Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority have begun separate investigations into the death of an elderly farmer on Thursday.

Gardaí in North Cork and the Health and Safety Authority are to carry out separate investigations into the death of a 77-year-old farmer on the Cork -(...)

Older entrepreneurs may not have the raw energy of youth, but they can often work smarter because of their life and work experience. Photograph: iStock

John O’Callaghan started his first business in catering equipment distribution in his 50s. Twentysomething years later, he is on the brink of launchin(...)

Irish Pride Fine Foods (IPFF)bought certain assets of the Irish Pride Bakeries firm from a receiver in December 2015. Photograph: iStock

The High Court has granted injunctions preventing a firm which provided distribution services for a bakery placing pickets on supermarkets which sell (...)

The scene of a fatal fire in St Colman’s Park in Macroom, Co Cork. Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Gardaí are to prepare a file for the coroner’s court following the completion of a technical examination on the scene of a fatal house fire in Macroom(...)

Noel O’Mahony:  Portraying his stage character Leon Haymoon and The Ghost Town Tumbleweeds

Tributes have been paid to Macroom fire victim Noel O’Mahony who achieved a reputation as a popular entertainer in mid-Cork and surrounding areas in t(...)

Stephen Fry: Ryan Tubridy’s discussion of sexal abuse comes in the wake of the actor and writer’s comments about “selfpitying” sexual-abuse survivors. Photograph: Andreas Rentz/Getty

As someone who, in his 2FM days, once asked if deaf people were able to hear his show, Ryan Tubridy should be particularly aware that he works in a wo(...)

Coroner’s Court in Dublin: The postmortem confirmed the cause of death of Micheál O’Donoghue, from Ross Road, Killarney, to be drowning. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A 25-year-old Kerry supporter in Dublin for the All-Ireland football final last year drowned after a night out with friends when he fell into the Roya(...)

Two former accountants with PWC and KPMG plan to launch a new peer-to-peer lender targeting small businesses, community organisations and charities. Called Our Money the new lending platform intends to launch in March and its chief executive is Derek Butler, an accountant with PWC who later worked as country director for Goal in Haiti.

Two former accountants with PWC and KPMG plan to launch a new peer-to-peer lender targeting small businesses, community organisations and charities. C(...)