ECI Lighting managing director Declan Hanratty. The company distributes to more than 150 wholesale partners from its Dublin, Cork and Belfast offices

ECI Lighting, one of Ireland’s oldest lighting companies, is entering the “lighting as a service” (LAAS) market after securing €25 million in addition(...)

Declan Hanratty who has been the sacristan at the Dominican Church In Drogheda for 10 years is not happy with the decision to close the church. He is staging a sit-in and hunger strike until the Dominican Order does a u-turn. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson.

The sacristan at a church earmarked for closure despite increasing numbers of mass-goers is staging a sit-in and refusing to eat until the Dominican O(...)