Reports to an Academy by Ailbhe Ní Bhriain

Reports to an Academy – Ailbhe Ní Bhriain RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin **** Ailbhe Ní Bhriain’s video installations typically pull the rug f(...)

Brian Clough: “We’ve done it as I assume everybody wants to do their job: nicely, honourably and well.”   (AP Photo/PA)

In the delicious recent documentary I Believe in Miracles, there’ s a clip of Brian Clough being asked how he and Peter Taylor had achieved one(...)

Belfast City Hall: Jefferies LoanCore  considers Belfast one of its core markets, while it is on the lookout for opportunities across the whole island. Photograph: Thinkstock

Although it is also the season for indulging in fairytales, Chris Wilson claims there is a very real light at the end of the tunnel for not onl(...)

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi: the ECB is expected to make an interest rate announcement. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

European shares rose on Monday, boosted by expectations of more help from the European Central Bank, which weakened the euro and helped carmake(...)

The Late Late Toy Show was the most watched programme of the year to date with an average of 1.36 million viewers.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

The Late Late Toy Show was the most watched programme of the year to date with an average of 1.36 million viewers. A total of almost two (...)

Greece’s prime minister Alexis Tsipras holds a joint press conference with his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu following a meeting  in Ankara on November 18th. Photograph: Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images

Greece’s prime minister Alexis Tsipras sparred over the downing of a Russian jet with his Turkish counterpart, Ahmet Davutoglu, in a Twitter (...)

Oisin Hanrahan got the idea for Handy while developing properties in Budapest, when he noticed how difficult it was to find a trustworthy cleaner.  Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/SPORTSFILE/Web Summit

Thirty-two year old Dubliner Oisin Hanrahan is cleaning up, literally. His start-up Handy, which provides cleaning and DIY services, is pulli(...)

EU Council president Donald Tusk arrives for the start of the EU-Turkey summit in Brussels. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/Etienne Laurent/EPA

The European Commission is to draw up plans for a new resettlement scheme for refugees arriving in Turkey, after German chancellor Angela Mer(...)

Protesters watch during the climate change march in Dublin as a steam train hoots its way across the Liffey on Sunday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

About 5,000 people marched in a good-natured but determined fashion through Dublin on Sunday in a bid to put pressure on the Government and wor(...)

Human Rights Campaigner Graca Michel with Mary Robinson during her visit to Ballina, Co Mayo, where she delivered the second Mary Robinson Centre International Human Rights lecture. Photograph: Henry Wills.

Former president Mary Robinson has said she is “hopeful” that there will be sufficient political will to secure an agreement on climate chang(...)