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‘I fell in love on the beach,’ says the young actress Rosemary in the memorable opening scenes from F Scott Fitzgerald’s Tender Is the Night, set in the French Riviera. Photograph: Henryk Sadura/Getty Images

We used to holiday some years at my uncle’s house in London; it was a house-swap initiative. It always seemed hotter and more claustrophobic than at h(...)

If you’re feeling socially starved after lockdown, 10 minutes at the sink could be the perfect re-entry level of human intimacy. Photograph: E+/iStock/Getty

Anya Hindmarch launched her first company as a teenager. At 53, she is an award-winning fashion designer with five children, a successful business and(...)

Martin Shanahan, chief executive of  IDA Ireland. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / File

Eight high-growth companies have announced a total of 185 jobs across the country, creating jobs in software development, business development, sales (...)

The Grosse Île Irish Memorial National Historic Site in Quebec. Photograph: Jeff Greenberg/Getty Images

As our cargo ship of the Ellerman Line moved along the Gulf of St Lawrence seaway towards the port city of Quebec, I went to the wing of the bridge to(...)

A simmering battle over Covid-19 vaccine patents is escalating as overflowing hospital wards in India and Brazil highlight the need to rapidly produce more shots to inoculate the world. Photograph: Buda Mendes/Getty Images

A long-simmering battle over Covid-19 vaccine patents is reaching boiling point as overflowing hospital wards in India and Brazil have highlighted the(...)

One of Tom Hickey’s last appearances was in a performance of Beckett’s poems, directed by Alan Gilsenan. File photograph: The Irish Times

Irish actor Tom Hickey, who died on Saturday night, came to public attention in the definitive RTÉ television drama The Riordans. But he will be remem(...)

Jon Snow: ‘I feel proud to have contributed to Channel 4 News, let alone to have anchored the programme for the last 32 years. I’m looking forward to new adventures and new challenges.’ Photograph: Channel 4 News/PA

Jon Snow is to step down from Channel 4 News at the end of the year after 32 years at the helm. The 73-year-old broadcaster and journalist, who is th(...)

ServiceNow, which provides digital workflow services, said its operating margin was more than 27 per cent.

Global subscription revenues at technology company ServiceNow rose 30 per cent in the first quarter of the year,while its European business grew 80 pe(...)

Kerry’s strategic review, announced in February, is ongoing. Photograph: The Irish Times

Global taste and nutrition and consumer foods group Kerry said its business saw good momentum through the first quarter of the year, despite the ongoi(...)

Toyota Highlander: The Highlander has a lot of the same muscular looks from its larger Land Cruiser sibling

A seven-seat SUV with striking good looks, hybrid power and a Toyota badge. It has all the right ingredients for an Irish sales success. Rivals shoul(...)

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