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Amsterdam: language and cultural differences can be a challenge, Photograph: iStock

In the late 1940s, while anthropologist Dr Kalervo Oberg was researching the social organisation of the Tlingit Native American tribe, he began to not(...)

Halloween: there are lots of adventures, both inside and out, to keep the whole family entertained. Photograph: Ojo/Getty

In the sacred space between Back to School and Santa Stop Here, the ancients celebrated a very special festival: Midterm. Honour that tradition t(...)

Laughing all the way to the apocalypse: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with Denis Naughten, who resigned as minister for climate action this week. Photograph: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie

Without a co-ordinated global response, unprecedented in history, in as little as 12 years “several hundred million” lives will be immediately threate(...)

Hugh Brennan and Tim Crowley of Ó’Cualann Cohousing Alliance. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Eirgrid While the climate change debate in Ireland may be dominated by this country’s poor performance in meeting targets set for it by EU and intern(...)

Garret Flower: “The global car parking market is worth €100bn  annually. You can already use Parkpnp in Belgium and the Netherlands, and we will run our first US trial shortly

Garret Flower, co-founder of Dublin-based Parkpnp, describes its offering as the Airbnb of car parking. Parkpnp users can rent out car parking spaces (...)

To date the higher than expected corporation tax receipts have been largely matched by budget overruns in health expenditure. This trend cannot be allowed to continue in future years without damaging the economy

The ink on Budget 2019 is barely dry but already the next big agenda item for the economy is fast approaching - Ireland’s competitiveness is about to (...)

Financial data analysis graph showing market trends over one hundred Euro bill on a digital display. Selective focus. Horizontal composition with copy space. Photograph: iStock

The absence of significant tax cuts from yesterday’s Budget will have come as no surprise but the Minister could have gone further in some key areas, (...)

The Celtic Explorer: has steamed over 380,000 nautical miles and  conducted 595 science surveys during its 21 years of service.

Funding has been provided in Budget 2019 for a new State-run marine research ship. A 50 metre-long vessel had been signalled in the National Developm(...)

The 1,300 extra classroom posts  will just keep pace with the continuing rise in student numbers, rather than reducing the pupil-teacher ratio to average levels for developed countries. File photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

On the face of it, certainly, it’s impressive: an eye-watering €10.8 billion for education next year. That’s record funding for new school buildings,(...)

Supporters congratulate Urgenda’s legal team in the Hague, Netherlands, after the court upheld a 2015 landmark ruling ordering the government to cut the country’s greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25 per cent by 2020. Photograph: Peter Dejong/AP

A Dutch appeals court has upheld a landmark ruling that ordered the government to cut the country’s greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25 per cent b(...)

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