Award-winning food writer Catherine Fulvio runs Ballyknocken House and Cookery School in Co Wicklow. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

On budget day last October Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe made an understandably bleak forecast about the impact of Covid-19 on the Irish econom(...)

“The UK has been the pillar of deal flow but people are favouring Europe for large transactions,” said Callum Bell, head of corporate and acquisition finance at Investec. Photograph: Daniel Sorabji/Getty Images

The UK has lost its crown as Europe’s biggest private equity market by deal value for the first time since 2011, as buyout executives have postponed b(...)

A mobile green haven in London

How 21st-century cities can support and benefit from nature is the focus of a new €12 million pan-European research project, which is co-ordinated by (...)