Mama Lou: If she had kept her job in human resources at Axa financial, it would have all been so different

  A joyful circus full of performers and artists told the story of her life in a funeral celebration set to the Rocky soundtrack, with a s(...)

Marc de Faoite: ‘Sometimes I have to pinch myself to see if I’m dreaming, but it’s real alright.’

I live on a tropical island. Sometimes I have to pinch myself to see if I’m dreaming, but it’s real alright - the white sandy beaches, the coconut pa(...)

Bruce Schneier: “We’re all open books to both governments and corporations; their ability to peer into our collective personal lives is greater than it has ever been before”

A decade ago, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties cautioned that the mobile phone was in essence, the equivalent of a personal tracking device, reco(...)

John McCarthy: “When we started, we had anticipated the vast majority of our merchants would be in the EU, but in January, it turned out that a large portion of our merchants were based in the US. We also have merchants from Japan and Singapore and Bolivia and they’re complying with this regulation.”

Kerry-based digital tax company Taxamo is to help non-EU-based online sellers comply with rules obliging them to pay VAT based on the buyer’s locatio(...)

A tourist wearing a face mask pushes a luggage cart at Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea. Photograph: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

Hong Kong upgraded to “serious” on Monday its response to an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) in South Korea, where the number of c(...)

Bouquets of flowers and messages in memory of the victims from an earthquake on Malaysia’s Mount Kinabalu on a table at the Tanjong Katong Primary School in Singapore on June 7th, 2015. Photograph: Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty Images

Malaysian authorities said on Sunday 16 bodies had been recovered from the country’s highest peak Mount Kinabalu after a magnitude 6 earthquake caused(...)

A tourist takes pictures of Malaysia’s Mount Kinabalu a day after the earthquake in Kundasang, a town in the district of Ranau. Photograph: Mohd Rasfanmohd/AFP/Getty Images

The bodies of 11 climbers have been recovered from Malaysia’s highest peak Mount Kinabalu after a 6.0 magnitude earthquake triggered a series of lands(...)

The five best cities for street food Hanoi food authorities recently had to test street food samples following rumours that vendors added marij(...)

When it comes to Northern Ireland, names such as JW Anderson and Sharon Wauchob immediately spring to mind as fashion designers who are recognised (...)

Apple watch: most eagerly awaited wearable tech devices for some time

Ireland may have been home to Apple since 1980 and have its very own Silicon Docks, but it seems that’s not enough to bump us up the ladder for produc(...)