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The IEA said oil consumption in cars will hit a ceiling by the middle of the next decade as adoption of electric vehicles becomes more widespread

Oil use in cars is set to peak within seven years, according to the International Energy Agency, despite the number of motor vehicles on the road grow(...)

Pluralsight currently employs about 70 staff in its EMEA headquarters based in Dublin.

US technology learning company Pluralsight plans to increase its headcount in Dublin by up to 140 staff in the next year as it builds brand awareness (...)

The ice-skating rink at Patinoire de la Place D’Youville in Québec City.

It took the Carnaval de Québec for the penny to drop: confusing the festivities of winter for Christmas is as daft as mistaking autumn for Halloween. (...)

St Patrick’s Day Parade in New York. Up to 5,000 visas a year could be made available to Irish citizens. Photograph: John Lamparski/Getty Images

As Washington continues to dissect the results of Tuesday’s midterm elections, which saw the House of Representatives return to Democratic power for t(...)

Canadian ambassador to the EU Dan Costello: “We all have to be concerned about some of the sentiment out there about building walls rather than bridges.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The new trade deal between the European Union and Canada is “game-changing” for businesses in both countries, Minister for Trade Simon Coveney has sai(...)

Braces no longer a familiar aspect of adolescence as dentists and orthodontists see the adult’s mouth as just as malleable as the child’s

In an article on an 18th-century tooth-puller, historian Colin Jones claimed that “the list of Great Dates in Dentistry is largely unknown, I wager, o(...)

The final selection was played by three renowned musicians from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra: They are Adrienne Rönmark, violin; Eric Nowlin, principal viola; and Joseph Becker, principal percussion

Ford doesn’t sell, nor ever has sold, Lincoln cars in Ireland or in Europe. The badge, named for America’s arguably most-beloved president, has been e(...)

Frances McGinnity, lead author of the ESRI report: “Immigrants from Europe and North America are performing very well in the Irish labour market. However, more concerning findings emerge for other groups, including African nationals.”  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Most immigrants in recent years are doing better in terms of jobs and education than locals, although people from Africa appear significantly disadvan(...)

Toyota Motor Corporation executive vice presidents Koji Kobayashi  and Didier Leroy during a press conference announcing Toyota’s financial results for the six month period ended September 30th.

Japanese car giant Toyota on Tuesday said it sees room to expand in China as growing sales of its luxury brand Lexus help it buck an emerging trend o(...)

Deirdre Mangaoang (acting programme director RCSI/COSECSA Collaboration Programme) shares gifts with twins Bupe and Mapalo Mwape and extended family in the remote village of Chabatama in the Kawambwa region of Zambia.

This is a story about how two very small deals . . . When Lydia Mwape arrived at a district hospital in Kawambwa, an isolated town in north Zambia, i(...)

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