Alarm systems are common now in Ireland but many neglect the fundamentals of  physical security.

They say the best way to learn is through experience and this is certainly true when it comes to sensible shopping. When I first arrived in Dublin (...)

Des Collins: “When immersed in a new country, it is best to make an effort to learn the local language”

Des Collins was 40 years old when he left Ireland in 1997. He had been managing director of Japanese tyre company Bridgestone in Ireland for the previ(...)

On a slow day for the Iseq, Aer Lingus was the biggest riser, finishing the day at €1.47, up 3.8 per cent. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Iseq rose by 0.6 per cent yesterday, as most European markets treaded water. Better-than-expected US and Chinese manufacturing data was cancelled(...)

Bjorn Kjos: “It’s too early to say but we will definitely hire a lot more [employees] than we have today [at their Irish offices].”

Back in the 1970s, Bjorn Kjos spent six years in the Norwegian Royal Airforce chasing Russians out of his country’s airspace. These days, there(...)

Bank of Ireland was among the biggest winners on the Iseq yesterday,adding 5.52 per cent to 32 cent Photograph: Dara MacDonaill

World equity markets added to recent gains yesterday, as Wall Street hit a record high after strong factory data, while soft m(...)

Detroit Lions owner William Clay Ford was the last surviving grandchild of Henry Ford, the founder of the Ford Motor Company. Photograph: Rebecca Cook/Reuters

William Clay Ford senior, the last surviving grandchild of Ford Motor company founder Henry Ford, died on Sunday at age 88, the company said. (...)

Legal questions remain about who will bear responsibility if a driverless car is involved in a crash

The automotive industry has started discussions on the question of who is to blame in the event that a fully-autonomous car is involved in an a(...)

The building on the corner of Grafton Street and Lemon Street, Dublin, which was formerly occupied by A|wear. Photograph: Alan Betson

One of the best retail pitches on Dublin’s Grafton Street goes on the letting market today when a top international trader is sought for the former A|(...)

Spar

SPAR €4.99Not nice at all. The pudding is very sweet – although that is something all such products stand accused of – and lacks the home-made authent(...)

Sheridan’s

SHERIDANS €35Part of the fun of buying from this great cheesemonger is going into the shop and tasting the cheeses they have on display. This gift box(...)