Dublin-based Virtual Access supplies mobile communications equipment to utilities, electricity grids and other industries around the world. Photograph: Getty Images/Cultura RF

Swedish group Beijer is buying Irish telecoms equipment specialist Virtual Access for €18 million. Dublin-based Virtual Access supplies mobile commun(...)

Patrick Conway from Co Derry lives in  south Korea

Patrick Conway works as an English instructor at The Republic of Korea Naval Academy in the port city of Jinhae, near Busan in South Korea. He mainly (...)

Fr Ger Fitzgerald blesses the coffin of Josef Pavelka, who was buried at Drumcliff cemetery yesterday following Mass at Ennis Cathedral. Photograph: Eamon Ward

The 10am funeral Mass of Josef Pavelka (58), a Czech national who had been intermittently sleeping in public toilets in Ennis, Co Clare, and wh(...)