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AbbVie faces a €572 million stamp duty bill on the purchase of Botox maker Allergan following budget changes made by Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe

Green Reit’s founders Stephen Vernon and Pat Gunne are mightily relieved this weekend that they managed on Monday to spring over the last major hurdle(...)

Dave Lewis: departure is a surprise. Photograph: Reuters

Low-profile Cork accountant, Ken Murphy, has been thrust into the spotlight after he was named as next-in-line for one of the biggest jobs in European(...)

What apps can make your life easier? Photograph: iStock

Many will already be familiar with the apps and websites that got them through the Leaving Cert, with the likes of Studyclix and Duolingo among those (...)

Patrons sit at the bar of the Whiner Beer Company in Chicago. Some of the carbon dioxide from the fermenting process is used to stimulate the growth of plants and algae. Photograph: Joshua Lott/The New York Times
Feeding cities with less waste

A gigantic steel cylinder shines in the afternoon sun outside The Plant, a 93,500sq ft “living food laboratory” here. To the untrained eye, it looks l(...)

Austy Bob, surrounded by three generations of his family, was waked for two nights in the cottage he had shared with his wife for more than 60 years on Clare Island, Co Mayo. Photograph: Hoberman Collection/ Universal Images Group via Getty

I’m not sure if I should turn myself in or go to therapy because I’ve been having a recurring dream that I am about to murder Daddy. In the dream I a(...)

French economist Thomas Piketty has transformed our understanding of inequality via an extraordinary research programme.

Thomas Piketty has transformed our understanding of inequality via an extraordinary research programme that is, among many things, a monumental trawl (...)

Valerie Harper laughs during an interview in New York in January 1987. File photograph: AP Photo/Ron Frehm

Valerie Harper Born: August 22nd, 1939 Died: August 30th, 2019 “My name is Rhoda Morgenstern. I was born in the Bronx, New York, in December 1941. I’(...)

Donegal musician Danny Burns: ‘I’ve worked in studios in LA, New York, New Orleans, Memphis, Chicago.’

Originally from Ballyshannon in Donegal, Danny Burns always had an interest in music. “I was raised in a family of working musicians, so I was surroun(...)

5G is the next generation of mobile connectivity which succeeds the current 4G and older 3G systems

In 2000, the Broward County Public Schools in Florida received an alarming report. Like many affluent school districts at the time, Broward was consid(...)

President Donald Trump with vice-president Mike Pence. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty

US vice-president Mike Pence begins his official visit to Ireland when he flies into Shannon Airport on Monday. Mr Pence will be greeted on arrival a(...)

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