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Eoghan Hanly, president of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland, said the event would be “a real boon to the national economy”.

More than 3,000 international delegates are expected in Dublin this weekend for the World Pharmaceutical Congress. The conference, entitled “Towards a(...)

Benoit Lorge at his factory in Co Kerry.  Photograph: Andrew Downes
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What sets your business apart?I took over a rural shop about 10kms from Kenmare; it used to be a post office in a parish 17km long with 150 people. We(...)

Oxford and Cambridge boat clubs race on the lakes of Killarney in a rowing festival celebrating the 228th Killarney regatta, the oldest regatta in the world. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

Rowing teams from Oxford and Cambridge took on local boat clubs in a rowing festival yesterday to celebrate the oldest regatta in the world, the Killl(...)

1. Guinness Storehouse had 	1,087,209 visitors. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh visited the attraction in 2011. Photograph: Tim Rooke-Pool/Getty Images

Guinness Storehouse retains its tops spot as Ireland’s most visited attraction, according to to Fáilte Ireland’s list of visitors to attractions for 2(...)

 Lord Mayor of Dublin Oisín Quinn said it was vital the right structure for the new role was selected to control costs, ensure efficiencies and avoid duplication of roles and services. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The capital’s city and county manager positions could be abolished and organisations such as Dublin Bus subsumed into a single transport company if a (...)

Google’s offices on Barrow Street in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Google is building a new ‘digital innovation centre’ in Dublin that will bring up to 15,000 extra overseas business visitors to the city each year. Th(...)

Jean Butler cheers on the dancers taking part in Riverdance: The Gathering Longest Line on Sunday, as 1,693 dancers from 44 countries gathered on the Liffey quays to break the previous world record of 652 people dancing in a line, set in Nashville, Tennessee. Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

If you’ve heard of The Gathering, you’ll have an opinion on it. Gabriel Byrne certainly did. Last November the actor described the year-long initiativ(...)

Lewis Byrne, Ballybough, enjoys the sunshine while watching his friends Scott Doyle and Leroy Martin backflip into the River Liffey. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The spectacular weather seen recently is unlikely to continue this week, according to Met Éireann. Temperatures will remain slightly above normal for (...)

Holly Duggan (8), from Enniskerry, Co Wicklow, with her pony, Sparkling Silver, at the launch of the 2013 Dublin Horse Show , which will take place at the RDS from August 7th to 11th. Holly will be competing for the first time at the show. Photograph: Alan Betson

More than 100,000 people are expected to attend this year’s Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show as organisers hope the Gathering will draw more visitor(...)

Maria O’Shea with her sons Soren (11), and Conor (3), who died in the crash in Denmark.

Danish police are continuing to investigate a fatal car crash in which three children, whose father is Irish, lost their lives. The incident occurred (...)

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