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Walkers will be rewarded with spectacular views of Tralee bay

The Sliabh Mish Mountains have a series of long, deep valleys stretching northwards from their central spine. They provide superb walking, and if the (...)

Judge Sean Ó Donnabháin said that it was “inexcusable” that it was taking up to five years to have computer equipment examined by experts due to a lack of investment. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A judge has criticised the lack of investment in the main Garda unit involved in investigating computer crime which is resulting in delays of up to fi(...)

Those in “group B”, ie siblings, uncles or aunts, or grandparents will now be able to inherit up to €32,500 tax free, up from €30,150 previously, while those in “group C”, who are not related, will now have a threshold of €16,250, up from €15,075

People inheriting money from a parent will be able to receive an additional €30,000 without paying tax, following changes announced in the budget. T(...)

A special tax break brought in to boost the tourism industry is being utilised by the corporate caterers to multinationals such as Apple, Google and Facebook, while at the same time it is being denied to many genuine tourism businesses.

A special tax break brought in to boost the tourism industry is being utilised by the corporate caterers to multinationals such as Apple, Google and F(...)

Best Made Aluminium Field Box; HP Powerup Backpack; Brunton DWB 1894 Compass

Brunton DWB 1894 Compass DW Brunton, after whom this vintage-style compass is named, started making rugged, portable tools for outdoors survival b(...)

The glistening quartzite peaks of the Twelve Bens of Connemara form a mountain landscape unique in Ireland and it is one that any serious walker will(...)

Nowadays the route across is well trodden but must always be treated with care.

It’s that time of year again. Daylight has lengthened to 16 hours and the thoughts of regular hill walkers turn to a twirl along the longer ridg(...)

Dr Tomás Ó Carragáin (UCC) in his essay on Iveragh’s Mountain Pilgrimages makes the interesting point that, because of their poor soils and the formi(...)

 Gary Palmer, Irish Debt Securities Association

As global investors fled Ireland amid the panic of 2009, US hedge fund Davidson Kempner spied an opportunity: It set up a company in Dublin to mop up (...)

The Fitbit Blaze smartwatch tracks your fitness. Photograph:  Reuters/Steve Marcus

In the not-so-distant future, technology will make managing your health a lot simpler. Your shirt could read your heart rate and respiration, monito(...)

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