John Collison of Stripe speaking at the Web Summit in the RDS Dublin: the mobile payments  firm is moving into a Dublin’s docklands building. Photograph: Eric Luke

It almost passed by unnoticed on Christmas Eve, but Stripe, the mobile payments business founded by those young turk Collison brothers from Limerick,(...)

The One Building, Grand Canal Street: developer Chris Jones has added a penthouse floor to the Sam Stephenson-designed building

The recent steep rise in Dublin city centre office rents and the dramatic drop in the vacancy rate in certain central locations has lead to an increas(...)

The One Building: located not far from Dublin’s “Silicon Docks” on Grand Canal Street in Dublin 2, it has 4,181sq m (45,000sq ft) of space

A refurbished office block, originally designed by well-known Irish architect Sam Stephenson in 1972, is back on the letting market with agent DTZ She(...)

FFS: FFS | Album Review
  • Music
  • June 4, 2015, 20:00

You would think that calling a song from your own collaborative album Collaborations Don’t Work provides ample opportunity for looking foolish(...)

Maria McCambridge crosses the line in second place in the women’s race at the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon 2014. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

“I’m gutted – but it’s a happy gutted,” said Maria McCambridge after her outstanding Dublin Marathon performance last month, which earned her the Iri(...)

Up until now, The Twilight Sad have tended to obscure their songwriting chops with layers of enveloping guitar noise or, as on their last outing, a(...)

Maria McCambridge on her way to winning the Dublin Marathon last year. “I do feel very competitive again. The confidence is back.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Noel Carroll always said it’s not the distance that kills, it’s the pace. There is another rule the founder of the Dublin Marathon might have added wh(...)

Peaking Lights: Cosmic Logic
  • Music
  • October 1, 2014, 15:55

With their 2012 remix album (Lucifer in Dub), Peaking Lights took their signature sound – hazy alt.pop with depth-charge bass lines – to its ultimate (...)

Al Spx burst into the wider consciousness through one of those heart-stoppingly arresting performances that Jools Holland’s BBC show still throws u(...)

Drone flying:  LAPD   to hold  public hearings  on the use of drones. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

The Los Angeles Police Commission is set to hold a series of public hearings to give the public a chance to weigh in on the use of drones by the loca(...)