Signal has raised $1.8 million in funding as it seeks to expand its business. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

UK startup Signal has raised $1.8 million in funding as it seeks to expand its business, backed by(...)

While the Central Bank said Ireland is making progress to overcome the legacy of the crash, the challenge now was to ensure the emerging recovery delivered a sustainable return to steady growth and increasing employment.

(...)’s trade links with the more strongly growing US and UK markets and the potential impact of ECB(...)

Plans for Longford are a similar size to Center Parcs’s Woburn Forest park (pictured). Photograph: Center Parcs

One of the UK’s largest holiday resorts is set to submit planning permission to build a € 100(...)

Paul McVeigh: “Watching/ listening to an author read their own work seems right. Like somehow the writing has reached another kind of completion. Of course, not all writers are good readers/ performers but at the other end of the scale are authors like Kevin Barry who bring their work to life in the most joyful, entertaining way”

(...) their own work. To become part of a community. New events are popping up all over the UK and Ireland. If(...)

  Manufacturing technicians at Intel’s Clean Room in Fab 24 at Intel’s manufacturing facility in Leixlip. Irish manufacturing firms registered a further strong improvement in operating conditions during March. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

(...)) concern at this time it is that any uncertainty ahead of next month’s UK election, particularly if it(...)

Innovative design: the Lidl in Terenure village was built on stilts to allow for car park spaces to be fitted underneath the store

(...) their profits go back to Germany or the UK. Lidl’s share of the discount market in the North has risen(...)

(...) far from 50:50. Office of National Statistics figures for the UK for 2011-2012 show that 40 per cent(...)

Campaign trail: prime minister and Conservative Party leader David Cameron with  members of Sainsbury’s digital technology team in London, yesterday. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

(...) will take place after voters in the UK cast their ballots on May 7th, though it may well be more than(...)

Simon Coveney at the helm of his yacht ‘Wavetrain’ during yesterday’s racing at Cork Week. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

(...) before recent contact over the project.Five Degrees West, based in Gosport, in the UK, is involved with(...)

Mike Lynch: said he intended to launch legal action against HP for “false and negligent statements” made by the US company. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

(...) (€4.7 billion), over an alleged fraud that occurred during his leadership of the UK software group, as(...)