In response to the findings, the bemused car maker accused the advertising watchdog of ‘dancing on a pin head’.  Photograph: Kimimasa Mayama/EPA

Toyota has been told to stop claiming that its cars are the “best built” in the world by the Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland (ASAI) which s(...)

In excess of 4.5 million journeys were taken on city bikes across the State last year. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

When a city bike scheme was first mooted for Dublin many people assumed the system would never work as the bikes would end up dumped in canals after b(...)

Cycling locks are an essential piece of kit and it is pointless buying cheap ones. Photograph: Alan Betson

When it comes to the cost of cycling, you can spend anything from less than € 100 to well in excess of € 1,000 on a bicycle. If you spend a lot, howe(...)

Teresa Wall (59) of Rathingle Cottages, Swords, Dublin, leaving the Four Courts after she was awarded €40,000 damages in her High Court action against Irish National Parks and Wildlife Service. Photograph: Courts Collins

A court award of €40,000 in damages to a hillwalker who was injured when she fell on a rotting boardwalk on the Wicklow Way has been criticised as “s(...)

St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Dave Meehan

One of the State’s largest Dublin hospitals is to stop accepting new patients with suspected malignant melanomas for four months because it does not (...)

Andrew Rudd is fast becoming a name synonymous with party planning and sumptuous supper clubs, so he is of course worth a visit

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that a person with means to improve their home would be in want of a helping hand. And while it’s the personal (...)

The price of health insurance with Laya Healthcare and GloHealth is to go up by as much as 14 per cent starting next month. A Laya spokeswoman stress(...)

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The State’s advertising watchdog has launched an investigation into the marketing of the 1916 exhibition in Dublin’s Ambassador Theatre after it recei(...)

IFA spokesman Tom Doyle said the association rejected Ulster Bank’s strategy of packaging up farm loans with good farm asset security to make a more saleable loan portfolio for vulture funds

Ulster Bank has defended its treatment of a portion of its business customers in financial distress, as a deadline for them to provide refinancing de(...)

House prices in Dublin are now 35.1 per cent lower than at their highest level in early 2007

Residential property prices climbed by 8 per cent over the 12 months to the end of February new figures from the Central Statistics Office Show. Th(...)