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Private equity fund Carlyle Cardinal Ireland has invested an undisclosed sum in Northern Ireland based e-learning company Learning Pool. The Derry-b(...)

Shannon Airport has appointed Matthew Thomas of Canadian group Vantage as i

Shannon Airport has appointed Matthew Thomas of Canadian group Vantage as its new chief executive. Mr Thomas recently worked on Vantage’s successful (...)

Argos has ‘identified a potential safety concern’ to do with a number of car seats sold in Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Argos has warned parents to stop using certain car seats “immediately” as it issued an urgent recall over safety fears. The retailer has recalled fiv(...)

Some 200 employees of the Schuler Pressen GmbH gather for a warning strike rally in front of the entrance to the company’s plant in Erfurt, Germany, on Monday. Photograph: EPA

In the face of the recent escalation of the Luas dispute and the impending possibility of a strike wave across the public sector, I’m often asked by s(...)

NewsBrands Ireland said the State’s defamation laws had a chilling effect on the media’s role as the watchdog of the public. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

It is time for Ireland’s defamation laws to be “brought into line with the rest of Europe”, NewsBrands Ireland has said. In a statement to mark Wor(...)

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Noelle O’Connell is executive director of European Movement Ireland, which is running a campaign to encourage Irish people in Britain to register to v(...)

A willow rattle woven by Co Galway basketmaker Ciaran Hogan has turned up on the British royal princess Charlotte’s official toybox list. Photograph: Courtesy of Kensington Palace/Handout via Reuters

When and if British royal princess Charlotte plays with her willow rattle from Co Galway, she is probably blissfully unaware of the toy’s secret power(...)

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Wall Street was higher in early evening trading on Monday, helped by a rise in financial and consumer discretionary stocks.

European shares edged up on Monday after sharp declines in the previous session, with German shares outperforming the broader market after a positive (...)

  Happier times: British prime minister David Cameron (right) and London mayor Boris Johnson   point at each other as the London 2012 Paralympic Cauldron is lit in London’s Trafalgar Square in  2012.

Just 3 per cent of business leaders in the Republic and Northern Ireland believe the UK should leave the EU, according to a survey. The “potential k(...)

A file image of former Green Party TD Dan Boyle  who is hoping the Welsh Green Party can secure seats this week. Photograph: The Irish Times

Former Green Party TD Dan Boyle hopes the Welsh Green Party can win seats in the Welsh Assembly elections which take place on Thursday. Mr Boyle, a G(...)