A  car driving through flood water in Salthill, Galway, as Storm Eleanor lashed the west coast. Photograph: PA Wire

Home and business owners in Galway are counting the cost of the devastation caused by flooding during Storm Eleanor, which is expected to run into mil(...)

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin:  requested  ministers  to change the structures so that he is no longer chair. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Catholic Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, considers it is “anachronistic” for holders of his post to be appointed automatically as chair of (...)

Tom Keane and Claire Graham, owners of The Old Mill Stores in Connonagh Village, Co Cork –  winners of the Best Craft/Gift Shop category. Photograph: Emma Jervis

BEST CRAFT/GIFT SHOP: The Old Mill Stores On a bend in the road between Roscarbery and Leap is a real sign of the retail times. The Old Mill Stores (...)

PJ Mansfield, son of Jim (third from right)  at the funeral of businessman, Jim Mansfield at the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saggart this morningh. Photo: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

The property developer and hotelier Jim Mansfield was remembered at his funeral today as “a unique and special patriarch who will always be remembered(...)

Barry O’Connor: says McInerney Holdings pressured him out of his job in April 2010, following a campaign against him he says began a year earlier. Photograph: David Sleator

McInerney Holdings plc’s executives were divided over the company’s future ahead of the departure of managing director Barry O’Connor in early 2010, t(...)