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When confronted, the student confessed to his manager that he stole the money. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A university student stole nearly €7,000 from his newsagent employer to help pay for his Masters course in dispute resolution, a Dublin court has hear(...)

Wayne Hurst of Hurst Heating and Plumbing Supplies in Castlebar, with some of the wood-burning stoves which have been selling well following the bituminous coal ban. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

Six months after the burning of smoky coal was banned by the State in Castlebar, the Mayo town is showing slight, but encouraging signs of an improvem(...)

A woman walking in the rain on Dublin’s O’Connell Street in June. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Rainfall totals were above average for most weather stations last month, according to a report from Met Éireann. Newport in Co Mayo had its wettest (...)

Ger Brennan, who trained as a nurse, was keen to merge his medical interest with sales. After ‘a hundred PFOs’ applying to be a medical rep he landed a contract job with Bayer

Brexit doesn’t worry Ger Brennan. It’s a startling take from an industry leader, given how much the relentless uncertainty over the manner of the even(...)

Head of forecasting at Met Eireann, Evelyn Cusack following a meeting of the National Emergency Co-ordination group on Wednesday concerning Storm Lorenzo. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Storm Lorenzo is expected to make landfall in Co Donegal in the early hours of Friday morning, and should have weakened by that stage, Met Éireann has(...)

Clare Island Lighthouse.

Mayo has long been a favoured destination for lovers of the great outdoors. It’s also a firm favourite for those who love great hotels. Put them toget(...)

Rain will spread in from west and most parts of the country will be wet on Saturday evening. File Photograph: Alan Betson

Torrential rainfall along the western seaboard on Friday will give way to a damp and soggy bank holiday weekend elsewhere. A status yellow weather wa(...)

Abbot Celestine Cullen OSB of Glenstal Abbey. made an outstanding contribution to the Benedictine order.

The death has occurred of Abbot Celestine Cullen OSB, who in the course of his life made an outstanding contribution to the Benedictine order and to G(...)

Nearly 2,000 without power after after Storm Gareth made its way across the country. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Winds of over 100 km/h continue to batter the west of the country, as nearly 2,000 homes and businesses have been left without power due to Storm Gare(...)

Ireland captain Willie Anderson faces up to New Zealand captain Wayne Shelford as the All Blacks preform the Haka at Lansdowne Road in 1989. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland 6 New Zealand 23 – Lansdowne Road, November 18th, 1989 It was the last big rugby international of the decade. In early December, Scotland wou(...)

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