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European competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

Europe needs to decide on a digital tax and should lead the way if there is insufficient consensus globally, the EU competition commissioner Margrethe(...)

Dublin Theatre Festival: Willie White, surrounded by actors, at the launch of the 2018 event. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin Theatre Festival wants its audiences to get involved behind the scenes by choosing a play for this year’s event. The festival is looking for p(...)

More countries should follow Sweden, a pioneer of well-designed paternity leave policies and home to some of the EU’s highest female employment levels.  Photograph: Getty Images

The other week I was dawdling into work, thinking of nothing in particular, when I became aware that two people walking behind me were having a specta(...)

Andrew Ryan Traditional and Modern Furniture managing director Dominic Ryan at his showroom  near Gorey. Photograph: Alan Betson

Family lore claims that Andrew Ryan was hammering nails into things from the time he could walk. A few years beyond the toddler stage he progressed to(...)

Irish people reported significantly better health than the next healthiest country Cyprus (78 per cent). Photograph: Hoxton/Sam Edwards/Getty

Irish people believe themselves to be the healthiest in Europe, according to new European Union statistics. Some 83 per cent of Irish people rate the(...)

Ikea: the furniture giant wants to encourage as much reuse of its products as possible. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Put down that box cutter. Step away from the Allen key. News just in from Ikea: it is about to expand tests to allow its customers to rent desks and s(...)

The 10 books shortlisted for the  2019 International Dublin Literary Award

The winners of the 2015 Prix Goncourt, the 2017 Man Booker Prize and last year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction are among the 10 novels shortlisted for the(...)

The Taycan is expected to have exceptional performance, with the top-spec model (likely to be badged, confusingly, as Taycan Turbo) boasting a 500km driving range and more than 600hp power output, with 0-100km/h acceleration of just 3.5secs for the top-spec ‘Turbo’ model

Porsche, doubtless keen to drum up excitement about its switch to electric power, has given us our first clear look at the new Taycan electric super-s(...)

A man reading a newspaper near the National Assembly in Caracas,  Venezuela. Photograph: Valery Sharifulin/TASS  via Getty Images

In the eyes of Venezuela’s authorities, journalist Dereck Blanco committed a serious offence last month. During a live television broadcast, he referr(...)

The figures show nearly 44%  of Irish households owned their properties outright, while 27%  owned their homes with the aid of a mortgage. Photograph: iStock

More than €750 million worth of mortgages were approved in February, according to new figures from Banking and Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI), wi(...)

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