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Kevin Roche: the late architect with a model of his Ford Foundation building in New York. Photograph: Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates

Kevin Roche, the Dublin-born architect who died on Friday, at the age of 96, was a designer of modernist buildings, at once bold and refined, that gav(...)

Doug Liman: “The CIA have no choice but to get into bed with these drug traffickers. And that odd-couple relationship between characters like those played by Tom Cruise and Domhnall Gleeson is how the CIA works.”

Arthur L Liman, the former president of the Legal Aid Society of New York and the chief counsel for the US Senate’s investigation of the Iran-Contra A(...)

 Design historian Linda King at home in North Strand, Dublin,   in her livingroom. Photograph: Alan Betson

Linda King is a design historian at IADT, Dún Laoghaire. She was a graphic designer before moving into education and research and has been a consulta(...)

Buckminster Fuller’s Dymaxion House could be mass-produced, shipped in a single container and built in a matter of hours

‘I’ve said goodbye to the overworked notion that architecture has to save the world,’ said Swiss architect Peter Zumthor, a Pritzker Prize winner and (...)

Irishman Morgan Downey:  browser-based market data platform known as Money.Net

There aren’t many people who would be brave enough to take on billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg, but Irish man Morgan Downey is one of them. (...)

Aer Lingus: regular business travellers to London, Paris and Amsterdam will benefit from additional services with the airline from Q4. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire

$4bn overhaul on the way for New York’s LaGuardia New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced last week the redesign and development of LaGuardia Airport(...)

French prosecutor Brice Robin, with Gendarmerie General David Galtier, attends a news conference at the Marignane Airport near Marseille on Thursday. He said the co-pilot of the Germanwings airliner that crashed in the French Alps killing  150 people  appears to have brought the flight down deliberately. Photograph: Reuters

One man who heard the cockpit voice recording from the doomed Germanwings Airbus A320 described noticing the personality of the copilot, Andreas Lubit(...)