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Neasa Hardiman’s Sea Fever will be among the 54 per cent of films directed by women playing in the Discovery strand at Toronto

Next week, the Dublin Feminist Film Festival makes a welcome return to the Light House Cinema. It hardly needs to be said that the event swells with m(...)

Sea Fever: Neasa Hardiman’s film stars Hermione Corfield, Connie Nielsen and Dougray Scott in a science-fiction tale about a marine-biology student confronting a mysterious organism on an Atlantic trawler

Four Irish films have been announced as part of the Discovery programme at next month’s Toronto International Film Festival. This strong showing at th(...)

 Paul Coulson, chairman of the Ardagh Group, which moved on Monday to shave millions of dollars off its annual interest bill

Glass and metal containers giant Ardagh Group moved on Monday to shave millions of dollars off its annual interest bill by refinancing its most expens(...)

New York-listed Ardagh reported on Thursday that it generated revenue of $2.26 billion in the second quarter.

Dublin-born financier Paul Coulson has hired former KPMG Ireland head Shaun Murphy as chief operating officer of his Ardagh Group, lining up a potenti(...)

Ardagh will receive $2.5 billion in cash from the Exal deal

Irish-led bottle and can maker Ardagh Group intends repaying some of its $8 billion debt (€7.1 billion) with the $2.5 billion (€2.2 billion) that it i(...)

Timothy Eaton with his son and eventual successor John Craig Eaton in his office at Eaton’s department store, Toronto in  1899. Photograph:  Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain

Ballymena and its environs has been the birth place of some of our most notable emigrants; from George and Will Millar of the Irish Rovers to movie st(...)

Bernard Norman Barwin was previously suspended by the college in 2013 after admitting to inseminating four women using the wrong sperm.

Canadian fertility specialist Bernard Norman Barwin (80) has been stripped of his medical licence for repeatedly using the wrong sperm - including his(...)

Ireland’s  Shane Lowry drives from the seventh tee during the first round of the RBC Canadian Open at Hamilton Golf and Country Club. Photograph: Michael Reaves/Getty Images

Shane Lowry has chosen a good time of the season to click into gear, as the 32-year-old Offalyman – resuming tournament play after a two-week break – (...)

The National Lottery paid out more than €453 million in prizes last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Lottery sales increased for the fourth year in a row to €805 million, although that figure was slightly held back by the lack of rolling jackpots. M(...)

Cardiologists and exercise scientists already know that regular exercise changes the look and workings of the human heart. Photograph: iStock

Do world-class swimmers’ hearts function differently than the hearts of elite runners? A new study finds the answer may be yes, and the differences, (...)

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