The former lock-keeper’s cottage: sold to unnamed financiers for €1.7 million

We thought Dublin 4 had lost the run of itself last month when 12 new luxury apartments overlooking the canal on Percy Place came to the market comman(...)

Apple outlet on a balcony at Grand Central Station in New York.

Apple, which has changed the way we engage with technology with its clever designs, has been honoured by a New York preservation group for its sympath(...)

In order to encourage house building, a new Government scheme allows builders in Dublin and Cork – of houses in a certain price bracket – reclaim thei(...)

Minister Leo Varadkar TD with Fine Gael Dublin Bay South candidate Kate O’Connell. while preparations are made for Dublin Chinese New Year Festival, at CHQ, while the party announced their plans to abolish the USC by 2020. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The one thing that every finance expert agrees upon is that the tax system desperately needs to be simplified. That’s true for Ireland and just about (...)

Entrepreneur  Jerry Kennelly: wants the next government to find ways to ensure  the unemployed are   motivated to join  the workforce.

I am the chief executive of Tweak, a company that provides design services to online printers in seven languages, and I live outside Killorglin, Co K(...)

Kate Lawlor, the proprietor and head chef at Fenn’s Quay restaurant, said the banks were ‘crawling all over us looking for payments’.

I am the proprietor and head chef at Fenn’s Quay restaurant in Cork City. We are a small restaurant, employing 16 people between part and full-time. (...)

Kevin Flaherty believes he will spend the next 20 or 30 years ‘until I get my pension scratching out a living for myself’.

I grew up in the countryside in Kilkenny and moved into the town about 10 years ago. I’m a father of three girls, the youngest of whom I co-parent wit(...)

Enda Whelton spends €300 a month on fuel as part of his 1,000km weekly commute. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

(...) economy is growing, it is time to give people back what they deserve. Builders and bankers and(...)

(...) continue with prudent management of the economy, despite the sustained unpopularity it engendered. – Yours(...)

Fiscal space

(...), culminating in the consideration of new technologies leading to a win-win highly differentiated new economy(...)