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Child’s eye view of Place de l’Opéra, Paris. Photograph: Getty Images

There was a fleeting but memorable moment shortly after we were seated at a table outside a bistro in the warm, Parisian autumn sunshine when I starte(...)

Admiring the view at Ferreries in Menorca - just a 2hr 35min flight from Dublin. Photograph: Getty Images

This year, travel is all about short flights and longer trips. Because not only will we want to avoid long plane journeys – thanks again, Covid – but (...)

The Minister for Finance defended small countries’ right to compete with larger countries through their tax rate. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Time for everyone to make their minds up, and Paschal Donohoe knew it. It was last September, and months of negotiations on an unprecedented global a(...)

Young people  are kept out of the housing market not just by high prices and an inability to save, but by the rise of insecure work contracts. Photograph: iStock

Kim van Sparrentak was sharing her Rotterdam apartment with three flatmates as she campaigned for election to the European Parliament in 2019. “When (...)

Passengers arrive at Lisbon International Airport. The threat from the Omicron variant of Covid-19 has upended travel plans for many people this Christmas. Photograph: iStock

It was supposed to be different this year. However, with the rapid spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, the ghost of Christmas past has returne(...)

Ireland’s Jamie Battle, Darragh McElhinney, Micheal Power, Keelan Kilrehill, Donal Devane and Thomas Devaney celebrate after winning the Men’s u23 race and Darragh McElhinney placing second in the Men’s u23 8000m. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The home crowd unquestionably played their part, naturally the home ground did too, and in completing a three-medal haul at the European cross-country(...)

Icelandic airline Play is planning a transatlantic expansion

A new low-cost airline is to offer direct flights between Dublin and Iceland, with operations beginning at the end of April. Icelandic airline Play (...)

EasyJet says revenue booked for the second half of its financial year is ahead of 2019 levels. Photograph: David Parry/ PA Wire

British airline EasyJet said on Tuesday it had seen some softening in demand in its first quarter following Covid-19 outbreaks such as the Omicron var(...)

It was galling to hear UK Brexit minister David Frost quote “Irish-British scholar-politician Edmund Burke” in that Lisbon speech last month, where he(...)

Although relocation to Lisbon may have been of less benefit to Portugal than anticipated, it has boosted revenue for the company behind Web Summit

The economic impact of the Web Summit for Portugal has been considerably less than originally anticipated, according to recently-compiled figures. A(...)

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