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Rehab Enterprise employees John Hogan from Moyross, Mary McNamara from Corbally and Alan Sampson from Knocklong: among the staff struggling to get to work. Photograph:   Keith Wiseman

The majority of the 41-strong Rehab workers at the Rehab Enterprises factory in Raheen in Limerick depend completely on public transport services to g(...)

“For all of us, it is a global game. It is not just about wanting to play in Croker, but about taking on the best in Soldier Field, Madison Square Garden, AT&T Park, the ANZ Stadium and the Birds Nest.” Photograph: Dara MacDonaill

The Man from the IDA said: “Listen lads, you’re not playing in Croker.” We were three academic cofounders of a tech startup and, all told, we had har(...)

Teresa and Shane Arnold, of Raheen, Ballyneety, Limerick, sued the HSE over the circumstances of the delivery of their daughter, Eimear, at Limerick Regional Maternity Hospital on July 15th, 2010.

A couple whose baby daughter lived only about six hours after she was born in a Limerick hospital have secured €98,000 under settlements of High Court(...)

Digging in for the long haul in Turkey: Irish Goal staff Maggie Gallagher, Aileen Wynne and Derek O’Rourke

In the hamlet of Kirikhan, 10 kilometres from the Syrian border, mother of seven Um Mohammad sits on a bare mattress in a damp room. Her husband is mi(...)

Flight of the drone: a conference presentation by Liam Murphy of Coastway Surveys showed how unmanned small aircraft explore ecosystems using multi-spectral cameras and sensors

How do you picture a professional ecologist, if you picture one at all? Many of us probably still imagine a figure rather like a Victorian naturalist:(...)

Regeneron’s Jeff Landry: “The Dublin base gives the company insight into the European marketplace.” Photograph:  Conor McCabe Photography

A leading US biopharma company will run clinical trials in Ireland for a new drug it hopes will provide a breakthrough for an aggravating skin condit(...)

Aer Lingus has begun flying from Shannon to New York on a year-round basis, boosting transatlantic services.

Shannon Airport’s fortunes appear to be taking off – if you can pardon the cliche – just 15 months after it won independence. This week,(...)

An extremely rare George I Irish silver saffron pot, made in Dublin in 1719, and engraved with the crest of the Synge family.

Limerick’s 2014 City of Culture got off to a stuttering start and the city also suffered considerable disruption in last month’s floods. So org(...)

Fine art and antiques auctioneers report tentative signs of a recovery in the market since the autumn auction season got under way at the beginning of(...)

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