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Man caught doing 160kph in Gortahork area charged with dangerous driving

Man caught doing 160kph in Gortahork area charged with dangerous driving The car was seized by gardai Photo: Garda Siochana Donegal Facebook A man has been arrested and charged with dangerous driving after he was caught doing 160kph in an area where four young friends lost their lives in a single-vehicle crash last month. The driver failed to stop for gardaí and...

Can ‘Big Brother’ technology clean up palm oil’s image?

Can 'Big Brother' technology clean up palm oil's image? Consumer Goods Forum has 2020 zero net deforestation target Companies using satellites to bolster monitoring Risks driving unsustainable palm oil to other markets Palm oil Some of the world's major palm oil users, including Nestle, Unilever, and Mondelez, are trying out new satellite technology to track deforestation, as pressure grows on them...

‘Dermot Morgan’s death was my wake-up call’ – Ardal O’Hanlon talks angst and fatherhood as he looks forward to his latest stand-up tour

'Dermot Morgan's death was my wake-up call' - Ardal O'Hanlon talks angst and fatherhood as he looks forward to his latest stand-up tour With his new stand-up tour about to begin, Ardal O'Hanlon spoke to Donal Lynch about fatherhood, angst and Graham Linehan Ardal O'Hanlon with co-star Josephine Jobert in the BBC's 'Death In Paradise' - which draws an average weekly...

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Power couples: why do some celebrities keep going back for more?  Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth, left, Hailey and Justin Bieber, right, Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green, inset centreMiley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth (PA)Actors and spouses Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor walking through the streets of Monte Carlo after leaving their yacht 'Ring Worth', Monaco, 1970. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton...

And they all lived happily ever after – Sophie Kinsella talks new novel and her own real-life storybook romance

And they all lived happily ever after - Sophie Kinsella talks new novel and her own real-life storybook romance She's sold 40 million books, and had her work adapted into a hit Hollywood film. Sophie Kinsella talks to Julia Molony about her new novel and her own real-life storybook romance Sophie KinsellaI Owe You One by Sophie KinsellaIsla Fisher in 'Confessions...

London office market set to lose no matter who wins Brexit battle

London office market set to lose no matter who wins Brexit battle Office values have held near-record highs since Brexit vote London's office market could be heading for a fall whether the UK leaves the European Union with or without a deal, according to one broker that predicts a downturn. "We see a number of red flags that signal the start of...

Flybmi latest airline to collapse as firms blame rising fuel costs and Brexit

Flybmi latest airline to collapse as firms blame rising fuel costs and Brexit Stock photo (Gareth Fuller/PA) Flybmi is the latest of several airlines to collapse since 2017 as firms complain about rising fuel costs and concerns about Brexit. The airline announced on Saturday night it has ceased operations and is filing for administration because of Brexit "uncertainty" and "spikes in fuel...

Radio review: Soft interviews are no place for hard politics

Radio review: Soft interviews are no place for hard politics Miriam O’Callaghan On this week's Miriam On Sunday on RTE Radio One, Miriam O'Callaghan talked by phone to Democratic US Congressman Brendan Boyle, the only serving member of the House of Representatives with an Irish-born parent. To say that this was a soft interview seriously understates its gentleness. Here was a typical...

Colm McCarthy: ‘Punishing Ireland will only send carbon emissions higher still’

Colm McCarthy: 'Punishing Ireland will only send carbon emissions higher still' The planet shares just one atmosphere but our dutiful farmers have become the victims of the blame game, writes Colm McCarthy (Stock picture) Irish livestock farmers and Chinese steel producers have something in common. Both are successful exporters, both generate substantial greenhouse gas emissions and both are in the firing line...

Morrison is still speaking out against injustice

Morrison is still speaking out against injustice History: Mouth Full of Blood Toni Morrison Chatto & Windus, €22.99 Toni Morrison's brilliant book, demonstrating just how savage and cruel human beings can become when they find themselves on the wrong side of history. Photo by Deborah Feingold/CorbisMouth Full of Blood In January 1988 a letter appeared in The New York Times signed by 48 black...

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