New fuel rules push ship owners to go green with LNG

New fuel rules push ship owners to go green with LNG Stock image Tough new rules on marine fuel are forcing ship owners to explore liquefied natural gas as a cleaner alternative. In Ireland,...

Agricultural extravaganza as 60,000 enjoy Tullamore Show

Agricultural extravaganza as 60,000 enjoy Tullamore Show Patricia Moore (11) and JJ Keane (11), from Westport, Co Mayo, having a nap with their calves at the Tullamore Show. Photo: Colin O'Riordan A soft...

Former Indian prime minister Atal Vajpayee dies aged 93

Former Indian prime minister Atal Vajpayee dies aged 93 The former leader ordered nuclear tests in 1998, stoking fears of an atomic war with Pakistan. Atal Bihari Vajpayee (AP) Former Indian prime minister Atal...

Driver clung to collapsed bridge praying he’d live ‘for unborn son’

Driver clung to collapsed bridge praying he'd live 'for unborn son' Machines have continued to sift through the bridge wreckage in the hope of finding survivors. Photo: Piero Cruciatti/Getty Images Remarkable footage has...

Number of students who got over 400 points on the rise

Number of students who got over 400 points on the rise Stock image The number of Leaving Certificate candidates scoring high points for college entry has jumped since the changes to the exam...

Madonna at 60: the Queen of Pop’s fashion hits and misses

Madonna at 60: the Queen of Pop’s fashion hits and misses She has never been one to shy away from controversy, especially in the fashion department. Pop singer Madonna performing to a crowd...

It’s decision time for store lamb producers in the west

It's decision time for store lamb producers in the west Lamb in Dowra Mart. Photo Brian FarrellGrass supplies are tight throughout the country. File photo The recent rain is starting to bring a...

RBS traders joked about selling ‘total f***ing garbage’ in US subprime boom

RBS traders joked about selling 'total f***ing garbage' in US subprime boom RBS chief Ross McEwan Bankers at Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) admitted they were selling "total f***ing garbage" to investors and...

Future of Towcester racecourse in the balance as company announces administration plans

Future of Towcester racecourse in the balance as company announces administration plans A general view as runners pass the grandstands at Towcester racecourse The future of Towcester racecourse is up in the air...

Passenger plane forced to land in Peru due to bomb threat

Passenger plane forced to land in Peru due to bomb threat A LATAM Airlines passenger plane that departed Lima for Santiago, Chile, on Thursday was forced to land at an airport in...