Thomas Smith

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It is hard to imagine how low cost flying would have grown so fast without Ryanair.

For the weekend that is in it, we thought we’d look at just some of the ways Irish people have shaped the consumer world in which we live. From tastie(...)

Guinness is sold in more than 150 countries, with 10 million glasses downed every day. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Reuters

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the favourite of them all? That is what we set out to find out a couple of weeks back when took to Twitter to see wh(...)

Irish or not Irish? Viagra, Donegal Catch, Sudocrem, Punch Colour Catcher and a Dublin Bay prawn

Just before Christmas Aldi got into a bit of bother after it mistakenly labelled a smoked salmon product it was selling as “wild” and “Irish”. Accord(...)

Jonny Cooper received nine stab wounds to his forehead, eyelid and neck area and spent one night in hospital. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

A Mayo man who stabbed Dublin GAA player Jonny Cooper hours after attacking a taxi driver has been given a seven-year sentence with the final two year(...)