The Xtra-Vision store on the corner of Baggot Street and Waterloo Road in Dublin: Try to explain to a child of the 21st century what a video library was and watch confusion cloud their faces. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Last week, in an idle moment, Pricewatch took to Twitter and asked about the shops which have closed that people missed the most. The response was en(...)

 Pendulum Summit 2018 keynote speaker Sir Richard Branson with UFC Fighter Conor McGregor and MC Alan Shortt on the main stage of the Convention Centre in Dublin.  Photograph:  McCabe Photography.

People can get excited when business bigwigs such as Sir Richard Branson are in town. Here to take part in the Pendulum Summit, the annual cringefest (...)

TDs Ruth Coppinger and Mick Barry hold signs saying “Separate church and state” during Dáil prayers. Photograph: RTÉ/Oireachtas TV

Ireland urgently needs to separate church and State, to protect equally everyone’s right to freedom of religion or belief. The recent census showed t(...)

US President Barack Obama tries virtual reality glasses as he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) tour Hanover Messe Trade Fair in Hanover, Germany April 25, 2016. Photograph: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Image of the week: Peak virtual Yes, these are the fingers on the nuclear button, but what do they look like viewed in virtual reality? Only Barack(...)

“The absence of appropriate sexual education left women unequipped for the vagaries of reproduction” - Rhona Mahony. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

As the shots fired and almost 500 people died, babies continued to be born during the Rebellion of Easter 1916. This generation of babies would see th(...)

14-18 Aston Quay, Dublin 2: the purchaser  will get a net return of around 8 per cent

An overseas investor has exchanged contracts to buy three shops, including a SuperValu store, and a fitness centre overlooking O’Connell Bridge in D(...)

The Opus 11 music shop on Dublin’s George’s Street which is closing and moving to an online environment at opus2.ie. Photograph: Alan Betson

On a small stretch of pathway along George’s Street in Dublin, a music shop is about to close its doors after more than 100 years in various city loca(...)