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The value of goods exports for the period January and February 2019 was €26.3bn, an increase of nearly €4bn  or 17%   when compared with the first two months of 2018. Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish exports to Britain jumped 10 per cent in April, and remain strong despite the Brexit turmoil, according to latest trade figures. They show expo(...)

Peter McGuinness at home in Dundalk, Co Louth

One of the first Allied soldiers to die on D-Day was Pte Edward Delaney O’Sullivan, known as “Paddy”, who landed with the Parachute Regiment outside T(...)

The value of goods exports in March was €11.8 billion, representing a 4 per cent increase on the same month in 2018.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Trade with the UK continued to improve in March, increasing by 12 per cent to €1.25 billion compared to the same month in 2018 despite ongoing Brexit (...)

Antwerp market square, Belgium. Photograph: iStock

Zoë Ashe Browne is a professional ballerina and choreographer from Sandyford, Dublin. She completed her training in 2009 at the English National Balle(...)

Freight at Dublin Port: the State  had a trade surplus of €6.3bn  in February.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish exports to Britain jumped 16 per cent in February despite the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, the latest trade statistics reveal. According to (...)

Dublin port. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The value of Irish goods exports hit a record €13.7 billion in January while the UK accounted for less than 10 per cent of Irish exports for the first(...)

Police cordon off the area outside the French BNP Paribas Fortis bank branch, following a robbery in the centre of Antwerp, Belgium. Photograph: Jonas Roosens/AFP/Getty Images

Detectives in Antwerp have been scouring the sewage pipes under the Belgian city for clues after burglars apparently used them to break into a bank be(...)

Grainne Wynne, Beautiful South, Rathmines

Grainne Wynne was a stay-at-home mother of two when her husband’s business folded and she had to return to work. Having previously spent years working(...)

Shipping containers at Dublin Port. Exports and imports both slipped back in November. Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish goods exports to Britain, the Republic’s largest EU trading partner, fell 4 per cent to €12.8 billion in the first 11 months of last year, the l(...)

The Government is putting in place contingency plans for Irish ports in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Photograph: Eric Luke

Rosslare and Waterford ports could take spillover freight traffic from Dublin Port should the State’s main seaport suffer delays from new customs afte(...)

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