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Séamus O’Loughlin (Ennis), winner of ITFFA individual competition on Lough Lene, receiving the Lennon Cup from president, John Deacy

The recent report from ‘Irish Business against Litter’ highlights the fact that only eight per cent of beaches, harbours and rivers were found to be ‘(...)

The ambulance sent from Ballina took 90 minutes  to reach Carraroe, via Maam Cross. File photograph: Alan Betson

An ambulance had to travel 131 km from north Mayo to attend a heart attack case in south Connemara, a Galway GP has said. Dr Peter Sloane, who has a (...)

 The papal cross in the Phoenix Park where the pope will celebrate Mass in August. Photograph: Garrett White/Collins

Irish Rail has warned those attending Pope Francis’s Phoenix Park Mass that its routes to Dublin on the day are nearly all sold out. It said all tick(...)

The Other Voices Open Call Ballina is now taking submissions

Ballina Co Mayo will host the Other Voices music festival for the first time on September 28th-29th. TV recordings will be held in St Michael’s Church(...)

In one incident, a man in his 40s who has yet to be named died while swimming near Portumna, Co Galway. Meanwhile, John Early (56), died suddenly after he had been swimming near Terryglass, Co Tipperary. Both locations are towards the north of Lough Derg, above. File photograph: Google Maps

Two men have died in separate incidents after swimming in different parts of Lough Derg. In one incident, a man in his 40s who has yet to be named d(...)

A man who died after his microlight aircraft crashed near Ballina, Co Mayo last month appeared to pass out in the cockpit seconds before impact, a preliminary air accident report has found. Image: iStock.

A man who died after his microlight aircraft crashed near Ballina, Co Mayo last month appeared to pass out in the cockpit seconds before impact, a pre(...)

 Luuc Bugter celebrates after winning the Rás by one second. Photograph:  ©INPHO/Bryan Keane

Attacking on the final lap of the finishing circuit in Skerries, Luuc Bugter (Netherlands Delta Cycling X) dramatically overcame his 10-second overnig(...)

John Haughey: newly released pension file  sheds light on the devastating illness which left him an invalid

Most biographers of the former taoiseach Charles Haughey point to his impoverished childhood as one of the primary motivations in his life in looking (...)

Jon Woods, general manager of Coca-Cola for Britain and Ireland: “I’ve spent my whole career selling products that I like to consume.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

At the Coca-Cola Company, the more things change, the more Coke itself stays the same. While other soft drinks in its portfolio such as Fanta and Spri(...)

Irish online fashion retailer Vavavoom.com saw a  25 per cent spike in sales.

There’s no business like snow business was the tune being sung by Irish online operators who reported a dramatic surge in business as a result of the (...)

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