Anne Dawson (94) and her daughter Colette , at their home in Cabra, Dublin, yesterday. Photograph: Eric Luke

When Annie Smith was ordered out of the house by her father over 70 years ago in Dublin, she spent several nights sheltering in a watchman’s hut befor(...)

There may be lingering fears of economic slowdown in Hong Kong, but these anxieties are not being felt at the auction houses. Sotheby’s H(...)

The acceleration in Poundland’s worth has mirrored the economic crisis since 2007 – its fortunes rose as the wider economy in the UK fell further into recession. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Twenty-three years ago, a shop opened in Burton-on-Trent in England. Last month, it moved to bigger premises in the Staffordshire town, now employing (...)

A changing landscape

QUINNSWORTH: The supermarket chain’s founder Pat Quinn became a recognisable face across Ireland when he appeared in countless television ads weari(...)

Australia-based company Pepper Finance Corporation (Ireland) Ltd was given permission by the High Court to execute orders for possession previously given to sub-prime lender GE Capital Woodchester Homeloans Ltd

Australia-based company Pepper Finance Corporation (Ireland) Ltd was given permission by the High Court yesterday to execute orders for possess(...)