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Three of Daryl Walshe’s children, Leo (10), Roslyn (8) and Karsten (4)

On Wednesday, Daryl Walshe had better news than 19 million other people around Europe. While official figures recorded the worst-ever jobless rate (...)

A man tries to look inside a branch of Laiki Bank in Nicosia a few hours before the reopening of the banks on the island last month. Photograph: Yorgos Karahalis/Reuters

Occasionally tuning in to the unfolding of the Cyprus fiasco on holiday over the past few weeks was a somewhat surreal experience. The conditio(...)

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi. Photograph: Lisi Niesner

A final decision on the adjustment of the maturities of Ireland and Portugal’s bailout loans may not be taken at next week’s meeting of euro zo(...)

Gerry Galvin was one of the most creative chefs of Ireland’s culinary development . He was also an influential food writer. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Gerry Galvin, who has died aged 70, was best known as one of the most creative chefs of Ireland’s culinary development and also was an influent(...)

Seamus Callanan has been in good form for Tipperary during the league

Sunday, March 31st Allianz NHL, Division 1A (3.0 unless stated) Tipperary v Clare , Semple Stadium – Far from the worst fixture to round ou(...)

Supporters of the extreme right Golden Dawn party during a rally over the crisis in Cyprus, outside the German embassy in Athens last week. The banner reads: “No to Germany’s anti-Greek policy.” Photograph:  Reuters/John Kolesidis

There is a tendency, whenever a euro zone country gets into difficulty and needs help from its neighbours, to blame Germany for the severity of(...)

France’s finance minister Pierre Moscovici (left), IMF managing director Christine Lagarde, and Germany’s finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble  at  a Eurogroup meeting  in Brussels.  Photograph: Sebastien Pirlet/Reuters

Chancellor Angela Merkel has welcomed yesterday’s agreement with Cyprus for sparing taxpayers with (...)

In the first couple of decades after the second World War, limits on cross-border money flows were widely considered good policy. Photograph: Alan Betson

Whatever the final outcome in the Cyprus crisis, one thing seems certain: for the time being, and probably for years to come, the island natio(...)

There is a famous, if infamously foulmouthed, rant in Irvine Welsh ’s Trainspotting. Renton bemoans the fact that Scotland “can’t even pick a d(...)

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