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Oil markets were split on Tuesday, with US crude still carrying momentum from Friday’s gains due to a holiday on Monday while international Brent pric(...)

Frustrated: returning emigrants are being treated like 17-year-old boy racers.

The motor insurance industry has let Irish consumers down at almost every turn in recent years. First it engaged in a reckless price war that left the(...)

Air Canada:  in recognising its environmental accomplishments, ATW cited the carrier’s commitment to emissions reductions

Air Canada has been named the eco-airline of the year in Air Transport World’s (ATW) 2018 annual achievement awards. In recognising Air Canada’s envir(...)

Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) speaking at  the World Government Summit in Dubai on Sunday. Photograph: Christopher Pike/Reuters

Financial reforms are needed to avoid the next big crisis, the head of the International Monetary Fund has warned, though the recent sharp swings on (...)

Lisa Donohue in Dubai
Welcome to My Place . . . Dubai
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  • February 11, 2018, 09:00

After moving to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates in December 2015, Lisa O’Donohue immersed herself in the Dubai-Irish community. Although she is now (...)

Gary Thornton finishes the Cape Town marathon.

Gary Thornton will be back in the classroom at Claddagh National School in Galway on Friday morning, limping slightly, still a little tired and hungry(...)

Gary Thornton winning the 2018 World Marathon Challenge. Photograph: Facebook

An Irish teacher has won a world marathon competition by completing seven races on seven continents in seven days. Gary Thornton from Co Galway came (...)

KamaGames managing director Andrey  Kuznetsov: “We are self-funded since day one . . .  so we didn’t need any grants.”

KamaGames, a Russian gaming company, has seen its valuation jump threefold to about $500 million (€404 million) since moving to Dublin in 2012, despit(...)

Rory McIlroy: led by two shots with seven holes to go but eventually finished one shot adrift of winner Li Haotong. Photograph: Mahmoud Khaled/EPA

The optimist, or the pessimist? Is the glass half-full, or is it half-empty? Half-full, surely. Rory McIlroy’s return to duty in the desert, firstl(...)

Sean Quinn. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Quinn India connections The Sunday Times reported that an Indian office linked to the family of businessman Sean Quinn took in $37 million (€30 milli(...)

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