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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on July 12th. Photograph: AP Photo/Richard Drew

Markets rose on Thursday as global trade tensions eased and the Sky bidding war heated up. DUBLIN Low-cost airline Ryanair was the surprise star per(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe wants to shift the focus to what he calls the Government’s “budgetary stance”, presumably to stop the endless speculation about what the Government can or will have to spend

What is the Summer Economic Statement? The Summer Economic Statement (SES) sets out, in broad terms, the Government’s financial position ahead of th(...)

Permanent TSB declined 1.6 per cent to €1.75. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Iseq index stood out as a weak spot across European markets on Friday as a drop in the value of sterling against the euro as a result of weaker-th(...)

Traders  on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday. Photograph:  Reuters/Brendan McDermid

European shares rose on Monday, with gains across bourses and industry sectors, as the focus gradually shifts from the earnings season to monetary pol(...)

Inch beach in Co Kerry.

Inch beach on the Dingle peninsula has been awarded the top spot as Ireland’s best beach for 2018 by Tripadvisor. The Blue Flag Inch beach stretches (...)

Julie Meyer, left,  founder of First Tuesday and Ariadne Capital, and Olivia Lynch, Partner, KPMG Private Enterprise at RHA, Dublin

Entrepreneurs hold the solution to Europe’s sluggish growth problem. That’s the view of Julie Meyer, founder of First Tuesday and Ariadne Capital, who(...)

Northern European countries have initiation rates as high as 95 per cent, whereas just 57 per cent of Irish mothers even try breastfeeding

Ireland’s breastfeeding rates are abysmally low. According to the recent Breastfeeding in a Healthy Ireland: Health Service Breastfeeding Action Plan (...)

Dublin Airport has again taken first prize, the second time in three years, in the World Routes Awards  . Photographer: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Irish airports take off Irish airports must be the envy of the world’s airports with their winning streak at the prestigious aviation event, the Worl(...)

Winners: Pamela Newenham of GirlCrew, Luuv’s Tim Kirchner  and Michael O’Dwyer of SwiftComply  at the Startup Europe Summit in Berlin. Photograph: Ralf Rühmeier

Irish start-ups SwiftComply and GirlCrew took silver and bronze respectively at the Startup Europe Summit pitching competition in Berlin. The competi(...)

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan. A study has found that the majority of Leaving Certs students back the Minister’s plans for exam reforms. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Leaving Cert students are keener on the idea of school-based assessment than their Junior Cert counterparts, according to a survey of teenagers who ar(...)