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‘Neither a borrower nor a lender be” is one of many Shakespearean quotes that have long since become cliches. But do you know which of the great play(...)

A garda on duty at the cordoned off entrance to the Regency Hotel, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

“Get down! Get down. There are gunmen in the lobby. They’re shooting,” screamed the woman who burst into Debbie Martin’s office as she got ready to st(...)

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A reader called Sinéad contacted us in a state of agitation after being refused a car loan of €10,000. “I am furious,” she writes. “I have been with (...)

A significant increase in package-holiday spending has seen Irish travel agents record “an unprecedented level of booking enquires” in January

Many Irish consumers appear to be spending their way out of the winter blues by splashing out on leisure pursuits such as holidays – with some agents (...)

Philip Lane: the governor of the Central Bank is open-minded about the rules. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Central Bank of Ireland ended its tortuous, decades- long journey from basket case to best case just a couple of weeks ago, when it won what must (...)

Up to 50,000 families could lose their homes over the next two years and a “mortgage time bomb” will explode if the European Central Bank raises interest rates. Photograph: Daniel Roland/AFP/Getty Images

Up to 50,000 families could lose their homes over the next two years and a “mortgage time bomb” will explode if the European Central Bank raises inte(...)

A trip to space for you and your friends might be just the ticket if you’ve got a pile of money after the EuroMillions win. File photograph: Getty Images

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Birds fly near Whitley Bay, Northumberland in the UK beneath rare nacreous clouds on the coastline. The same formations have been spotted in Ireland. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Clouds are well known to have silver linings but many of the little fluffy things seen hanging over Ireland in the early part of this week have also b(...)

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton said: ‘There is potentially a real inequality between these players which can be abused in a manner that is not in the interests of jobs, consumers or sustainable safe food.’  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Large grocery chains will be prohibited from charging suppliers for shelf space or forcing them to pay for promotions or marketing campaigns as part o(...)

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Watching television used to be simple. Not all that long ago, most Irish people – at least those who lived beyond the Pale – had a single channel and(...)