Micheal Buckley of Greyhound: “I know the pay cuts we are looking for are big, but if [the workers] win, and get what they want, then we are out of business.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Even while Michael Buckley is painting a picture of a tough, competitive business in which his company’s cost base is, he says, not sustainable, he so(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Joan Burton at the first Cabinet meeting of newly appointed Ministers yesterday. Photograph: Alan Betson

In the State Reception Room in Áras an Uachtaráin, an insightful photographer made a telling request. “Could you all move a little to the left?”And in(...)

Peter O’Toole arrives at the 79th annual Academy Awards Nominees luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills in February, 2007. Photograph: Gabriel Buoys/AFP/Getty Images.

President Michael D Higgins has paid tribute to the late Peter O’Toole, describing him as a man of grace and genius, during a memorial event in Londo(...)

It’s the little things that count. This might seem like an odd thing to say when it comes to a grand period manor house, with formal gardens, a(...)

I sat in a dark pub recently, waiting for a train and wondering how the owner felt about the life path he found himself on. Apart from my(...)

IDA chief executive Barry O’Leary is to step down from the role. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The IDA is to build new regional manufacturing bases in areas where the private sector is unable to provide the facilities needed to attract companies(...)

Are you in love with the most wonderful creature on earth? Do you pine when she is absent? Do you text 100 times a day just to connect with her wonder(...)

Summer brides with deep pockets may be interested in Elizabeth Taylor’s first wedding dress, which goes under the hammer at a Christie’s London auctio(...)

Nomadic Charitable Trust chairman Denis Rooney alongside the SS Nomadic in Belfast, where it has been opened to the public following a £9 million refurbishment. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Gerry MoriartyNorthern EditorThe Titanic is the ill-fated boat that just keeps giving to Belfast as another Titanic-themed visitor centre opened to th(...)

Chef Sean Kinsella

Restaurateur Sean Kinsella, best known as proprietor of Mirabeau, has died aged 81. Originally from Cooraclare, Co Clare, Kinsella moved (...)