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Bill Costello, right, with Adrian Doyle of Paltec at Green Generation, a renewable energy facility in Nurney, Co Kildare. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Many plastics are used once but last for decades, and more. However, entrepreneur Billy Costello is now developing a series of products that could see(...)

Former US president Barack Obama in March   2013. Photograph: Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images

Normal People by Irish author Sally Rooney was among Barack Obama’s favourite reads of 2019 alongside a book about the Troubles . He took to social m(...)

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ author Harper Lee in a local courthouse while visiting her hometown. Photograph: Donald Uhrbrock/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images

His name is William Maxwell. He works in the roughneck industries of mid-20th-century Alabama, rock breaking with explosives, pulpwooding, but mostly (...)

This weekend’s Eason book offer when you purchase a copy of The Irish Times is €7 off the cover price of Last Stories by William Trevor, now just €4.9(...)

German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble and Irish Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: Schäuble is no friend of Dublin’s corporate tax model. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble has played down the chances of an Apple tax windfall in Europe, warning that “you should never divvy up the (...)

Chilean president-elected Michelle Bachelet (L) meeting with candidate of La Alianza, Evelyn Matthei (R) in Santiago, Chile yesterday. Photograph: EPA.

Chile’s once and future leader Michelle Bachelet has easily won the presidential run-off, returning centre-left parties to power by promising profound(...)