The sterling exchange rate is vital for Irish exporters, for tourism, for cross-border and online shopping and for the the tens of thousands of people and businesses who operate some parts of their lives in the two currencies.

Since the Brexit referendum sterling has declined steadily, losing around 15 per cent in total against the euro – and is now falling again. It is dow(...)

Chelsea Manning is assisted with a microphone before an appearance in Nantucket, Massachusetts, the US. Photograph: Steven Senne/AP Photo

September traditionally heralds the start of the academic year, when universities across the United States embrace the changing seasons and return to (...)

The legendary Stan Lee of Marvel Comics fame has collaborated with the Smithsonian Institute to offer a free online course on superheroes and their im(...)

Stress affects us mentally, physically and emotionally.

I was recently stressed out and sleepless because I had to tell a difficult senior colleague something he wouldn’t like — and I dreaded his pushback. (...)

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Republican US vice-presidential candidate Mike Pence speak with flood victims outside Greenwell Springs Baptist Church in Central, Louisiana, US August 19th, 2016. Photograph: Jonathan Bachman/Reuters

If you fill out a US immigration form for citizenship or a green card, you will be asked whether you have ever been a member of or affiliated with the(...)

Organised by the Irish Tax Institute, the conference will discuss how new tax rules will affect companies and countries across the world

Next week Dublin Castle will host some of the world’s most important taxation decision makers and experts, there to discuss how new global tax rules (...)

A young supporter wears campaign stickers on her face as Democratic presidential candidate  Hillary Clinton speaks during a ‘get out to caucus’ event at Washington High School on January 30th in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Iowa caucuses: how they work
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The battle for the US presidency shifts into a new gear with the start of states’ caucuses and primary elections in February 2016, beginning with the (...)

‘Several studies have found that in countries where buying sex is decriminalised, sex trafficking is more prevalent.’ Photograph: Getty Images

On August 11th, the human rights organisation Amnesty International voted at its international council meeting in Dublin to adopt a policy that suppor(...)

Ability to harness your breath is one of the most important areas within public speaking

As a former opera singer, I know how much breathing affects how a voice sounds. Singers must use deep breathing in order to project a strong voice ac(...)

Independent Wicklow TD Stephen Donnelly has refused to say if he will join a political party before the next general election and whether approaches have already been made to him.

Independent Wicklow TD Stephen Donnelly has refused to say if he will join a political party before the next general election and whether approaches h(...)

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