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An anti-Brexit demonstrator in London. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Political turmoil in the UK and its looming departure from the EU on March 30th may force London to seek more time for talks on its withdrawal. That (...)

Lisbon treaty posters in Dorset Street, Dublin in 2008: initial objections centred on neutrality. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Reports from London and Brussels suggest that the British government will seek guarantees or declarations about the future of the backstop. There ar(...)

The Government is on course to run a budget surplus this year for the first time in over a decade following a near record €2.7 billion corporation tax take in November

There’s a sense of 2007 about the news today, amid reports of a near-record corporation tax take, renewed pressure to pay more to bankers, and a repor(...)

The internationalisation of Dublin’s workforce is behind the take-off of build-to-rent housing, a report has found. Photograph: iStock

Dublin ranked in third place out of 31 European cities for real estate investment despite questions surrounding oversupply picking up in the office ma(...)

Tanya Sweeney: People who know and love me have never seen the like. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Here’s a list of just some of the things that I have cried uncontrollably over within the space of a few weeks: An episode of Reeling in the Years(...)

Irene Edwards: “We don’t talk politics in the shop.” Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

In Holyhead, even Santa voted to leave the European Union. Santa’s other name is Richard Burnell. He’s 78 with a long white beard and he formerly work(...)

There was a definite sense of unease about the role of technology in society among speakers and attendees at this year’s conference. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

There were dark clouds over Lisbon earlier this week with many of those arriving for the start of Web Summit a little taken aback by the lack of sunsh(...)

Parkio enables individuals and companies to rent out vacant parking spaces. Photograph: Getty Images/EyeEm

Dublin-headquartered technology start-up Parkio is seeking to raise €2 million in fundraising with the Portuguese equivalent of Enterprise Ireland hav(...)

Vera Jurova, the European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality was speaking on the first full day of this year’s Web Summit in Lisbon

The European Commission is considering introducing heavy fines for political parties who misuse voters’ data as it looks to “end the online anarchy ar(...)

Tim Berners-Lee was speaking at the opening of the Web Summit conference in Lisbon, where 23 conferences are taking place across nine main stages and an estimated 1,200 speakers are expected

There is no wavering in Dublin’s opposition to proposals for an EU Digital Sales Tax, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe insisted ahead of an EU mee(...)

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