The historic cable car in San francisco

We are travelling to a family wedding in San Francisco in May. We have flights booked for a stay of 12 days. We have never visited this side of the U(...)

Sean O’Driscoll: “Broadband and digital technology will consign geographical disadvantages to history”

The digital age offers a huge opportunity for both Cork city and the county to overcome geographic disadvantage and compete internationally in a varie(...)

Both pro- and anti-choice sides were dumbfounded by the outcome. The accused had been acquitted, the accusers indicted. The spectacular backfire might have been less of a surprise (although would still have been surprising) in Manhattan or San Francisco. But in Sheldon country?

Until just last week, the only thing many of us knew about Harris County is that it is located in east Texas, where Sheldon Cooper comes from. Sheld(...)

ranian deal includes purchase of 12 Airbus A380

New lengths in long-haul flights It has been a week for longest flights both planned and existing. Qatar Airways announced plans for a Doha to Aucklan(...)

“There is a huge amount of money involved in public sector contracts, and councils should be sending out the message that tax-dodging is not acceptable – not at home or anywhere in the world”

Northern Ireland’s Minister for Enterprise is just back from an investor-wooing mission to the US where he has been busy promoting what he calls the N(...)

The Moors last ruled here 500 years ago. But the tradition of the hammam – the public baths later banned by the Spanish queen Isabella – is thriving once mor
Granada: a place of more and Moor
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Masseurs and masseuses glide through the dimly lit space, flitting between niches in the arched cavern. Diffused light enters through star- shaped sky(...)

I’m not sure what Rosie the Riveter is planning to do with her fist, but Ecocem’s executives should probably stay out of her way

Irish “green” cement company Ecocem is finding out just how hippyish those sun-soaked Californian folk can be following the emergence of some rather a(...)

Facebook, which has the world’s most popular smartphone app, has also been benefiting from a surge in video views that has attracted advertising dollars.

Facebook reported a far better-than-expected 51.7 per cent jump in revenue for the final quarter of 2015 as new advertising formats and an improved mo(...)

SecuRetract founder Conor O’Shea: his retractor, due to go on sale the start of 2017, is aimed at laparoscopic surgeons worldwide

Conor O’Shea is a postgraduate researcher at UCC with a penchant for invention. An engineer by training, O’Shea has come up with a new design for the (...)

 Carmel and Martin Naughton,  this year’s  winner of the Community Foundation for Ireland’s National Philanthropists of the Year Award. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Carmel and Martin Naughton have been named National Philanthropists of the Year in recognition of their generosity and leadership in supporting the ar(...)