Maia Dunphy: You can never fully prepare for the early days and weeks with a new baby. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne

The danger in writing a book for women who happen to be mums is that people might ask “who is she to pen a book on parenthood?”. Am I a doctor? No (we(...)

US President Donald Trump set his sights on Ireland’s corporate tax rate.

He may not be known for his ability to get stuff over the line, but US president Donald Trump will nonetheless have raised heart rates on Merrion Stre(...)

The man, thought to be in his 50s, was discovered unconscious outside the Superdry Store on Suffolk Street. Photograph: The Irish Times

Gardaí are investigating the discovery of a man’s body who is understood to be a “rough sleeper” on Suffolk Street in Dublin. The man, thought to be (...)

Grafton Group CEO Gavin Slark: shareholders will be looking forward to the details of Grafton Group’s first-half performance this week following very positive indications. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

MONDAY Indicators: Irish retail sales (July); euro zone loan growth (July) TUESDAY Results: Datalex Indicators: Irish overseas travel (May-July);(...)

Hollie Walker (6) and Kyle Maloney (8) in the  Brown Thomas Christmas Shop in Dublin on Thursday. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

Happy Christmas everyone! Too early? Brown Thomas certainly doesn’t think so and is dangerously close to making Wizzard’s wish that it could be Christ(...)

Enabling environment: Granby Park on Lower Dominick St, Dublin, was transformed from a vacant  site into a place of creativity for everyone

Every industry has its shindig: a glitzy award ceremony, sales fair or seminar. For architects, the Venice International Architecture Bienniale is the(...)

Minister of State for Public Procurement Patrick O Donovan, the Minister of Finance  Paschal Donohoe, and Minister of State for Financial Services and Insurance Michael Darcy  at the launch of the Summer Economic Statement on Wednesday. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

The Government unveiled its annual summer economic statement on Wednesday, revealing that it’s not so much a pie to be divvied up in Budget 2018 but a(...)

In a half-year trading update, the construction and infrastructure giant Carillion downgraded its full-year revenue guidance, with sales now expected to be between £4.8 billion and £5 billion. Photograph: PA Wire

Markets were down across the board on Tuesday with defensive stocks driving Britain’s FTSE down while the ISEQ’s drop was driven by significant falls (...)

The  Pizza Sunday Club operating their free pizza service for homeless people, on Grafton Street. Pictured are cofounder Martin Connolly, Anto Brophy, cofounder Cormac Noonan, Colm Gleeson and Sebastian McKenna. Photograph: Dave Meehan

It’s 8:30pm on a sunny Sunday evening on Grafton Street – as most of the final revellers from the Taste of Dublin festival make their way home, anothe(...)

 The newly unveiled Terry Wogan statue on Harvey’s Quay in Limerick. Photograph: Alan Place

When it comes to public sculpture, it may well be the case that critical disdain does not necessarily lead to public disdain. Indeed, the opposite may(...)