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A Co Kildare golf course, reputed to have had a value of between €3.5 million and €4 million before the property crash, is being offered for sale from(...)

A young man in his mid-20s shows me a picture of Nzinga, the 17th century warrior queen of the Mbundu people. Then he pulls up some YouTube foo(...)

Apple Operations International, a subsidiary of Apple Inc, is seen in Hollyhill, Cork. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Reuters

Former Apple executives claim the almost tax-free status enjoyed in Ireland by the iPhone and iPad ma(...)

Time to get into Africa?
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  • May 24, 2013, 01:01

The idea of promoting economic and social expansion through trade has long been to the fore in Africa, but less so among Irish firms that could(...)

Migrants wait to disembark from an Italian navy ship  in Sicily after being rescued from a Turkish cargo ship in 2009.  Photograph: AP

When the Arab spring surged into full force, most Europeans hailed the revolutionary events as a t(...)

A man walks through a Nissan showroom in Yokohama, south of Tokyo. The company has announced a worldwide recall of 841,000 vehicles. Photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters.

Nissan is to recall about 841,000 vehicles worldwide including its Micra model as a result of a steering wheel glitch, the company said today. (...)

One of the most senior managers at Google Ireland was dismissed after her London-based superior determined she wa(...)

Gerald Lawless, chief executive Jumeirah Group, Dubai

Growing up on a dairy farm in the west of Ireland, destination spas and five star hotels were the last thing on Gerald Lawless’s mind. But that(...)

Google’s European, Middle East and African sales headquarters on Barrow Street, Dublin. Photograph: Paul McErlane/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The ongoing political controversy over the level of tax being paid by Google in its major European markets could have serious implications for (...)

France’s President Francois Hollande (left) speaks with Mali’s interim President Dioncounda Traore at the Donor Conference  in Brussels. Photograph: Reuters

The European Union yesterday pledged an extra €520 million in international aid to Mali over the next two years, with Ireland committing €2.5 m(...)

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