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In 2003, Chuck Feeney signed off on a decision to spend all of his fortune in his lifetime. “Giving while living,” he called it.

Chuck Feeney today is a man of no property. He and his wife Helga live in a modest rented apartment in San Francisco. He has no car or luxuries of any(...)

The super luxe Ballyfin Demesne, Co Laois

Small But Perfect TripAdvisor has named its Top 10 Small Irish Hotels 2018, with the super luxe Ballyfin Demesne, Co Laois taking the top spot. Other(...)

The family syndicate bought their lottery ticket at The Village Shop in Malahide, owned by Ken and Amy Cong. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

After nine days of lying low and trying to keep their good fortune to themselves, the winning syndicate have come forward to claim the EuroMillions ja(...)

 Tiger Woods: finally pain-free and looking forward to returning to competitive action in  the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas.  Photograph:  Keyur Khamar/PGA Tour

The drip-feeding of information about Tiger Woods’s positive wellbeing – firstly from Rickie Fowler, then from former tour professional Brad Faxon who(...)

The crude divorce rate in Ireland is 0.6 per cent, according to the Eurostat.

Ireland’s divorce rate remains remarkably low when compared with the rest of Europe and the wider world. According to the April 2016 census, as publi(...)

Rescue workers help people after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Guayama, Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Photograph:  Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the strongest storm to hit the US territory in nearly 90 years, turning streets into debris-l(...)

Hundreds of people gather in an emergency shelter at the Miami-Dade County Fair Expo Center in Miami, Florida, September 8th, 2017, ahead of Hurricane Irma. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

Florida has braced for one of the most violent storms on record, as Hurricane Irma barrelled through the Caribbean and Cuba on Friday, leaving a trail(...)

A young man in  a flooded street in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic on Thursday. More than 5,500 people have been evacuated in the Dominican Republic because of Hurricane Irma. Photograph: Luis Tavarez/EPA

Hurricane Irma plowed past the Dominican Republic on Thursday after devastating a string of Caribbean islands and killing at least 10 people as o(...)

Sea water rises to a water deck as hurricane Irma approaches Puerto Rico in Fajardo on September 5th. Photograph:  Ricardo Ardunego/AFP/Getty Images

The United States was bracing itself for the second big hurricane to hit its Gulf of Mexico coast in two weeks, as swathes of the Caribbean were devas(...)

Digicel Chairman Denis O’Brien: accused web giants of peddling fake news and threatening the future of newspapers. Photograph: Swoan Parker/Reuters

Denis O’Brien won’t let up in his long-running pursuit of internet giants, such as Google and Facebook, to force them to share a slice of their garga(...)

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