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Stripe founders John and Patrick Collison. The company was earlier this year valued  at  €19.9 billion

Stripe, the online payments company founded by Patrick and John Collison, intends to create hundreds of additional engineering jobs in Dublin after se(...)

Stripe founders Patrick and John Collison. The company’s valuation recently rose to €19.9 billion

In a troublesome geo-political environment, business was at times a struggle in the past 12 months. But the cream eventually rises to the top and our (...)

Willie Maughan (35) who along with his girlfriend Anastasija (Anna) Varslavane (21) have been missing since  April 2015.

The father of a man believed murdered along with his pregnant girlfriend has made an emotional plea for people who know where their bodies are to “lea(...)

Rihards Lavickis  has pleaded not guilty to murder, but guilty to manslaughter.

A murder accused told gardaí that his first attempts to strike the deceased with a knife didn’t work so he "put more effort into it". The drug dealer(...)

Dermot Desmond first acquired a stake in Rietumu Banka in Latvia in 2005. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill

Dermot Desmond-backed Rietumu Banka in Latvia saw its pre-tax profit drop 14 per cent last year to €35.2 million as it terminated relationships with t(...)

Irish people averaged 3.3 cinema visits last year. The French were in second place with 3.2

Cities rise and fall. The tides wax and wane. But one truth remains constant. The annual report from the International Union of Cinemas has confirmed (...)

Agadir in Morocco is likely to feature very highly on many Irish traveller’s plans for 2019.

As the new year starts in earnest and memories of Christmas fade, it is time to look to brighter, sunnier times ahead and share all the travel trends,(...)

In the news: some of the headline-makers of 2018

Answer all 100 questions in our special Christmas Quiz to be in with a chance of winning one of the following prizes: 1st prize: One night (...)

Sanita Puspure celebrates winning the gold medal in the  single sculls final at the 2018 World Rowing Championships in  Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Rowers who wish to compete for Ireland in 2019 are holding off on the mince pies. They must submit ergometer (rowing machine) scores this weekend. The(...)

 Sweden’s prime minister Stefan Lofven arrives at the EU summit in  Brussels on Thursday. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

Sweden’s parliament has rejected Stefan Lofven’s attempt to remain as prime minister, pushing the Scandinavian country a step closer to fresh election(...)

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