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 Marian and Michael Caulfield visiting Marian’s mother, Lena Daniel, at St Joseph’s in Shankill, Co Dublin. Michael was volunteering at St Joseph’s before Lena came to live here, just over a year ago. Having Lena here ‘has been an absolute lifesaver’, Marian says. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Siobhan Grant greets me in the lobby of St Joseph’s in Shankill, Co Dublin, the largest dementia day care centre in the State, and directs me to the h(...)

Global supply chains may  be disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak and feed through to the labour market. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe / Bloomberg

The Republic’s unemployment rate was unchanged at a near 13-year low of 4.8 per cent in February. Central Statistics Office (CSO) figures show the nu(...)

The Central Bank review of property funds is at an early stage and forms an initial stage of governor Gabriel Makhlof’s planned examination of the wider non-bank – or shadow banking – financial sector.

Irish real-estate investment trusts stand to benefit from any move by the Central Bank of Ireland to restrict non-listed property funds from offering (...)

IFA president Joe Healy says the supermarket chains are the “kingmakers” and are “on top of the pile, dictating price”. File photograph

Groups representing livestock farmers are meeting today with some of the largest retailers in the State in an effort to secure a price increase for be(...)

The State’s headline unemployment rate of 4.8%  is  nearly three percentage points lower than the euro zone average of 7.5%

The Republic’s unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.8 per cent in December, with economists predicting another strong year of employment growth. Cen(...)

Martin Peters: technique and opportunism were supreme assets that took him to the World Cup finals. Photograph: Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty

Martin Peters Born: November 8th, 1943 Died: December 21st, 2019 Martin Peters, who has died aged 76, was a key figure in England’s 1966 World Cu(...)

Former chief operations officer of Ryanair Peter Bellew pictured leaving the High Court on Tuesday. Photograph: Collins Courts

Brexit fears prompted Ryanair to consider storing spare parts for its aircraft in Italy, the High Court heard on Wednesday. Karsten Muhlenfeld, the I(...)

“It might be offering them exercise classes or even just a space for meditation or relaxation. It’s about facilitating their executives to look after their health if they want to and making it as easy as possible. It’s all about empowering them.” Photograph: iStock
Fitness-testing the top team

Workplace wellness programmes may be de rigueur for many companies, but increasingly what many organisations want to know is how healthy their employe(...)

Mary Leane, left, head of finance at the National Gallery of Ireland, and Katie Haverty, who recently finished her first year of the Accounting Technicians Ireland apprenticeship programme. Photograph: Fintan Clarke

A new apprenticeship scheme for school leavers interested in a career in accountancy could create 40 jobs in Dublin from mid-January, according to Acc(...)

The amusement park opened in 1926. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

One of Northern Ireland’s best-known amusement parks has been put up for sale. The Trufelli family, who own Barry’s Amusements in Portrush, Co Antrim(...)

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