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Sarah McIntyre’s Pictures Mean Business. Pictures “make stories come alive for children. When children pull a book off the shelf that they can’t read yet, they choose the book for the pictures.” Illustration: Sara McIntyre

In January, leading industry magazine The Bookseller published a chart listing the top 20 illustrators in the UK in 2018. Tony Ross, who has created t(...)

The solution to the French ban on alcohol advertising in the Wales v France match was to substitute the word Greatness for Guinness.

Rugby was just one of the games going on during the opening Guinness Six Nations match between France and Wales in Paris. The other one involved the (...)

Ryanair releases third-quarter numbers on Monday.    Earlier this month, it lowered its full-year guidance   to about €1 to €1.1 billion on the back of weaker winter fares. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters

Monday Results: Ryanair, Alphabet.  Indicators: Irish services PMI (Jan), exchequer returns (Jan); euro zone PPI (Dec); UK construction PMI (Jan(...)

Poet Mary Oliver, with her dog Ricky, at her home in Hobe Sound, Florida in 2013. Photograph: Angel Valentine/The New York Times

Mary Oliver, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose work, with its plain language and minute attention to the natural world, drew a wide following while (...)

Federal employees, contractors, and supporters rally to demand that President Donald Trump and the Senate re-open the government. Photograph: Leigh Vogel/The New York Times

US president Donald Trump has been urged to reschedule the annual state of the union address because of the ongoing government shutdown, which entered(...)

Ryan Tubridy obliterates the competition in a preview image from ‘The Late Late Toy Show’ of 2014, the most-watched programme on Irish television this century. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

As a television extravaganza, The Late Late Toy Show scores top marks. Not only was last November’s show, with an audience of 1.55 million, the most-(...)

Tubridy’s triumph: ‘The Late Late Toy Show’ was once again the most-watched programme on Irish television last year. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw / The Irish Times.

Irish adults watched television for an average of three hours and four minutes every day in 2018, a year in which RTÉ One’s The Late Late Toy Show onc(...)

The Iseq index of Irish shares edged 0.5%  higher to 5,680.57, with cardboard box-maker Smurfit Kappa standing out as the main gainer as it pushed 6.3%  ahead to €24.58

European shares advanced on Tuesday on mounting speculation that the US and China will be able to reach a trade deal which would ease worries over the(...)

Mookkie, a smart pet feeder which recognizes individual animals, is displayed ahead of CES 2019  in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images

Imagine a future where you are never truly alone. Even when your spouse is on a business trip or your children are away at summer camp, you will alway(...)

 President Donald Trump has warned the government shutdown could last for years. Photograph: Bloomberg

Sunday is day 16 of a partial government shutdown that US president Donald Trump said could go on for months or years, if he is not given funding for (...)

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