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Allowing material possessions to be the controlling principle of our lives leaves us morally stunted and spiritually dead

Charles the Great, better known as Charlemagne, became King of the Franks in the year AD 768. He united much of Europe during his reign and reached th(...)

Fergal McAleavey, head of private equity, ISIF and Jason Kehl, vice president of engineering, Vectra. Photograph: Iain White/Fennell Photography

The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) has invested about €10 million in a US-based cybersecurity software group. The investment in Vectra is e(...)

Ian Beatty makes it to snowy Austria in the Tesla

If Elon Musk can send a car to Mars then surely I can drive one of his Teslas from Ireland to Austria without too much complaint. That’s the idea behi(...)

 Anna Gabriel, a senior figure in the Popular Unity Candidacy party, said she would remain in Switzerland, claiming that the Spanish  judiciary would treat her unfairly. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

A leading Catalan pro-independence politician has said she will not return to Spain to face a supreme court summons, claiming that the country’s judic(...)

Health ministers from 11 countries are to meet on Tuesday to discuss progress with the European Vaccine Action Plan, which includes the aspired elimination of measles and rubella. Photograph: istock

A leading doctor has said the rising incidence of measles in Ireland could be due to a previous shortfall in vaccinations that has caught up on the po(...)

Had vaccination levels exceeded 95 per cent of the target population, measles may well have been eradicated by now. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA

In an ideal world the current outbreak of measles in Limerick and Dublin would not be happening. Ireland would have established herd immunity against (...)

Andrew Flemming, Will Hamilton and Geoff Fowler, the co-inventors of the SmartBroom. Photograph: Ian Willms/New York Times

Andrew Flemming and Geoff Fowler tinkered for months in their spare time. They used soldering irons. They printed three-dimensional models in their ba(...)

Manchester City’s Leroy Sané takes part in a training session in Manchester on the eve of their Champions League match against Basel. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

Leroy Sané is fit to start for Manchester City against Basel more than five weeks earlier than expected, with Pep Guardiola admitting surprise at the (...)

US vice president Mike Pence and his wife, Karen Pence, stand with Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, during the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang on Friday. Photograph: Doug Mills/New York Times

When the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, decided to send a large delegation to the Winter Olympics in South Korea this month, the world feared he mi(...)

South Korea’s president Moon Jae-in (L) walks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s sister Kim Yo Jong (R) and North Korea’s ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam (C) in February this year. Photograph: Yonchap/AFP/Getty

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited South Korean president Moon Jae-in for talks in Pyongyang, South Korean officials said on Saturday, setting th(...)

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