Enda Scott (30) wins RDS Award of Excellence for his Obliquity chair. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

A barrister turned furniture maker from Athboy, Co Meath, has won this year’s RDS Award of Excellence, worth €7,000, and the California Gold Medal. T(...)

Vincent Crowley, the new chairman of the National Newspapers of Ireland group, pictured in March. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Vincent Crowley, the former chief executive of Independent News & Media (INM), has been appointed chairman of the National Newspapers of Irelan(...)

Irish Times winners at the National Newspapers of Ireland journalism awards: Emma Somers, Eoin Butler, Kitty Holland, Paul Howard, Kate Holmquist and Fintan O’Toole. Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish Times reporter Kitty Holland has been named National Journalist of the Year for her coverage of the Savita Halappanavar story. The judges(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: might increase VAT on newspapers

Hotels and restaurants are not the only businesses that will be affected if Minister for Finance Michael Noonan decides against maintaining the tempor(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: might increase VAT on newspapers

Hotels and restaurants are not the only businesses that will be affected if Minister for Finance Michael Noonan decides against maintaining the tempor(...)

Mickey, Cormac and Cathal Mac Connell at the funeral of their brother, Seán Mac Connell, at the Church of the Divine Word, Rathfarnham. Photograph: Frank Miller

The funeral took place in Dublin yesterday of former Agricultural Correspondent of The Irish Times Seán Mac ConnellHis death earlier in the week at th(...)

Justin McCarthy grew up reading the Irish Farmers’ Journal on the family farm in Portaferry(...)