The East Tip Haulbowline Island remediation project by Cork County Council, RPS, PJ Hegarty & Sons and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has won the  Engineering Project of the Year

The transformation of the East Tip of Haulbowline Island in Cork Harbour has been voted national Engineering Project of the Year for 2019. The remedia(...)

A swarm of bees in Castleknock, Dublin 15. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Policy decisions over the next 12 months are crucial for Ireland’s rural landscapes. The development of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) Strategic(...)

Claire McAree: ‘There is a shortage of people on this island who know anything at all about tariffs. It’s a minefield. It could be problematic. But we’ll cope.’

Budget 2020, the Minister for Finance solemnly told a hushed Dáil on Tuesday, is “a budget that has been developed in the shadow of Brexit”. For Irel(...)

Not promoting greyhound racing on the tourism websites would have a negative impact, says IGB chief executive

The decision of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland to suspend promotion of Ireland’s greyhound racing has provoked “fury” amongst dog owners and fans (...)

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the opening of the Irish embassy in Kampala

There are significant opportunities for Irish companies in Uganda, the country’s minister for trade Amelia Kyambadde has said on a visit to Ireland. (...)

Rows of mink cage houses each holding up to 1,000 mink. Donegal-born Sven Sjoholm’s parents, Sune and Karita Sjoholm, moved from Finland in 1968 in response to an advertisement looking to attract foreign fur farmers to Ireland.

Hidden among the hills of south Donegal, tucked behind a shroud of fir trees, is one of Ireland’s most controversial farms. Tall steel gates, electric(...)

About 6,000 greyhounds are killed each year because they failed to make qualification times or their performances declined. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Ronan McGreevy The Irish Greyhound Board has accused those engaged in practices exposed by the RTÉ Investigates programme of bringing shame on the i(...)

Philip and Charlie McCarthy with their horses Dream Girl and Painted Lady on the old site at Cabragh Bridge in Thurles, Co Tipperary. File photograph: John D Kelly

Efforts are needed to develop a more positive relationship between the Traveller community and local authorities to build awareness of the importance (...)

A file image supplied by An Garda. The operation is being led by the  National Bureau of Criminal Investigation supported by officers from, Criminal Assets Bureau, Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and Garda National Cyber Crime Bureau.

Gardaí have raided farms, houses and commercial premises as part of an investigation into horse meat deemed unfit for human consumption entering the f(...)

 A bee in flight approaches a flower ahead of  World Bee Day, which is drawing   attention  to the  ongoing decline of bee populations in industrialized nations across the globe. Photograph:  Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Awareness of the environmental threat to Ireland’s bee population has increased but now it must be backed up by change in behaviour, according to cons(...)

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