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Claire Healy:'The city has a population of almost 1.9 million. Is Vienna equally “liveable” for all its residents?'

Last week, The Economist’s Intelligence Unit (EIU) ranked the Austrian capital, Vienna, the most “liveable” city on the planet. I have lived in Vienna(...)

Bernard Davenport: while working at the United Nations in New York he acquired a working knowledge of Russian so he could read Dostoyevsky in the original.

Bernard Davenport Born: August 19th, 1939 Died: June the 11th, 2018 Bernard Davenport had a life many people would have killed for. A very talented(...)

The Economist Intelligence Unit  report stated that practical support for Irish women returning to work is ‘highly limited’. Photograph: Istock

Irish breast cancer patients and survivors have less support in returning to work than sufferers of the disease in other European countries, an intern(...)

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has ranked Ireland in 13th position in its annual poll on the best places in the world to do business.

Ireland has been ranked in 6th place among 60 countries in terms of its ability to develop, attract and retain talent for companies. It is also placed(...)

Many Europeans will be surprised to read that within European only Vienna and Helsinki make the list of the world’s 10 most liveable cities. Dublin, a(...)

 St Kilda, a beachside area in  Melbourne, Australia, which, for the fourth year in a row remains the most liveable location of  140 cities surveyed by the Economist Intelligence Unit.  Photograph:  Tourism Victoria

Dublin may struggle to make it into the top 50 most liveable cities on the planet, but it is apparently still a more desirable place to call home th(...)

Melbourne, Australia was named the world’s most liveable city for the third year in a row, according to a survey of 140 cities released this month by (...)