Japan caps overtime in bid to help curb deaths of workers

A new law capping overtime has come into effect in Japan in an attempt to tackle the nation’s culture of long working hours. The law...

Sinéad Ryan: ‘Ashes to ashes, dust to… well, diamonds?’

Notebook LifeGem treats ashes by applying immense pressure for six months, returning them to their natural carbonised state condensed to a small nugget – or...

Maize demand strong but planting down marginally on 2018

High volumes of maize are expected to be used by dairy and beef farmers this year, with over 16,000ha planted, industry sources have predicted. Dave...

Dairy leaders defend sector’s strategy on carbon targets

Farmers ‘up for the challenge’ of cutting emissions, says Dairy Industry Ireland Dairy processors have defended the industry’s record on curbing emissions as it emerged...

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MODEL and former Fade Street star Emily MacKeogh has been left devastated after the sudden death of her fiancé in Dubai at the weekend. Killian...

Babcock appoints Ruth Cairnie as first chairwoman

Defence giant Babcock International has named former Royal Dutch Shell executive Ruth Cairnie as its first chairwoman. She will succeed outgoing chairman Mike Turner on his...

Thieves use digger to steal ATM in Co Monaghan

The ATM Robbery at AIB in Castleblaney town Pic Steve Humphreys (Stock picture) A CASH machine was stolen in Castleblaney, Co Monaghan earlier this morning. Gardai are investigating...

Glanbia Ireland and Kepak launch new calf-to-beef club with advanced payments and bonuses

Glanbia Ireland (GI) and Kepak Group have today announced an ambitious and innovative new calf-to-beef programme. Both companies state that the “Twenty20 Beef Club” will...

Richard Curran: ‘Renters are most vulnerable in post-crash housing era’

Few would argue with the benefits to society of providing affordable places to live. It doesn’t matter whether you are an owner or renting,...

‘Anyone lost their dog?’ – Irish Rail search for pet owner after dog takes...

A brave and curious dog managed to make his way onto a train from Sallins, Co Kildare to Dublin’s Heuston Station early this morning. He...

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