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The Way of Integrity: Finding the Path to Your True Self by best-selling author and Harvard-trained sociologist Martha Beck is available now

“This has almost been like a global meditation. What isn’t working in your life rises to the surface. Going back to the way it was? It’s not going to (...)

A KBC Bank branch in Dublin city centre. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

When the European Commission ordered Belgian financial giant KBC Group in late 2009 to sell a number of businesses and shrink its balance sheet as pen(...)

Brian McGettigan pictured at the official launch of The Address hotel in Dublin. Photograph: Anthony Woods

Brian and Ciara McGettigan of the Irish family-owned McGettigan Hotel Group have launched a new boutique hotel brand known as “The Address Collective”(...)

SpaceX Starlink satellites visible in the night sky over Skopje, North Macedonia. The fifth series of satellites was launched by US space company SpaceX from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on March 18th. Photograph: Georgi Licovski/EPA

Those of us looking up at the sky at night may have spotted a new constellation. A line of lights, pinpricks against the black, arcing across the glob(...)

There is an array of amazing sights to observe in the night sky at the moment. File photograph: Joseph Eid /AFP/Getty

The coronavirus lockdown has confined many of us to our homes and, if we are lucky, to our back gardens. While human nighttime activity has been seve(...)

Francesca McDonagh, Bank of Ireland chief executive, predicted 20 per cent growth in her four-year vision – though that is looking increasingly overambitious.

Bank of Ireland boss Francesca McDonagh stuck doggedly last week to her line of not setting job reduction targets, even as she was forced by a challen(...)

Alexa: the software is striving to know more and more and always have the answer you’re looking for.

With an estimated 100 million Alexa devices sold to date, you can be sure Amazon’s digital voice assistant answers a lot of questions on a daily basis(...)

Patrick Joseph Fahy leaving the Four Courts after he was awarded damages following a Circuit Civil Court action. Photograph: Collins Court

A Tyrone GAA fan who was robbed as he slept in a Dublin hotel has been awarded €10,000 damages in the Circuit Civil court for personal injuries arisin(...)

M Night Shyamalan. “I am very sentimental and when I make family movies I get sentimental.” Photograph: Jessica Kourkounis/The New York Times

Dear God, M Night Shyamalan can talk. Few directors have so many opinions on the ups and downs of their own careers. If he ever fancies a change in di(...)

Everything turns the most comforting colour of all: brown with brown hints of brown. Photograph: Eric Luke

There are good reasons to prefer one colour over another. Who looks good in magenta? One can justify favouring hard, waxy cheese to the damp, rancid s(...)

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