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David Shanahan of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets kicks with his left foot during a college football game against the Clemson Tigers. Photograph: John Byrum/Getty Images

There was an hour to go before kick-off in the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta last weekend. Just shy of 40,000 fans were starting to filter in for t(...)

Richard Harris in This Sporting Life (1963)

Casting Richard Harris as Frank Machin, the bitter, brutish, lovelorn malcontent in the 1963 film This Sporting Life not alone recognised his burgeoni(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson in  Northumberland on Friday. Asked during the visit about the Brexit negotiations  he said: ‘If there is a big offer, a big change in what they are saying, then I must say that I’ve yet to see it.’ Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Downing Street has rejected as “nothing new” Ursula von der Leyen’s reassurance that a proposed “ratchet clause” to maintain equivalence in standards (...)

A total of €251m in direct investment sales were transacted in the Irish commercial property market in quarter three, according to Cushman & Wakefield.  Photograph: David Sleator

Commercial property sales in the Irish market have dropped by over 50 per cent as a result of Covid-19, according to commercial real estate company Cu(...)

Samuel Johnson: his biographer James Boswell quotes him as telling an Irish friend in 1779: “Do not make a union with us, Sir. We should unite with you only to rob you.”

‘Worth seeing? Yes; but not worth going to see.” Dr Samuel Johnson’s quip about the Giant’s Causeway in Co Antrim still invites a chuckle , even if th(...)

An artists’ impression of Johnny Ronan’s AquaVetro Tower on Tara Street.

When lockdown was imposed and workers were forced to desert office buildings en masse, it was a novelty. Hundreds of thousands of employees across the(...)

The majority of mumps cases recorded in Ireland the UK since 2018 have been among teenagers and young adults who have not hadtwo doses of the MMR vaccine. File photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters.

A large mumps outbreak in Ireland is persisting with 213 new cases reported last week, according to the HSE’s Health Protection Surveillance Centre (H(...)

PropertyLocator.ie chief TJ Kearns: ‘The commercial real estate market is now of sufficient size and scale to support a dedicated Irish commercial property platform.’

A new property website solely dedicated to marketing commercial property has been set up. With existing property platforms such as Myhome.ie and Daft(...)

Gwyneth Paltrow (L) and Michaela Boehm speak onstage during the goop lab Special Screening in Los Angeles, California. Photograph: Rachel Murray/Getty Images

Gwyneth Paltrow’s range of wellness products has been criticised by the head of NHS England who warns that one of the recommended procedures poses a c(...)

The Marker hotel was sold last year to German investor Deka Immobilien for about €134 million. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The value of Irish hotel sales last year was the second highest on record, with luxury hotel turnover driving activity in the market. According to f(...)

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