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Quantity surveyors and building surveyors are particularly needed. Photograph: iStock

Ten years ago, the construction industry was in the throes of a catastrophic collapse. Architects, surveyors and tradespeople were emigrating en masse(...)

London Irish chief executive Brian Facer: ‘The most important thing for any rugby club is to succeed on the pitch.’ Photograph: Lee Christiansen

There’s commitment, and then there’s Brian Facer’s level of commitment. The chief executive of London Irish rugby club since late 2017, Facer commutes(...)

Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) were among five banks hit with a €1.07bn fine for taking part in a foreign exchange trading cartel. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Brussels has fined Barclays, RBS, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japanese bank MUFG just over €1 billion for participating in cartels to manipulate the forei(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  said no matter when they announced the broadband plan, they would have been criticised – for electioneering or for burying it if they waited until after the local elections. Photograph:  Reuters/Francois Lenoir

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he welcomes the possibility of an inquiry by the Oireachtas communications committee into the proposed national broadb(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand’s prime minister Jacinda Ardern launched the Christchurch appeal to tackle violent extremist content online. Photograph: Julien De Rosa/EPA

France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, and New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern on Wednesday launched the Christchurch Call to Action, which urges (...)

Facebook said in a statement it was introducing a ‘one-strike’ policy for use of Facebook Live.

Facebook is to tighten rules around its livestreaming feature ahead of a meeting of world leaders aimed at curbing online violence in the aftermath o(...)

Nick Read, chief executive of Vodafone. The company said the number of customers using its 4G network rose with over 1.1 million devices now 4G enabled. Photograph: Sergio Perez/File Photo/Reuters

Vodafone Ireland has said service revenues grew 1.3 per cent in the 12 months to the end of March as its parent slashed its full-year dividend by 40 p(...)

Sister Anne Marie   after making a public profession of vows as a Carmelite nun at the Holy Family Carmelite Hermitage, Leap, Co Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A New Zealand woman has become just the second person to join an order of nuns who maintain a vow of silence and live as hermits in west Cork. Sr An(...)

Last year’s winning steak,  sirloin from  a grass-fed Ayreshire reared in Finland

Where does the best steak in the world come from? Finland, according to the judges behind the World Steak Challenge 2018, who voted for a sirloin cut (...)

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern: “This was a terrorist attack that was designed to go viral,” said Ms Ardern in a video discussing the Christchurch Call initiative.  Photograph: Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images

Details have emerged of a plan by New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern and French president Emmanuel Macron to eliminate terrorist and violent co(...)

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