Jacqueline Williams set to become 1st woman 3rd umpire in men's international
Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 8:43 PM
Jacqueline Williams of the West Indies will become the first woman to officiate as the third umpire in a men's international when she takes the field for the first of three T20Is against the visiting Ireland team. The 43-year-old from Jamaica will officiate in the position in all the three matches of the series starting Wednesday.
Ireland To Impose "Latte-Levy" By 2021 To Reduce Single-Use Plastic Cups
Thursday, November 7, 2019, 7:59 AM
Ireland will impose a so-called "latte levy" on disposable coffee cups by 2021 in a bid to change consumer habits and cut the environmental impact from the use of single-use plastics, its minister for climate action said on Wednesday. Up to 200 million single use coffee cups are thrown away every year by Ireland's 4.9 million people, a government-funded report found last year.
Northern Ireland could lose 40,000 jobs in no-deal Brexit
Thursday, July 11, 2019, 7:55 PM
Northern Ireland's civil service has warned that a British exit from the European Union without a withdrawal agreement would have a deep and long-lasting impact on the region's economy and could cause the loss of 40,000 jobs. A so-calle