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It’s a diagnosis you can make while the patient is still in the waiting room. A characteristic repetitive hacking cough, typically with a “whoop” s(...)

Eighty per cent of the 1,774 women recruited to the Irish part of the study had consumed some alcohol in the first 15 weeks of pregnancy.

A high level of alcohol consumption in pregnancy has been reported by an international birth study led by researchers in Cork who found Ireland had th(...)

Professor Jeffrey Sachs, one of the authors of the World Happiness Report.Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The recession has barely affected Irish people’s sense of well-being, an international survey has suggested. The World Happiness Report ranks Ireland (...)

Barnardos ambassador Richie Sadlier togged out with Owen Keating and Dermot Moloney from  Sodexo  to celebrate their Guinness World Record success for the longest five-a-side football match ever.

Two Irish teams have set a world record for the longest five-a-side football match. The teams, from Sodexo Ireland in Dublin, played a 53-hour (...)

Kerry storyteller Batt Burns at the Cape Clear Island International Storytelling Festival. Photograph: Clare Keogh

Cape Clear Island served as a strategic communications hub long before it became famous for storytelling. Participants of Diarmuid O’Drisceoil’s popul(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has reportedly given a firm commitment to underwrite the legal separation of Permanent TSB into three units by a date in 2016. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The strategy of splitting Permanent TSB into a good bank/bad bank is getting Government support, according to the Sunday Times. The paper reports that(...)

Bord Gáis trader John Heffernan said the oil price spike has coincided with significant supply shortfalls in Libya and Iraq and the potential threat to supplies through Egypt. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Irish energy prices rose 4 per cent last month, as oil supply concerns pushed up Brent crude prices to a six-month high. These concerns arose as a res(...)

The vagaries of clothes sizes are nothing new. A size 10 in one shop can be a 14 in another

Makers of women’s clothes deceive to flatter with sizesWe got an interesting letter from a woman mystified by clothes sizes. “During the past week I b(...)

C’est La Bea/Don’t Swim With Killer Whales Smock Alley Theatre *** Few things are unforgiveable at the Fringe. But a show starting at 7(...)

Ireland’s Gavin Moynihan watches his putt on the 16th green during yesterday afternoon singles matches in the Walker Cup. Photograph: Michael Cohen/Getty Images
USA maintain four point advantage
  • Golf
  • September 8, 2013, 12:11

The United States will take a 10-6 lead into the final 10 singles matches in the Walker Cup in New York after this morning’s foursomes finished 2-2.Th(...)

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