Uber started as a niche company in San Francisco in 2009 and now has a presence in over 300 cities worldwide

Uber promises 150 jobs for Limerick

28 Jul The international transportation network company Uber is to establish a customer services hub in Limerick city, which it says will create 150 jobs by the end of the year and around 300 when it is fully operational.

Seif al-Islam was not in court because he is held in the southwestern hill town of Zintan by militia opposed to Libyan authorities

News in Brief

28 Jul A round-up of other Irish and international news.

Marie Greene died after she was stabbed in a bog in Co Westmeath in February 2011

Murder trial hears of blackmail

27 Jul The trial of a retired member of the Defence Forces accused of murdering a woman in Co Westmeath has heard that two other men were also being blackmailed by the victim.