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Supermac’s: one roadblock preventing the Galway-headquartered company from selling its wares internationally has been lifted.

Few would think that Supermac’s founder Pat McDonagh could ever be bullied. Yet his spin machine has consistently painted his battle with McDonald’s(...)

Ormonde has involvements in “promising” gold properties in Salamanca province and Zamora province.

Irish-listed mineral resource company Ormonde Mining has shipped the first batch of tungsten concentrate from its Spanish mine but warned that mining (...)

Participants at the 2019 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS review their work

The dominance of projects on mental health issues for young people and climate change is the standout feature of 550 projects that will feature in the(...)

A picture from Spain. ‘He is photographed sitting in the front row (first left) of his class of young hopeful priests with his arms folded looking rather disgruntled while the other men smiled.’

I once sang in public on a weekly basis in Seville when I was studying the Spanish language and flamenco dancing. I always had an urge to go there. I (...)

Terrassenhaus in Berlin

If there’s a recurrent theme in this year’s Mies van der Rohe European Prize for Contemporary Architecture, it is surely imaginative renovation and tr(...)

Italian mathematician Gerolamo Cardano, the founder of probability.
Cubic skulduggery and intrigue

Western civilization woke with a start after the slumbers of the medieval age. Universities in Bologna, Oxford, Salamanca, Paris and elsewhere began t(...)

Pope Francis and  Cardinal Kevin Farrell. Photograph: diocese of Dallas

Cardinal Kevin Farrell (70) is the most senior Irishman at the Vatican and one of two brothers serving there. His older brother Bishop Brian Farrell (...)

A construction update on Ormonde mining project in Slamanca, Spain, said that a significant amount of construction work has begun. Photograph: iStock

Work on the flagship project of Irish-listed mineral resource company Ormonde Mining has ramped up with 100 people now working on the site. A constr(...)

Joshua Burns: ‘I was besotted with the place from the very beginning.’

For many Irish people the lure of good work has drawn them away from the homeland, where they might well have been very happy; for me it was the oppos(...)

In June, Ormonde announced that its Barruecopardo tungsten mine was being advanced into an accelerated construction and implementation phase. Photograph: iStock

Irish-listed mineral resource company Ormonde Mining has reported a loss of €132,000 for the six months to the end of June 2017, which includes a €120(...)

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