A 2008 file photograph of Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt, who has been released from prison after serving a  sentence for directing terrorism. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt has been released from prison after completing a sentence for directing terrorism. McKevitt, who is battling cancer,(...)

The analysis of top-tier management committee roles at 150 of the biggest consumer brands and grocers across Europe was conducted by Dublin-headquartered industry publication, European Supermarket Magazine.

Women are “seriously under represented” at the most senior executive levels in the grocery, retail and consumer goods sectors despite being the most (...)

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is the richest man in the world, according to ‘Forbes‘.

Six Irish citizens are members of the billionaires’ club with a combined net worth of more than $30 billion (€27.6 billion), according to the latest (...)

“People can think it’s scary and that robots are going to be taking over their jobs, but it needn’t be like that,” says KPMG head of innovation Niall Campbell

The first signs of revolution can come from the most unlikely and the most seemingly modest sources. After all, a relatively minor colonial dispute ab(...)

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If ever there was an open-and-shut case of nominative determinism – the theory that people’s names influence their vocations – it must be that of Chri(...)

Manchester United’s Bastian Schweinsteiger (centre) goes down under a challenge from West Ham United’s Alex Song  at Old Trafford. Photo: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Premier League round-up: Manchester United were booed off yet again as they played out their sixth goalless draw of the season against West Ham. Unite(...)

Dr William C Campbell: “It is so often not recognised how much parasitism comes into play in the whole natural world.” Photograph: Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Hearing that you have won a Nobel Prize is a pretty special moment. But when it happened to Dr William C Campbell earlier this year, he was initially(...)

One PSNI officer had been looking out the passenger window of an armoured car (above) in Belfast on Thursday evening when two shots struck the bullet-proof glass. Dissident republicans are suspected of being behind the attack. Photograph: PSNI

The PSNI is working closely with An Garda Síochána in an effort to track the movement of a car used during a gun attack on police in west Belfa(...)

Out Tuesday: Irish retail sales (Oct). Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
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MONDAY Results: GameStop; Mallinckrodt. Meetings: Brave Business Conference (Davenport Hotel, D2). Indicators: US existing home sales (Oct). TUESDAY (...)

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush serving coffee to military veterans in Johnston, Iowa, to mark Veterans Day. Photograph: Simon Carswell/The Irish Times

They know all about winnowing fields in Iowa, this agricultural state in America’s heartland. Many Republicans are waiting for the party’s large field(...)