Few fans have heard him speak and interviews are out of the question for...

Few fans have heard him speak and interviews are out of the question for mystery man who anchors Galway's defence Dáithí Burke will play a crucial role in Galway’s hopes of retaining...

Former CIA director says President Trump using playbook favoured by ‘tyrants, despots and dictators’

Former CIA director says President Trump using playbook favoured by 'tyrants, despots and dictators' Former CIA director John Brennan. Photo: ReutersFormer CIA director John Brennan (AP)CIA director John Brennan said Donald Trump's...

Brendan Keenan: Can Ireland have national health without an NHS?

Brendan Keenan: Can Ireland have national health without an NHS? Stock image HOW very odd. There was a huge fuss and to-do in Britain recently for - not a wedding, or a funeral,...

At home with mindfulness

At home with mindfulness Avoid 'unconscious consumption' by making the right choices for your living space Your home should be a clutter-free sanctuarySpace therapist Helen SandersonInteriors expert and author Caroline Foran, who has...

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NTMA found in breach of legislation on staff make-up NTMA missed a target to have people with disabilities make up 3pc of its workforce in 2014 and 2015 The State body that manages...

Treasures: True to type

Treasures: True to type Ireland's fine arts, antiques and collectables column This red Valentine sold for €52,245 in 2016Cartier ruby bracelet Tom Hanks is a famous typewriter anorak. In 2013, the Oscar-winning actor wrote...

Economy in good health – with risks, agency says

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Germany confirms aid for animal feed after drought

Germany confirms aid for animal feed after drought Cattle stand in an enclosure at the Adventure Farm during preparations for the Green Week international food, agriculture and horticulture fair in Berlin. REUTERS/Thomas...

‘We aim for four cuts of red clover silage each year’

'We aim for four cuts of red clover silage each year' Brendan Gildea on his organic farm in Dunmore in Co. Galway. Photo: David Walsh Dairy farmer Brendan Gildea reckons there is a...

Astronomers urging Irish businesses to reach for the stars

Astronomers urging Irish businesses to reach for the stars The chair of the Irish Astronomy Society, the most popular of its kind in the world, says the country has a rich tradition...