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The view from Liberty Hall of  traffic crossing the Liffey from Tara Street, in Dublin. File photograph: Getty Images

Morrill’s Corner in Portland is one of the Maine city’s busiest traffic junctions. Some 33,000 cars pass through it each day, and it doesn’t take much(...)

An Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development study indicates that 6% of university graduates are functionally illiterate. Photograph: Getty Imagfes

Lecturer Greg Foley could scarcely believe what he was seeing when marking his students’ lab reports recently. “Some of the stuff I was grading was t(...)

Pre-production drive of  the Porsche 911 in San Francisco

There are four 911 Carreras parked in the underground garage in San Francisco. Actually there are more, but we’re not allowed to talk about those. Por(...)

 Anglo Irish Bank signage being taken down:  242-page report details failings in EY’s work on Anglo’s 2008 financial accounts. Photograph : Matt Kavanagh

In December 2008, after more than a year of firefighting on a number of fronts, Anglo Irish Bank’s chairman, Sean FitzPatrick, and its chief executive(...)

David Drumm outside the Criminal Court in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Professional disciplinary tribunals into former Anglo Irish Bank executives and the work of the lender’s one-time auditor, EY, are set to resume follo(...)

The Greenway by Iconic Offices. David Lawlor and Amos Unkovich of Brand New Creative use the break-out booths. Photograph: Dave Meehan

“This is Narnia,” says Hazel Shaw as she opens a big blue wardrobe on the first floor of the multicoloured co-working space Tara Buildings, painted by(...)

Ireland West Airport Knock, in Co Mayo: to get  €2.3 million as part of Project 2040.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Regional airports will share almost €4 million in State cash this year to boost safety and security. Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is interviewed by Evan Smith, CEO of Texas Tribune at the SXSW festival in Austin on Sunday. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

Critics of the SXSW event usually point to the fact that it has grown too big for any one start-up, organisation or even country to make its presence (...)

Kelly’s Resort Hotel in Rosslare, Co Wexford

Profits at the four-star Kelly’s Resort Hotel in Rosslare increased by 12 per cent in 2016 as a “bit more confidence” returned to the economy, the com(...)

Tony Booth at home in his garden in West Yorkshire, England, with his  rescue lurcher, Eddie

“Where’s that cat come from?” “What cat?” “The one behind your shoulder.” I turn to check the chair behind me expecting to see our old cat, Rosie,(...)

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