The Archbishop of Dublin Dr Diarmuid Martin   visiting  St James primary school in 2014.   Pic John Mc Elroy.

Faith schools exist because there are parents who wish to have their children educated in accordance with their religious convictions. Catholic primar(...)

Irish Life chief executive chief executive Bill Kyle welcomed the upgrade from ratings agency Fitch

Rating agency Fitch has upgraded Ireland’s largest life assurance company Irish Life one notch to ‘AA’ from ‘AA-‘. The move comes at it also affirmed(...)

2 Custom House Plaza:  18-year-old block owned by an investment syndicate assembled by Irish Life Assurance

Four daughters of the late Tim Mahony, founding chairman of Toyota Ireland, have bought a high-profile office investment in Dublin’s IFSC for just ov(...)

The trial of former Anglo Irish Bank and Irish Life and Permanent executives began on Wednesday.   (From left) Willie McAteer, Denis Casey,  Peter Fitzpatrick and John Bowe are accused of conspiring to mislead investors. Photographs: Collins

The trial of four senior bankers accused of conspiring to mislead investors has heard that former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm authori(...)

Tommy Kiernan Dunne’s life story is the stuff of many dramas so it’s no surprise the rhymes on the Ballymun-born rapper’s debut album come with a jag(...)

Healthy and happy: From left: Jade Delaney, Noel Gavin, Dearbhla Hynes and Sean Walsh in the Phoenix Park, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Jade Delaney, 22, is a student from Sheriff Street, Dublin. She lost 9 stone, moving from 20 stone to 11 by working out at TRX Studio (www.trx.ie), a(...)

 Bill Kyle, chief executive, Irish Life group: he said the group  had been successfully integrated with Canada Life following its purchase from the State by Canadian group Great-West Lifeco in 2013 Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish Life expects to create 150 new jobs across its business in Ireland this year as part of a growth strategy built around a recovery in the domest(...)

The candidates to be grilled by board chair Moya Doherty and her colleagues will know they have a hard act to follow in Noel Curran. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Next week the process of selecting one of the most important cultural figures in Irish life is due to move up a gear with the interviewing of candidat(...)

 The Abbey Theatre in its early days. Photograph: the Abbey Theatre.

There was a special meeting of the Abbey Board in January 1939 to mark the death of WB Yeats, which had occurred a few days earlier in the south of Fr(...)

Eircode and Christmas cards: “We haven’t seen people using it,” says a member of a post office’s counter staff, who estimates that “about 2 per cent” of postage carried the code. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The post office in the middle of Ranelagh village in Dublin is busy with customers dealing with last-minute Christmas cards and parcels. Six people ar(...)