Huge crowds attend the press days of the Beijing auto show, particularly at the premium exhibits like Audi (above). The attendances will only increase as the public starts to attend.

The Beijing Auto Show is the only place in the city where you can confidently walk in front of an SUV and not fear that you will be mown down by a man(...)

St Patrick’s Day in London: There are 660,000 Republic-born people living in Britain who will be entitled to vote, plus 1.5 million with varying degrees of Irishness in their identity. Photograph: by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

The UK’s referendum on EU membership matters. It matters a lot, more even than a clutch of elections. Indeed, the potential historic significance of t(...)

 Matt LeBlanc driving a new Rolls-Royce Dawn in Kerry for the new series of Top Gear. Photograph: BBC/PA Wire

A habitually late Chris Evans rolled onto the An Ghaeltacht pitch in west Kerry on the edge of the Atlantic just before lunch on Saturday to film for (...)

Matt LeBlanc driving a new Rolls-Royce Dawn around Ireland’s Ring of Kerry, during filming for the new series of Top Gear which will return in May. Photograph: BBC/PA Wire

Top Gear presenter Matt LeBlanc has taken the wheel of the new Rolls-Royce Dawn and put it through its paces around Ireland’s Ring of Kerry. Viewer(...)

Robin O’Donnell: ‘I am a complete antiques nut and love everything old. Cars would be my weakness’

Robin O’Donnell, chief executive of Hibernian Antiques Fairs, Limerick. I organise some 30 antiques and art fairs at hotel venues throughout Ireland (...)

UK car imports: Irish consumers thinking of buying an import have been told to “grab the opportunity now because no one knows what could actually happen in the event of a Brexit”. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

The June 23rd vote on a potential exit from the European Union by the United Kingdom will have far reaching consequences for the Irish economy, not le(...)

The euro zone’s blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index weakened by 0.3 per cent. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index slid 0.5 percent, falling for the first time in six days. Germany’s DAX and the Cac 40 in France were both slightly lower

A five-day winning streak in European stocks ran out of steam, with Whitbread and Evonik among the biggest decliners after earnings. DUBLIN The Du(...)

A Tesla Model X SUV sits on display on the first day of the Geneva motor show in Switzerland. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

If the motoring industry gurus gathered at Geneva were to come together and create one car they reckon epitomises the industry’s vision of the future,(...)

If Laragh House’s elegant walls could speak, would they be whispering newsroom gossip about the founding of the Irish Press, or sharing secret recipe(...)

New €35 million eight-storey office building at Clanwilliam Place, Dublin 2 with  4,738sq m

A distinctive new mid-size office building under construction at Clanwilliam Place in Dublin 2 will be ready for fit out in September next. Deirdre C(...)