Another motorist was caught driving 171km/h in a 120km/h zone on the M7 in Nenagh, Co Tipperary. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Gardaí detected 225 vehicles breaking the speed limit over National Slow Down Day, which ended at 7am on Saturday. A motorist travelling at 177km/h i(...)

As part of the initiative gardai have released a list of some of the locations at which they will be based. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Gardai will be out in force early on Friday morning to crack down on speeding on Irish roads. National “Slow Down Day” is being conducted to raise a(...)

People on bridge despite road closed to Wooden bridge in Dollymount, ahead of Hurricane Ophelia hitting Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Hurricane Ophelia has caused widespread disruption on the country’s roads, with fallen trees making many impassable. A Roadwatch has released a list (...)

Ryan Moore riding US Navy Flag to win The Darley Dewhurst Stakes at Newmarket. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

It’s simplistic to boil a season-long battle for the jockeys’ championship down to a single race but the split second it took for Colin Keane to get E(...)

Streetscape scarf: Sarah Swan’s Cuba-themed scarf is produced in Italy and digitally printed on fine cotton

Plyhouse can be anything you want The furniture and lighting designer Leo Scarff has come up with a clever multifunctional wooden structure – the Ply(...)

Eir: “Our customer care team has been in contact to apologise.” Photograph: Maxwells

Maura has been an Eir – and before that Eircom – customer since 1992 and has had her landline, broadband and recently Eir Sport with the company witho(...)

Quiet Reflection ridden by Martin Harley (right) on their way to winning the Renaissance Stakes at Naas Racecourse. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

There was a notable British hat-trick at Naas on Sunday when Yorkshire-based trainer Karl Burke led the way with a Group Three double, highlighted by (...)

Garryowen’s Neil Cronin in action  during his side’s 7-13 loss to St Mary’s College. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Terenure College cruised straight to the top of Ulster Bank League Division 1A thanks to an eye-catching 24-0 bonus-point victory over Dublin Universi(...)

Card Store had a group turnover in 2016 of £400 million

UK greeting card specialist Card Factory is to open six shops in Ireland by October and has ambitious plans for another 69 outlets over the next five (...)

According to Aldi managing director Giles Hurley, the chain works with over 175 businesses in Ireland and spent over €700 million with Irish producers.

German retailer Aldi has invested more than €1.2 billion in capital expenditure in Ireland since it opened its first stores here in 1999. According t(...)