Airbnb host Tanya O’Halloran in her apartment in City West, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley
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  • April 17, 2015, 16:00

As would befit a digital company expanding at a rate of knots, Airbnb’s European HQ office on Dublin’s Silicon Docks is truly a thing to behold. (...)

A man who was freed in 1998 under the Good Friday Agreement from a 20-year prison sentence for explosives and firearms offences was held by a judge on Friday to be a suitable person to hold a licence to drive a taxi

A man who was freed in 1998 under the Good Friday Agreement from a 20-year prison sentence for explosives and firearms offences was held by a judge on(...)

Inspector Michael O’Connor said thieves are using fishing rods and hooks to prise car keys from hallways and hall tables late at night.

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Kieran McGill’s chain of 16 Irish pubs in the US employs: almost 700 people and has an annual turnover of $40 million

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Muireann Dalton stands outside the Dunnes Stores outlet where she works in Newtownmountkennedy in Co Wicklow. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times 2:04

Muireann Dalton has worked in the bakery department of Dunnes Stores in Newtownmountkennedy, Co Wicklow, for three years.She has to meet her mortgage(...)

The Realex payments management team:  Paul Davey, chief financial officer; Gary Conroy, chief operating officer; Andrew Yoakley, head of business development; Morgan Hammersley, chief information officer; Colm Lyon, chief executive and founder; Ciarán Cassidy, head of product management and Owen O Byrne, chief product architect. Photograph: Brendan Lyon/ImageBureau

Businessman Colm Lyon and his wife Niamh look set to pocket up to €90 million from the sale of their online payments business, Realex. The firm(...)

The Cobblestone in Smithfield: seven nights a week, twice on Sundays, you’ll find a trad session under way in the corner seat

There are sandwiches piled high under clingfilm, tea and coffee on tap and standing room only at the monthly singing session in the Cobblestone in (...)

 There were 131 applications for repossession before the County Registrar’s Court on Friday. File photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

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Motorists have been warned if they mislead Revenue and the insurers as to the size of their vehicles, their insurance policies will be void in the event of an accident. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Gardaí have seized 18 luxury BMW cars as part of an investigation into an alleged scam to defraud the Revenue Commissioners by under-declaring the siz(...)

The Dublin branch of Edelman had been handling the lottery’s PR until recently, but questions to the press office yesterday were redirected to rival PR firm Hume Brophy, suggesting that Edelman may have been sidelined in the wake of recent controversies.   Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

The National Lottery’s paymaster in Canada appears to have lost patience with its public relations team in Dublin following the continual bad press of(...)