My boyfriend, who’s a minimalist when it comes to skincare, recently told me that a toiletry should feel like “a treat”. “Occasionally after a (...)

The Central Bank, the National Treasury Management Agency, the Department of Finance and the National Pension Reserve Fund  requested the assistance of expert financial advisers between  2008 and  2014.

The State spent €152 million on consultants to advise them on the banking sector following the collapse of the sector in 2008, a report by the Comptro(...)

Medallion finance’s chief executive Andrew Murstein blamed a “misunderstanding” that the rise of Uber would squeeze licensed drivers. Photograph: Kerem Uzel/Bloomberg

Uber, the ride-hailing service, may be on the cusp of new big disruption: driving a Nasdaq-listed New York taxi finance company out of the public mark(...)

Luke Fitzgerald challenges for a high ball with Matt Evans during Ireland’s opening World Cup match against Canada. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images 1:56

The odds on Ireland winning Pool D shortened from 4/6 to 4/7 in the aftermath of beating Canada, and while that may seem a little premature, it tak(...)

Vodafone says it is billed by 11890 for directory inquiries calls, and it in turn bills its customers for the amount. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP

Last week, Sean Carberry got his monthly statement from Vodafone for his broadband and home phone. “Under call analysis, it showed that a member of(...)

Opening night: Aoife Duffy, tutor Nicola Harmon and Shannon Kerr at the new Blackrock Further Education Institute. Photograph: Mark Boland

Students started back in style yesterday at the new Blackrock Further Education Institute, in south Co Dublin. The further-education campus, with more(...)

ESB crews are continuing to work on remaining 7,000 homes in Mount Merrion. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

The ESB have restored power to almost 25,000 homes in the south Dublin area this morning after a fire broke out at an ESB sub-station. The fire at a s(...)

Dylan Kennedy (10) with his mother Debbie Kennedy at home in Dublin. Photograph: The Irish Times

Debbie Kennedy accepts her 10-year-old son can be difficult to handle on occasion. He’s autistic and has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperac(...)

Each Saturday on we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

The Society of Chartered Surveyors (SCSI) launched on Thursday a Tenants Guide to Renting to help students and first-time renters make informed decision when searching for suitable housing. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil spokesman for Education Charlie McConalogue has described the decision by University College Dublin (UCD) to raise the price of student ac(...)