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Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn during an election campaign event in Dinnington, near Sheffield, on the final day of campaigning on Wednesday. Photograph:  Oli Scarff/AFP via Getty Images

With opinion polls classifying dozens of constituencies as too close to call, Britain’s election night is set to be a long one, with some of the most (...)

Jim Barry,  chief investment officer of  BlackRock Alternative Investors. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Jim Barry, the Irishman promoted earlier this year to investment chief at US asset management giant BlackRock’s alternative investments unit, has no p(...)

The Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast, which is due to placed into administration. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

With the announcement that the once world-famous Belfast shipyard of Harland & Wolff is to be placed in administration, the sad story of Northern (...)

The USA’s Alyssa Naeher saves Steph Houghton’s penalty as her side knocked out England in the semi-finals. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty

The Lionesses bow out after Houghton’s missed penalty When the Lionesses captain, Steph Houghton, stepped up to the penalty spot the weight of Englan(...)

Stan Lee, who co-created characters including Spider-Man, X-Men and Iron Man, died in November at the age of 95

One of the late Stan Lee’s final projects, a superhero origins story about two teenagers with extraordinary powers who must come together to save the (...)

Republic of Ireland’s Andy Townsend in action against Belgium in November 1997. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Time’s a goon. On Saturday, November 15th, 1997, the All Blacks came to Dublin to play in Ireland. The following Monday, an excited headline across th(...)

Author Philip Roth in New York in September 15th, 2010. Photograph: Eric Thayer/Reuters

Philip Roth, who died on Tuesday at the age of 85, was a prolific, protean and often blackly comic novelist who was a pre-eminent figure in 20th centu(...)

The Digital Hub is the largest cluster of technology, digital media and internet companies in Ireland.

Hundreds of companies have passed through the doors of Dublin’s Digital Hub since it was established in 2003, with household names such as Amazon and (...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn arriving to cast his vote in the UK general election at a polling station in Pakeman school in Islington, north London on  Thursday. Photograph:  Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

With divergent opinion polls pointing to everything from a Conservative landslide to a hung parliament, nobody can confidently predict the outcome of (...)

More than 700 people are now employed at Dublin’s Digital Hub.

Dublin’s Digital Hub is on track to have more than 100 companies located at the enterprise cluster shortly, after it added 28 firms last year. The h(...)

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