UCD is in pole position to reach the Premier League promotion playoff final after a 3-0 victory over Treaty United at Markets Field. A goal from Paul Doyle in the first half and a brace from Colm Whelan put Andy Myler’s men in an excellent position ahead of Sunday’s second leg. Treaty United scored the …

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said he did not use the government plane to get to the Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow. Mr. Martin said “to be frank,” the state aircraft is not used regularly due to the frequent maintenance requirements. The Taoiseach spent two days at the world conference, but said he and his team stayed …

Derry musician and singer SOAK has been chosen to represent Northern Ireland at Independent Venue Week. This will celebrate the importance of independent venues in building local talent across the UK. SOAK has been a champion of Derry and its music scene since he wrote “Sea Creatures” at the age of 14, now they will …

A new survey found Ireland to be a nation of traditionalists on December 25, as the public is eager to reunite with loved ones and cook up a storm with retro Christmas dinner recipes. Ahead of the holiday season, Tesco Ireland has announced its Christmas 2021 research which examines the habits and behaviors of Irish …

Jonathan Hill, CFO of Flutter Entertainment, owner of Paddy Power, said the group remained committed to its Irish retail network despite low footfall, with Ireland lagging behind other countries in easing restrictions in the event of a pandemic. Releasing third quarter results yesterday, Flutter Entertainment said its Irish retail network revenues were 27% lower year-on-year …

People Newspapers featured prominently in the nominations for this year’s Irish Local Media Awards, which were announced on Friday. or more than 500 entries were received in 14 editorial and business categories in print and digital publications across Ireland, with People Newspapers – Wexford People publishers, New Ross Standard, Enniscorthy Guardian, Gorey Guardian, Wicklow People …

Sinn Féin has denied suggestions that it lacks coherent climate change policies or takes populist positions on the issue. Party climate change spokesperson Darren O’Rourke has said he supports the targets set in the government’s climate legislation – halving emissions by 2030 and net zero by 2050 – but insisted that Sinn Féin disagreed on …

If we are to make sense of a recent government directive – although it’s hard to find much meaning in it – then the most dangerous thing anyone under the age of 18 can do in Ireland in these times is playing a game of basketball or volleyball. Last Thursday evening, the same day that …

More than 100 world leaders will sign a landmark agreement to protect and restore Earth’s forests, the UK government has said. On the second day of the Cop26 climate change summit in Glasgow on Tuesday, leaders covering 85% of the world’s forests will pledge to stop and reverse deforestation and land degradation by 2030. Downing …

MAJOR waterworks were announced for Macroom in the middle of Cork and Freemount in North Cork during the week as a boil water advisory entered its second week in the city center from Cork. It works at Macroom involves replacing around 615m of problematic water pipes with new, modern pipes. The water line replacement program …