Within weeks of our buying a Sony, VHS-only video libraries sprouted up around the country offering all those Schwarzenegger and Stallone films.

The announcement this week that Sony was finally going to cease production of Betamax video cassettes was a bit like hearing some dimly remembered sta(...)

Letterkenny IT: The highest proportion of new entrants in receipt of a grant is at Letterkenny Institute of Technology.

New figures on third level entrants shows a strong differences in income across different third level institutions. A study by the Higher Education Au(...)

Brendan Howlin and Michael Noonan present the budget last month: the regressive nature of their tax changes give the greatest benefit to higher earners, according to Tasc’s findings. Photograph: Eric Luke.

Falling public spending will undermine the ability of public services to deal with social crises, a think tank has warned. More than half the income g(...)

A handout photo issued by the BFI National Archive of a still from the film Sleigh Bells featuring Disney’s first animated character, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. Photograph: PA

A long-lost Walt Disney film featuring his first ever animated character, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, has been discovered buried away in the national arc(...)

The new retirement and workforce pattern is entirely different than in previous times – people now have an average of 11-12 jobs over their lifetime, and typically more than one career

It will come as little surprise to discover that the importance of a pension in a package of employee benefits is inversely proportional to age. (...)

Michael Noonan said the new tax credit is a central plank of the Government’s strategy for addressing criticism that risk-takers are being disadvantaged by the tax system

The Government achieved a rare feat by uniting many of the groups that vocally represent small businesses and entrepreneurs in praise of the budget. F(...)

The USC was introduced in 2010.

The Universal Social Charge is one of our more unpopular taxes; indeed so much so that some call for it to be abolished. Reductions in USC have been c(...)

I’ve always hated scary films and have never understood the attraction of the horror genre, but when a 6ft 5in masked Jason carrying a chainsaw cam(...)

Apple Music is “absolutely” a threat to traditional FM radio, according to Today FM’s Colm O’Sullivan, but its advent can be used to radio’s advantage too. “It makes us up our game.”

No single radio station in Ireland is “too powerful” in the eyes of the music business, while radio is still an important medium for industry reven(...)

Neil Murphy: “My role involves managing research, consulting and advising on integrating Universal Design into our public spaces . . .” Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

What is Universal Design? Neil Murphy says it’s the ingredient that makes a good building, product or service into a great one.  “The Cent(...)