Hiqa chief executive Phelim Quinn. The watchdog found that the  majority of the issues raised at Good Counsel Centre & Westfield House remain unaddressed. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Fire safety reviews identified 66 high risk issues at a south Dublin centre for people with disabilities, most of which remain unaddressed, according (...)

The sound Matt Walker heard in his head was always house music. The man known to fans as Julio Bashmore was in thrall to house from an early age, s(...)

Lofty London

London is not as big as it seems. Elaborate bus routes, colour-coded tube maps and thick A-Z indexes can conjure an overwhelmingly complex metropolis.(...)

Property: its gains must be seen in the context of its recent fails

Who has the fairest fund of them all? If you’re looking for an investment with an element of risk, a fund is always an option for diversifying (...)

A Metropolitan Police handout photo of Mary Konye who was jailed today for 12 years  leaving a friend scarred for life in an acid attack. Photograph:  Metropolitan Police/PA Wire.

A young woman who had acid thrown in her face by her friend has told how she considered killing herself after suffering life-changing scars as (...)

Clearhill director Brian McAreavey with Castlecourt Shopping Centre director, Paul McMahon

Clearhill Retail Entertainment designs and supplies retail entertainment equipment including photo booths, rides, prize games and candy carts. With ov(...)

Those who haven’t been to LA disguise their aversion to it with a line of harmless rhetorical questioning, usually concerning the car. Isn’t it ver(...)

A doorman outside the Harrods department store in London. The store is a regular visiting place for tourists looking to buy luxury goods.

Chatham Place in Hackney in East London has a collection of local authority flats along its length, which makes the sight of lines of Chinese t(...)

6/02/2013 : Pictured was Professor Faris Ali (Post Chair in Structural Engineering) from University of Ulster at The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards 2013 presentation at The Irish Times Building, Dublin. Picture Conor McCabe.

FBPS HoldingsA new system developed by Prof Faris Ali at the University of Ulster in Newtownabbey offers enhanced protection for pers(...)