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 Ciara Griffin has been named as Ireland Women’s new captain. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The Ireland Women’s Management team are pleased to announce that Munster and UL Bohemian flanker Ciara Griffin has been confirmed as the new Ireland W(...)

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

This will be the year Ireland embarks on a path to implementing substantial carbon taxes; attempts to counter rising greenhouse gas emissions and sets(...)

Cannonball run: the Lions Trip will be zipping across Ireland, Wales, England and Scotland in March

Cannonball run for Lions fans The Lions Trip Cannonball run will be zipping across Ireland, Wales, England and Scotland in March – and you can sign u(...)

Partners in the project include two tank-based salmon smolt production units in Co Donegal. File Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters

Environmental conflicts over fish farming may be reduced if new EU-funded research on land-based aquaculture bears fruit. The two-year project involv(...)

Peregrine falcon: their  populations are still recovering from devastating declines in the 1960s linked to DDT, a pesticide, which caused thin eggshells and breeding failure. Photograph: David McNicholas

The peregrine falcon, the fastest bird in the world, is making a slow and steady comeback in Ireland. This is the conclusion from a recent survey of p(...)

Gardaí seal off the scene of a fatal stabbing on Avenue Road, Dundalk on Wednesday morning. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

A teenager in custody over a possible terrorism-related knife murder had been squatting in a house close to the scene in Dundalk, Co Louth. That hou(...)

The Holyhead ferry terminal on the Island of Anglesey in Wales: “Even a native of Anglesey in Wales such as myself must admit that by bypassing Holyhead, they are not missing much.” File photograph:  Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

The Holyhead boat is not what is it used to be. In decades past, the often-challenging conditions on the 70 or so miles of sea separating Ireland from(...)

 England coach Eddie Jones reckons the next 12 arduous months will effectively determine whether his team win next year’s World Cup in Japan. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Rarely has an England rugby squad enjoyed a briefer new year honeymoon than they have been permitted in 2018. Not that Eddie Jones cared about the hea(...)

In a Word . . . Sated

Hello. And it’s goodbye to 2017. Tomorrow I feel I will wake up and it’ll be “goodbye to 2018”. Life is flying. They say it’s a sign of ageing when (...)

Overnight snow caused travel disruptions across parts of the UK. Photograph: Thames Valley Police Roads Policing/PA Wire

Motorists had to abandon their vehicles in icy conditions in the Lake District of England and flights were delayed at airports across the UK on Wednes(...)

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