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Academics are predicting mass car ownership will be replaced by sharing schemes, public transport, cycling and e-scooters. File photograph: Alan Betson

It is approaching “five minutes to midnight” for the private car as young people are increasingly choosing other modes of transport, a conference on s(...)

Citrix chief product officer PJ Hough: “I’ll say the rumours of the Bay Area are not exaggerated: it’s everything they say it is.’ File photograph: Peter Houlihan

“As my mother would say ‘you didn’t land in Hill Street Blues’. We moved to quite a normal part of America from a cultural integration perspective.” (...)

WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann will exit the board. Photograph: Timothy A Clary/AFP via Getty Images

WeWork is planning to cut as many as 4,000 jobs as part of an aggressive turnround plan put in place by Japan’s SoftBank after it took control of the (...)

Dublin compares reasonably well with other cities around the world when it comes to overall reputation, scoring better than Seattle, Boston and Barcelona but behind San Francisco, Toronto, London, Copenhagen and Sydney

It’s not a surprise. When foreign workers living in Dublin were asked to identify the city’s main characteristic, most of them reached immediately for(...)

Paul Murphy: ‘I have been contacted by a lot of people that I know from the past from different movements and different protests saying, “I think you’re doing the right thing.”’ Photograph: John Ohle for The Irish Times

It has been something of a hectic 10 days for Paul Murphy. Last Thursday week, the Dublin South West TD announced he was leaving the Socialist Party (...)

Swedish environment activist Greta Thunberg takes part in a joint hearing  at the Rayburn House Office building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on Wednesday. Photograph: Alastair Pike/AFP/Getty

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a global movement for climate change, delivered a pointed message before a Congressional hearing on (...)

Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

Barneys New York filed for bankruptcy protection from creditors and laid out plans to shutter most of its stores after getting squeezed by rising rent(...)

Sinead Delaney, winner of the women’s race with her mother Joan, who finished 9th  in the  Liffey Swim. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The O’Neill family, originally from north county Dublin, came from far and wide to take part in this year’s Liffey Swim. Colm (48), an organiser of (...)

Aer Lingus chief executive Sean Doyle described the airline’s performance as “solid in a challenging market”.

Dublin Airport should get “different people to run the business” if it cannot fund its expansion from reduced passenger charges, according to Willie W(...)

As the waitress approached the table, Sam Altman held up his phone. That made it easier to see the dollar amount typed into an investment contract he (...)

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