Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Winning owner Michael O’Leary and jockey Davy Russell celebrate in the winners enclosure after Rivage D’Or took the Glenfarclas Handicap Chase on Ladies Day. Photograph: PA

Ahead of Thursday’s big race which he sponsors, Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary got off the mark with two winners. First Don Poli, one of the (...)

Jimmy Choo’s stock market performance is seen by many bankers as a test of whether upcoming deals can survive in current market conditions

Shares in luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo opened at 141 pence on their market debut on Friday, up 0.7 per cent on the offer price of 140p, after condition(...)

Airbnb co-founder and chief executive  Brian Chesky   in the company’s current Dublin offices. Photograph: David Sleator

Room rentals multinational Airbnb is planning to move into Facebook’s former Dublin headquarters ahead of an expansion of its workforce, reports th(...)

Jimmy Choo, which was acquired by private-equity investors three times before being bought by JAB in 2011, sells women’s and men’s shoes, handbags and accessories in more than 100 stores around the world. Its eponymous founder left the design house in 2001.

Jimmy Choo, the luxury shoemaker owned by JAB Holdings, may begin its initial public offering in London as soon as this month amid rising demand for e(...)

Asia Briefing was steeped in luxury in Shanghai last week, as it bore witness to the launch of Air France’s new first-class La Première suite, a curta(...)

Planet Business

Image of the week: Happy robots There were plenty of humanoid robots on display at this week’s Innorobo fair, aka the Innovation Robotics Summit(...)

Some 929 litres of counterfeit alcohol were seized in the period to the end of October this year.

Seizures of counterfeit alcohol increased fourfold this year compared with last, while seizures of smuggled cigarettes and tobacco appear to have decl(...)

Blue snakeskin stilettoes, €245 by Lucy Choi at Seagreen; Versace’s Crystal Noir eau de toilette, €43 for 30ml at Boots; River Island’s bouclé coat, €120, comes in cream, baby pink and (pictured) a rich raspberry; Whistles Limited calf-hair satchel, €490

Buying for the woman in your life is a challenge – one that’s often compounded by the strong impression that she already has everything she needs. Chr(...)