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Waterford Castle Hotel and Golf Resort. Bernadette Walsh claims she was unfairly dismissed from the hotel, which is owned by her brother, Seamus Walsh.

A well-known businessman persuaded his sister to leave a high-paying job to work at his luxury Waterford hotel, only for the resort to dismiss her aft(...)

Sidney Poitier: the groundbreaking actor has died aged 94. Photograph: Tommaso Boddi/Getty

In the late 1960s, when black actors still struggled for mainstream recognition, Sidney Poitier, who has died in the Bahamas at the age of 94, managed(...)

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro was urgently hospitalised. Photograph: Evaristo Sa/AFP via Getty

Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro was hospitalised on Monday with an intestinal blockage and may need to undergo surgery in the latest complication f(...)

Developments over the past year, on the production, employment, tax and regulatory front have been challenging for the sector, to put it mildly. Photograph: iStock

For the tech sector in 2021, it was the best of times, it was the worst of times. The best can be summed up easily: much of the sector did extremely (...)

Rory McIlroy hits out of a bunker on the 5th hole during the first round of the Hero World Challenge PGA Tour at the Albany Golf Club, in New Providence, Bahamas on Thursday. Photograph: AP

An end-of-season affair with a Bahamian twist, Rory McIlroy’s decision to extend his year’s work to include the Hero World Challenge looked to be a wi(...)

Searoutes is based in Marseille.

TeamABC, a €30 million Dublin-headquartered travel tech fund, has made its second investment in a month, partaking in a a €2.4 million seed round for (...)

Coral Vita is focused on created high-tech coral farms that incorporate breakthrough methods to restore reefs. Photograph: iStock

TeamABC, a €30 million Dublin-headquartered travel tech fund, has made its second investment, backing Coral Vita, a company that recently won £1 milli(...)

The Pandora Papers – which come from 14 offshore services firms from around the world – expose offshore dealings by the King of Jordan, the president of Kenya and, the prime minister of the Czech Republic and former British prime minister Tony Blair.

The hidden financial affairs of 35 current and former world leaders, more than 330 public officials in more than 90 countries and territories have bee(...)

Suicide is still considered a crime in 20 countries, punishable by fines of thousands of pounds and up to three years in prison, research has revealed(...)

The trials were linked to the former US vice-president Aaron Burr’s plans to establish his own independent nation to the west of the United States: the so-called Burr Conspiracy

In 1807, two Irish lawyers went on trial in New Orleans. It was alleged that the accused, James Workman and Lewis Kerr, had plotted to send a force to(...)

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