Rent or buy? While the rental market is strong now, it is a big time investment to maintain a rental property.  Photograph: Thinkstock

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Paul Vance, Head of Resourcing at KPMG

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Pictured at the gradireland awards ceremony are (left to right) MSc Biotechnology programme directors Drs Cindy Smith, Aoife Boyd and programme Co-ordinator Dr Mary Ní Fhlathartaigh.

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INMO general secretary Liam Doran and president Claire Mahon speaking to the press at the INMO conference in the Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney, yesterday. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

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Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel with Turkey’s prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu after visiting a refugee camp in Turkey late last month. Photograph: Steffen Kugler/EPA

The announcement by the European Commission that it has provisionally backed visa-free travel for Turkish citizens marks the latest stage in the EU’s (...)

 Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams: he comes to the fore only during major political crises, which he is always largely responsible for causing. This increasingly makes him look like a one-trick troublemaker. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

When events require media criticism of Gerry Adams, the response from the Sinn Féin faithful follows a pattern: you’re obsessed with Adams, you don’t (...)