Differences in culture, business approach and regulation may put many people off the possibility of growing into places such as Africa but that doesn’t mean there aren’t major opportunities there

Terms such as “tech start-up” and “developing world” are not frequently heard in the same sentence. Irish companies looking to go big usually aim for (...)

Mairead (28) and Richard (30), both from Graignamanagh, Co Kilkenny, met as teenagers. “Richard was around our house a lot hanging out with my (...)

Seamus Heffernan will partner Together Forever in the Darley Irish Oaks. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Coolmore team paid out €40,000 to supplement Curvy into the Darley Irish Oaks and also have the regally bred Words to dominate the top of the bet(...)

 Journalists wait for the end of euro zone leader summit on the Greek crisis, at the European Council headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: EPA

Even by the high standards of the last five years, this is an epic endurance test. A week after the Greek people voted to reject the terms of a second(...)

United Airlines: one of the big four US air carriers

Get away with summer deals on long-haul flights This is a good week to plan any future long-haul travel and take advantage of the British Airways summ(...)

Saudi Arabian Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal said the pledge was a “commitment without boundaries. A commitment to all humankind.”. Photograph: Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images

Saudi Arabia’s Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal al-Saud has pledged to donate his entire $32 billion fortune to charity in the coming years – one of the big(...)

Fans at a Bray Wanderers match in the Carlisle Grounds, The offer is likely to feed speculation that the grounds could be in line for development.

Bray Wanderers chairman, Denis O’Connor and fellow director, Kieran Kelly, are leading an attempt to buy the financially troubled League of Ireland cl(...)

Afghan forces prepare for battle with the Taliban on the outskirts of Kunduz city, northern Afghanistan. Photograph: Reuters

Taliban envoys have been busy over the past month, shuttling from conferences in one world capital to the next, in the biggest rush of activity on the(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Kinmere on 2.55 acres in Quarrylands, Co Meath for €1.55 million

When the owner of Kinmere, in Quarrylands, Co Meath, set about building a 557sq m (6,000sq ft) home on the busy road off the M3 between Dunboyne an(...)