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Tom Mulholland from Kilkerley, Co Louth, spent every day working the fields and building up his dairy herd.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

The Bath Pub in Ballsbridge is serving pints to local customers with a delivery service. Liam Tilly of Bath Avenue Gardens is pictured  accepting a pint from Brian O’Malley of The Bath. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw / The Irish Times

Some of the country’s biggest law firms have implemented pay cuts and decided against paying bonuses and profits to partners this year, as a response (...)

Karl Smyth and his daughter: the Dublin native runs his design studio from Coimbra.

“For the length of time I’ve been here, it’s probably been disproportionately slow. I wasn’t focused on building up a business or design clients here (...)

‘By 2022 there is likely to be an exceptional rise in expenditure on the things we can’t spend on today.’ File photo. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA

One of the unique outcomes of the collapse in economic activity due to the lockdown is the impact on household spending. Unlike the economic slump of (...)

Monarch butterflies make Herculean migratory trips each autumn, travelling more than 3,500km from eastern Canada and the northeastern US to Mexico.

Monarchs are spectacularly beautiful butterflies, beloved by the public, but their numbers have been dropping alarmingly since 2000. The herbicide Rou(...)

Lisbon grocery store worker Ricardo Nogueira shows dried cod  to a costumer  after Portugal eased coronavirus lockdown measures. Photograph:  Patricia de Melo Moreira/AFP via Getty Images

With its rapidly ageing population and close-knit family-oriented society, Portugal has much in common with its neighbour Spain. But while the coronav(...)

Oil storage silos stand at the oil and gas refinery operated by Naftna Industrija Srbije in Pancevo, Serbia. Photograph: Oliver Bunic/Bloomberg

Oil prices rose on Tuesday, extending gains from the previous session, on expectations that fuel demand will begin to recover as some US states and na(...)

A spokesman for the Department of Education said the Government is still planning to proceed with two weeks of school in July for Leaving Cert students, ahead of the start of exams on July 29th.

When are schools set to reopen in light of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s comments on Friday evening? The Taoiseach has confirmed that schools and colleges(...)

Mário Centeno:  he expects  economies to look different on the other side of the crisis. Photograph: Getty Images

Mário Centeno is the man in charge of brokering agreement between the 19 finance ministers of the euro zone as they wrestle over how to rescue the blo(...)

Countries such as Portugal, Sweden, Spain and Belgium have already brought in restrictions to allay fears of increases in problem gambling linked to isolation and boredom. File photograph: Getty Images

Finland has become the latest European country to implement loss limits on online gambling during the Covid-19 pandemic while there have been further (...)

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