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Today 800 million litres of milk produced in the North are sent to the Republic for processing. Photograph: iStock

Brexit will have major consequences for the Irish farming and food sectors. A hard Brexit, with re-erection of customs barriers between the Republic a(...)

Damien Bastiat, who is bringing a touch of Gallic flaire to the luxury five-star Ballyfin resort in Co Laois. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

More than 1,000 customers of ICS Mortgages may have had their ability to access new credit damaged as a result of an error in submitting information o(...)

Cities that have introduced congestion charging have seen tangible improvements in terms of reduced traffic and better air quality.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The establishment of the Irish Government Economic and Evaluation Service has increased the analytic capacity within the Departments of Finance and of(...)

The economies of Northern Ireland and the Republic are very different in many respects. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

As fears grow of a no-deal Brexit, the possibility of a Border poll on a united Ireland is back on the news agenda, even if the Government is saying i(...)

Mat Donovan leads his Knocknagow team in a game of hurling in the earliest surviving footage of hurling on film (Knocknagow, Film Company of Ireland, 1918)

The GAA moved from fearing to embracing television without thinking twice about it. The only note of contention is when that transformation occurred. (...)

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg leaves the Merrion Hotel after meeting the Oireachtas Communications Committee. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Ireland’s love affair with multinational investment has deepened in recent years. As major investment from long-standing players like Intel and the ph(...)

Prof John FitzGerald has said in order to develop a ‘fairer system’ a complex response was needed in terms of promoting workforce participation, life expectancy rates and housing. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The social welfare and tax systems will not be able address many of the factors that keep people in poverty in the State, the adjunct professor of eco(...)

A thermometer showing over 40 degrees at the Volklingen Ironworks in Volklingen, Germany. Western Europe has been hit by another heatwave which is setting new temperature records. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland must be prepared for extreme heatwaves of the kind that recently swept across Europe, the head of the Climate Change Advisory Council has warn(...)

‘Reducing the Irish suckler herd will result in an increase in global emissions,’ says the IFA’s president. Photograph: Alan Betson

Calls to significantly reduce Ireland’s cattle herd in order to meet 2030 carbon reduction targets have been dismissed as “flawed logic” by farmers. (...)

People enjoy the good weather on Portmarnock Beach, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Ireland must prepare to deal with extreme future heat waves of the kind that recently swept across Europe, the head of the Climate Change Advisory Cou(...)

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