Jervis  Shopping Centre:  The six-floor, 33,445sq m (360,000sq ft) of retail space scheme was   the biggest building project in Dublin in the mid-1990s – it is now thought to be worth €400 million. Photograph: Alan Betson

We wouldn’t know it only for the Paradise Papers leak that this week whipped the towel from the global rich and their creative finances, but the Jervi(...)

Paddy McKillen Photograph:  Yui Mok/PA Wire

A company controlled by property developer Paddy McKillen earned a management fee of £5 million (€5.6 million) last year from the Maybourne hotel grou(...)

Liam Cunningham, who plays Davos Seaworth in ‘Game of Thrones’, will speak at the Web Summit

The company behind the Web Summit has a permanent six-bedroom “crash pad” for new employees arriving in Dublin as part of efforts to circumvent the ho(...)

Jon Snow, King of the North,  might now be an unwitting Dragon King in waiting

The more immersed you become in Game of Thrones (Sky Atlantic, Monday, 2am & 9pm) the more you see it as a metaphor for everything. Some weeks it (...)

A is for A Song of Ice and Fire Or the epic series of books by George RR Martin that Game of Thrones is based on. Readers have had an awkward relatio(...)

The Dark Hedges near Ballymoney, Co Antrim, aka the Kingsroad in ‘Game of Thrones’. Photograph: Getty.

It has already collected so many awards it will need its own kingdom to display them, but now Tourism Ireland’s Game of Thrones campaign has won gold (...)

Piers Morgan and Nigel Farage: a pink sycophantic hippo-thing coaxing gibberish from the wide zip-like mouth of a yellow, goggle-eyed wonk

“Ah, how delightful, Zippy and George from Rainbow are back!” I say, as I turn on the telly to see a pink sycophantic hippo-thing coaxing gibberish fr(...)

Michael Gambon in the earlier Gate production of Eh Joe. Photograph:  Anthony Woods

The outgoing director of the Gate Theatre, Michael Colgan, has released details of the last elements of his programme. The festivalfeatures work by th(...)

Simon Coveney TD and Minister of State for Housing and Urban Renewal Damien English. Coveney cut a slightly forlorn figure when grilled by Matt Cooper on the technicalities of the rental market.  Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

It’s a time-worn adage in politics that if you’re explaining, you’re losing. After hearing Minister for Housing Simon Coveney’s performance on Tuesday(...)

The VR documentary Easter Rising: Voice of a Rebel

Fancy taking part in the battle of the Somme, or travelling to the moon with Apollo 11? How about a stint in the GPO during the Easter Rising, or a sp(...)

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