Schoolgirl Paris Curtis, from Dublin, features on  An Post’s new Christmas stamp.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/ The Irish Times Paris Curtis, from Dublin, features on An Post’s new Christmas stamp. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/ The Irish Times 1:20

A Dublin girl, who was three-years-old at the time of the photograph, could be one of the youngest faces to appear on a stamp in Ireland. An Post has (...)

It is not known who cut down the cross on top of  Carrauntoohil which was erected on the mountain in 1976 with the aid of about 100 people. Photograph: Cronins Yard/Twitter

A metal cross on the top of Carrauntoohil in Co Kerry – Ireland’s highest mountain – has been cut down, apparently with the aid of an angle grinder.Mo(...)

Sir Jack Leslie (97) whose uncle, Captain Norman Leslie, was killed in the first World War at the launch of the centenary exhibition at the National Library. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

An exhibition that seeks to portray Ireland and the first World War with all its complexities and contradictions has opened at the National Library. T(...)

4 and 5 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2: guide price of €102.2 million for number 4 and €113.8 million for number 5.

In one of the highlights of the office investment market this year, property advisers CBRE and JLL are to offer for sale five Dublin office blocks in(...)

No 2 Harbourmaster Place, IFSC, Dublin, is the seventh office investment in the area to have changed hands this year. Photograph: Eric Luke

Another of the original office blocks in Dublin’s IFSC has been sold in an off-market transaction. Ardstone Capital, the private investment manager, (...)

Alexander Court at Upper Pembroke Street

With student accommodation extremely difficult to find in Dublin city centre, agents CBRE are expecting strong interest in the well-located apartment (...)

Artist in exile: James Joyce in Zurich around 1918, shortly after he finished the book. Photograph: C Ruf/Archive Photos/Getty 1:55

Before the Easter Rising of April 1916 the banner that hung from Liberty Hall in Dublin read “We serve neither king nor kaiser but Ireland”. At the en(...)

Bill Kyle, chief executive of Irish Life: the launch of a new enhanced annuity is a highlight in the quarter. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

Irish Life contributed €57 million to the earnings of its Canadian parent company Great-West Lifeco in the third quarter of this year, the company sa(...)

Spare the whip

The need to rebalance power between Parliament and the Executive has been recognised by politicians and academics for decades, but no government has b(...)

Members at Irish Life had voted overwhelmingly to accept a Labour Court recommendation which would result in “a €5 million boost to workers’ pockets”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Lower-paid staff at insurance company Irish Life are to receive pay increases of up to 7 per cent in what the trade union Unite described as a “great (...)