Minister of State  Catherine Byrne:  “First centre will be a pilot to determine suitability and effectiveness of injecting rooms in an Irish context.”  Photograph: Alan Betson

No decision has been made on the location of the first pilot supervised injecting centre for drug users, Minister of State for Health Catherine Byrne(...)

Before 2008, Denmark had more than 140 lenders. Fewer than 80 survived, following the property market crash. Photograph: iStock

Denmark wants the European Union to roll back some financial regulations, arguing the existing framework hits big and small banks indiscriminately. T(...)

Discover an insider’s Venice with a new book on the city’s attractions written by Bauer hotels owner Francesca Bortolotto Possati.

Venetian chic Francesca Bortolotto Possati, owner of the iconic Bauer hotels, releases her ode to the sinking city next month in the form of Venetian(...)

Le Corbusier’s Unité apartment block  in Marseilles.

Last September I travelled back to the 1920s – like the screenwriter in Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris – but in my case to Berlin. The Horseshoe hou(...)

Graham Butler: ‘Denmark is  an attractive place to continue researching to an international standard.’

This article forms part of a new series for Irish Times Abroad on the opportunities worldwide for Irish teachers. Already teaching abroad? Tel(...)

Under Cityjet’s ownership, Cimber will continue to operate services from Copenhagen for SAS. The Irish airline will fly services from Stockholm and Helsinki.

Cityjet could buy up to 10 Bombardier aircraft worth €435 million as a result of its agreement to buy SAS subsidiary, Cimber. The Irish airline said(...)

Chefs JP McMahon and Ross Lewis will cook a 10-course dinner in Galway  next month. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

Chefs are often restless souls, seeking outlets for their creativity. Perhaps that’s what is behind the explosion in residencies, pop-ups, and guest c(...)

Ryanair’s chief commercial officer  David O’Brien said the new agreement with Stansted did not mark a change from its policy of shifting some growth away from the UK following its Brexit vote. Photograph: Getty Images

Ryanair is maintaining that it will shift some growth away from Britain this year in the wake of announcing a new deal with London’s Stansted Airport(...)

“Unless you are going to trade a hell of a lot,  you are not going to be getting the sorts of returns that you got 10, 15 years ago.” Photograph: iStock

Modern day investors are living in “a world of low numbers” where the high returns of the last century are unlikely to rematerialise, the head of Stan(...)

Comforting sight: The reindeer-like ‘sculpture’ at Ring of Kerry Equestrian Centre

Driving over to Kerry last weekend, I was suddenly stricken with a new Christmas anxiety. Browsing the aisles of a petrol station for potential presen(...)