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Temple Bar area on Friday night.   Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Dublin’s city centre is facing an existential crisis and a fresh shutdown which sees more business closing for good will have a devastating impact wi(...)

Passengers wearing masks disembark from trains at Heuston Station last week. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/The Irish Times

The Government has advised that public transport should be avoided “where possible”, which raises the curious suggestion that hordes of people are pro(...)

 Shoppers on Henry Street  Dublin on Friday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

More than 160,000 people came into Dublin city centre each day this week following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions with the numbers climbing stead(...)

A much reduced rush-hour traffic on the M50 around Dublin during the Covid-19 lockdown. Photograph: Leon Farrell/

The public’s adherence to the country’s strict lockdown rules, credited with flattening the infection curve, may be fraying at the edges. There is evi(...)

The Book Centre, Waterford. Photograph: Jennifer O'Connell

This wasn’t how it was supposed to be. The digital revolution was going to kill off physical books and bookshops altogether. It’s true that between r(...)

This week’s weather has given us plenty to talk about, and when the Beast from the East has passed, the businesses left counting the cost will no doub(...)

Brown Thomas concierge  Jim Kearns puts a sign up in the Dublin city-centre store announcing its temporary closure due to adverse weather. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Bad weather will wipe about €15 million off turnover for Dublin city’s traders, business promotion group Dublin Town has said. The group expects foot(...)

It is alleged the offences occurred at Vodafone’s HQ in Leopardstown in Co. Dublin from 2003 until 2007

A former senior executive at Vodafone Ireland is to stand trial charged with stealing almost €2 million from the company over a four-year period.Niall(...)

The ‘Boss’ Bruce Springsteen paid tribute in Limerick to the deeds of the Treaty County’s hurlers. Photograph: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

It probably doesn’t happen this way but it would be great to think that when Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band arrive in Nowlan Park, they will (...)