Cuts to funding for arts in education ‘ludicrous’, says Andrew Lloyd Webber

Cuts to funding for arts in education ‘ludicrous’, says Andrew Lloyd Webber The West End musical impresario’s comments were made at a Royal Albert Hall conference staged by the Prince of Wales’s charity Children &...

Government should do more to save bees from extinction, says poll

Government should do more to save bees from extinction, says poll Bees are vital to environment. Photo: Garry O'Neill The Government is not doing enough to protect bees, a new poll has found. Bees contribute €53m to...

It’s all about Fleadh in Swords this weekend

It's all about Fleadh in Swords this weekend The Fingal Fleadh returns to Swords Castle this weekend with a hugely exciting programme of free concerts, workshops and sessions from some of the biggest names in...

Business Irish

Donohoe plans corporate tax shake-up in 2019 Minister pledges new initiative on large-scale avoidance won't scare off multinational investment in Ireland Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe. Photo: Gerry Mooney Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has published a 'road...

Typhoon Jebi: Japan issues evacuation notice for more than 1m people

Typhoon Jebi: Japan issues evacuation notice for more than 1m people Typhoon makes landfall in western Japan Evacuation advisories issued for more than 1 million people Tides in some areas highest since 1961 typhoon Toyota...

Fly to Dallas from Dublin next summer

Fly to Dallas from Dublin next summer American Airlines will fly from Dublin Airport to Dallas, starting next summer. American Airlines have announced a new route from Dublin Airport to Dallas which will take flight, next...

Sinn Fein looks to develop health service policy in wake of Brexit

Sinn Fein looks to develop health service policy in wake of Brexit Louise O’Reilly TD said that in the context of Brexit, the issue of how health services will be affected is one that keeps...

Farmers and villagers hit out at plans to hunt for gold in beauty spot

Farmers and villagers hit out at plans to hunt for gold in beauty spot Locals are concerned about environmental damage. (Getty Images/Lonely Planet Image) A plan to search for precious metals including gold in the hills...

Life Motoring

Car with 31 owners tops list as vehicle numbers set record Report warns about risks of high ownership Used cars The majority of cars on our roads have between one and five owners, but an extraordinary new...

Graigue’s spirit of enterprise impresses judges

Graigue's spirit of enterprise impresses judges Judges for Bank of Ireland's national competition to find the country's most enterprising town visited Graiguenamanagh where they were given a royal welcome and a tour of the town. The...

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