President Barack Obama with his Game Golf aid at Vineyard Golf Club. Photograph: AP Photo/Steven Senne

Game Golf’s evolution from a wall of post- it notes in Galway to a device President Obama wears on his belt has taken John McGuire on an extraordinary(...)

Throughout her long life, Maigread Murphy, who has died aged 94, was a formidable and deeply influential presence at the heart of Cork’s cultur(...)

Mary Beckett’s reputation as one of contemporary Ireland’s finest writers rests on two collections of short stories, A Belfast Woman and A Literary Wo(...)

The Irish short story “has come alive again and is wriggling and it has about it all the demonic energy (and the undeniable immediacy) of a newborn in(...)

 Pay Pal president David Marcus at the official opening of Ebay’s International Operations Centre in Dundalk yesterday. Photograph: Alan Betson

When we think of money, we tend to picture the tangible cash in our wallets rather than the intangible balance in our bank accounts. But it’s m(...)

A new eBay facility will be opened by Taoiseach Enda Kenny and PayPal president David Marcus in Dundalk today. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has officially opened Ebay’s new European headquarters in Dundalk. The Co Louth facility will be responsible for customer (...)