Keep bees: your flowers will bloom more profusely, your fruit trees will crop more heavily and each autumn you’ll have delicious honey to share with friends. Illustration: Dearbhla Kelly
40 ways to go green

1. Keep Bees The native Irish bee no longer exists in the wild. It is depending on us if it is to survive the onslaught of the varroa destructo(...)

With overcrowding at record highs, here’s seven ideas to end it.

Hospital overcrowding has worsened slightly today, with 557 patients on trolleys in emergency departments and wards. That’s the fifth worst figure sin(...)

Unknown: Waterford, 2012 from Asylum Archive produced by visual artist and researcher Vukasin Nedeljkovic. The exhibition runs until March 20th

Imagine a photographic exhibition of people’s lives, with no individuals captured in the images.Dublin-based Serbian artist Vukasin Nedeljkovic took a(...)

Bernard McDonnell as Hugo the Bashful in Silent Moves

You run into trouble as soon as you start labelling art: women’s art, queer art, outsider art, disability art, deaf art . . . The problem is th(...)

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Have you been faithful to a health insurer for more than two years? If the answer is yes, there’s a very good chance you’re paying well over the od(...)

Wembley: Ireland will play at the renowned stadium for the first time when they take on Romania in their Pool D tie on Sunday, September 27th. Photograph: Tom Dulat/Getty Images

The World Cup is still the lifespan of a worker bee away so don’t panic; tomorrow’s release of tickets for sale is not a grab-all-you-can moment. The (...)

CIF claims its plan would see the delivery of 20,000 housing units by 2016. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Construction Industry Federation has released a seven-point strategy designed to double the country’s housing stock within two years. It says the (...)

Liam Kavanagh, Irish Times managing director, and Frank O’Keeffe, partner in charge of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year

As Ireland emerges from the recession, entrepreneurship and innovation are essential to increase competitiveness and pave the way for future gr(...)

February 1st 2014 is a red letter day in the calendar of Ireland’s financial services sector. The introduction of SEPA marks the culmination of man(...)

Make no mistake: a successful online fundraising campaign involves a lot of work

Whatever your discipline of choice – be it visual arts, music, theatre, literature, dance or film – getting a project up and running can always be a c(...)