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A judge has described as extraordinary the fact that almost two thirds of a Co Cork town’s raw sewage is still being pumped directly into a harbour. Image: iStock.

A judge has described as extraordinary the fact that almost two thirds of a Co Cork town’s raw sewage is still being pumped directly into the local ha(...)

A participant runs in fancy dress during the 2018 London Marathon. Photograph:   Niklas Halle’nniklas/AFP/Getty Images

There is nothing as inspiring as watching the London Marathon on a sunny April Sunday morning from the comfort of your own couch. It is addictive view(...)

Don Hannon pcitured running The Ireland Way.

A 45-year-old Dublin man, who donated half his liver to his sister less than two years ago, completed a 1,000 kilometre 15-day run down through the mi(...)

Labour exploitation has overtaken sexual exploitation as the most common form of trafficking, and experts at the Council of Europe warn that official figures underestimate the scale of the problem. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Trafficking: a vile trade

Human trafficking, and the slave-like conditions that accompany it, are on the rise in Europe. For the unfortunate individuals involved, labour exploi(...)

Quota deal: overall package is worth €266 million to the Irish fleet. Photograph:  Annie Sakkab/Bloomberg

Ireland’s fish quota deal is better than anticipated, with a three per cent increase by volume and eight per cent increase by value in whitefish quota(...)

Specialist crews from ENEDIS, the electric grid operator for much of France pictured leaving Midleton, east Cork, following their work helping ESB Networks. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

From Malin to Mizen and back – that’s how much conductor cable ESB Networks has replaced over the past seven days as repair crews worked around the cl(...)

An aerial view of Cork Harbour where a new treatment plant is making a significant impact on the volume of raw sewerage being pumped into the water.

The issue of raw sewage being discharged into Cork Harbour which was highlighted by the Environmental Protection Agency is being addressed with water (...)

The High Court heard that Charleville Credit Union  failed to bring its reserves up to the regulatory requirement of 10% of assets. Its reserves were just 3.5%  last June

At least one neighbouring credit union has signalled that it is prepared to take over Charleville Credit Union, which the High Court placed in liquida(...)

Mannin beach between near Ballyconneely in Connemara Co Galway. Several US colleges have based their ‘study abroad’  modules in the wider area as a partnership with the Connemara Wes, community development organisation. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

When Prof Deborah Wickering comes across the name “Tully” back in Michigan’s Grand Rapids, her heart skips a little beat and she thinks of Connemara. (...)

A graphic showing the different options and proposals for a land transfer to Cork City Council. Graphic: Irish Times Studio

From Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent, Cork County Council is to submit a boundary extension plan to Cork City Council which will allow people ac(...)

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