US President Barack Obama tries virtual reality glasses as he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) tour Hanover Messe Trade Fair in Hanover, Germany April 25, 2016. Photograph: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Image of the week: Peak virtual Yes, these are the fingers on the nuclear button, but what do they look like viewed in virtual reality? Only Barack(...)

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This poem was commissioned by the Irish Writers Centre as part of the 1916 centenary celebrations. Tomorrow’s poem, The Fallen, is by Thomas McCarthy(...)

The Clerys building on O’Connell Street, Dublin: the consortium that bought the shop would like Apple to have a store on the ground floor. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The consortium that bought the Clerys store in Dublin for €29 million is trying to lure Apple to open a flagship retail outlet on the ground floor of (...)

Soldiers survey the interior of the GPO in Sackville Street, Dublin, during the 1916 Easter Rising. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

A new website containing details of thousands of compensation claims by individuals and businesses following the 1916 Easter Rising has been launched (...)

WRC director general  Kieran Mulvey said the Lansdowne Road accord may have to be ‘revisited’ if gardaí, teachers or nurses cannot be recruited because of pay.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Employers’ group Ibec has criticised what it described as “unhelpful” suggestions by the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) that the Lansdowne Road(...)

Quadrant previously part-funded the purchase of the Clerys building last year by Irish investment group D2 Private. Photograph:  Frank Miller

US investment firm Quadrant Real Estate Advisors is understood to have provided €30 million of finance for Dublin deals so far this year as banks rem(...)

Former workers continue to protest outside the closed department store on Dublin’s O’Connell street once a month in an an attempt to secure a meeting with new owners Natrium. Photograph: The Irish Times

Former members of staff at Clerys have welcomed a report which says transactions such as those preceding the sudden closure of the department store la(...)

 Former workers at Clerys  protest outside the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation in Kildare street, Dublin. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Transactions such as those preceding the sudden closure of Dublin department store Clerys last year should be made illegal, a new report to Government(...)

People walk past a house with billboards displaying portrait of incumbent Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh in Djibouti. Photograph: AFP PHOTO / SIMON MAINASIMON MAINA/AFP/Getty Images Facebook: in the High Court. Photograph:  SIMON MAINA/AFP/Getty Images

When Facebook, Twitter and Google established their international headquarters in Dublin, they didn’t just bring investment, exotic tax accounting pr(...)

Former Clerys workers will protest outside the department store on O’Connell Street, Dublin, on Saturday. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Former Clerys workers held a protest outside the department store on O’Connell Street, Dublin, on Saturday to mark the ninth month since its closure. (...)