Delegates at last week’s conference on education and skills, hosted by the US embassy in Dublin, might have been surprised to hear a keynote sp(...)

Ireland has officially recognised its first ever “stateless” resident who had been living here in identification limbo for more than a decade. (...)

President Barack Obama meets Nato secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen in Brussels on Wednesday. Photograph: Doug Mills/ The New York Times

US president Barack Obama’s four-day visit to Europe continued yesterday with a visit to the EU headquarters in Brussels, where he held talks w(...)

Ships in Dublin Port being loaded with goods for export. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Irish exporters shipped €86.9 billion worth of goods to more than 200 countries and territories last year. They sold snails to France, guns to (...)

President of the Fibre to the Home (FTTH) Council of Europe, Karin Ahl: “I think you’re hesitating [in Ireland] because you can’t really see the added value for the moment.”

The president of the Fibre to the Home (FTTH) Council of Europe, Karin Ahl has claimed Ireland’s broadband services will suffer a debilitating (...)

The euro zone’s government deficit shrank for the third consecutive quarter in the three months to last September to near the European Union’s officia(...)

Sara Gibadlo (19) was from  Oranmore, Co Galway.

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology described the two women who died in a fire in Belgium yesterday as “very talented young students”.The college said(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan with Jeroen Djisselbloem (left, president of the Eurogroup), Luis de Guindos (Spanish economy minister) and Maria Luis Albuquerque (Portuguese finance minister). Photograph: Peter Cavanagh

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said the Government’s intention to sell its stake in Allied Irish Banks will not preclude any potential retroa(...)

Dole queue on Bishop Street, Dublin. The long-term unemployment rate of 12.3 per cent among men here was the highest such rate in the EU. The long-term unemployment rate among women here was 5.5 per cent. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The State had the highest rate of long-term unemployment among men in Europe in 2012, despite emigration, an official report on our faltering economic(...)

According to the latest Eurostat figures, house prices here rose by 4.1 per cent in the third quarter of last year compared with the previous quarter. Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish house prices are now rising at a faster rate than in nearly every other European Union country.According to the latest Eurostat figures, house p(...)

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