National potato day: try Maris Piper for making chips and for roasting. Photograph: iStock/Getty

Happy Potato Day, everybody! For the day that’s in it we thought we’d dig up all the interesting things we could find about the humble spud. 1 Irish (...)

Kennedy Wilson plans a substantial overhaul of the Stillorgan Shopping Centre in Dublin.

Shares in Kennedy Wilson Europe (KWE), which owns over €1 billion of Irish property, soared as much as 10.6 per cent on Tuesday as the US group that s(...)

Fine Gael TD Bernard Durkan said it was vital the new compensation rules were fair to serving members given the nature of their work.

New laws governing Garda compensation will allow for future claims to be brought before the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) in a move design(...)

Kennedy Wilson chairman and chief executive Bill McMorrow. Kennedy Wilson Europe has upgraded parts of the Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links in north Co Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Kennedy Wilson Europe (KWE), the UK-listed property group with €1 billion of Irish assets that is at the centre of a takeover bid, said its income inc(...)

George Soros’s Quantum Partners has asked  KWE directors “to honour their fiduciary duties”. Photograph: Reuters

Hedge fund guru George Soros’s Quantum Partners fund has written to the board of Kennedy Wilson Europe (KWE) to say he is “disappointed” with the prop(...)

Overall BT Young Scientist & Technologist of the Year 2017 Shane Curran from Terenure College. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The following projects at the 2016 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition have been described as highly commended. Biological and Ecological J(...)

Cost of motor insurance has risen by 51%  since January 2011. Photograph: David Sleator

The Government is to establish a new database to allow insurance companies share details of motor claims. Minister of State at the Department of Fina(...)

Faraday Future’s FF 91 electric car is unveiled during a news conference at CES International in Las Vegas. Photograph: Jae C Hong/AP

Levitating speakers, self-driving cars, smart TV and the next generation of mobile technology will all be on display as the biggest tech show in town (...)

This crusade by the insurance industry is another attempt to mould our legal system to suit its agenda

For every victim there is a villain. That juxtaposition rages on in today’s society where ordinary people are easy targets for insurance companies so (...)

Minister of State for Finance Eoghan Murphy: “A potential recommendation emerging from our work is around the establishment of a fully functioning insurance fraud database here.” Photograph: Dave Meehan

Motor insurance fraudsters are travelling from the UK to the Republic to stage crashes and target what they see as a lucrative and exploitable compen(...)