Richard Bruton said Ireland did not gain from corporate tax inversion deals

The Government has sought to distance itself from criticism over the latest corporate tax inversion with Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation (...)

Hattie Johnson and Domhnall Kearney Domhnall (36), from Limerick, has been a technician with Intel for 10 years and left Ireland in 2011 to work in (...)

This wonderful photograph from a packed  Ireland versus Austria match  in 1963 is just one of many in   ’Dalymount Park,   Home of Irish Football’ by Colin White.

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Richard Brautigan gives the women in his life more than a mere credit: his “muses” are right up there on the front of the books with him, getting equal billing, such as Michaela Blake-Grand on the cover of Trout Fishing in America; San Francisco 1966. Photographs: Erik Weber

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Leinster replacement Garry Ringrose offloads in the tackle against Wasps at the RDS. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Slow, painful season coming. Not in Leo Cullen’s worst nightmare could he have foreseen a record home European defeat, especially considering the far(...)

Alex Gorsky, CEO of Johnson & Johnson. The company is expected to announce profits on Tuesday. Photograph: Reuters.

Johnson and Johnson, the world’s biggest maker of health-care products, said its board approved a plan to buy back as much as $10 billion in shares. (...)

 Barnsley’s Dan Crowley  in action during the Capital One Cup clash against Everton at Oakwell Stadium. Photo: Michael Regan/Getty Images

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 South Africa’s Duane Vermeulen: “If we don’t win we are out. We have to give our all. I’m ready to do that.” Photo:  Steve Haag/Gallo Images

A history of violence. Recent cuddlings of these gargantuan men is drenched in bloody yet wincingly enjoyable rugby. There have been 50-pointer(...)

 Christian Taylor suffered gunshot wounds to his neck, chest and abdomen. Photograph: EPA/Angelo State University

A rookie police officer who shot and killed a Texas college football player inside a car dealership in suburban Dallas has been fired. Chief Wi(...)

Mary Lockhart, Jacinta Deane and Jo Cooney at Greystones Golf Clubwatch their clubmate amateur Paul Dunne competing in the British Open Golf Championship at St Andrews in Scotland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

The meaning of the words “electric atmosphere” were aptly demonstrated this afternoon as a roar of pure joy ripped through the normally sedate surroun(...)