Dr Tomás Ó Carragáin (UCC) in his essay on Iveragh’s Mountain Pilgrimages makes the interesting point that, because of their poor soils and the formi(...)

 Gary Palmer, Irish Debt Securities Association

As global investors fled Ireland amid the panic of 2009, US hedge fund Davidson Kempner spied an opportunity: It set up a company in Dublin to mop up (...)

The Fitbit Blaze smartwatch tracks your fitness. Photograph:  Reuters/Steve Marcus

In the not-so-distant future, technology will make managing your health a lot simpler. Your shirt could read your heart rate and respiration, monito(...)

Demonstrating  iFit’s Coach App at CES: it gathers information from iFit’s many wearables, furniture and exercises equipment to monitor exercise, activity, nutrition and sleep to give personalised recommendations. Photograph:  Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

Clothes that track your every move, shoes that tighten themselves, and a smart TV that keeps a watchful eye over your connected home. A mirror that an(...)

Four of the alleged syndicate ringleaders, including two Irish nationals, are in custody on serious fraud charges

An alleged crime gang known as “the Irish Boys” netted at least AUS$4m (€2.6m) from a “boiler room” investment scam on Australia’s Gold Coast, says Qu(...)

Walk: Crohane Mountain, Co Kerry Map: Ordnance Survey. Discovery Series. Sheet 79 Start & finish: At th(...)

Forsyth Park in Savannah. Photograph: Adam Kuehl for The New York Times

Some of Savannah’s best-known attractions – mossy cemeteries, old mansions, ghost tours – give the misleading impression that the city is a macabre(...)

Go Walk: Brandon Point to An Sas, Co Kerry Map: OSI Discovery Series. Sheet 70 Start and end: Brandon Point(...)

Aqualung: 10 Futures

Matt Hales upped sticks and moved to California after his fifth album in 2010, vowing never to make another Aqualung record. Having spent the (...)

Aer Lingus ends day up at €2.14 on the back of about 730 trades. Photograph: Alan Betson

Mark Paul The Iseq in Dublin rose by 0.3 per cent as European stocks advanced for a fifth day, with banks contributing the most to the gains.Most US s(...)