Trust, a social and health agency working with the homeless, assisted people of 15 nationalities in a recent week. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

In just two days this month 54 people attended a social and health agency premises in Dublin’s Liberties. Trust, a non-denominational, befriending, s(...)

The Continental Christmas Market in Galway, running from November 21st to December 22nd

What: Continental Christmas Market Where: Galway When: November 21st – December 22nd It’s only been going five years and yet it is Irel(...)

UCD commerce student Alan D’Arcy: one of scores of pink T-shirt-wearing volunteers, who are as international as the companies that come from all over the world

The scores of pink T-shirt-wearing volunteers are as international as the companies that come from all over the world. The deal? Volunteers work a six(...)

Tony Mangan at Machu Picchu in Peru

Friday afternoon, driving down the N11, trying to find the man who has run around the world. Because if Tony Mangan is for real he must be at least se(...)

Denis O’Brien: busy making appointments.

It’s appointments time in the world of Denis O’Brien. Hot on the heels of his nephew Emmett O’Neill taking the top job at Topaz, O’Brien’s forecourts (...)

Graziano Pelle of Italy celebrates after scoring against Malta at Ta’ Qali Stadium  in Valletta. Photograph:   Claudio Villa/Getty Images

The Netherlands’ poor start to the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign continued on Monday evening as a Gylfi Sigurdsson brace earned Iceland a 2-0 victory (...)

Abbey executive chairman Charles Gallagher addresses the company’s AGM in Malahide, Dublin, yesterday. Photograph: Alan Betson

Cutting taxes and levies on newly-built homes will help ease the housing crisis that has developed in Dublin and other urban centres, according to th(...)

The Irish Ambassador to the US Anne Anderson: she has written to Pat McCrory to acknowledge receipt of his letter and has forwarded his correspondence to Ireland. Photograph: Marty Katz/washingtonphotographer.com

The governor of North Carolina Pat McCrory is the latest American politician to call on the Government to scrap its plans to introduce plain packagi(...)

Samples of standardised plain cigarette packaging. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Italy has objected to Ireland’s plain tobacco packaging proposals on the day of the deadline yesterday for European Union countries to lodge their con(...)

The ad for Tullamore Dew reached 5.6 million Facebook users

At the opening of its new €35 million Tullamore Distillery yesterday, Tullamore Dew’s global brand director Caspar MacRae referenced the brand’s adver(...)