October

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The Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin

Cottage collective Hidden away somewhere between the backroads of Kennedy heartland in New Ross, and the picturesque village of Thomastown, Co Kilken(...)

Around 100 members of Ryanair’s 350 Irish-based pilots have been in dispute with the company over base transfers, promotions, leave and other issues since early July. Photograph:  Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Ryanair may reverse a decision to move aircraft from Dublin this winter with the possible loss or transfer of 300 jobs after Irish-based pilots voted (...)

The Netflix logo pictured on a television screen  in California. The company said on Monday that it now has 117.6 million customers worldwide. Photograph: REUTERS/Mike Blake

Netflix, the world’s largest online TV network signed up 8.33 million customers in the fourth quarter, surpassing analysts’ estimates of 6.34 million,(...)

Cork Airport: Almost 200,000 passengers passed through in October. Photograph: Daragh Mac Sweeney/Provision

Last month’s storms failed to halt growth at Cork Airport, which handled almost 200,000 passengers in October. More than 197,300 people flew to and f(...)

The struggling Spanish Seat nameplate,  owned by VW, fell 11 per cent, but premium badge Audi rose 4.1 per cent. Photograph:   Scott Olson/Getty Images

Slowing sales at Europe’s biggest carmakers, including scandal-hit Volkswagen, took the pace off growth in the market last month, as registrations inc(...)

Train drivers have already voted for industrial action. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

With thousands of train passengers set to face disruption as a result of strike action in the weeks ahead, the prospect of industrial action has also (...)

New properties in Taiyuan, Shanxi province: Data from the China Real Estate Index System (Creis) showed weak momentum in the property market continued for the fourth month in a row. Photograph: Reuters

Hangzhou, Chongqing, Xian, Wuhan . . . driving through China’s second- and third-tier cities for the past couple of years, it’s been hard not to think(...)