Aisling Jones: arranging car hire in advance kept transport costs to about €30 a person for the week, including petrol. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Irish holidaymakers spend about €1,000 on their summer holiday overseas. While that figure includes the cost of getting to a destination and stayin(...)

Gordon Ramsay’s newest addition to the dining landscape Heddon Street Kitchen opened on November 8th in Mayfair

New London openings London’s dining scene is welcoming a slew of new openings this winter. US TV chef Judy Joo opens her first European venture(...)

The Westin is among a number of propeties acquired by Liberty Global chairman John Malone

Billionaire Irish American businessman John Malone, who owns a number of prestigous properties in Ireland, didn’t just reduce his company’s tax bill w(...)

Netflix jumped 3 per cent to $443.15 on the New York Stock Exchange yesterday as Morgan Stanley recommended buying shares in the video-streaming service. Netflix has climbed 20 percent this year after soaring 298 per cent in 2013. From left: Uzo Aduba, Laverne Cox, Taylor Schilling, Piper Kerman, Natasha Lyonne and Jenji Kohan of the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black, in New York.  Photograph: Therese + Joel/The New York Times

European stocks rose yesterday as investors awaited a decision from the US Federal Reserve about scaling back economic stimulus.The Iseq bucked the t(...)

 Bitcoin: Expedia will start accepting the virtual currency for hotel purchases. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters
Expedia to accept bitcoins

Expedia will start accepting bitcoins for hotel purchases, becoming the largest online travel service to adopt the virtual currency. Expedia said it p(...)

CRH shares jumped 4 per cent on the Iseq to close at €19.82.

Equity markets briefly pared gains after worse-than-expected US employment data, but then swiftly recovered as traders and investors said the longer-t(...)

European Union competition commissioner Joaquin Almunia speaks during a news conference at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels today. Photo: Reuters

Google, the owner of the world’s largest search engine, reached a settlement to end the European Union’s three-year antitrust probe after it offered t(...)

Road Warrior

Hotels are starting to make scents Smell can evoke memories and hotels are picking up on an olfactory trend by introducing scents to ensnare our (...)

Jennifer Stanley: “I represent video game development companies and social media companies, and I’ve had the opportunity to do some work on a movie.”

When solicitor Jennifer Stanley left Dublin for San Francisco in 1999, the Celtic Tiger was just starting to roar. “The job prospects in Ireland were (...)

Ryanair drifted slightly on the Irish Stock Exchange, closing at €6.10, its performance weakening ahead of results on Monday. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

The euro weakened the most in six months versus the dollar as inflation in the region slowed more than forecast and improving US economic data fuelled(...)