Since January this year, all advertisements for homes for sale, or indeed rent, have been required to display the rating. With ratings from A1 to G in(...)

One of the stone heads of Dublin Metropolitan policemen on Pearse Street Garda station, Dublin

The Garda Historical Society is inviting members of the public to bring artefacts associated with Ireland’s earliest police forces to Dublin Castle ne(...)

The entrance of the former Magdalene laundry on Stanhope Street North in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Some of the survivors of the Magdalene laundries will receive their first compensation payments from the State before Christmas, Minister for Justice (...)

Danske, which has 100,000 personal and 10,000 business customers, is the second bank to announce plans to close this week after ACCBank said it was to hand back its banking licence next year with the loss of about 180 jobs.

Three-quarters of mortgages over three months in arrears at Ireland’s six main lenders have yet to be restructured, figures from the Department of F(...)

The Central Bank has set targets for the end of March 2014 for banks to offer sustainable solutions to 70 per cent of customers in arrears of more than 90 days. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

An extension to the mortgage term is the most frequent permanent solution agreed between Irish banks and mortgage holders in trouble, new figures from(...)

Jennifer Stanley: “I represent video game development companies and social media companies, and I’ve had the opportunity to do some work on a movie.”

When solicitor Jennifer Stanley left Dublin for San Francisco in 1999, the Celtic Tiger was just starting to roar. “The job prospects in Ireland were (...)

A ’for sale’ sign is seen outside a housing estate in Keshcarrigan in County Leitrim. The Department of Finance said today that Irish banks have negotiated with consumers to restructure 71,086 mortgages of which more than half, 41,236, have been permanently restructured. Photograph: Bloomberg

An extension to the mortgage term is the most popular permanent solution offered by Irish banks to those seeking to restructure their loans, new figur(...)

Catherine McGuinness: As chairwoman of the National Council of the Forum on the End of Life, McGuinness will address a conference in Dublin on Thursday, on dying and death. Photograph:Frank Miller

‘Statistically, we’re all living longer these days, but we haven’t necessarily done a great deal about it,” says former Supreme Court judge, Mrs Justi(...)

Nicola Finnerty: “I’m sort of a therapist for brands, working out people’s relationships with them.”

Nicola Finnerty wants to know what makes people tick. As vice-president of qualitative research with global market research company TNS, she gets a un(...)

Matt English (centre) completing the 2010 Dublin City Marathon in under four hours

When did you start running and why?It was really when I stopped playing other sports and wanted to keep fit that I started running – probably about 10(...)