Aer Lingus slates DAA passenger traffic targets

Aer Lingus slates DAA passenger traffic targets 'The airline was making its initial response to the Aviation Regulator as part of what is likely to be a long determination process for setting the next price...

Turkey urges US to ‘stay loyal to Nato alliance’ as currency crisis deepens

Turkey urges US to 'stay loyal to Nato alliance' as currency crisis deepens A woman walks past by a board showing exchange rates in a currency exchange office in Istanbul. Photo: Reuters Turkey's foreign minister has...

Jody Corcoran: Shrill voices raining down on heads of the homeless

Jody Corcoran: Shrill voices raining down on heads of the homeless Insidious public reaction to homeless children in a Garda station informs 'do nothing' housing policy, writes Jody Corcoran HOMELESS: The photo that sparked a thousand...

Maduro: Fuel prices to spike in Venezuela to fight smugglers

Maduro: Fuel prices to spike in Venezuela to fight smugglers Filling up a tank of fuel in socialist Venezuela today costs less than one US cent. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (Miraflores Presidential Palace/AP) Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro...

Homage to the King in the town that likes to push the goat out

Homage to the King in the town that likes to push the goat out For three days in August, a wild mountain goat is plucked from obscurity to reign as King of ­Killorglin at Puck...

UK business leaders urge scrapping of immigration targets after Brexit

UK business leaders urge scrapping of immigration targets after Brexit Picture: Reuters Targets to limit immigration should be scrapped after Brexit, UK business lobby group the CBI has recommended. Businesses need a new immigration policy, avoiding visas...

Britons safe to use weedkiller, Monsanto insists after £226m cancer lawsuit loss

Britons safe to use weedkiller, Monsanto insists after £226m cancer lawsuit loss A US jury has backed claims from a former school groundsman who claimed Roundup weedkiller contributed to his terminal cancer. Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller atomizers...

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 start to the...

India plans manned space flight by 2022

India plans manned space flight by 2022 PM Narendra Modi marked the country’s independence day with the announcement. Indian PM Narendra Modi, centre , unfurls the national flag on the country’s independence day (Manish Swarup/AP) India will...

Barbecue and beer sales up due to World Cup and sun

Barbecue and beer sales up due to World Cup and sun (Stock image) The World Cup and sustained sunshine have combined to send more people to the shops and pubs. Spending last month rose at the fastest...

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