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Irish delegates at the UN Youth Climate Summit in New York Jack O’Connor and Valerie Molay.  Photograph: Kevin O’Sullivan

The world has “gone past the point of idle conversation” about how to respond to climate change, according to Jack O’Connor, a young climate ambassado(...)

 David Coghlan of Coghlan’s Bakery in Naas, Co Kildare:  they  have plans for “buffer stock” of four weeks to tide them  over the October 31st Brexit date.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

British flour suppliers to Irish bakeries are looking at importing and milling EU wheat and selling that flour into Ireland to lessen the impact of ta(...)

Facilities for asylum seekers at the East End Hotel in Portarlington pictured by a Movement of Asylum Seekers in Ireland volunteer. Photograph: MSAI

A grassroots group of asylum seekers has complained about a lack of support for residents in emergency overflow direct provision facilities, citing on(...)

Kinnegad Plaza: staff at the Mac’s Place carvery. Photograph: Alan Betson

DRIVING AROUND IRELAND HAS CHANGED A LOT AS BIG, BRIGHT SERVICE STATIONS HAVE CROPPED UP ALONG THE MOTORWAY NETWORK, INCLUDING THE NEWLY OPENED KIN(...)

Irish Navy’s LÉ Eithne: plays key role in monitoring maritime smugglers who travel around the north of Ireland to mainland Europe in an effort to avoid detection.

The mothballing of almost one-quarter of the Naval Service’s ships will have a significant effect on the State’s ability to stop drug smuggling throu(...)

The High Court overruled the objections of Promontoria, owned by US private equity giant Cerberus, on Monday, approving a €75,000 write-down on the debts.

A “vulture fund” objected to a financial rescue plan for a heavily indebted Co Offaly firefighter, arguing that he could pay more off his mortgage fro(...)

A former garage converted to a courtyard mews in Rathmines, Dublin 6

A garage that was once used to store a Mini Cooper, measuring only about 150sq m, has been excavated to deliver a three-storey, three-bedroom family h(...)

Minister for Communications Richard Bruton: ‘I think the evidence is very clear that there has been no diminution of the vigilance of data protection in Ireland’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill The Irish Times

There is no evidence former taoiseach Enda Kenny watered down new data protection rules, as part of lobbying efforts for Facebook, Minister for Commun(...)

Tony Hanway, chief executive of Virgin Media Ireland. Virgin Media Television rebranded its channels in autumn 2018. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Revenues at Virgin Media Ireland rose by 7 per cent in 2018 to €446 million. The company, which offers digital TV, broadband, phone and mobile service(...)

Euromillions winner Dolores McNamara, who won more than €115 million in 2005. Photograph: Frank Miller

Somewhere in Ireland this morning, somebody woke up with the country’s biggest ever lottery win of €175 million. February’s Euromillions windfall is (...)

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