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Drinagh co-op’s profit dropped to €6.1m  due to an almost €6m hit to its investment income as a result of a fair value adjustment under new accounting rules

A west Cork dairy and agribusiness co-operative recorded a fall in pre-tax profit of over 50 per cent to €6.12 million last year, but its operating pr(...)

Bog butter found in Muckanagh, Co Mayo, dated to AD 775 to 895, and with its wooden container and leather wrap. Image copyright of the National Museum of Ireland

The tradition of using bogs to keep butter edible dates back over 3,500 years, according to a new study. It reveals the practice dates back to at le(...)

Ann Gilmore closes the door for on the last day of business at the Post Office in Ballindine, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

The chief executive of An Post has said he is not attacking rural Ireland but is ensuring the viability of the company. “What we are doing is the opp(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said Government intended to let local groups take the lead in marking events of the period. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has called for honesty and inclusiveness in commemorating the centenary of various events during the War of Independence and th(...)

Celtic Linen supplies linen to hotels and hospitals. Photograph: Getty Images

Celtic Linen, a supplier of linen to hotels, hospitals and the Health Service Executive, is set to exit court protection from its creditors after secu(...)

The Cork University Hospital helipad is due to be completed and operational by December 2017. Photograph: Joe St Ledger/The Irish Times

The HSE has confirmed that it is to make €1.8 million available for the construction of a helipad at Cork University Hospital (CUH) to facilitate an a(...)

Sean Hurley was buried along with 20 other casualties of the Easter Rising in Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Much of the current debate about the necessity of the 1916 Easter Rising is speculation which fails to take account of the motivation of those involve(...)

Sean Hurley was buried along with 20 other casualties of the Easter Rising in a mass grave in Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Over 100 relatives of the only Cork volunteer to die in the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin will gather at his birthplace in west Cork this weekend to re(...)

Carbery, owned by four Irish co-operatives, Bandon, Barryroe, Drinagh and Lisavaird, employs about 600 people across eight locations, including Ireland, the US, Brazil and Thailand.

Cork-based food ingredients and cheese manufacturer Carbery Group’s earnings rose 33 per cent last year as a strong performance by its international f(...)

The Proclaimation is read during a commemorative ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Rising  at the National Monument on Grand Parade, Cork City on monday. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision.

Thousands gathered in Cork city on Monday to commemorate the 1916 Easter Rising which saw over 1,000 Irish Volunteers mobilised in the city and county(...)