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Cork-born Michael Ring (84) with his granddaughter Emma Price.

A judge on Friday told a 85-year-old Irish man living in Luton, London, who took on two burglars with a billiard cue that he wished there were more pe(...)

Cork-born Michael Ring (84) with  his granddaughter Emma Price.

Two men have been convicted of burglary and causing grievous bodily harm with intent to an 84-year-old Irish man living in Luton, England. Michael Ri(...)

Michael Ring, 84,  and his granddaughter Emma Price.

An 84-year-old Cork-born pensioner who kept a billiard cue by his bed rammed it into the face of one intruder and used it to fend off another, a court(...)

Kerry Airport in Farranfore. Brexit is going to be a big problem,” says Basil Sheerin, the airport’s financial controller. Photograph: Nigel Cox/Kerry Airport

A new arrivals hall and an expanded departures area with a bar and restaurant is planned for Kerry Airport to accommodate increased passenger numbers,(...)

Unite general secretary Len McCluskey described the agreement as historic and called it a significant step for Ryanair. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Trade union Unite has signed a deal with Ryanair to represent cabin crew based at Belfast and other UK airports such as Stansted and Manchester. The (...)

Carlos Tavares, chief executive officer of PSA Group, speaking at the firm’s plant in Luton. The French carmaker PSA Group plans to end a venture between its Vauxhall brand and rival Renault SA that makes vans at a plant near London

The parent of Peugeot, Citroën, Vauxhall and Opel will continue to build its vans at Vauxhall’s Luton plant following investment from the British gove(...)

Boeing predicted  construction of the hanger at Gatwick would create 475 jobs when it announced details of the project in 2016. Photograph: Getty Images

Construction group Sisk has won a near €100 million contract to build a hanger that will house Boeing’s biggest aircraft at Gatwick airport in Britain(...)

Opel finished 2016 with new cars sales of 7,888, representing a 5.38 per cent share of the market, down from 6 per cent in 2015. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The distributor of Opel cars in Ireland saw its operating profits rise by 41 per cent in 2016, to over €1 million. It followed a 9 per cent rise in tu(...)

 Dan Burn and Cheyenne Dunkley of Wigan Athletic challenge Bournemouth’s Benik Afobe at the Vitality Stadium. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Bournemouth looked destined to be another Premier League team embarrassed in the FA Cup third-round by lower league opposition until Steve Cook rescue(...)

Overnight snow caused travel disruptions across parts of the UK. Photograph: Thames Valley Police Roads Policing/PA Wire

Motorists had to abandon their vehicles in icy conditions in the Lake District of England and flights were delayed at airports across the UK on Wednes(...)

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