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Chicago, 2006: Workers dye the Chicago river green as part of the city’s annual St Patrick’s Day celebrations. Photograph: John Gress/Reuters

When I lived abroad, I dreaded the inevitable question of the traditions we actually celebrate on St Patrick’s Day. If you don’t eat corned beef or pu(...)

Tiffany & Co’s shares tumbled in New York after the jeweller’s latest set of quarterly same-stores sales fell short of expectations and the company said it was investing heavily to turn around its business. Photograph: Bloomberg

European shares advanced on Friday, helped late in the session by robust data from the United States, though stocks across the continent ended the wee(...)

Toys ‘R’ Us said on Thursday it is seeking approval to liquidate inventory in its US stores, which debtors anticipate will close by the end of this year. Photograph: Eduardo Munoz/Reuters

Toys ‘R’ Us is shuttering its 735 US stores after failing to find a buyer or reach a deal to restructure billions in debt, putting about 30,000 people(...)

An activist wearing a mask of Forza Italia party leader Silvio Berlusconi poses during a tour, the day after Italy’s parliamentary elections, in Rome. Photograph: Max Rossi/Reuters

In numbers: Weather fix 808,000 Bumper average audience for the RTÉ Six-One news on Thursday, March 1st, as Ireland succumbed to snowfall and Storm (...)

Investors have a lot of reasons to avoid Spotify Technology SA, owner of the world’s largest paid music service, when it lists shares on the New York (...)

President Donald Trump  speaks as (from left)  Brian Mast (Republican), senator Christopher Murphy (Democrat), Senate majority whip John Cornyn (Republican) and senator Dianne Feinstein (Democrat) listen during a meeting at the White House to discuss school and community safety. Photograph:  Alex Wong/Getty Images

Donald Trump has made his strongest call yet for restrictions on gun sales, urging US lawmakers to take action in the wake of the recent Florida schoo(...)

Music shop Waltons closed down this week after more than 20 years on South Great George’s Street in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

“Can’t believe they’re closing.” “So upsetting.” An “absolute pox”. Many expressed sorrow this week at the news that Waltons music store was departing(...)

A For Sale  sign  outside  a home in Miami, Florida. Photograph:  Getty Images

Of all the markets in which Irish property investors dabbled down the years, none has proved more volatile than that of the US. An enormous country co(...)

Kerry Group fell 4.6%  to €81.80 on the Irish market as investors had anticipated the group would outperform more than it did. Photograph: Dara MacDonaill

The Iseq overall index advanced 0.23 per cent on Tuesday as results both helped and hindered stocks on the index. Both Kerry Group and Green Reit issu(...)

The property sector continues to be attractive for investors

Monday Indicators: Euro zone construction output (Dec). Tuesday Results: Green REIT, Kerry Group, Heidelberg Cement, Dominos Pizza, Home Depot, (...)

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