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Denis McShane: Most obvious threat is the end of the common customs union between the UK and its EU partners including Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish politicians should seek to mobilise Irish business leaders in the UK to campaign for a soft Brexit to ensure that Ireland does not suffer the so(...)

Brexit negotiations: the Norway-Sweden border is frictionless but not invisible, according to Else Berit Eikeland

A “Norway-plus” model for the UK after Brexit, as proposed last month by the Taoiseach, could effectively amount to continued membership of the Europe(...)

R is for the recycling “myth”. Only 6 per cent of new plastic material comes from recycling. Photograph: Getty Images

When Íde Mhic Gabhann set up her own organic food business last year, it was for practical rather than philanthropic reasons. She had been buying in b(...)

Cost of Brexit: Copenhagen Economics estimates that the UK’s departure from the EU will cause the value of output from key parts of the agrifood sector to fall between 10 and 20 per cent by 2030. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Debate here about Brexit so far has focused on the Irish Border. Copenhagen Economics’ report for the Government demonstrates that a lot more than thi(...)

A group of foreigners stand after they were arrested  at a party in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Photograph: Cambodian National Police via AP

Cambodia has deported seven out of a group of 10 foreigners who were charged with producing pornography following a party in the tourist town of Siem (...)

The best outcome from Ireland’s perspective would be the EEA option, where Britain enjoys access to the single market. Photograph: Stephanie LeCoq/EPA

The UK’s departure from the European Union could cause almost as much damage to the Irish economy as the financial crisis of 2008-2009, but over a lon(...)

Digital Audio Broadcasting, or DAB, was meant to be the next wave of radio technology. Over the last 15 years, it has stuttered on the edge of the Iri(...)

‘Dublin is a home I once owned, but someone has bought it and redecorated and I, thinking I know my way about, keep banging my knees.’

The building I work in is in the centre of Oslo, a short walk from the Royal Palace. It was built in the 1930s, an optimistic time for the young Norwe(...)

Steve Tormey: Toyota’s chief executive in Ireland expects its in-house finance to put it “in a very competitive position”. Photograph: Eric Luke

The car giant Toyota has introduced its own finance house to the Irish market, offering loans and finance deals on new and used vehicles through its d(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross is due to announce a new €7,000 grant for taxi drivers to opt for electric cars. Photograph: Ray Ryan

Today Minister for Transport Shane Ross is set to announce a €7,000 new conversation starter for your friendly local taxi driver, to go with their opi(...)

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