Overheating: an investor cools herself as she monitors share prices at a securities firm in Shanghai. China’s key indices lost a fifth of their value and wiped out nearly all of this year’s gains in six days. Photograph: Stringer/AFP/Getty

(...) economy is the real estate sector, and the strong growth in house prices seen since April suggests that(...)

(...) say that such decisions are the province of Leinster House, rather than the Four Courts, where judges(...)

(...) and sex, and so on. Baltimore’s Beach House, meanwhile, have woozy, dreamy music defined not only by(...)

(...) make at the Big House – could not be further from the jaded, crumpled variant last seen in the tragic(...)

Philip Casey in 1999: That Casey is held in high regard by his peers is reflected in the fact that tonight’s event could not be opened to the public due to limitations of space, because so many of Casey’s literary colleagues wanted to be there in person to celebrate the man and the work. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

(...), family and the Irish literary community tonight in the Oak Room of the Mansion House when a launch of his(...)

File photograph of South African paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorius in court. Photograph: Phill Magakoe/AFP/Getty

South Africa’s parole review board will meet on September 18th to decide if Oscar Pistorius can be(...)

DUP leader Peter Robinson (centre) will meet British prime minister David Cameron   (right) to try to avoid the collapse of the Stormont institutions. Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has repeated his party’s position that the IRA ‘has gone away’.

(...) his party’s meeting with Ms Villiers at Stormont House, Mr Dodds said the situation in Northern(...)

Visitors to Open House 2014 at the National Convention Centre, Dublin. Photograph: David Soanes

Open House Dublin souvenir publication, and a full set of the RIAI Annual Review for even more(...)

 Sinn Féin Laois-Offaly TD Brian Stanley, pictured with Gerry Adams and Mary Lou McDonald, said the party has “no problem” with an assessment of the status of the IRA. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

(...)’t been very helpful to date. In fact she played no role in the Stormont House talks last winter. She has(...)

 Patrick Ness: provocative, entertaining and witty, while exhibiting a profound and empathetic understanding of the phenomenon often too casually referred to as “growing up”. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

(...) on holiday with her cousins in Connemara; she takes the opportunity to review, in a diary format, her(...)