Wednesday February 18, 2015
The Seanad has passed a bill initiated in the Upper House which provides greater rights for adopted people.
Monday February 09, 2015
A drone strike in Afghanistan has killed six people, including a veteran militant suspected of having defected to the Islamic State group from the Taliban.
Friday January 30, 2015
Spain's recovering economy grew by 1.4% in 2014, provisional official data showed today, after shrinking by 1.2% in the previous year.
Thursday January 29, 2015
Drinks group Diageo has said that net sales of Guinness rose by 1% in Ireland in the six month period to the end of December .
Friday January 16, 2015
A round-up of Irish and international news stories
Thursday December 25, 2014
Sudan has ordered two senior United Nations officials to leave, in what appeared to be an escalation of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir's move against UN activities in the country.
Friday December 19, 2014
Samsung Electronics said it is considering lifting its 2014 dividend payout by up to 50%, its latest attempt to boost its share price in a year plagued by disappointing earnings.
Tuesday December 09, 2014
Fitch Ratings today placed Japan's sovereign credit on Rating Watch Negative.
Sunday December 07, 2014
Typhoon Hagupit is slowly moving across the Philippines, the latest in a series of often-deadly storms that plague the southeast Asian archipelago.
Monday December 01, 2014
Moody's has downgraded Japan's credit rating, citing "rising uncertainty" over the country's debt situation and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's faltering efforts to kickstart the world's number three economy.