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In Ireland, about 450,000 people – or one in 10 – are depressed at any one time, according to Aware.ie. And researchers are seeking to understand l(...)

Economist David McWilliams is to deliver a course on global economics at Trinity Business School. Prof McWilliams, a Trinity graduate himself, will t(...)

Did Jeff Bezos have to endure a dreaded “performance improvement plan” after the Fire Phone fiasco?Photograph: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images

It is obviously far too early to tell what sort of damage has been done to Jeff Bezos and Amazon by the sensational exposé about its punishing corpora(...)

Figures suggest we are more flush than we thought. Photograph: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg

We move effortlessly from one financial crisis to another: Greece to China. The transition is smooth, but it is clear we can only handle one crisis at(...)

David Maxfield: “A troll will eat any little lamb that is crossing the bridge. A cyberstalker will decide that you, specifically, are the lamb they want and this is far more dangerous.” Photograph: Getty Images

“I hope you drink rat poison and die,” says Prof Steven Knowlton. We are having a conversation about the often negative and often abusive comments (...)

A seasoned columnist and accomplished interviewer in his role as Fortune magazine’s editor-at-large, Geoff Colvin, is not the only member of the fo(...)

Gavin Duffy of ‘Dragons’ Den’ said he is  “always surprised by the level of understanding of business primary school children in particular can display”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

This week Ibec called for teachers to be trained in “entrepreneurial thinking” with a view to introducing courses at primary and secondary schools in (...)

Minister for the Arts, Heather Humphreys launched  discussion document and consultation process.   Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

The launch, last week, by the Minister for the Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD of a discussion document and consultation process th(...)

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I arrive at Gamescom in Cologne trying desperately to keep an open mind about computer games and the people who play them. I encounter my first cha(...)

Studies among 7,000 surgical patients found patients were significantly less anxious after surgery having listened to music. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Listening to music before, during or after a surgical procedure is beneficial to patients and can significantly reduce pain and anxiety, according to (...)