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Waterford’s Matthew Smith scored the winner against Sligo on Saturday evening. Photograph: Inpho

Waterford 1 Sligo 0 Waterford’s charge for a European place intensified on Saturday evening after Matt Smith’s stunning strike proved enough to overc(...)

Conference hears  scarring effects of recessions are large and long-lasting for many new entrants and young people.

Ireland is facing a “lost Covid generation” unless public spending on job activation is ramped up at least threefold even while the public coffers cop(...)

A bank draft was sent to the Empress Eugénie in Paris and, following a discussion with a French organisation established to assist casualties, the committee also decided to form an ambulance corps. Portrait of Empress Eugénie by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1853

Ireland’s first halting attempt to alleviate distress abroad took place 150 years ago during the Franco-Prussian War. In 1870, the Second French Empi(...)

Shamrock Rovers’ Jack Byrne scored the opener as his team increased their lead at the top of the table on Saturday. Photograph: Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 3 Finn Harps 1 Shamrock Rovers duly capitalised on champions Dundalk’s failure to beat St Patrick’s Athletic on Friday night with a p(...)

 Debenhams staff protesting outside the Henry Street branch recently. Retail has been one of the sectors worst-hit by the Covid-19 lockdown. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A major increase in State spending on training and employment support schemes is essential to combat the Covid-19 jobs crisis, and consideration shoul(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said the State would have to “lay out the path in how we’ll deal with the issue in a fair and affordable way” over the next “number of weeks”.

The Government is set to examine a range of new supports for the jobs market, as the pandemic unemployment payment and temporary wage subsidy schemes (...)

Bewley’s on Grafton Street in Dublin: the latest high-profile services business to fail. Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government – or its successor – faces a difficult job in plotting the future of the Covid-19 income and wage supports. Due to run out at the end o(...)

Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran   in flood water in Athlone, Co  Westmeath. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

“Job done,” said the Minister for Flood Relief, striding from the swollen waters of the Shannon. “I’m drownded f***in’ wet though.” For a politician(...)

Christopher Hughes (34) (left) and his brother Ronan (40), from Armagh, whom British police said were crucial to their inquiries. Photograph: HO/Essex Police/AFP via Getty

Monaghan man Christopher Hughes, who is wanted by UK police in connection with the deaths of 39 illegal immigrants in Essex, has lost his heavy goods (...)

Garda at Rosslare Europort in Co Wexford, onboard a Stena Line ferry after 16 people were discovered in a sealed trailer on the ship sailing from France. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Fourteen men found in the back of a truck on a Rosslare-bound ferry have claimed asylum in Ireland. The men, believed to be Kurds, applied for Intern(...)

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