ESB headquarters on Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Changes introduced since 2000 mean the ESB is no longer a State-owned monopoly that generates electricity and supplies it to all households and busine(...)

Damien Duff: “You’re playing 5-a-side and you feel good and you think maybe I could do another year but, listen, in my gut I know I’ve made the right decision.”

Four months after retiring from professional football, Damien Duff was at Lifestyle Sports in Grafton Street yesterday to promote the company’s Euro (...)

Multiple lifetimes of music lurk beneath the surface of this exceptional collection. At First Light’s founding members, piper John McSherry and fid(...)

Stormont in Belfast: Nama provided the Stormont committee investigating the €1.6 billion deal with documents including a  letter to Frank Cushnahan

The controversy over the National Asset Management Agency’s sale of its loans to borrowers in Northern Ireland is continuing to roll on. The St(...)

A few weeks ago I trekked up a weedy unpromising slope into a magical place. It’s the NCAD Community Garden where I met a philosopher composter. Al(...)

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Paschal Donohoe: “My department has a critical role to play in supporting economic recovery and enhancing our future economic and social development.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A new Secretary General of the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been appointed by the Government. Minister for Transport Paschal Donoho(...)

Jamie Bryson leaving Parliament Buildings in Belfast where he gave evidence to Stormont’s finance committee on the controversial sale of Nama’s NI assets to a US investor. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Project Eagle story dates back to June 2013, when DUP politician Sammy Wilson told the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan that US lawyers Brown R(...)

The court was also told investigations into the loan portfolio deal are  being carried out in Northern Ireland, the Republic and the United States

A £1 billion deal for Nama’s Northern Ireland loan book would be rendered illegal if any third party “fixers” were wrongly involved, the High Court he(...)

Mr  Frank Cushnahan. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Presseye

Nama’s former advisor in the North, Frank Cushnahan, has for the first time declared that he never had any “meetings, dealings, correspondence or cont(...)

Emily Browning gets to make an entrance. I am sitting at the far end of a very grand room in the Soho Hotel when the Australian actress – literally(...)