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The man ran up a bill of almost €4000 at the Shelbourne hotel in Dublin. Photograph: iStock

A man who ran up bills of over €8000 and enjoyed “fine wine and dining” at two five-star Dublin hotels using a stolen credit card has been jailed for (...)

Iseq construction and property stocks rose in Dublin on Friday. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Markets slipped on Friday, with investors in Europe disappointed by the lack of details in a trillion-euro emergency fund and US investors remaining c(...)

  Shane Lowry   plays a shot from a bunker on the sixth hole during the second round of the Honda Classic on Friday. Photograph:  Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

True champions don’t buckle, and Shane Lowry overcame a terrible start to his second round of the Honda Classic – bogeying three of his opening three (...)

Barry Sheridan in Moscow:  ‘Russians (like ourselves!) love to party and find many excuses to do so.’
Welcome to my place . . . Moscow
  • Abroad
  • February 9, 2020, 06:00

Barry Sheridan lives in Moscow with his wife Marianna and daughters Alisa and Taisia. Since graduating from UCD in 1989, Barry has worked in London, N(...)

Insulation group Kingspan was up 2.8%  to €57.50

European shares rose on Friday, their first positive session of the week, as better-than-expected business activity data from the bloc pointed to a li(...)

Ireland’s Shane Lowry tees off during the final round of the Hong Kong Open on Sunday. Photograph:  Philip Fong/AFP via Getty Images

Heavy rainfall, of all things, has served as a precursor to this week’s European Tour stop, the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship in the desert. But the sun(...)

The ability to create a computer network capable of emulating the human brain is already here. Photograph: iStock
Five future trends in AI

Deep learning Deep learning is at the core of AI. It enables computer systems to learn new knowledge and improve their functionality through experien(...)

Corkman Rohan Barnett (on the far right of the photo) with his team in Ah Cacao  in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

Working Abroad Q&A: Each week, Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week, Rohan Barnett, who is o(...)

More than half the Irish population have a credit card and we spend about €1 billion on them every month. Despite this, research by the Irish League o(...)

Twitter: has said politicians like Trump deserve a different standard because what they tweet is newsworthy. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP

Working for a social media company these days may seem like an exercise in endurance. Once considered a way of connecting the world, it has morphed in(...)

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