The rise in house prices, which has allowed older generations to lock in sizeable gains, is one of the key factors behind the dramatic generational changes over the past decade.

A growing number of young people have given up on the idea of buying their own home, reinforcing signs that property ownership could cease to be the (...)

A duplex home where a 19-year-old man was found dead is shown in Timberlea, Nova Scotia. Photograph: Reuters

A man and a woman planned a Valentine’s Day massacre at a Canadian shopping mall in which they would gun down as many people as they could before kill(...)

On the first part of the walk the estuary is at its widest but then narrows to a densely wooded meander loop known as Drakes Pool

Go Walk: Carrigaline to Crosshaven, Co Cork Map: OSI. Discovery Series. Sheet 87 & 81. Start and (...)

124 St Stephen’s Green: Certus offices in Dublin

Certus, the Irish loan servicing group, is to offload office space in Dublin, Limerick and Cork because of a fall off in client work. The move comes (...)

Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters in Cheltenham

New documents released this week via the National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden outline how Irish subsea telecommunications cables have(...)

Irish specialist loan-servicing group Certus is seeking 195 redundancies from its near 600-strong workforce in a bid to reshape the business followin(...)

With a total area of almost 10 million square kilometres (Ireland by comparison is just 84,431 sq km), Canada is the second largest country in the (...)

Lloyds: bill for mis-selling payment protection insurance pushed over £11 billion. Photograph: Peter MacDiarmid/Getty Images

A few years ago, when former banks were being converted into trendy wine bars on an almost daily basis, Lloyds Banking Group made a pledge to its cust(...)

Halifax withdrew from the Irish market in 2010 and continues to run down its Irish mortgage book. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

UK lender Lloyds has offloaded a € 1.1 billion portfolio of 4,000 Irish non-perfroming residential mortgages to US private equity fund Lone Star.Lloyd(...)

 The Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Richard Keatley, Dublin City Exiles  at a photocall for the Rugby League World Cup, at Government Buildings.  Photograph: Eric Luke/THE IRISH TIMES

Former Hull and Hull KR fullback Shannon McDonnell has been named in Ireland’s initial 29-man squad for the 2014 European Championships, which get un(...)