a midwinter festival was a respite to get us through whatever’s yet to come.’ File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Peace! Goodwill! Joy! Magical sleighrides! No one’s Christmas looks like this. If you’re lucky enough to have food and shelter this festive season, t(...)

The company’s human resources co-ordinator   told the hearing that there was a global, consistent zero tolerance policy towards the possession or use of alcohol in the workplace.

A major clothing retailer sacked 11 members of staff after they were found drinking or possessing Mexican beer as part of a pre-Christmas party drinks(...)

More efficient delivery than Amazon -  Santa Claus in his sleigh  in the Arctic Circle. Photograph: Reuters/Pawel Kopczynski

It is proving extremely difficult in the aviation sector to find technological solutions to greenhouse gas emissions that influence climate change. As(...)

Ryanair’s concession of  union recognition  – albeit with conditions – will likely see pilot strike threat withdrawn and showcases the  airline’s ability to act decisively in the face of fast-changing events. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

And so Michael O’Leary has saved Christmas. At least that’s the line Ryanair’s well-oiled marketing machine will spin. The unions have yet to call o(...)

Night view of Galway Continental Christmas Market

In a very short space of time, Christmas markets have become an integral part of the season’s festivities. From this weekend, all across the country a(...)

With retail sales growing at 4.5 per cent year on year, Fingerlings are this Christmas’s craze toy.

Try this for a seasonal brain teaser: what are small and brightly coloured, cling to fingers and are frightening the life out of grown men on both si(...)

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