Glove-maker Paula Rowan: offered a myriad of ways in which people could back her but did not reach her funding goal on Kickstarter

It’s a phenomenon. Since its launch in 2009, some $1 billion has been pledged to projects ranging from the ridiculous, such as a cat calendar project (...)

Car sales are proportionally much stronger outside of Dublin so far this year.

We are used to the point of apathy of hearing that the Irish economy is Dublin-centric. Familiar, too familiar by far, with the calls and complaints t(...)

Zwena McCullough (on left), the award-winning allotment provider and the owner of the Hydro Farm Allotment site in Blarney, Co Cork, with plot holder Peggy Murray. Photograph: Richard Johnston

If I had to single out one of the very best things to emerge from the economic wreckage of the late noughties, it would be that, as a nation, we redis(...)

Dublin Airport. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

A group of pilgrims stranded at Dublin Airport since the small hours of today is praying for a miracle – and may finally have got one.“We’ve been here(...)

Flogging the family silver in times of need has long been a discreet tradition among the no longer wealthy. Selling in London means avoiding the embar(...)

SuperValu is gearing up for a big push to attract the capital’s shoppers in the run-up to Christmas

If SuperValu’s new Dublin stores were people they would probably be living in apartments in Rathmines and hanging out in Flannery’s bar.That’s what pe(...)

Martin Furlong: kept goals in an era when the goalkeeper was not as well protected as he is today. Photograph: Billy Stickland/inpho

When Martin Furlong took the call that changed the direction of his life, he didn’t even have a phone. “I had to go across the field to my neighbours(...)

In its recent briefing material for Minister for Health Leo Varadkar, the Department of Health said it was in consultation with the HSE reagarding the need for a further evaluation of the market place to establish its capacity to recruit and retain candidates of the calibre required in the context of a 5-year contract term.

A number of senior HSE managers are to be re-deployed on a two-year contract basis to fill key vacant chief executive positions in its new hospital gr(...)

Greyhound Waste Recycling striking workers and their supporters outside the High Court in Dublin during an application for orders preventing alleged illegal activity on the picket line. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Talks are continuing between Greyhound Waste Recycling and more than 70 striking workers in an effort to resolve the dispute arising from the company’(...)

A flock of swans join the swimmers.   Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times 2:41

Renaissance men and women they may not all be, but many of the 257 men and 111 women who took part in the 95th annual Liffey Swim were inspired by (...)