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Leinster captain Isa Nacewa and his team-mates celebrate after winning the Pro14 final against Scarlets at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin, on Saturday. Photograph: PA

Turnover at rugby’s Pro14 tournament has doubled to more than €20 million over the last two years as two South African franchises have joined the comp(...)

Tim Armstrong: the former Google executive ran AOL until its $4.4 billion sale to Verizon in 2015. Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/Bloomberg

Tim Armstrong, the former AOL chief executive, is being considered to succeed Martin Sorrell as head of WPP, the marketing and communications group, a(...)

Ryan O’Shaughnessy performing  Together, Ireland’s Eurovision 2018 entry, during rehearsals in Lisbon.  Photograph:   Andres Putting

It’s Eurovision time again – a time when the Irish nation comes together in the hope that this might be the year the rest of Europe forgives us for Du(...)

Bob Dylan in a promotional photo for his Heaven’s Door whiskey. Photograph: John Shearer/New York Times

In late 2015, an unexpected name popped up in the liquor industry press: Bob Dylan. A trademark application for the term “bootleg whiskey” had been fi(...)

Kirstjen Nielsen, US secretary of homeland security (right) speaks as White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, listens during a press briefing in Washington, DC. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Bloomberg

US president Donald Trump aims to “immediately” send members of the national guard to protect the country’s southern border with Mexico, his administr(...)

Cheers! There’s a storm a-coming

The recent spell of bad weather may have cause misery for many businesses but the so-called “Beast from the East” led to a huge sales boost for grocer(...)

Economic tale: The flagship Eason bookshop on Dublin’s O’Connell Street. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

The financial strains suffered by bookshops make for a familiar plotline, but there could yet be a twist in the tale. Irish booksellers are seeing hin(...)

Cosimo is an active investor in  “deeptech” companies working in areas such as blockchain, cryptocurrencies, artificial intelligence and big data.

Cosimo Ventures, led by two Irish entrepreneurs, is planning to launch a new start-up fund in the coming months. The venture-capital firm plans to ro(...)

Following the investment Oneiro is to base part of its core technology team in Dublin.

Tech investment firm Cosimo Ventures, which is co-led by two Irish entrepreneurs and has an office in Dublin, has committed $3 million for a seed inve(...)

People are brought out of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida after a multiple-fatality shooting at the school. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

At least 17 people have died after a teenage gunman opened fire at his former high school in southern Florida on Wednesday. Thousands of students wer(...)

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